Dermot Bannon is popularly known as modern Irish architectural designer. He is also known for hosting the TV Series, 'Room to Improve,' since 2007, and 'House Hunters' in 2006 He is also an owner of the architectural firm, Dermot Bannon Architects (DBA), which he set up in 2008.
How Does Dermot Bannon Summon The Net Worth?
Dermot Bannon summoned the net worth from his career as an architectural designer. He also generates revenues from his published book named Love Your Home that cost £19.99 per book. He increases his fortunes from his architectural firm, Dermot Bannon Architects Ltd.
His firm gradually returned to profit in 2016. As per the irishexaminer.com, Dermot's company had recorded a profit of €26,274 in 2016. However, the company bore the loss of €27,231 in 2015. After the profit, the firm made in 2016, he brought down the accumulated loss to €6,433 becoming an accumulated profit of €19,941.
Dermot has starred as a presenter in the RTÉ One's TV series, 'Room to Improve' for 11 seasons since 2007.
Dermot Bannon with Darragh Egan, Sarah Lovett, and Mary Egan in TV Series 'Room to Improve' (Photo: irishmirror.ie)
Dermot and Ian Hurley founded the company, Dermot Bannon Architects Ltd. in 2008, and the company is a Seafront-based firm in Clontarf in North Dublin.
Dermot's Wife Adopts His Surname After Marriage; Spouse Looks After Business
Dermot Bannon is married to Louise Bannon, who adopted Dermot's surname. But, the reason behind it is hilarious. Dermot, in an interview on the Claire Byrne Show, revealed the reason. He said that while they went on holiday to America, his wife booked the tickets in the name of 'Bannon' for two.
While it came to issue the ticket, the cost of changing the name back to her original name was too much. Thus, she decided to get a passport on the same name.
Dermot and his spouse, Louise is parents of three kids named Sarah, James, and Tom. Louise worked in her husband company, Dermot Bannon Architects Ltd. She previously had a job in UCD. As of now, she looks after the finances and helps to run the business of Dermot.
Dermot mentioned that he is just good at architect’s job, but his wife is technically his boss. The couple, however, never really crashed over it. He also revealed that the presence of his wife in the company made his life more comfortable to handle the business.
Dermot and his wife are together for more than 23 years and are enjoying their married life of 16 years.
Dermot Bannon was born in Malahide, Republic of Ireland. He holds Irish nationality and belongs to Irish ethnic background.
He is the eldest son in the family and has three siblings. At the age of seven, his family shifted to Egypt for two years where his father started his job in Cairo. He completed his graduation from Hull School of Architecture in the UK as per wiki.