Edward Hugh McGinnis professionally known as Eddie Large is a Scottish comedian best known as one half of comedy duo “Little and large” along with Syd Little. As of 2018, Eddie Large net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
Eddie was born on June 25, 1941 in Glasgow, Scotland. He and his family moved to Manchester when he was nine years old. Upon arriving there, he went to Claremont Road Primary School.
He met Syd little who was singer and guitarist at that time performing in the pub. After their meeting, the duo switched to comedy and performed in northern clubs. They began doing comedy in 1962 but their big break came in 1971 when they appeared on ITV talent show “Opportunity Knocks”. Syd and Eddie went on to win the show and after that they opened their own show called “The Little and Large Tellyshow” which was later called “The Little and Large Show”.
Eddie used to be the funny guy while Syd was more the serious guy. He used to perform number of impressions, particularly of cartoon characters while Syd simply stood next to him looking perplexed and distressed. They had a very successful television career spanning for over 20 years. Their TV show was opened in 1977 and lasted 14 years ending in 1991.
In 2006, he appeared on a comedy edition of “The Weakest Link”. In 2013, he released his first single a parody of ‘Je t’aime..moi non plus”.
Eddie currently lives in Bristol with his wife Patsy and 26 year old son. He also has two daughters and three grandchildren.