Dermot O’Leary’s net worth
Facts of Dermot O’Leary’s net worth
|Net worth||£12 million|
|Date of Birth:||1973 May 24|
|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.
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, Role||Channel/Event|
|T4||1998-2001, Presenter||Channel 4|
|Re:covered||2002-2003, Presenter||BBC Choice, BBC Three|
|Big Brother's Little Brother||2001-2008, Preenter||Channel 44|
|1.vs 100||2006-2007, Presenter||BBC One|
|The X Factor||2007-2014, 2016 - present||ITV|
|Soccer Aid||2010-present, Co-presenter||ITV|
|The National Television Awards||2010-present. Presenter||ITV|
|Live From the Royal Wedding||2011, Presenter||BBC One|
|The Marriage REF||2011, Presenter||ITV|
|This Morning||2014, Stand-in Co-presenter||ITV|
|Brit Awards||2017, Co-Presenter||ITV|
|The Nightly Show||2017, Guest presenter||ITV|
|Credits (Radio) and Others||Year, Role||Channel/Event|
|Shows like The Weekender||2001-2003||XFM|
|Shows like Dermot Saturday CLub||2004-Presenter||BBC Radio 2|
|The O2 (introduced Michael Jackson last public appearance)||2009, Presenter||An entertainment district, Southeast London|
|One of GQ's 50 Best Dressed Men||2015, Honorable||GQ 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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