David Dimbleby net worth: Question Time and Putin's Russia host has a sizeable fortune

David Dimbleby, 79, is a British journalist and television presenter best known for hosting Question Time on BBC.

He also hosted Putin’s Russia with David Dimbleby, which is broadcast tonight at 9pm on BBC One. But what is his net worth?

A mainstay on British television, he has spent 56 years of his life active in the public eye as a reporter.

Since 1979, David has anchored every single general election programme for the BBC.

His younger brother, Jonathan Dimbleby, is also a broadcaster, and currently presents BBC World Service monthly series, World Questions.

David’s exact net worth is not known. However, some details of his fortune are known.

He was reportedly offered a five year contract of £2.3 million by the BBC, according to The Telegraph.

The presenter hosts 30 episodes of Question Time for BBC every year.

This would work out at £15,000 per episode, or £450,000 per annum.

He sold his family business of newspapers, Dimbleby Newspaper Group, for £12 million in 2001.

As for assets, David owns a £1.5 million country mansion in Folkington, East Sussex.

David has been married twice. He was married to his first wife, British cookery writer Josceline Dimbleby, from 1967 to 1993.

He went on to marry his second and current wife documentary maker Belinda Giles the same year in 1993.

David has three children with Josceline (Liza, Henry and Kate) and one son with Belinda (Fred).

What is Alan Titchmarsh’s net worth? The Love Your Garden presenter has a large sum in the bank.

Beginning his career as a professional gardener, he entered gardening journalism in 1974.

His first television appearances were on BBC television show Nationwide, where he appeared as a horticulture expert.

In 2011, Alan signed a lucrative £11 million deal with ITV for television work, according to This Is Money.

Just under half of this money – £5 million – was to present the show Love Your Garden.

His net worth was said to be $ 10 million (£7.4 million) in late 2017, according to What Net Worth.

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