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Graham William Walker, better known by his stage name Graham Norton, is a famous Irish comedian, actor, commentator, TV presenter and writer-columnist who has a net worth of $30 million. He was born on April 4, 1963 in Clondalkin, a suburb of Dublin, Ireland, but he was raised in Bandon. Today Norton is one of the most recognised faces on British TV, having begun in show business 1992. Graham Norton is also known as a great businessman: in 1998 he established a production company “So Television” with Graham Stuart. This company still produces Norton’s chat shows, such as the famous “So Graham Norton” and “The Graham Norton Show”. When Norton decided to sell this company in 2012, he received about $28 million.
Graham Norton Net Worth $30 Million
Although this amount of money composes a huge part of Graham’s net worth, he also earns millions of dollars thanks to his acting and writings; today Norton’s income reaches $5 million per year. Some portion of his net worth was received in 2007, when Graham Norton with Claudia Winkelman hosted the first annual Eurovision Dance Contest. Later he hosted the 2008 contest in Glasgow too. Since 2009, Graham Norton has been known by people in the United Kingdom as a BBC commentator of the famous Eurovision Song Contest .
Graham Norton has been successful not only as a Eurovision commentator and businessman, but also as an actor. The first time he appeared on screen was in 1996 as Father Noel Furlong in the movie “Father Ted”. Later Graham played Mr. Puckov in “Another Gay Movie”, voiced plants on BBC in “Rex the Hunt” and even had the opportunity to play himself in a TV show called “Absolutely Fabulous: Gay”. He has also been the host of a myriad number of TV shows, and Graham’s voice has been heard on the BBC radio station “BBC Radio 2” since October 2, 2010, when he took over from Jonathan Ross.
Graham Norton has written 4 books: the first was called “London before the Blitz, 1906-40: from the coming of the motor-car to the outbreak of war” and the last one was called simply and shortly: “So me”. During his career this famous actor and writer has received some awards, the first in 1999 as the “Gay Entertainer of the Year”. He has since received the same award 5 times, plus the BAFTA Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance for his TV shows “So Graham Norton” and “The Graham Norton shows”, the last one being in 2012.
Graham Norton is usually seen driving his Lexus hybrid RX 450h. The car was stolen from him a few years ago, but the owner was able to find it in Wandsworth, West London thanks to English police and to the unique vehicle recovery device which was fitted to it. When Graham doesn’t drive his car and has some free time, he spends it with his two dogs – a terrier cross named Madge (it was named after famous singer Madonna) and labradoodle Madge. Both of his dogs Norton adopted from the UK charity called “Dogs Trust”.