Des O’Connor Net Worth

Des O’Connor Net Worth is
$10 Million

Des O’Connor Biography

Des O’Connor Net Worthy of: Des O’Connor can be an English comedian and actor who includes a net worthy of of $10 million. Des O’Connor was created in Stepney, East London, England in January 1983. O’Connor was the presenter of the long term Channel 4 game present Countdown. In 2011 he received criticism for welcoming a fresh baby at nearly 80 years outdated. He provides starred on stage in Glasgow, NEVADA, Sydney, Toronto, and London. In 2001 he was presented with a Special Accomplishment Award from the National Tv Awards, UK. He provides hosted or shown for the tv screen series For Like or Cash, The London Palladium Present, The Des O’Connor Present, Des O’Connor on Stage, Des, The Golden Shot, Des O’Connor Entertains, The surface of the Pops, Des O’Connor Tonight, Today with Des and Mel, Countdown, and more. He was appointed a Commander of the Purchase of the British Empire in the 2008 Birthday Honours. Des provides been married four moments and has five kids. He has recorded 36 albums and got four Top 10 singles like the #1 “I Pretend” and has sold over 10 million records.

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Quick Facts

Full NameDes O'Connor
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 12, 1932
AwardsNational Television Award for Special Recognition

Interesting Facts

1 O'Connor has always taken criticism in good humour, even appearing with Morecambe and Wise on their 1975 Christmas Show in a sketch that mocked him. He got his own back on the 1976 Christmas Show when he was in the firing squad at the end of the main sketch.
2 After completing his National Service in the Royal Air Force, he worked as a shoe salesman at Church's in Northampton, and for United Counties, both on the road and in the office, before entering show business.
3 O'Connor has starred in a mainstream television show in almost every year since 1963, a feat that only one other television personality has achieved worldwide (US game show host Bob Barker, who hosted mainstream television shows from 1956 until 2007, with 1966-1972 being in syndication).
4 Before his break in television, his first theatre appearances were in variety, where he appeared in venues throughout the country.
5 Des O'Connor has worked with many famous people, from rock and pop stars, actors and TV performers, to politicians, princes, to luminaries such as Frank Sinatra, Adam Faith, Sean Connery, Liberace, the Beatles, Shirley Bassey, Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Cilla Black, Tony Blair and members of the Royal Family.
6 O'Connor has had a successful career as a singer, recording 36 albums, five of which reached the Top 40 of the UK Albums Chart.
7 O'Connor replaced Russell Grant in the West End musical The Wizard of Oz as Professor Marvel, Doorman at the Emerald City, Tour Guide and the Wizard.
8 His mother was Jewish and his father was from Ireland, O'Connor had a Bar Mitzvah.
9 Des pretended to faint at the Glasgow Empire theatre to get off the stage early as the audience was less than impressed by his act.[.
10 In 1996 and 1997, O'Connor compèred the Royal Variety Performance. On 20 January 2001, ITV aired An Audience with Des O'Connor.
11 O'Connor opened for Buddy Holly in his sole appearance in England. Holly, in a letter to his wife said "Show was great but the comedian wasn't very good".
12 O'Connor has sold more than 16 million records around the world and appeared more than a thousand times at the London Palladium.
13 In 1969 Des went international. 13 of his TV shows was pre-sold to America (NBC), Canada and Australia for a combined gross of £625,000. NBC never asked for any more, but the show went on to be sold to 40 other countries during the early 1970s.
14 He was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to entertainment.
15 Jodie Brooke Wilson (aka "Jodie Brooke Wilson") gave birth to their son, Adam Harrison Campbell, at a London hospital. The baby weighed 8 lbs (22nd September 2004).
16 Children: Karen, with former Butlins worker Phyllis Gill, Tracy and Samantha, with dancer Gillian Vaughan, Kristina, with model Jay Rufer, and Adam Harrison Campbell, with singer Jodie Brooke Wilson.
17 Had a car accident as a child and his parents were told he'd never walk. His father caught him standing without his calipers and proclaimed 'that if he can stand, he can walk.'
18 Popular British singer/comedian who, despite several tries in the early 1970s, never really managed to catch on with American audiences.
19 He played a few games for Northampton Town FC.
20 He moved to Northampton in the Second World War, from his birthplace - Stepney, East London


1 I believe in mixing new talent with established superstars. People know what they get when they tune into my show - an hour of class entertainment.

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001 Special Achievement Award National Television Awards, UK



Who's Doing the Dishes? 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Loose Women 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Des O'Connor Tonight 1988 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Good Neighbors 1976 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Morecambe & Wise Show 1975 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show 1971 TV Series performer - 1 episode


Des O'Connor Entertains 1976 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Des 1972 TV Series
The Des O'Connor Show 1963 TV Series 1963

Music Department

Christmas with Rupert 2013 Video music performer
Take Your Pick 1992 TV Series composer - 1 episode


