Dermot O'Leary Net Worth
Facts of Dermot O'Leary Net Worth
|Net worth||$ 4 Million|
|Date of Birth:||1973 May 24|
|Age:||46 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United Kingdom|
|Height:||5 Feet 9 Inch|
Dermot O'Leary’s Net Worth: $ 4 Million
Sean Dermot Fintan O'Leary, Jr. better known as Dermot O'Leary, is a British-Irish television presenter for ITV and a radio presenter for BBC Radio 2 whose estimated net worth is $4 million.
Dermot O'Leary is best known for being the presenter of The X Factor on ITV in the UK. He has hosted the show “Rock Profile”. O'Leary has been presenting the Saturday morning Breakfast show on BBC Radio 2. He also hosts many award programs and charity events. In past few months, he hosted soccer Aid and The National Television Awards. He has expressed interest in hosting “Rose of Tralee”.
Dermot O'Leary’s Personal Life and Career
O'Leary was born 24 May 1973 in Colchester, England. He holds dual British and Irish citizenship. He joined a primary school in Marks Tey and later St. Benedict’s Catholic College in Colchester. O’Leary earned a degree in Media, Television, and politics from Middlesex University. He was also a member of The Boys’ Brigade.
O'Leary began his career as a disc jockey, working for BBC Essex Radio. He became a gofer on the TV show Light Lunch with Mel Giedroyc. He then became a successful presenter at Channel 4, part of the original presenting line-up of the channel's T4 strand. He also presented eight seasons of “Big Brother’s Little Brother” on E4 from 2001 onwards, then went on to host the game show, “1 vs. 100”, which aired on Saturday nights on BBC One. In 2001, O'Leary appeared on Lily Savage Blankety Blank. On March 29, 2007, it was announced that O’Leary would replace Kate Thornton as a new host of ITV’s The X Factor. On 27 March 2015, O'Leary quit The X Factor after 8 years to pursue other projects. On April 16, 2015, it was announced that O'Leary would replace Olly Murs and Caroline Flack who previously co-hosted The Xtra Factor together. O'Leary's returned to the show following year. In 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016, O'Leary hosted Soccer Aid on ITV. O'Leary hosted the Saturday night entertainment show The Marriage Ref on ITV in 2011. He presented the ITV movement From the Heart, which encouraged an audience to consider limb donation. O'Leary guest presented nine episodes of The Nightly Show on ITV. He signed a yearlong contract with Channel 4 to appear on Hollyoaks. In March 2014, O'Leary made a return to Channel 4 when Hollyoaks was shortened after a series of disputes on set. O'Leary was also a broadcaster of Comic Relief in 2005, 2011 and 2013. In 2012 he also presented Sports Relief. O'Leary became the presenter of show Rock Profile on the BBC. O'Leary was a stand-in for Terry Wogan for Children in Need. O'Leary presented the BBC one Saturday night game show called The Gateway Car. He started presenting a Saturday afternoon show entitled Dermot's Saturday Club after joining BBC Radio in September 2004. O'Leary also hosts the Brit Awards and South by Southwest. In 2008 and again in 2010 and 2013, he won a Sony Gold Award for Music Programme of the Year.
Dermot O'Leary’s Personal Life
O'Leary engaged with his long-term girlfriend Dee Koppang on November 19, 2011, during an episode of The X Factor. On 14 September 2012, they married at St Mary's Church, Kent. O'Leary co-owned the Fishy Fishy restaurants in Brighton and Poole which later closed. Currently, O'Leary is a practicing Roman Catholic.
While O’Leary was in his late teen, he played American football for his local team. He ran the 2005 London Marathon for the third time.
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