Jane Fallon is a well-known English novelist and producer who has published several high-profile novels like Getting Rid of Matthew, Got You Back, The Ugly Sister, Skeletons, My Sweet Revenge, Tell Me a Secret, Queen Bee. She has also worked as a producer, with her biggest works being Teachers, EastEnders, and This Life.
Moreover, Jane is also the long-term partner of Ricky Gervais, a well-known English comedian, actor, director, and writer who most recently hosted the 2020 Golden Globes.
Who Is Jane Fallon?
Jane Fallon was born in Harrow, England, on December 9, 1960. Jane Elizabeth Mary Fallon is her full name. She is well-known for her work as a novelist, having published 11 books to date. Fallon was raised in a home above her parents' newsstand.
She attended St Bernard's Convent School in Slough, Berkshire, and earned a bachelor's degree in history from University College London. Sagittarius is her zodiac sign.
Jane Fallon's Professional Journey
Jane was drawn to theatre from the moment she started her first professional job, as 'Girl Friday' in a tiny Theatrical and Literary Agency. After three years, she followed a career in television, first as a freelance script reader, then as a script editor on a variety of programs, including EastEnders, where she was also promoted to producer for the first time in 1994. In the same year, she began creating 'This Life,' a new low-budget BBC2 show. 'Teacher' and '20 Things To Do Before You're 30' are just a few of the shows she's worked on.
In 2006, she began writing her novel, bringing her long-held dreams to fruition. Her debut book, Getting Rid of Matthew, was picked up by Penguin and was chosen for the Richard and Judy Book Club, becoming a national success in 2007.
Jane, who has been relasing sucessful novels one after the other, In 2010, Jane released 'Foursome,' which was nominated for the Melissa Nathan Award for Romantic Comedy Fiction in 2011. In 2011, Jane released 'The Ugly Sister,' which was nominated for the Melissa Nathan Award for Romantic Comedy Fiction.
Jane is grateful to her loyal and supportive readers for helping to propel Got You Back (2008), Skeletons (2014), Sticky Between Us (2016), My Sweet Revenge (2017), Faking Friends (2018), and Tell Me A Secret (2019) onto the best sellers list, which was also chosen by Penguin and went on to become a national best seller in 2007.
Queen Bee, her tenth novel, was released on July 9, 2020. Jane has released her latest work, 'Worst Idea Ever,' which is about Georgia Shepherd and Lydia Somers' friendship.
Jane Fallon's Net Worth
Jane Fallon is a well-known novelist and producer with an estimated net worth of $80 million.
Ricky Gervais & Jane Fallon
Since 1982, Jane Fallon and Ricky Gervais have been together. They met at University College London and have been together since 1984. The couple has been together for over four decades but has yet to tie the knot.
Jane and Ricky don't have any children together, however, they did have a cat named Ollie, who sadly died on March 10, 2020. Jonathan Ross gave Ollie a present on his Friday night program. Following Ollie's sad demise, the couple adopted Pickle, a new pet cat.
With over 121K followers on Twitter under username @JaneFallon, the best-selling author is a force to be reckoned with. Jane first joined the app in 2012 and has been a regular user ever since. Jane loves to tweet about her cat Pickle, and it's clear from her tweets how much she adores her pet.
Jane is also active on Instagram under username @janefallon2, where she has over 20K followers, and Facebook, where she has over 9.2K. Moreover, her IMDb profile lists 29 credit sequence as a professional writer, producer and celebrity.