PAUL O’GRADY’s net worth is made up from a long career of presenting, drag acts, writing and DJ, but can you guess how much the Blind Date presenter has in the bank? He is said to have made a huge sum in 2016 alone.
Paul O’Grady, 33, is an English comedian, television, actor, writer and DJ.
He is currently presenting Blind Date, a revival of the series originally presented by Cilla Black.
Thanks to the multiple different strands of his career, Paul has amassed a sizeable net worth.
Born in Birkenhead to Irish parents, Paul excelled at school when he was younger but left at 16 for a job in the civil service.
Paul O’ Grady as an impressive net worth thanks to his television work including Blind Date
He rose to fame with his drag queen alter ego Lily Savage in the 1980s, which first appeared on the London gay scene.
He went on to present a number of shows across television and radio.
This included the Paul O’Grady show which ran on and off from 2004 to 2015.
He has also written a number of books, including a four-volume autobiography released over seven years.
So how much does Paul have in the bank? He has a substantial net worth.
Paul earned £8.4 million in 2016, according to The Mirror. His book deal and memoir, Open The Cage, Murphy, contributed to this sum.
Paul O’Grady net worth: Blind Date presenter has a hefty fortune in the bank
Paul O’Grady net worth: He first rose to fame as his Lily Savage alter ego
He is also said to have further assets to the value of £10 million and some £5.4 million in the bank.
As for his personal life, Paul had one daughter, Sharon, with his friend Diane Jansen in 1974.
He also entered into a marriage of convenience with Teresa Fernandes in 1997, which was dissolved in 2005.
His long-term lover and business partner Brendan Frank Murphy passed away the same year.
He married Andre Portasio, 38, a dancer whom he has dated for 11 years, last year.
Paul O’Grady net worth: He replaced his late friend Cilla Black in presenting Blind Date
What is Paul’s fellow television star Stacey Solomon’s net worth? Stacey Solomon, 28, first appeared on Briton’s screens back in 2009, when she won came in third place on the X Factor.
Despite coming in behind Olly Murs and Joe McElderry, the singer stole the nation’s hearts, releasing her debut album “Shy” shortly after in 2011.
Since then she has become a household name, releasing Christmas singles, appearing on television adverts and becoming a panellist on ITV’s Loose Women.
With so many accomplishments and a lucrative career under her belt, how much is the former X-Factor star worth?
Celebrity Net Worth estimated Stacey’s fortune to be around £700,000, thanks to her thriving television career and public appearances.