Toby Kirkup Net Worth, Age, Ethnicity, Height, Career

Toby Kirkup

Toby Kirkup was an American actor, theater artist, television personality, ski instructor, writer, TV presenter, and social media star. He was well-known in the country for his role as a police sergeant in the popular TV series ‘Peaky Blinders.’

Furthermore, he has appeared in some shows. He also gave free skiing lessons through his social media account. Kirkup died in the afternoon on August 29, last year. He went to the hospital for a checkup on his gastritis.

His condition worsened after he returned home from the hospital, and he died at home. According to the post-mortem report, he died of natural causes, but some believe he died due to cardiac arrest.

Quick Facts

Full Real NameToby Kirkup.
Date of Birth1972.
Date of DeathAugust 29, 2020.
Age (at the time of death)48 years old.
Place of BirthThe United States.
Place of DeathLinthwaite, Huddersfield, United Kingdom.
ProfessionActor, former reporter, and television personality.
Net worthUSD 6-7 Million (approx.).
School/CollegeShrewsbury School.
The University of Huddersfield.
EducationDiploma in Acting.
Hair ColorBrown.
Hair LengthShort.
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 10″.
In Centimetres: 177 cm.
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 62-67 kg.
In Pounds: 136-147 lbs.
Eye ColorBlue.

Toby Kirkup Biography

Toby Kirkup was born in the United States in 1972. He spent his childhood in various cities and countries. He relocated to El Salvador, Peru, London, and other locations. Following that, he relocated to Huddersfield, England.

In 1990, he enrolled in Shrewsbury School for his high school education. He enlisted in the Drama department at the University of Huddersfield. According to The Sun, he wanted to finish his master’s degree in creative writing at Leeds University.

Toby Kirkup was the youngest child of Pamela and Philip Kirkup (father). His father has always encouraged him to pursue a career in acting. Toby’s social media account contains numerous images of his parents and family.

Toby is of white ethnicity and follows the Christian religion. In childhood, he played with his brother Dominic Kirkup and sister Samantha Kirkup. Dominic is a successful businessman who owns a hotel in Torquay, England.

Toby Kirkup
Toby Kirkup With His Bike (Source: Pinterest)

Toby Kirkup Wife, Marriage

According to reports, Toby Kirkup was married, but he never revealed the identity of his wife. We discovered images of Toby with his partner while scrolling through his Facebook account, but it’s unclear whether she was his wife or girlfriend.

He had a lovely daughter named Isabella Emilie Kirkup. As of July 2021, she is approximately 7-8 years old. Toby adored his daughter and spent most of his free time with her.


Before becoming an actor, Toby worked in a variety of fields. According to his social media, he worked as a Sky researcher after finishing his studies. Later, he worked for ‘British Telecommunications.’ Aside from that, he worked as a press reporter at Emmerdale. He worked as a Psychotherapist at SMCP.

During his time in the military, he oversaw many shows. He has also performed in some plays at the local theatre. He worked as a presenter for Gaggia Caffe TV in 2015. In the same year, he appeared in the popular TV series ‘Peaky Blinders.’ Along with Sophie Rundle, Cillian Murphy, Harry Kirton, Paul Anderson, Ned Dennehy, Joe Cole, Helen McCrory, and others, he played a police sergeant.

Steven Knight is the creator of the popular BBC series ‘Peaky Blinders.’ Aside from that, Toby Kirkup appeared in the Kevin Laffan-created soap opera ‘Emmerdale.’ He worked alongside Steve Halliwell, Christopher Chittell, Emma Atkins, Lucy Pargeter, Dominic Brunt, Mark Charnock, Jane Cox, and many others.

Toby Kirkup Net Worth

How rich was Toby Kirkup? Toby Kirkup was making a good living from his job. His earnings from TV shows and movies were in the range of USD 25-30k (approx.). He was also making money from his social media videos and promotions. He and his family led a prosperous and luxurious life. His net worth was estimated to be in the range of USD 6-7 million.


  • To stay fit, Toby used to jog and exercise every mor (Updated on March 2024)ning.
  • In his spare time, he practiced the piano.
  • Through his Instagram profile, the talented actor provided solutions to various issues, including back pain.
  • According to reports, he has also appeared on Channel 4’s “The Mill.”
  • He enjoyed taking his daughter on vacations to different hilly stations.
  • Kirkup prepared delectable meals for his child.
  • He had a smoking habit and would occasionally smoke while making social media videos.
  • Toby participated in a variety of sports, but tennis was his favorite.