How old is Bradley Walsh and what’s his net worth? – The Sun
18th January 2021

CHEEKY chappy Bradley Walsh has been on the box for years as the presenter of popular ITV game show The Chase.

The TV legend – who has also graced the Doctor Who universe – is thought to be one of the UK's highest paid hosts.

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Bradley Walsh had humble beginnings in a working class family before finding fame

Who is Bradley Walsh?

Bradley, who was born in Watford, Hertfordshire, and turned 60 on June 4, 2020.

He's spoken about his working-class background and his life growing up in a single parent family.

He comes in at a modest 5ft 8.5in tall and often takes part in Soccer Aid, the all-star charity football match.

A man of many talents, as a teenager Bradley enjoyed a career as a professional football player.

He played for Brentford in their reserve team, with stints on loan at Dunstable Town, Barnet, Tring Town, Boreham Wood and Chalfont St Peter.

But his footballing success only lasted for a few years before ankle injuries forced him out of the sport, then into showbiz.

What is Bradley Walsh's net worth?

Bradley's estimated net worth is £6.45million.

His earnings surpass Ant and Dec and Dermot O'Leary as he is thought to be one of the UK's highest paid hosts.

In 2018 it was shared that he had earned £9.2million in the previous two years.

This is taking into account his earnings as a presenter, his portfolio of properties, his album sales and his previous earnings as a footballer.

In 2000 he was living in a £98,000 terraced East London house, while now he lives in Essex in a five-bedroom mansion with a pool.

He has a company with his wife, Donna Derby, called Wingit Productions which is worth around £7million.

What TV shows has he appeared in?

Bradley bagged a stint presenting the National Lottery on BBC One in 1994 as his first TV job.

This then kicked off his run of presenting game shows – with Bradley taking over as the host of the popular Wheel Of Fortune in 1997.

Nowadays he's mostly seen on TV presenting The Chase.

As well as hosting a variety of TV shows from Keep It In The Family to Tonight At The Palladium, Bradley is just as familiar for his acting.

Besides his two-year stint on Coronation Street from 2004 to 2006, his acting credits include Doctor Who spin-off The Sarah Jane Adventures and ITV's crime drama Law & Order: UK.

He's also enjoyed appearances on Night And Day, The Spa and SunTrap.

Alongside his son, Barney, he starred in Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad on ITV, which is now back on our screens as ITV show repeats.

Who is his wife Donna Derby?

Donna Derby is a choreographer and former dancer that appeared in music videos and TV shows in the late 1980s.

They married in 1997, making their marriage so far a whopping 23 years.

The pair met in 1992 and are often seen together at red carpet events looking cosy.

Donna is the mother of his youngest child, Barney.

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