Paul Hollywood
Paul Hollywood
Celebrated Name: Paul Hollywood
Real Name/Full Name: Paul John Hollywood
Gender: Male
Age: 58 years old
Birth Date: March 1, 1966
Birth Place: Wallasey, Cheshire, England
Nationality: British
Height: 171 cm/ 1.71m
Weight: 75 kg/ 165.35 lbs
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): 1
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Paul Hollywood Gay?: NO
Profession: Celebrity Chef
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $18 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Paul Hollywood is a well-known British celebrity chef and television personality, and he is best known for being a judge on the Great British Bake Off since 2010, he grew up in a family of bakers, his dad was one too, he is also well known for his motor racing career.

Maybe you know about Paul Hollywood very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Paul Hollywood’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

On March 1, 1966, Paul John Hollywood was born to John F. Hollywood and Gillian M. Harman in the city of Wirrwl, Cheshire. His father was a bakery proprietor; his mother`s profession has not been mentioned.

He went to The Mosslands School. He then studied sculpture at the Wallasey School of Art but dropped out of school to start working as a baker.

Personal Life

While working in Cyprus, in a five-star hotel, Paul Hollywood met his future wife, Alexandra (Alex). She was a scuba diving instructor, and they later got married on the island. Unfortunately, they went their separate ways in 2013. This happened after Hollywood admitted to having an affair with his American Baking Competition co-host Marcela Valladolid; they later reconciled but then separated again in November 2017.

Currently, it is unknown if he is dating or single.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on March 1, 1966, Paul Hollywood is 58 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024. His height is 171 cm/ 1.71m and weight is 75kg.


Hollywood`s career started very early, and he left school to start work as a baker, his first job was at his father`s bakery in York, slowly by slowly he went on to become a head baker at a number of hotels like The Dorchester, Chester Grosvenor and Spa, and Cliveden Hotel. From there, he left the UK for Cyprus, where he worked at two resorts.

He has also had vast experience in television and media career, and he has appeared as a guest on several television programs including, BBC ones, the generation games, the heaven, and earth show, among others. One of his biggest works is “The Great British Bake-off” because since the show started in 2010, he has been a judge on the BBC program.

He is known for his straightforwardness and honesty. Some of the other television shows that he has been in are Paul Hollywood: City bakes, Paul Hollywood: Pies and Puds, The American baking competition, use your loaf, Paul Hollywoods: Bread, The Great American Baking Show, Paul Hollywood: A baker`s life, Paul Hollywood`s big Continental road trip.

Hollywood, in 2008, created an almond and Roquefort sourdough recipe, it was said to be the most expensive bread in Britain. It went for 15 euros per kilo, and he describes it as the Rolls-Royce of loaves.

He also has a career in motor racing, and it began in 2015, he made his debut in Beechdean AMR Aston Martin Vantage GT4 together with Andrew Howard. They qualified second in the Britcar Trophy Championship.  He as well competed at Le Mans in 2015, in the GT Cup with Jonny Adam, and finished first in class. In 2016 he entered the British GT Championship, he competed in the last three rounds with Jamie Chadwick as his driving partner.

In July 2017, at the Dunlop endurance race at Silverstone, in an Aston Martin GT4, he became first in class, while in 2017, at Circuit of the Americas, he raced in his first 24hr race coming in second in class in an Aston Martin GT8.

Awards & Achievements

Hollywood has received an award in his baking career, which is enough reason to call him an expert in this industry. He was awarded the Gourmand World Cookbook award in the category of “Top Bread and Pastry Book” in the year 2000.

Net Worth & Salary of Paul Hollywood in 2024

Paul Hollywood Net Worth
Paul Hollywood Net Worth

As of April 2024, Paul Hollywood has an estimated net worth of more than $18 million. He has made this wealth by being a celebrity chef in various popular television shows and also his motor racing career as well.

Hollywood has been part of many commercially successful TV shows such as Paul Hollywood: City bakes, Paul Hollywood: Pies and Puds, The American baking competition, use your loaf, Paul Hollywoods: Bread, The Great American Baking Show, Paul Hollywood: A baker`s life, Paul Hollywood`s big Continental road trip.

Hollywood is a jack of all trades, I must say, from the kitchen to the road, he has been able to balance his two careers so well such that both of them are doing so well, this has all come about due to hard work and dedication. He dropped out of school to follow a career in baking and having learnt from the best, and his father must be so proud of his strides.


  1. You are an amazen man .And your strughforness and you honest makes you the man you are to day. I ma happy to know you from hangout I wish the best in your life. ALL WARS KEEP YOU faith in GOD AND THE HOLY SPIRT, god Bless you and you son ,May you fine happness Amen


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