Paul Hollywood (born March 1, 1966) is a British Chef, Author, Television Personality, Businessman and Host from Wallasey (Cheshire, England). In fact, he is famous as the judge of “The Great British Bake Off” reality show. Apart from that, he started his career as a baker with his father. His full real birth name is Paul John Hollywood.
Paul has associated with various five-star hotels like The Dorchester as the head baker. Later on, he made his entry in cookery shows aired on BBC and ITV.
Actually, he has also known as the antidote to the judges in the reality shows. It is because of his straightforwardness and honesty to judge the hard work of the contestants.
Moreover, Mr. Hollywood has received “The Gourmand Cookbook Award” for his book “100 Great Breads” in 2005. This book has also rated as the top bread and pastry book of that year. He presented a show named “Paul Hollywood’s Big Continental Road Trips” in May 2017.
Early Life, Parents & Profile
This talented Cook was born on the 1st of March 1966 in Wallasey, Cheshire (England). Therefore, Paul Hollywood’s age is 52 years old in 2018. In fact, John F. Hollywood is his father and a bakery shop owner. Furthermore, his mother is Gillian M. Harman. The 52-year-old has a brother Lee Hollywood.
He was a student of The Mosslands School. After that, he went to learn culinary art in Wallasey School of Art. He met his life partner Alexandra Hollywood in Cyprus. Moreover, she is a professional scuba diving instructor.
They married in 1995. However, Paul had an affair with Marcela Valladolid. Ms. Marcela is the co-host of “The American Baking Competition”. Later on, Paul decided to reunite with his wife. Though, their relationship could not last long and ended in 2017. Mr. & Ms. Hollywood have a son named Josh Hollywood.
|Full Birth Name||Paul John Hollywood.|
|Profession||Chef & TV Personality.|
|Age (As of 2018)||Fifty-two, (52) years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1st of March 1966.|
|Famous For||Writer of "100 Great Breads" book 2005|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Wallasey, Cheshire (England).|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Pisces.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 70 Kg.
Pounds: 154 lbs.
|Biceps Size||13 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||42-36-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||6.|
|Parents||Father: John F. Hollywood.
Mother: Gillian M. Harman.
|Siblings||Brother: Lee Hollywood.
|Wife & Relationship|
|Dating History?||He was in a relationship with the co-host of “The American Baking Competition” Marcela Valladolid.|
|Girlfriend||1. Alexandra Hollywood.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Alexandra Hollywood.|
|Children||Son: Josh Hollywood.|
|School||The Mosslands School.|
|College/University||Wallasey School of Art.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Sukollawat Kanarot.
Actress: Davika Hoorne.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Switzerland.|
|Love to do||Playing Polo and Fishing.|
|Favorite Dishes||Italian Food.|
|Net Asset (Approx.)||$2.25 Million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Earnings per month||Under review.|
|Office Address||Will Update.|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||NA.|
|Email Address||Not Known.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Paul Hollywood (Chef)
- Paul worked in his dad’s bakery in New York “Bread Winner”.
- In fact, he came as the guest in shows such as “The Generation”, “This Morning” and “The Heaven and The Earth Game”.
- His partnership with food writer Mary Berry has described as the “secret weapon” in the cooking competitions.
- Hollywood also did a genealogy document “What Do You Think You Are” aired on BBC.
- Apart from that, he started his career on the racing track in 2015.
- Initially, he participated in Britcar Trophy Championship and qualified for the second place.
- He also raced with Beechdean Diaries founder Andrew Howard.