He was a contestant on Celebrity Who Wants To Be A Millionaire with his daughter Jenny.
He also wrote a novel called 'Shop: A Store is Born'.
He was voted 20th in Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians show.
He was inducted into the Birmingham Walk of Stars in 2007.
He appeared in a singing role in the musical Go Play Up Your Own End in 2005.
He made a parody song of the TV hit-show The Magic Roundabout, which was later banned by the BBC.
He started his own folk club called The Boggery when he was 16.
He directed the TV series Stand Up America in 1987.
He won a Writer's Guild of Great Britain Award for Canned Carrott 2, along with Steven Knight, Mike Whitehill, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis, in 1994.
He was named BBC TV's Personality of the Year in 1992.
He was named the ITV Personality of the Year in 1979.
He was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Birmingham in 2004.
He and wife Hazel sold their shares in the company Celador for over £10m as part of a management buyout deal in 2006.
He appeared in the film Jane and the Lost City in 1987.
He had a top 5 hit in the UK music charts in 1975 called Funky Moped.
He was made an OBE (Officer of the British Empire) in 2002.
He is the father of actress Lucy Davis.
He is a proud supporter and director of Birmingham City FC.
He went to school with Bev Bevan, drummer with pop group ELO (Electric Light Orchestra).
Jasper Carrott: I am amazed at radio DJs today. I am firmly convinced that AM on my radio stands for Absolute Moron. I will not begin to tell you what FM stands for.
Jasper Carrott: Laughter is the best medicine, unless you're diabetic, then insulin comes pretty high on the list.
Jasper Carrott: (Speaking about his "The Detectives" co-star Robert Powell) He used to be God, but now I've got him down to my level.