Bradley Walsh

Bradley Walsh

Bio/Wiki 

Bradley Walsh is an English actor, comedian, television presenter, singer, and a former professional footballer.

He became one of the UK's highest-earning stars in 2018. He is the recipient of the British Soap Awards for Best Dramatic Performance for his role as Danny Baldwin in Coronation Street in 2006.

He is a multi-talented personality and UK's most demanded TV host and Presenter too. His Instagram account is @bradderswalsh and has 857k followers. 

Famous for

  • as a TV host and Presenter
  • for his role in British TV series "Coronation Street", "Doctor Who", "Law & Order: UK" and others

Early Life and Family 

Bradley Walsh was born on 4 June 1960 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, the UK. His birth name is Bradley John Walsh.

His nationality is English and his ethnicity is white. His Zodiac sign is Gemini. He is a follower of Christianity. He was born to his father Daniel and mother Margaret.

He has a sister named, Kerri. Bradley was raised up along with her sister near Watford, in Leavesden by his parents. He attended the Francis Combe Academy located in Garston, Hertfordshire but left the school at the age of 16. 

Bradley Walsh Career 

  • Initially, Bradley began his career in football. Walsh became a professional football player for the Brentford football club at the age of 18 in late 1978.
  • However, an ankle fracture brought Walsh's football career to an early end at the age of 22, in 1982.
  • Following the departure from his football career, he performed as a comedian in a talent contest at the Rolls-Royce Sports and Social Club in his home town of Leavesden in late 1982.
  • Bradley worked as a TV presenter in games shows "Midas Touch" offered him by the English channel "ITV" from 1995 to 1996.
  • Bradley made his acting debut in the Channel 4 series, "Lock, Stock... " in 2000. 
  • He then appeared in British soap opera Night and Day, in an episode of The Bill spin-off M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team, Coronation Street, The Queen's Handbag, Rorn, Doctor Who spin-off The Sarah Jane Adventures, The Day of the Clown, Dangerous Adventures for Boys, Law & Order: UK and more.
  • From 2009 until 2014, Walsh starred in a total of 53 episodes.
  • On 21st March 2013, he appeared in an episode of The Spa on Sky Living.
  • In May 2014, he was cast as Brutus in a BBC One comedy series called SunTrap, starring alongside Kayvan Novak and Keith Allen. The show premiered on 27 May 2015.
  • On 9th September 2007, he hosted the countdown of 50 Greatest Stars Polls on ITV. I
  • n November and December 2008, Walsh hosted another game show for ITV, called Spin Star.
  • In June 2009, he became the presenter of the ITV game show The Chase.
  • He also hosted a pilot for an American version of The Chase in 2012.
  • He has hosted the Crime Thriller Awards on ITV3.
  • On 1st May 2019, it was announced that he would host a new late-night talk show on ITV, titled Bradley Walsh's Late Night Guestlist.
  • The pilot episode, featuring guests Holly Willoughby, Maya Jama, and Piers Morgan, aired on 11th May 2019.
  • Additionally, he is also a singer and he released his debut album, Chasing Dreams.
  • It consists of covers of jazz standards such as "That's Life" and "Mr. Bojangles" as well as the title track, an original song written by Walsh.
  • He released a second album When You're Smiling, consisting of more covers of traditional pop songs, and one original track.
  • Currently, Bradley is playing the role of Graham O'Brien, for the twelfth series of British TV series "Doctor Who" and will depart in the upcoming New Year's special "Revolution Of The Daleks".

Personal Life and Wife 

Bradley is a married man. His wife is Donna Derby. Donna Derby is an English actress, former dancer, and choreographer.

Bradley first met Donna in 1992 and began dating. After four years of a romantic relationship, Donna and Bradley got married in 1997.

Together the couple has a son named Barney. Previously Bradley dated a woman in his early 1980s whose identity is not revealed yet and with whom Bradley shares a daughter named Hayley who was born in 1982. However, he never got married to that mysterious woman. 

Height and Weight 

Bradley Walsh is a man of high personality with fresh and cool looks and a well-maintained average body. 

He stands 5 ft 9 inches tall and weighs 73 Kg. He has a straight sexual orientation. He has short brown hair and his eyes color are blue. 

Net worth and Wealth 

As of 2020, The net worth of Bradley Walsh is estimated to be the US $8 million, and earns an average salary of US $8 million and 4.6 million pounds a year.

His primary income source is his acting career and TV hosting and presenting. He also earns money through his appearance in the reality game, dancing and talent hunt shows. Additionally, he makes money through his singing career too.  

Facts About Bradley Walsh

  • #1 His son Barney has followed his footprint as he has also begun his career in presenting and acting.
  • #2 Bradley and Donna have spent their marriage life for more than 20 years and are still together.
  • #3 His debut studio album "Chasing Dreams" became the biggest-selling debut album by a British artist in 2016, selling 111,650 copies.
  • #4 His second album "When You're Smiling" was released on 10 November 2017.
  • #5 Walsh took part in Northern Rock's All-Star Golf Tournament on ITV, in which his team, Team Europe, won in 2007.
  • #6 Walsh appeared in the talent show Maestro on BBC Two, where he was placed sixth.
  • #7 Walsh has been a team captain on the sports-based panel show Play to the Whistle since 2015.
  • #8 Walsh was the "first-ever double Undercover victim" in Series 16 of Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway in 2020.
  • #9 Bradley accepted his role in Coronation Street as his wife suggested to him.
  • #10 Walsh's first job was as an apprentice at Rolls-Royce's aircraft engine factory in Watford.
Bradley Walsh
Quick Facts of Bradley Walsh
Celebrated Name Bradley Walsh
Age 60 years old
Nick Name Bradley Walsh
Birth Name Bradley John Walsh
Birth Date 1960-06-04
Gender Male
Profession Television Presenter
Nationality English
Birth Nation England, the UK
Place of Birth Watford, Hertfordshire, England, the UK
Ethnicity White
Famous for TV host and Presenter
Residence Epping, Essex
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Gemini
Father Daniel
Mother Margaret
Sister Kerri
High School Francis Combe Academy
Career Start 1988-Present
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife Donna Derby (1997-Present)
Height 5 ft 9 inches
Weight 73 Kg
Body Build/Type Average
Hair Style short
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Net Worth US $8 million
Salary 4.6 million pounds a year
Source of Wealth acting career and TV hosting and presenting
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