David Attenborough net worth: How much does the Dynasties presenter have in the bank?

David Attenborough is 92 years old and has a career in broadcasting which spans more than 60 years.

After joining the BBC full-time in 1952, David made a name for himself providing commentary for BBC documentaries, such as Frozen Planet.

His new series, Dynasties, is currently being aired on BBC One, looking a different species in the animal kingdom in different parts of the world each week, and has been well received by his fans.

With his long-running success, what is David Attenborough’s net worth?

David Attenborough’s net worth is estimated at £24million, according to Spear’s.

So how did David pave his road to success after joining the BBC?

His early projects for the BBC’s Talks department included the quiz show Animal, Vegetable, Mineral? and Song Hunter, which was a series about folk music.


David’s association with natural history programmes then began when he produced and presented the three-part series Animal Patterns, featuring animals from London Zoo.

From here, David went on to present Zoo Quest and other documentaries such as the Travellers’ Tales and Adventure series.

In the early 1960s, David resigned from his permanent staff position at the BBC to study a postgraduate degree in social anthropology at the London School of Economics.

But before he could finish the degree he accepted an invitation to return to the BBC as controller of BBC Two.

David has since narrated Wildlife On One (1977 to 2005) and more than 50 episodes of Natural World.

He is also famed for his narration on The Blue Planet (2001), Planet Earth (2006) and Frozen Planet (2011).

His achievements in broadcast are made better with the fact he is the only person who has got the BAFRA award in B/W colour, HD and 3D.

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Davis has won an array of awards for his work over the years.

In 2014 and 2017 he won a British Academy Television Award for Best Specialist Factual for David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alice and Planet Earth II.

This year saw him also win a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Narrator for Blue Planet II.

Another documentary filmmaker who has proven his success over the years is Louis Theroux.

The 48-year-old began his career as a journalist working for US based Metro Silicon Valley, and later Spy magazine.

It was his work as a correspondent on Michael Moore’s TV Nation series which kickstarted his career as a broadcaster.

Since then he been involved in successful series such as Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends and When Louis Met…which have earned him an impressive sum of money

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