Dermot O’Leary’s net worth

Dermot O’Leary’s net worth

Facts of Dermot O’Leary’s net worth

Net worth£12 million
Date of Birth:1973 May 24
First NameDermot
Last NameO’Leary
AkaDermot O'Leary
Age:49 years old

Dermot O’Leary's net worth: £12m

British-Irish television presenter Dermot O’Leary has an estimated net worth of over £12 million. Likewise, O’Leary is also a disc jockey, comedian, and social activist. Furthermore, he is the most-paid solo presenter in the country. Originally, he started his professional career as a disc jockey at Essex Radio after studying Media studies with Politics, at Middlesex University. His most famous on-screen associations include 1vs 100, Big Brother UK, Celebrity Big Brother, The X Factor, Soccer Aid, and more. Previously, he also owned the Fishy Fishy Restaurants in Brighton and Poole. Both the restaurants are closed now. A television presenter for ITV, Dermot made comeback to ITV's X-Factor judging panel in 2016. Then, he signed a £8million deal for four years.

Experienced Presenter

A football and chess player in his early days, Dermot started his TV career as a runner on the tv talk Show Light Lunch. He then became one of the original presenters for Channel 4's T4 before joining Big Brother’s Little Brother in 2001. The rising man received numerous opportunities after Little Brother. One of such opportunities was landing a presenting stint at XFM Radio in 2001.

Credits (Television)Year, RoleChannel/Event
T41998-2001, PresenterChannel 4
Re:covered2002-2003, PresenterBBC Choice, BBC Three
Big Brother's Little Brother2001-2008, PreenterChannel 44
1.vs 1002006-2007, PresenterBBC One
The X Factor2007-2014, 2016 - presentITV
Soccer Aid2010-present, Co-presenterITV
The National Television Awards2010-present. PresenterITV
Live From the Royal Wedding2011, PresenterBBC One
The Marriage REF2011, PresenterITV
This Morning2014, Stand-in Co-presenterITV
Brit Awards2017, Co-PresenterITV
The Nightly Show2017, Guest presenterITV
Credits (Radio) and OthersYear, RoleChannel/Event
Shows  like The Weekender2001-2003XFM
Shows like Dermot Saturday CLub2004-PresenterBBC Radio 2
The O2 (introduced Michael Jackson  last public appearance)2009, PresenterAn entertainment district, Southeast London
One of GQ's 50 Best Dressed Men2015, HonorableGQ Magazine

Likewise, in 2004,  O’Leary got a chance to host Dermot’s Saturday Club on BBC Radio 2 in 2004. The program highlighted new music and live performances from famous musicians including Oasis, Beck, Kasabian, Lily Allen, Moby, Kate Nash, Foo Fighters, and more. Finally, in 2007, Dermot became the presenter for ITV’s The X-Factor. He handled the position till 2015.

Sensational Comeback and Personal Life

Back in 2015, the 43 years old was forced to leave the show after boss Simon Cowell vigorously wanted Olly Murs and Caroline Flack. Later, Cowell decided to bring Dermot's humor, likeability, and charm back to the show. O’Leary lives with his producer wife, Dee Koppang, in their lavish Primrose Hill home worth £3.5 million. Likewise,  he also owns a £6,000 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia. Nevertheless, the sweet couple finally married in 2012 after staying together for 10 years. Nevertheless, the well-known philanthropist was born to Irish-catholic working class parents in Colchester, north Essex, England.

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