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David Dimbleby Salary and Net Worth

Updated On: 23 Nov, 2018

David Dimbleby Salary and Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth October 28, 1938
Age 80 Years 9 Month(s)
Citizenship British
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Belinda Giles (m. 2000), Josceline Dimbleby (m. 1967–2000)
Divorced Yes (Once)
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not disclosed
Ethnicity White
Children/Kids Henry Dimbleby, Kate Dimbleby, Fred Dimbleby, Liza Dimbleby
Height 1.8 m
Education Glengorse School, Charterhouse
Parents Richard Dimbleby (Father), Dilys Thomas (Mother)
Siblings Jonathan Dimbleby (Brother)

A well-known British Journalist and a presenter of current affairs and political program, famous for the BBC long-running Question Time TV series host and as well as an author, David Dimbleby was born on 28th October 1938 in Surrey England.

He grew up in Surrey with his two brothers and one sister, so he holds the British Nationality. He attended Charterhouse School for his earlier education, and he graduated from Christ Church College.

What Is David's Net Worth? 

David Dimbleby summons his net worth by working as a British journalist and a presenter of various programmes on BBC. Though his exact net value has not been revealed yet, it is assumed that David earned a salary of £15,000 per episode which equals to £450,000 per annum form his show on BBC named as Question Time.

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Adding in his net value, he also sold his family business of newspapers named as Dimbleby Newspaper Group back in 2001 for a whopping sum of money of £12 million. Back in March 2014, he also sold his beautiful "Citroen Ds" car at auction, which he sold over £20,000 pounds. He has many houses, including one beautiful house in Folkington Village.

As of now, millionaire David Dimbleby resides happily with his family at a country mansion in Folkington, East Sussex which is worth £1.5 million.

Career And Progression

He earns these amounts of property, fame, and name through his professional career in the journalism and author. His career began the 1960s when she first appeared in 'Bristol' as a reporter. Later he worked I couples of TV channels. Finally, he joined BBC in 1979 to coverage of the general election. Afterward, in 1994 he became the chairman of a famous show of BBC "Question Time." He currently happily works in BBC as a senior journalist as well as a veteran journalist. He is also an author; he wrote: "How to Built Britain" in 2007, "Seven Ages of Britain" in 2010 and much more. 

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On 18 June 2018, David Dimbleby, age 79, announced that he is leaving the show, Question Time, which he ran for past 25 years. Adding to it, David further said it was a right thing to do at this point because he wanted to get back into reporting than to continue being a host instead. He also clarified that he is not leaving the BBC but is just changing the work within the same organization. 

David's Wife And Kids! 

He has twice married, who first married to Josceline Dimbleby, with her he has three children, and they are Liza: artist, Henry: Chef and co-founder of the healthy fast-food chain Leon and Kate: musician.

David Dimbleby with his family (Photo: hellomagazine.com) 

After divorce with his first wife Josceline, he second married in 2000 to Belinda Giles; with her, he has one son name is Fred Dimbleby. There were no any divorce rumors with the couple; they are happily living with their family, friends, and wife in East Sussex.

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Short Bio

He is standing with the right height and average weight. At an age of 79, he still looks like young and handsome; credit goes to his daily exercise and balanced diet. He less active on the social network sites, because he has not enough time without his profession and works.