Dee Time 1967 TV Series Himself
The Eamonn Andrews Show 1967 TV Series Himself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1964-1966 TV Series Himself - Comedian / Himself -
The New London Palladium Show 1965 TV Series Himself
Comedy Bandbox 1964 TV Series Himself
Juke Box Jury 1964 TV Series Himself - Panellist
Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium 1962-1964 TV Series Himself
The Good Old Days 1964 TV Series Himself - Performer
Big Night Out 1964 TV Series Himself
Swinging Along 1962 TV Series Himself (vocalist)
Thank Your Lucky Stars 1962 TV Series Himself
For Love or Money 1960-1961 TV Series Himself - Host
Six-Five Special 1958 TV Series Himself
The Saturday Show 1958 TV Series Himself
Spot the Tune 1956 TV Series Himself
It's a Great Life 1954 TV Series Himself
Music-Hall 1954 TV Series Himself
The Morecambe and Wise Story: Look Back in Laughter 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself - Friend & Entertainer
Hippodromes, Empires and Palaces: Tales from the Golden Age of Variety 2015 Video documentary short Himself - Actor & Singer
Room 101 2015 TV Series Himself
Through the Keyhole 2014 TV Series Himself - Panellist
The Chase 2013 TV Series Himself
Living the Life 2012 TV Series Himself
100 Years of the Royal Variety Performance 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Royal Variety Performance 2012 2012 TV Movie Himself - Performer
All Star Mr & Mrs 2012 TV Series Himself
Would I Lie to You? 2012 TV Series Himself
The One and Only Des O'Connor 2012 TV Movie Himself - Host
That Sunday Night Show 2011-2012 TV Series Himself
The One Show 2008-2011 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
Piers Morgan's Life Stories 2011 TV Series Himself
100 Years of the London Palladium 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
30 Years of 'An Audience With...' 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Loose Women 2008-2009 TV Series Himself
The Paul O'Grady Show 2008-2009 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest Host
Countdown 2007-2008 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself - Presenter
Happy Hour 2008 TV Series Himself
Best Ever Muppet Moments 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
Today with Des and Mel 2002-2006 TV Series Himself - Host / Host
Bruce Forsyth: A BAFTA Tribute 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
An Audience with Joe Pasquale 2005 TV Movie Himself
Bob Monkhouse: A BAFTA Tribute 2004 TV Special documentary Himself
Still Cliff 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Richard & Judy 2001-2003 TV Series Himself
The British Soap Awards 2003 2003 TV Special Himself - Host
Parkinson 2003 TV Series Himself
Des O'Connor Tonight at Christmas 2002 TV Special Presenter
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2002 TV Series Himself
The Unforgettable Eric Morecambe 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
National Television Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
This Morning 2001 TV Series Himself
An Audience with Des O'Connor 2001 TV Special Himself
National Television Awards 2000 TV Special Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
The Talk Show Story 2000 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Des O'Connor Tonight 1977-1998 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself - Presenter / Presenter / ...
Omnibus 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
Des O'Connor's World Cup Party 1998 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The Royal Variety Performance 1996 TV Movie Himself - Host
Without Walls 1996 TV Series documentary Himself
The National Television Awards 1995 TV Special Himself
Royal Variety Performance 1995 1995 TV Movie Himself
The National Lottery 1994 TV Series Himself - Presenter
Paul Merton's Palladium Story 1994 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Pot of Gold 1993 TV Series Himself - Presenter
Take Your Pick 1992 TV Series Himself - Host
Top of the Pops 1967-1986 TV Series Himself / Himself - Singer
Des O'Connor Now 1984 TV Series Himself - Host
The Val Doonican Music Show 1982 TV Series Himself
The Morecambe & Wise Show 1979 TV Series Himself
Seaside Special 1977 TV Series Himself
The Morecambe & Wise Show 1975-1976 TV Series German Firing Squad Soldier / Himself
Des O'Connor Entertains 1974-1976 TV Series Himself - Host
Dinah! 1976 TV Series Himself
The Royal Variety Performance 1975 TV Movie Himself
Look Who's Talking 1975 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
The Golden Shot 1968-1974 TV Series Himself
Shut That Door! 1973 TV Series Himself
Des 1972 TV Series Himself - Host
The Mike Douglas Show 1972 TV Series Himself - Vocalist
A Royal Gala Variety Performance 1972 TV Special Himself - Comedian
Lift Off 1970-1972 TV Series Himself
Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show 1970-1971 TV Series Himself / Himself-Host / Host
The David Frost Show 1971 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1971 TV Series Himself
The Harry Secombe Show 1970 TV Series Himself
Frost on Sunday 1968-1970 TV Series Himself - Guest Star / Himself
If It Moves It's Rude: The Story of the Windmill Theatre 1969 Documentary On-screen Participant
Vera Lynn 1969 TV Series Himself
This Is Your Life 1969 TV Series Himself
The Royal Variety Performance 1969 1969 TV Special Himself - Host
Des O'Connor on Stage 1969 TV Series Himself
The Val Doonican Show 1968 TV Series Himself
Glamour... 1968 TV Series Himself
The Des O'Connor Show 1963-1968 TV Series Himself
The London Palladium Show 1966-1968 TV Series Himself / Himself-host

Archive Footage

It Was Alright in the 70s 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
Glasgow: Big Night Out 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
Morecambe & Wise: The Whole Story 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
The Unforgettable Rod Hull 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
The Story of Variety with Michael Grade 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
Morecambe & Wise: In Their Own Words 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
The Best of the Royal Variety 2006 TV Series Himself
Be My Baby: The Girl Group Story 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
The Story of Light Entertainment 2006 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Heroes of Comedy 1999-2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Alright on the Night's Cockup Trip 1996 TV Special Himself
The Best of the Don Lane Show 1994 TV Movie Himself

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