Bradley Walsh stars in the new series The Larkins, based on the novel The Darling Buds of May by HE Bates. Bradley plays the character of Pop Larkin and will be seen in the show’s second episode tonight at 8 p.m. on ITV.
This brings his net worth to £ 20million.
The TV host’s income has reportedly climbed to nearly £ 1million a year, making him one of the highest paid stars on UK television.
Accounts filed with Bradley’s company Wingit Productions have reportedly revealed his company’s net worth is equivalent to £ 12.3million.
This is an increase of over £ 800,000 from £ 11.5million in 2020.
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Born in Watford, Hertfordshire, Bradley’s first job was as a professional football player, playing for Brentford at the age of 18.
Performing stand-up concerts in parallel, Bradley finished second in a talent competition at the Rolls-Royce Sports and Social Club in his hometown of Leavesden.
ITV then offered him a role as a presenter on one of the channel’s new game shows, Midas Touch.
Later, in 1997, he hosted the popular American game show Wheel of Fortune.
He’s been directing the ITV game show The Chase since 2009 and in 2014 he hosted the Come on Down! The history of the game show.
Most recently, in 2020, he hosted a one-time festive cover of the BBC game show Blankety Blank.
Bradley is also a singer and has two albums: Chasing Dreams and When You’re Smiling.
He is married to dancer Donna Derby and the couple have a son, Barney.
Bradley also has a daughter, Hayley, from a previous relationship.
He lives with Donna in Epping, Essex.