AXEL Blake is riding high after being crowned the winner of Britain's Got Talent 2022.

But this isn't the comedian's first brush with fame, in fact he is a well known face on the comedy circuit.

Who is Axel Blake?

Axel, 34, was born on June 2, 1988 and is a property maintenance manager from West London.

He has a 13-year-old son named Nyron and a young daughter with his fiancé, who he's been engaged to since 2020.

Blake previously worked on an entertainment circuit until he was able to build up his career as a stand-up comedian.

He has presented for SBTV and UNILAD and has gone viral with his comedy sketches.

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His style of comedy has earned him headline shows across the UK.

As well as performing as supporting acts for top comedians such asDave Chappelle and Eddie Griffin.

When did Axel Blake win Britain's Got Talent?

Axel was crowned the winner of Britain's Got Talent on June 5, 2022.

His BGT journey startedwhen judge Simon Cowell was blown away by his performance on his first audition and ended up giving him the golden buzzer.

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Simon said that the show "needed acts like him" after a difficult few years in the pandemic.

Judge David Walliams said: "A comedy superstar is born tonight on that stage. So funny.  You made it all seem so effortless and you’ve got a wonderful, so likeable personality, and everything you said was brilliantly funny and original".

The semi-final act proved to be another success for Axel as he even received a standing ovation from the judges, and was voted best act of the night by viewers.

He then went on to be crowned winner and scooped the cash prize of £250K, plus he will also perform in the Royal Variety Performance show.

What is Axel Blake's Amazon Prime show?

In 2020, Blake recorded his live comedy special at the Indig02 in London.

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The show is called Axel Blake: I'm Not Gonna Lie, and runs for just under an hour.

Sadly it is currently not available to watch for UK Amazon Prime Video subscribers.

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