David Dickinson

British antiques expert David Dickinson became a celebrity thanks to hosting television show Bargain Hunt. During his long career in TV, Dickinson amassed considerable wealth but exactly how much we are talking about? David Dickinson’s net worth is approximately £2.2 million as of 2017 and we will now take closer look on his incredible journey to fame.

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Dickinson waa born 1941 in Stockport into a family with Armenian ancestry. His maternal grandfather was a textile trader who moved to Manchester from Constantinople. However, David’s biological father is unknown and he was adopted at the age of twelve when his mother wasn’t able to raise him. Dickinson is married to Lorne Lesley since 1968. They raised two kids together. And how does David enjoys his amazing wealth? He is car enthusiast and own several expensive ones.

As a teenager, Dickinson was an apprentice at aircraft factory. But it wasn’t the right job for him and he eventually left and started selling antiques at fairs. He soon developed a huge expertise and passion for the subject. His net worth grew but the real breakthrough came when he became BBC’s antiques expert at This Morning.

Dickinson appeared in multiple shows since and hosted his own Bargain Hunt and Dickinson’s Real Deal. The former depicts two teams competing, hunting for a cheap treasures, getting them appraised by auctioneer, and subsequently selling to the highest bidder.Funny thing is that the majority of contestants’ items on average lose money.