Alan Titchmarsh

Alan Titchmarsh is a popular British TV personality, gardener, and author. The long list of his books and some TV show made him a rich man. Titmarsch has a total net worth around £10.5 million ($15 million) as of 2017 and his books continue to shows strong sales. So what else is there to know about this master gardener?

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Titchmarsh was born on May 2nd, 1949, in Ilkley, United Kingdom. When he was only 15, Alan dropped out of school to became an apprentice gardener. That was quite a risky move. But Titchmarsh continued his education at the Shipley Art and Technology Institute. After that, he visited the Hertfordshire College of Agriculture and Horticulture.

In 2001, Titchmarsh started writing fiction. He relased the novel Only Dad. However, the biggest success came with his books about gardening. He wrote for example The Complete How to Be a Gardener, How to Garden: Garden Design, and Climbers and Wall Shrubs. In 2009 alone, Alan sold books worth amazing £1.7 million. What an achievement!

Not only is his net worth growing but he was also appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire. He lives with his lovely wife Alison and they have 2 kids, daughters Polly and Camilla.