Is Charlie Dimmock Married? Children Details & Where Is She Now?

By Sachindra Karki | Updated On: 05 Dec, 2019
Is Charlie Dimmock Married? Children Details & Where Is She Now?

Charlie Dimmock is an English gardening expert who was one of the team on a BBC gardening makeover program, Ground Force. She debuted in the garden expert show in 1997 and built the momentum of the show till 2005. She also made a comeback in the BBC show Ground Rescue in 2017.

The TV personality's love for the garden was discovered when she used to work with her grandad in his garden as a kid. That passion drove her, and she got a Saturday job in a garden center and which she enjoyed.

Is Charlie Dimmock Married? Children!

Charlie is 53 years old but seems to be unmarried till now. Surprising right!

Well! None of her relationships turned into marital bliss. Charlie was in a long term relationship with a viticulturist, John Mushet. The couple first met when Charlie was traveling in New Zealand in the early 90s. Although John called her "the missus", they were never married. After 13 years of intimacy, the couple split when Charlie was found to be in a relationship with Ground Force microphone operator Andy Simmons in 2001.

Later, she started dating Barry Smith, who worked at the sound technician for the TV series Ground Force.

Over the years, she stayed single; while confirming with Dailymail in 2014, she admitted that she was too old for marriage and happy remaining single.

She doesn't shares children from any of her failed relationships. Back in 2008, in an interview with the Telegraph, she confirmed that she won’t be having any children.

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Family Background

The British gardener Charlie is the daughter of father Terry Dimmock and mother, Sue Kennedy. Her father was a merchant seaman, and her mother owned a clothing shop.

Charlie's parents separated, and her mother got married to a guy named Rob. But unfortunately, Charlie's mother and a step-father lost their life in a tsunami caused by the Indian Ocean earthquake in 2004.

Criticized For Weight Gain

Charlie was attacked by cruel trolls in 2017 over her different appearances from Ground Force days. She was held as a sex symbol during her appearance in BBC’s Ground Force from 1997 to 2005.

Charlie Dimmock in 1990s compared to today (Source:

But, her fans were shocked by her changed appearance after making a television comeback BBC show Garden Rescue in 2017. She grew up in seven dress sizes in 3 years; she had a dress size of 14 in 2014.

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Career; Where Is She Now?

After graduating from college, Charlie Dimmock started working at Romsey Garden Centre in the early 1990s, where she met television producer John Thornicroft. He gave her an opportunity to work in garden makeover series Ground Force in 1997.

She later joined Garden Rescue in 2017. The garden expert, who is currently featuring in the 2019- fourth season of BBC’s Garden Rescue, plans on fixing her garden at the end of the current run of the show.

Net Worth

Charlie's career as a gardener and reality TV personality has certainly helped her to gather immense fame and a fortune. However, as of 2019, her net worth is yet to be disclosed.

Do You Know? According to Payscale, the average salary of a television presenter is estimated to be around $59,994. The lowest payout being $10K at 10% and the highest being $194K at 90%.

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Wiki, Height & Education

Charlie Dimmock was born on 10 August 1996 in Southampton, England. She stands at the height of 1.68m(5 feet 6 inches) and her weight is 75kg.

She enrolled at Wellow Primary School and later went on admitting in The Mountbatten School, Romsey, Hampshire. Although she wanted to enroll in the forensic science program, she went to a horticultural college.