Everything you need to know about the reigning King of Comedy, Jack Whitehall in 9 easy to swallow bite size chunks all served up in a minute and a half, because Top 10s are simply too filling!

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  • Jack Whitehall: 9 Facts In 90 Seconds

    1. He went to (posh) schools with the Duchess of Cambridge, Robert Pattinson and Harry Potter's Emma Watson.

  • Jack Whitehall: 9 Facts In 90 Seconds

    2. And that isn't the only connection Jack has to Harry Potter - he also auditioned for the lead role, which eventually of course, went to Daniel Radcliffe.

  • Jack Whitehall: 9 Facts In 90 Seconds

    3. His full name is Jack Peter Benedict Whitehall. See, told you he was posh.

  • Jack Whitehall: 9 Facts In 90 Seconds

    4. His actress mother, Hilary Gish, has appeared in many well known British TV series, including Miranda, The Bill, London's Burning, Minder and The Knock.

  • Jack Whitehall: 9 Facts In 90 Seconds

    5. As a teenager, Jack was commissioned to paint a picture of Gyles Brandreth's cat. RANDOM.

  • Jack Whitehall: 9 Facts In 90 Seconds

    6. He was crowned the King of Comedy at the 2012 British Comedy Awards. Speaking about winning the award to the Telegraph, he said: “Well, I think I’m already about fifth in line to the throne, so it’s not that big a deal.”

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    7. His godfather his the actor Nigel Havers (most recently seen in 'Corrie' and 'Downton Abbey'). Jack's dad is his agent.

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    8. He has a hairy bum. We know this because he's admitted it came under close scrutiny from the 'Fresh Meat' make-up team when he had to drop his trousers for a scene. He said: "I had to pull down my pants and let them look at my bottom and decide whether or not it should be waxed. They decided they didn't need to because it was a long shot. But having your bum looked at to see if it's too hairy for the screen? Amazing."

  • Jack Whitehall: 9 Facts In 90 Seconds

    9. He has turned down 'Strictly Come Dancing' twice, but says: "It is the one thing I would actually quite like to do because I like dancing."

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