23 Facts About Jayde Adams


Jayde Pricilla Gail Adams was born on 26 November 1984 and is a British comedian, actress, writer and opera singer from Bristol.


Jayde Adams is the winner of the 2014 Funny Women Award.


Jayde Adams moved to Wales in 2004 to study Drama, Theatre and Media at the University of Glamorgan.


Jayde Adams was the winner of the 2014 Funny Women Award.


Jayde Adams hosted the 2020 Funny Women Finals at The Comedy Store in London.


The segment involved Jayde Adams finishing the show by singing Offenbach's Barcarolle.


Jayde Adams has since been a panellist on Channel 4's comedy quiz shows, 8 Out of 10 Cats and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.


Jayde Adams was a contestant on Dave's Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit opposite Simon Gregson and host of Comedy Central's Live at the Comedy Store in 2018.


Jayde Adams collaborated with Jerry Springer: The Opera writer Richard Thomas for a song in the show called "No More Mrs Nice Jayde".


Jayde Adams transferred this show in December 2017 to London's West End, Soho Theatre with Thomas joining her every night on piano, for the finale.


In 2017, Jayde Adams performed stand up on BBC One and appeared on the Red Nose Day broadcast.


Jayde Adams starred as Julia Petley in the 2019 television adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Good Omens.


In 2019 Jayde Adams performed "The Ballad of Kylie Jenner's Old Face" at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and won JOE's Best Show award.


In 2020, Jayde Adams was long-listed for the 2020 Emmy Awards by The Hollywood Reporter columnist Scott Feinberg for "Best Variety Special " for her Amazon Prime Stand up Special Serious Black Jumper.


Jayde Adams is the host, along with Fred Sirieix from Channel 4's First Dates, of the BAFTA nominated TV show Snackmasters which aired on Channel 4 in 2019.


In September 2020, Jayde Adams hosted the first episode of BBC Three's Stand Up for Live Comedy filmed in Bristol, with guests Lauren Pattison, Mo Omar and Tom Lucy.


Jayde Adams appeared in Richard Osman's House of Games, alongside Scott Mills, Rufus Hound and Josie D'Arby.


Jayde Adams moved to South Wales at the age of 18 and studied drama, theatre and media at The University of Glamorgan.


In Wales, Jayde Adams performed experimental theatre and contemporary dance at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay.


In 2015, having performed as an Adele impersonator on the drag scene in London, Jayde Adams was asked to join several other Adele impersonators for a show the BBC were doing about impersonators.


Jayde Adams is a supporter of the LGBT community and works closely with drag performer Jonny Woo.


Jayde Adams was in a relationship with fellow comedian Rich Wilson for several years.


In March 2018, alongside Melanie Blatt, Nicole Appleton and Shaznay Lewis from All Saints, Jaime Winstone and British fashion designer Gareth Pugh, Jayde Adams was a judge on Miss Sink The Pink 2018, an annual drag queen talent competition held at The Roundhouse in Camden.