Winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2022, London born stand-up comedian Axel Blake is a rising star. The comic began his journey in 2008, and over the past decade, Axel has built his reputation playing the London comedy circuit as well as engaging fans on social media with his hilarious content.
Despite building a loyal following allowing him to sell out a self-produced headline show at Indigo at The O2 in 2018, he did not receive mainstream success until auditioning for Britain’s Got Talent in 2022, which saw him receive Simon Cowell’s golden buzzer. His charismatic and captivating comedy won the hearts and laughs of the audience propelling him all the way to the finals and then on the win the coveted competition and a spot at The Royal Variety Show.
Shortly after winning BGT Axel announced a 40+ date UK tour with a personal highlight for him being a sold-out performance at London’s Apollo, a venue he always dreamed of headlining.
TV and radio appearances also followed including guest slots on the likes of Don’t Call the Playaz, The Stand Up Sketch Show, Tipping Point, Ru Paul’s Lingo and The Big Breakfast. He finished 2022 hosting his own end of year comedy review show on Capital Xtra.
Prior to his commercial success, Axel’s career highlights included presenting for the likes of Crep Protect, UNILAD and SBTV and earning support slots alongside big names such as Eddie Griffin and Dave Chappelle.
A family man at his core, Axel is dad to a son and daughter alongside his fiancee and often shares a glimpse into his everyday life through the lens of his animated persona on social media. At its essence, Axel Blake’s comedy is a truthful and observational style of stand up built from personal encounters and his years of experience on the scene.