Graham Norton is a household name thanks to his hugely popular talk show, The Graham Norton Show, which has seen him interview A-listers including Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant and Helen Mirren. Graham started his career like so many other comedy stars have by appearing on stage at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1992, which saw his stand-up act as Mother Teresa hit headlines after he was mistaken for the real deal. The star has since gone on to host TV shows, present his own BBC Radio 2 show each Saturday, and write a biography about his life. But just how much is Graham worth? HELLO! investigates…
Graham Norton is worth £20million
How much is Graham Norton worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Graham is worth £20million. He first appeared on TV presenting Bring Me the Head of Light Entertainment, and later got his own host shows, So Graham Norton and V Graham Norton, which aired on Channel 4.He has also had a show on Comedy Central, called The Graham Norton Effect, before moving onto the BBC to host Graham Norton's Bigger Picture, and How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? Other career highlights to date include him co-presenting the firs Eurovision Dance Contest in 2007, and selling his production company, So Television, to ITV for an incredible £17million.
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Graham has his own chat show and radio show
Graham – who earned £610,000 in 2018 for his broadcasting work – admitted in an interview with The Times last year that he can't justify his six-figure BBC salary but he takes the money because "market forces have decreed this is my value". He is the second-highest paid BBC star, only beating Gary Lineker in the list.
Graham Norton talks money
In an interview with The Times in 2019, Graham spoke about the BBC's pay list, and admitted it wasn't what it seemed. "It's not like I want to dob people in it, but you read that list and go, really?! Me and Gary Lineker are top of the tree? No. We all know there are people who earn a lot more than me and Gary."
Where does Graham Norton live?
Graham lives for the majority of the time in a house in central London, but also owns a holiday home in Cork, Ireland, close to where he grew up. While the star doesn't give much away about his personal life, he has occasionally shared pictures of his homes on social media, giving fans a glimpse inside the homes he lives with his pet dogs.
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