Graham Norton Net Worth And His Successful Career
Graham William Walker or Graham Norton is well known for his award winning comedy chat show The Graham Norton Show. The Irish television and radio presenter is also a comedian, actor, author and commentator.
His talk show on BBC is the five time BAFTA TV Award winner for Best Entertainment Performance and is considered one of the high profile and most entertaining chat shows in the entertainment industry. Almost all the actors and entertainers have set foot in his chat show.
Undoubtedly, Graham Norton earns a big amount of money for being among the most successful TV presenters in the industry. What is Graham Norton net worth? Is it anywhere near other famous presenters like James Corden, Jonathan Ross, and Rochelle Humes?
Graham Williams Rewarding Career Throughout The Years…
He first got the spotlight when he hosted Bring Me the Head of Light Entertainment. He then moved closer to stardom with more shows such as So Graham Norton, V Graham Norton, The Graham Norton Effect, Graham Norton’s Bigger Picture, and How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?
Apart from that, Graham also hosts The British Academy Television Awards. He is also the BBC television commentator of the Eurovision Song Contest. Interestingly, he also owned a production company So Television. In 2012, he sold So Television to ITV for around £17 million!
The presenter doesn’t stop at TV, radio and talk shows. He had also written novels and memoirs. Amazingly, his debut novel Holding which revolves around a murder in an Irish rural community won him the Popular Fiction Book of the Year award in the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards 2016.
What Is Graham William’s Net Worth?
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According to Celebrity Net Worth, Graham William’s net worth is a whopping $30 million! Here’s what he said about earning so much money.
“All the people who say, ‘He earns that, he doesn’t deserve that’, they’re absolutely right. You cannot justify my wages, so I don’t try.
“Am I still cashing the cheques? Yes, because somehow the market forces have decreed this is my value. I don’t discuss money.
“I don’t meet [BBC dIrector-general] Tony Hall and go, ‘Actually, Tony, I’d like some more. Thanks, Tony’.”
He Almost Died After Being Attacked And Stabbed!
When he was studying at the Central School of Speech and Drama, he was mugged, beaten up and stabbed by two men. Although he almost died due to blood loss, he said he gained a new perspective on life after the incident.
“It gave me real perspective on life and what mattered. I went back to drama school and people were slamming doors because of the roles they got and I was like: ‘Uh, I nearly died. I’m just really happy to be alive’.”
Interesting Snippets About Graham Norton
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- Quite possibly, he owes his sense of humour and talents to his parents! Apparently, his mum has a sharp wit and quick judgement while his father could tell a good story.
- His mother’s sensible advice saved him from being bullied when he was a kid. She advised him to never react when anyone teased or made fun of him.
- He used to love wearing his sister’s dress when he was a kid at home. Amazingly, his parents never made a fuss about it.
- He loves to watch television. Interestingly, he preferred TV to people and television was his friend. Even now, his perfect week involves a lot of TV.
- He doesn’t mind living alone for the rest of his life! Apparently, petty things are important to make or break a marriage.
Things He Said As Eurovision Song Contest Commentator!
“OK… That’s three minutes we’ll never get back, but look at it this way: We’ll never have to hear that song again.”
“Now it’s time for the flag ceremony. It’s a new tradition. It’s a way of making the show just that little bit longer.”
“He said he did something terrible as a boy. We don’t know what it was. It might have been write this song.”
“It’s an unusual Eurovision this year. There are lots of songs that are really quite good and brilliantly sung. This is not one of those.”