Delia Smith Net Worth

She earns $10 million a year and has a net worth of more than $140 million.


The British celebrity chef estimated her net worth to be about $36 million as of July 2020.

Delia Ann Smith is a British celebrity chef and television presenter. She is famous for teaching basic cooking skills, and her television shows have a reputation for being extremely accessible and down-to-earth.

Smith had a long-term relationship with Paul Walker, a co-star in the film “Brick,” and Walker died in a car accident in 2013, reportedly when his Porsche veered into a tree.

Early Life

Delia Ann Smith was born in Woking, Surrey, England on the 18th of June, 1941. She went to school to study hair styling and then after that worked as a shop assistant and in a travel agency.

She was looking for a job and she took a job in a small restaurant in Paddington. Then she began to read English cookery books in the Reading Room at the British Museum. Then she got a job at Carlton Studios in London, where she prepared food for studio photography.


Delia Smith had been a cook in a small restaurant in a small town in England. While working at the restaurant, Smith began reading English cooking books at the British Museum. Later, she tried cooking a few recipes on a family in London. In 1969, Delia was taken on as the cookery writer for the Daily Mirror magazine.

Smith baked a cake which was used on the cover of the Rolling Stones ‘Let It Bleed’. Smith defected and ended up working for the rival Evening News, but did return when they bought out the news.

While on ‘Family Fare’, Smith was introduced to the American actor and singer Sammy Davis, Jr., who asked her to marry him. Smith rejected his advances but Davis persisted and she then accepted thinking it was just a drunken mistake. They married in July of 1973.

In her early career, Smith was a British cookery writer, but later she turned to television. She made her TV career debut in 1971 on the BBC’s ‘Come Dancing’ with her first book ‘How to Cheat at Cooking’.

In 2013, Smith announced that she was retiring from television, and would concentrate on offering her recipes online.

After a decade in the public eye, Delia Smith’s house went up for sale and sold for $20 million dollars.


– She is the first British woman to win a lifetime achievement award from the Royal Academy of British Cookery.
– She has written several books and produced many cookery TV shows and DVDs.

Favorite Quotes from Delia Smith

Delia Smith says she’s been in the media for 35 years and has always been subject to criticism. But she says she doesn’t read any of this stuff and the best way to deal with it is to not read it.


Delia Smith was best known for her best-selling cookbooks but also for her appearances for many years on TV. After her retirement from TV, she has decided to keep showing her recipes online.

I don’t want this to be the end – just the beginning!

I think that the reason why Smith is a successful cook is because she cooks with the same kind of passion that she has, which I think is pretty amazing.

As of July 2020, Delia Smith is worth over $30 millions dollars.

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