What is going on with David Walliams? Why did David Walliams change his name?

Former Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams had exited the show in 2022, after being accused of making vulgar remarks about female contestants on the show.

In the same year, he began serving as judge on the 10th season of Australia’s Got Talent.

Why did David Walliams change his name?

David Williams had changed his surname to “Walliams” because there was already an actor with the same name.

David Walliams Entertainment Career

David Walliams has had a successful career in the entertainment industry as an actor, comedian, and writer.

Walliams gained recognition when he teamed up with Matt Lucas to deliver the comedy TV show “Little Britain”, which featured a wide range of characters and became a cultural phenomenon in the UK.

As an actor, Walliams has starred in many TV series and films including Come Fly with Me, Big School, Stardust, and “Run, Fatboy, Run.”

Walliams is regarded as “the fastest-growing children’s author in the UK”.

He has written a number of best-selling books, including “The Boy in the Dress,” “Mr. Stink,” “Gangsta Granny,” and “The World’s Worst Children” series.

Most of his books being translated into 53 languages, while some have been adapted into films.

Outside of entertainment, Williams is involved in charitable activities, such as fundraising for the charity Sport Relief through challenges like swimming the English Channel.

For his contributions to charity, he was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2017.

He has also received many awards for his contributions to the entertainment industry.