Sarah Jane Millican (néeKing;) is an English comedian. Born and brought up in South Shields, England, the daughter of Valerie Prince and Philip D. King, who was a mining electrician. She attended Mortimer Comprehensive School, later to become Mortimer Community College,and then worked as a civil servant at a job centre until the age of 29.She was married on 5 November 1997 but divorced in 2004 and moved back in with her parents for two and a half years. She won the if.comedy award for Best Newcomer at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.In February 2013 she was listed as one of the 100 most powerful women in the United Kingdom by Radio 4's Woman's Hour, and in the same year married fellow comedian Gary Delaney. Her first book, How to Be Champion, was released in 2017, and Sarah has performed on various tours mainly throughout the United Kingdom over the years.