How Is Rhod Gilbert Health Status Currently? Update On The Comedian Battle Against Cancer

The comedian and tv host Rhod Gilbert has revealed he is undergoing cancer treatment. He is a patient at Cardiff’s Velindre Cancer Centre, a hospital he supports and has donated money for.

Gilbert, a Welsh comedian and TV, and radio host was a 2005 Perrier Best Newcomer Award nominee. He received a nomination for the top comedy prize in 2008.

He does stand-up on the Royal Variety Performance, participates in radio and TV panel shows, and hosts a weekly program on BBC Radio Wales.

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Rhod Gilbert Cancer And Illness Update

Rhod Gilbert confirmed he is fighting cancer in a message posted on social media on Thursday night, just days after halting his current tour.

Rhod, whose television job involves hosting a segment on Never Mind The Buzzcocks, declined to specify the kind of cancer with which he had been diagnosed but assured that he was in the best hand available.

On his Facebook page, he posted a statement praising the center’s personnel and expressing gratitude for their care. Prior to his illness, the comedian claimed he had never envisaged himself as a patient there.

Rhod halted his Book of John tour last week after earlier postponing dates due to throat discomfort. He had already stated that concerts in Swansea, Hereford, Yeovil, and Truro following July 9 will be canceled.

The Welsh broadcaster hosts his own BBC Radio Wales show and frequently appears as a guest on panel shows like Would I Lie to You?, QI, and Mock the Week, as per the reports mentioned by The Daily Mail.

Rhod Gilbert Health Status Now: How Is The Comedian Doing?

Rhod Gilbert has been receiving medical care and resting and resting for his recovery. He has raised money for cancer patients for many years, Independent reports.

Gilbert has stated that he is working nonstop to rearrange the remaining events for the beginning of 2023. Numerous fans poured their love and optimism into the comments section of the post when he revealed his illness.

He reportedly assisted in raising hundreds of thousands of pounds for the foundation over the years, based on a post about his fundraising efforts on the charity’s fundraising profile.

The comedian has been involved in a number of campaigns to raise money for Cardiff’s Velindre Cancer Centre. He went on a hike in Kenya in 2013, and the TV show Rhod v Kilimanjaro featured footage of his journey.

Meet Rhod Gilbert Wife Sian Harries And Kids

Rhod Gilbert is married to his long-term girlfriend Sian who is a popular writer and comedian, in 2013. They spend similar amounts of time in Wales and London.

The British couple is childless and Gilbert participated in a docuseries about the stigma of male infertility in 2021. He disclosed that his wife has endometriosis in the program, according to his Wikipedia page.

Besides, Sian is a well-known comedy performer and writer who has written for both TV and radio. She co-wrote both Greg Davies’ Man Down for Channel 4 and the 2018 sitcom The Tourist Trap for the BBC, which starred Sally Phillips.

She has produced radio documentaries like The Welsh Women Of Patagonia and is working on a women’s rights television series with Whistledown Productions for 2022.

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