Raj Bisram Biography
Raj Bisram is a British antique expert serving as director of Bentleys Auctioneers, creator of the world-marks silver app. He is also a television personality appearing in Four Rooms, Posh Pawn, BBC Antiques RT and Bargain Hunt.
Raj Bisram Age
He was born in 1956 in London.
Raj Bisram Nationality
He is a British national.
Raj Bisram Ethnicity
He is of Indian ancestry.
Raj Bisram Parents
Raj is a son of Indian parents who he hasn’t disclosed their names. He was brought up alongside his two sisters.
Raj Bisram Wife
Raj is married to Sue Bistra. She has managed to keep her life from the limelight and there is no available information about her or her career.
Raj Bisram Children
Bisram is a father of two daughters, Roo and Jade.
Raj Bisram Military Career
Raj joined the army after leaving school and after basic training he was sent on a Physical Training Instructors course eventually becoming a PTI in the REME.
Raj Bisram Skiing
While serving in the army he was sent on an army exercise called Snow Queen to teach him to ski in Bavaria as he had never skied before. He enjoyed it and spent the next 3 and half years improving his skiing and eventually became an army ski racer.
After leaving the army he became a road manager to the world aerial stunt team, Flying Skiis and after the team was disbanded he moved to Austria where he qualified for Austrian Ski Instructors papers and became a ski instructor in the resort of Ellmau in the Tyrol. He became the first non-Austrian qualified ski instructor in Ellmau and the first British Asian ski instructor in Austria.
Raj Bisram Antique Expert
Raj is one of the UK’s leading auctioneers and dealers with over 30 years experience in the antique’s world. His particular areas of expertise and interest are 17th to 19th-century furniture, antique silver, antique and vintage sporting items and modern art.
He is the co-founder of Bentley’s Antique & Fine Art Auctioneers in Kent. He founded the company alongside Wilfred Wheaton in 1995 as Cranbrook Auction Rooms. In 1996 he was joined by his co-Director Mark Foster after Wilf’s retirement and the company became Bentley’s Antique & Fine Art Auctioneers Ltd in 2000.
Raj Bisram App
Raj is one of the innovators of British Silver Hallmark Recognition app which enables users to identify silver marks from a database of 20,000 marks, making silver identification easier and much quicker than looking through books. The app is used and endorsed by antiques industry professionals.
Raj Bisram Magic
Bisram is a former member of the Magic Circle and has performed magic all over the world to celebrities and royalty. He frequently brought together his talents as a magician and auctioneer to raise many thousands of pounds for global and local charities including Pestalozzi International Village Trust, Demezla House and The Variety Club of Great Britain, among others.
Raj Bisram Bargain Hunt
Raj is an expert on BBC’s show Bargain Hunt. He also appeared on Channel 4’s Posh Pawn, and BBC’s popular Antiques Road Trip, Celebrity Antiques Road Trip and Flog It!
He was also one of the expert dealers on the popular Channel 4 series Sarah Beeny’s Four Rooms. In the show members of the public attempt to sell their valuable and collectible items in exchange for a cash offer from one of the four dealers. In 2014 the show won the RTS Best Daytime award and National Reality TV Awards.
Raj Bisram Shirts
When one of Twitter users asked Raj where he gets his shirts from he said he buys from Wj Bennett in rye East Sussex.
@Raj_Bisram my husband loves your guitar shirt! Where is it from please? I would like to buy one for his birthday.
— Kathryn (@Kathryn36984129) April 26, 2020
Raj Bisram Net worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1.4 million.