Noel Edmonds net worth: How the DJ turned TV star earned his millions

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Noel Edmonds has been in the limelight since 1969 when he made his debut on BBC Radio 1. Since then he has gone on to develop a robust on-screen presenting career.

Tonight, he returns to screens on Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Take Away on ITV.

Edmunds is known for presenting light entertainment television programmes in the UK, including Top of the Pops, Multi-Coloured Swap Shop and Deal or No Deal.

According to he is worth around $100 million ( £73 million).

In his early career, the star found his way into the media via radio news reading for Radio Luxembourg.

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However, it was in 1969 he got his big break on BBC Radio 1 where he began recording trailers for broadcasts and filling in for absent DJs.

Following this, he went on to work on television presenting music show Top of the Pops between 1972 and 1978.

Doing this time he also presented a phone-in programme aimed at teenagers titled Z Shed on BBC1

From 1972 to 1976 he hosted the children’s Saturday-morning programme Multi-Coloured Swap Shop appearing alongside Keith Chegwin and Maggie Philbin.

In 1981 the trio tried their hand at music under the guise of a band named Brown Sauce.

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Their song “I Wanna Be a Winner” reached 15 in the UK singles chart.

This then spurred Edmonds on to take part in the Eurovision Song Contest.

Edmonds is one of the original presenters of the BBC’s car-focused show TopGear, which he worked on throughout the 1970s.

He made a reappearance on the show in the 1990s to read test the classic 1960s Ford GT40.

In 1982, Edmonds received his first Saturday night light entertainment show on the BBC.

The Late, Late Breakfast show ran until 1986 before Edmond’s resignation following a tragic accident during a stunt segment on-set.

He returned to the BBC’s Saturday night line-up two years later, presenting The Noel Edmond’s Saturday Roadshow.

By 1991, the show transformed into Noel’s House Party which ran for eight years.

It is reported the show regularly brought in around 15 million viewers.

The show came to an end in 1999, however, as figured began to slowly decline.

In 2005, he was persuaded to return to TV presenting by the then CEO of Endemol who were having success with a new format of a gameshow called Deal or no Deal.

It is rumoured his contract for the show had hit around $3 million by 2007, making him one of the highest paid personalities on UK television.

He was nominated for a BAFTA award for his work on the programme.

In 2006 he returned to the BBC once again to host a one-off programme called Everyone’s a Winner!

The show celebrated the “good causes” undergone by the National Lottery.

Most recently the TV host has appeared on Sky One’s Are You Smarter than a 10-Year-Old?, Sky’s Noe’s HQ, Cheap, Cheap, Cheap on Channel 4.

Edmond’s has been married three times and is the father of four daughters and one son.

He is a licensed helicopter pilot and was the president of the British Horse Society between 2004 and 2007.

Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Take Away is on ITV at 5:15pm Saturday 2 January 2021.

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