Gregg Wallace is a famous British television personality who is said to have a huge fortune.
He’s hosted his own Channel 5 series this year, Gregg Wallace: Big Weekends Away, which explores cities across Europe that can be explored in one weekend. Post COVID restrictions of course!
But how did he get so famous?
And how rich is Gregg?
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How did Gregg Wallace get famous?
Gregg is best known for his Masterchef appearance as well as various other shows that he has hosted or co-presented.
Before he became famous, Gregg was a successful businessman. After working in the Covent Garden vegetable market for years, he started his own greengrocer company.
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This company, George Allen’s greengrocer, had healthy sales of around £ 7 million at its peak.
He went on to run two restaurants, but they eventually folded up.
However, he became famous after being invited to speak on radio broadcasts about his expertise in the food industry.
A bit of a character, he then started making TV guest appearances.
Until 2002 he was a presenter at Saturday Kitchen and hosted shows for the Discovery Channel and the Food Channel.
You may also remember his hit series Supermarket Secrets and Eat Well For Less?
Since 2015 he has been presenting Inside The Factory together with Cherry Healey.
And since 2005 he has presented MasterChef together with John Torode.
In 2014 he took part in Strictly Come Dancing – but was out in the second week!
What is his fortune?
According to CelebWorthGregg Wallace has an impressive net worth of around $ 5 million. At today’s current exchange rate, this is over £ 3.5 million.
Who is Gregg Wallace’s wife?
Gregg, 56, is married to Anne-Marie Sterpini, 35. She is his fourth wife and they tied the knot in 2016.
They met on Twitter after she sent him a message about one of his recipes.
While speaking with Lorraine Kelly, Gregg explained how everything went.
He said, “I looked at her picture and thought, ‘Oh my word, you are a pretty girl,’ so I sent her a message and then we started texting each other.”
“When you follow someone on Twitter, you can send someone direct messages so we can message each other, and then I’ll send her my phone number.
“That was five years ago.”
The couple share a two-year-old son named Sid. He now also has a grown daughter, Libby, from his second marriage.
How did Gregg lose so much weight?
Gregg has gone through a major physical transformation in the past few years. At one point, he says he was obese and received a stern warning from his doctor.
He then took action and lost several stones and even started a fitness website.
To date, he has lost a total of four stones. And it comes down to eating healthier and exercising religiously.
Additionally, he has joked in previous interviews that he is motivated to stay in shape to keep up with his young wife!
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