Interesting facts about stars' fortunes
Children’s TV host Neil Buchanan, 52, from CITV’s Art Attack is worth £5 million after selling production company The Media Merchants in the 90s – it’s possibly why you no longer see him sticking bits of pasta to cardboard.
Not every reality star pockets a fortune. Ex- Geordie Shore star Sophie Kasaei, 24, was caught flogging her TV wardrobe clothes on eBay for £40 a pop.
The Hairy Bikers David Myers, 56, and Simon King, 46 – made around £2.5 million in 2011 alone.
Brit stars are making serious cash in the US. Damian Lewis, 43, picked up £47k per Homeland episode, while Andrew Lincoln, 40, earns £25k for each episode of zombie show The Walking Dead.
In 2008, Phillip Schofield, 52, made £49,000 an hour hosting Dancing On Ice.
Ex-Office star Martin Freeman, 40, is worth £10 million, but his partner, actress Amanda Abbington, 40, was declared bankrupt in 2013.
David Walliams 42, has made £13 million from writing five books for children – part of his £22 million fortune.