The Masked Singer judge Mo Gilligan is living with his girlfriend Sophie Wise in north London after he bought a five-bedroom house
Mo Gilligan has moved in with his famous actress girlfriend – splashing out on a five bedroom London home.
The 33-year-old comedian and Masked Singer judge is now living with Sophie Wise – who previously played Carly Bradley in Hollyoaks.
He has confirmed the pair are living together in his new home, which is based in north London.
“I looked at Surrey, a lot of people in TV move out there, but I work a lot in London so I bought in North London,” he told The Sun. “I bought a five-bedroom semi-detached house.
“I’m the first person in my family to buy a property so it’s a big deal. A lot of my family and friends will be coming over.”
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The comedian revealed he initially looked at buying his home in Forest Hill, south London, but decided against the idea as he kept getting recognised.
“[It was] nice but not when you’re looking for a house and want a level of privacy,” Mo added.
He also considered Richmond Park and Twickenham, but says he didn’t see himself living there.
In terms of plans for the future with his girlfriend, Mo hopes his children will grow up in the house and he plans on living at the property for a little while.
Mo will be back on our TV screens tonight as ITV’s Masked Singer makes a return.
This year, the four panellists will be working to detect the stars behind this year’s costumes including Rockhopper, Panda, Lionfish, Doughnuts, Bagpipes, Poodle, Traffic Cone, Robobunny, Mushroom, Snow Leopard and Firework.
In recent weeks, Mo learned he has a new fan base in China – even though his stand-up show isn’t shown there.
The British comedian’s show, Momentum, went viral after it was shown in 190 countries on Netflix – but despite the streaming service being banned in China, it has somehow found a way to reach legions of Chinese fans.
The comic explained that his jokes were all somehow smuggled into the strict, Communist country and translated into local dialect.
And he says the fact that he has become a sensation over on the other side of the globe is among his proudest achievements.
Opening up to The Sun, Mo said: “Having my show on Channel 4 and also on Netflix are my two proudest things.
“It also went viral in China. They don’t have Netflix so someone got the clips, changed the text to Chinese and it went viral on Chinese social media.”
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