Paul Hollywood net worth: The Bake Off star’s huge fortune revealed following successful career

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If you’re a Bake Off fan then you’ll likely be tuning into the latest series which has, so far, proved just as amazing as we thought it’d be.

And heading up the judging panel, alongside Prue Leith, is renowned judge Paul Hollywood, who brings the show alive with his knowledge, charm and those coveted handshakes of his.

Paul Hollywood, 54, has headed up the show for a whopping ten years and has led a very successful career in the food industry.

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But how much is the baking star worth? Let’s take a look…

Paul Hollywood’s net worth

The 54 year old, who hails from Wallasey, has had a very big career in baking and food which spans over 40 years.

As a result, Celebrity Net Worth puts his net worth at the $15million, or £11.5million mark – a huge amount of money.

Paul’s career

So just what has made Paul his huge fortune? Well the star has been in the likes of The Great British Bake Off, Paul Hollywood: City Bakes and Paul Hollywood’s Pies & Puds.

He also started at a very young age, beginning his career as a teenager at his father’s bakery.

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From this he became a head baker at a number of British and international hotels, including The Dorchester, Chester Grosvenor and Spa, and the Cliveden Hotel.

He has baked from his own kitchen on a range of BBC and ITV shows and he also has published books to his name, including Paul Hollywood’s Bread, How to Bake and The Weekend Baker, all of which have sold thousands of copies.

As well as this, Paul used to make a whopping £100,000 per series to appear on GBBO and then when it moved across to Channel 4 this figure reportedly became £400,000.

The rest of Paul’s earnings seem to be from his company called HJP Media LLP, in which he reportedly owns around £8million of assets.

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On top of this, the baker has a lavish car collection, which includes a £135,000 Aston Martin DB9 and he lives in a stunning £1 million mansion in Kent which has ten acres of land attached.

In one year alone Paul raked in nearly £1 million, between 2013-2014, after his BBC contract, live tours, book deals and sales of merchandise.

Is Paul Hollywood married?

Paul married Alexandra Hollywood in 1998, but the pair went their separate ways in 2019.

Together, Paul and Alexandra have a son named Josh.

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