Baking legend Paul Hollywood makes millions of dollars from his profession as a celebrity chef and TV presenter. Additionally, Paul’s personal life makes many headlines. According to The Sun, the celebrity chef ended his marriage with ex-wife, Alexandra Hollywood, in November 2019. So, how much did Paul gave his estranged wife in a divorce settlement?
How Paul became gained his name and became a millionaire? Read on to know the net worth and salary of Paul Hollywood below.
Who is Paul Hollywood?
Paul Holywood is a Celebrity English Baker and judge on The Great British Bake Off. Born into a baking family on March 1, 1966, In Wallasey, Wirral, Paul Hollywood followed his passion for baking and turned into a career.
First, Paul worked at his father’s bakery in New York and later on other bakeries. Eventually, he became the head baker in the number of hotels such as Cliveden Hotel and The Dorchester. Also, he flew to Cyprus to work at a resort.
Climbing the success of ladder, he appeared on several televisions, including This Morning. Paul Hollywood’s 100 Great Brads was named the “Top Bead and Pastry Book” by The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in 2005.
Since 2010, Hollywood has been starred as a judge on BBC’s reality baking competition show ‘The Great British Bake Off’ along with Mary Berry. Furthermore, he has been a guest speaker at many food festivals like The Cake and Bake Show, the BBC Good Food Show, and more.
Aside from his cookery shows, the chef guest-starred in televisions such as Sadie J and Who Do You Think You Are? Also, Paul presented a cookery television series, “Paul Hollywood’s Pies and Puds,” and “Paul Hollywood’s Big Continental Road Trip.”
What is Paul Hollywood’s Net Worth?
Since Paul Hollywood starring on the televisions, he makes gained massive fame and fortune. It seems the 53-year-old celebrity chef’s net worth still going strong. As of now, Paul Hollywood’s net worth is £10 million. He earns nine times bigger salary from his co-stars of The Great British Bake Off.
Aside from his shows, Hollywood earns extra wealth from his BBC contract, cookery books, tours, and merchandise. Between 2013-14, Paul raked almost £1 million.
Paul’s two bestsellers cookery books, “How to Bake” and “Paul Hollywood’s Bread,” sold over 275000 copies, and his 2014 bestseller “Pies and Puds” sold more than 100,000 copies.
Hollywood pulled in £7.3 million from his company HJP Media LLP while Paul Gollywood Limited made £1.8 million in a year. His ex-wife Alexandra filed a divorce after 19 years of marriage and allegedly demanded a £5 million for spousal support. However, the couple settled their differences through arbitration.
House & Cars Details
The celebrity chef has spent his money in real estate. Paul bought a mansion for £1.45 million in 2016. It features a swimming pool and a paddock with a detached house and log barn. Sources reported that he purchased the home after he signed a deal worth £1.2 million with GBBO for three years as the chief judge.
Moreover, Hollywood has a few flashy cars in his garage. He dives a 225,000 Aston Martin across NYC.
Quick Info on Paul Hollywood
|Name||Paul John Hollywood|
|Date of Birth||1st March 1966|
|Age||53 years old|
|Place||Wallasey, Cheshire, UK|
|Profession||Celebrity Chef, TV presenter|
|Net Worth||£10 Million|