Ian Hislop

Television personality and journalist Ian Hislop is famous for example for his appearance in Have I Got News for You. He gained an impressive wealth and bought a luxurious house and we go into more detail later in this article. Ian Hislop’s net worth is approximately £8 million ($10 million) in 2017 and he repeatedly expressed his sympathies for the Liberal Democrats and their policies.

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Hislop father’s had a lucrative job as a civil engineer but it meant frequent moves for the whole family. As a kid, Ian lived in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, British Hong Kong, and other exotic countries. He studied at independent boarding school called Ardingly College and later earned BA degree at the prestigious Oxford University.

After his graduation, Hislop worked as an editor for Private Eye. Working for this satirical magazine was a legal minefield and according to some, Hislop became the most sued man in Great Britain while doing this job. However, it put foundations to his growing net worth. Later, he focused on radio and television.

When he became rich and famous, Ian Hislop purchased upscale Chelsea townhouse with 4 bedrooms. This prestigious location might prove to be a great real estate investment. Hislop allegedly paid around £4 million for the house. When he requested permit to make some extension to the second floor in 2012, it was declined. Still, he can be happy to own such a great home.