Paul Hollywood net worth: How Great British Bake Off judge made his staggering fortune

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Paul Hollywood has a career spanning more than 40 years and has appeared on the likes of The Great British Bake Off, Paul Hollywood: City Bakes and Paul Hollywood’s Pies & Puds. He began his career at his father’s bakery as a teenager and went on to serve as head baker at a number of hotels around Britain and internationally. How much has he earned over the years?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the chef is worth a whopping $15million, or £11.5million.

Thanks to his baking talents, Paul landed many deals with the BBC and ITV for several of his own programmes which would see him baking and cooking from his kitchen.

Paul Hollywood has also added to his huge fortune by writing books including Paul Hollywood’s Bread, How to Bake and The Weekend Baker. 

Other books he has authored include 100 Great Breads, Paul Hollywood’s British Baking and Paul Hollywood’s Pies and Puds. 

The star has also been a guest speaker at many food festivals such as the Cumbrian Food Festival, the BBC Good Food Show and The Cake and Bake Show. 

His two baking recipe bestsellers, How to Bake and Paul Hollywood’s Bread, together sold more than 2750,000 copies. 

Related to his 20 part BBC series, his latest best selling book Pies and Puds, sold over £100,000 copies.

Due to his huge success, Paul landed a role on The Great British Bake Off in 2010 alongside Mary Berry.

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In 2016, the show moved over to Channel 4 and Paul decided to stick with the show and accept the huge salary he was offered. 

The move reportedly saw Paul’s salary increase from around £100,000 a series to a staggering £400,000. 

The show became extremely successful and has returned to our screens every year since including variations of the show such as a celebrity edition and a Comic Relief special. 

Hollywood raked in almost £1million in just one year between 2013-2014 thanks to his BBC contract, book deals, live tours and sales of his customised merchandise. 

Aside from his television life, Paul owns around £8million of assets in his company called HJP Media LLP. 

In his personal life, Paul lives in a stunning £1.45million mansion in Kent which is set in over 10 acres of land in which Paul revealed is perfect for growing his own crops. 

He previously shared this home with his ex-wife Alexandra until they split a couple of years back. The couple were married for more than 20 years and have one child together, Josh Hollywood. 

The chef also owns a car collection including a £135,000 Aston Martin DB9 and a 1199 Ducati Panigale. 

From one television star to another, Mary Berry judged alongside Paul for six years until she departed in 2016. 

How much is the baker worth?

According to Spears Magazine, Mary Berry is worth a staggering £15million.

Thanks to her multiple TV shows, books and presenting roles, the iconic food writer has had a successful career. 

Mary’s best selling cookery books include: Fast Cakes, Mary Berry’s Baking Bible, Mary Berry’s Family Sunday Lunches and her latest books are 2019’s Mary Berry’s Quick Cooking and Mary’s Household Tips and Tricks. 

This added an earning of £2.3million to her bank according to Spears Magazine. 

The author lives with her husband Paul Hunnings, in their grade-listed property in Henley. 

The property comes with a tennis court, conservatory, indoor pool, gym and double garage and is thought to have cost £2.6million. 

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