An English actor, comedian, and TV presenter Bradley Walsh was also a professional soccer player in the past. He is best known for his roles in Coronation Street, and Law & Order, and hosting ITV game show The Chase. He also hosts the Crime Thriller Awards and the Specsavers Crime Thriller Club. Bradley’s current net worth is approximately $8 million as of 2021.
How Did Bradley Walsh Get So Rich?
Bradley Walsh was born on 4th June 1960 in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. At the age of 18, he became a professional football player but serious ankle fracture ended his career. Than he tried a variety of jobs. In 1994, he got a role as one of the presenting team on the National Lottery. After he became a public’s favorite, he received the roles as presenter on the game shows, Midas Touch and Wheel of Fortune.
Bradley appeared in several TV shows, such as Doctor Who, Law & Order: UK, SunTrap, and the soap opera Coronation Street. As host, you could see him in Come on Down! The Game Show Story, Keep It in the Family, Sunday Night at the Palladium, and others. He had also some roles in theater, for example Cinderella, Peter Pan, and Aladdin. He won the British Soap Award for Best Dramatic Performance in 2006 and Broadcast Award for Best Daytime Programme in 2013. He co-authored a successful series of personalized football story books named My Dream Cup Final with… in 2011.
In 1997, Bradley married a choreographer Donna Derby. They have one son, Barney, together and Bradley also a daughter, Hayley, from a previous relationship. His popularity has brought him great net worth and he is also known for supporting charities, like Make-A-Wish Foundation.