Declan Joseph Oliver Donnelly, commonly known as Dec, stands as a prominent figure in the world of English television, with an estimated net worth of around £62 million.
Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, in September 1975, Dec’s journey in the entertainment industry has been nothing short of remarkable.
As the youngest of seven children, Dec’s early foray into the limelight began with his role as Duncan in the TV series “Byker Grove” from 1989 to 1992. It was during this time that he crossed paths with Anthony McPartlin, marking the beginning of the iconic partnership known as Ant & Dec.
The dynamic duo has become a household name, hosting a slew of popular television shows, including “Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway,” “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!,” “Britain’s Got Talent,” “Ant & Dec’s Push the Button,” and “Red or Black?”.
Dec’s talent extends beyond the small screen, with notable roles in films like “Love Actually” and “Alien Autopsy.” The duo’s influence in the television industry was further solidified in 2007 when they signed a £30 million contract with ITV, underscoring their immense popularity and marketability.
Known for their philanthropy, Ant & Dec donated proceeds from their single “Let’s Get Ready to Rhumble” to the charity ChildLine. In 2013, they opened the W4 Youth Centre, showcasing their commitment to giving back to the community.