Delia Smith Net Worth: How Much Does Delia Smith Make Every Year?

delia smith net worth

Delia Ann Smith is an English cook and TV host who is best known for showing people how to cook simple meals. Smith is one of the most well-known celebrity chefs in Britain.

She has influenced a lot of people with her work, and she is also well-known for being a majority shareholder at Norwich City F.C. together with her husband, Michael Wynn-Jones.

Delia Smith: Net Worth 2022

Delia Smith is a famous English cook and TV host who is worth $36 million as of 2022. Delia Smith was born on June 18, 1941, in Woking, Surrey, England. She taught basic cooking skills in a way that made her very popular. She got a job at a small restaurant in Paddington called “The Singin’ Chef” when she was 21 years old.

Delia Smith: Early Life Details

On June 18, 1941, Delia Ann Smith was born in Woking, Surrey. Smith was born in Woking, Surrey, to Harold and Etty Jones Smith. She went to school in Bexleyheath. Her first job was as a hairdresser, and she also worked in a store and a travel agency.

Who Is The Husband Of Delia Smith?

Her husband is Michael Wynn Jones.

Delia Smith: Career Details

When she was 21 years old, Delia Smith started working in a small restaurant in Paddington. Smith started reading English cookbooks at the British Museum, where she later tried out the recipes on a Harley Street family. In 1969, the magazine Daily Mirror hired Delia to write about cooking.

The Rolling Stones album “Let It Bleed” features a cake that Smith baked. She later left the Standard for the rival Evening News, but she came back when the Standard bought the News.

Smith made her first TV appearance as a resident cook on BBC East’s magazine show “Look East” at the start of the 1970s. After that, she got her own cooking show called “Family Fare,” which ran from 1973 to 1975.

Smith announced in 2003 that she was leaving TV. But in 2008, her autobiography, “How to Cheat at Cooking,” which was a best-seller in 1971, came out. A few years later, she was in a few episodes of “Delia through the Decades.”

Smith said in 2013 that she was giving up cooking shows on TV and would instead focus on posting her recipes online.

Does Delia Smith Still Have Norwich?

Since November 1996, Smith and Michael Wynn Jones have owned the Canaries. They recently celebrated their 25th year in charge of the club. They have more meetings, events, and cooking classes at Carrow Road now than they ever did when they owned the club.

Favorite Quotes from Delia Smith

“Although a food processor is not an absolutely essential piece of equipment, because you can certainly chop, grate, slice, knead and mix everything by hand, it does do all these things very quickly and efficiently and saves you time and energy.”

“My message is, as it always has been, moderation: meat as the main course on three days a week, eggs on one, fish on one other and some form of a vegetarian meal on the rest constitute a perfectly acceptable, interesting and varied diet.”

“There are people who claim to be instinctive cooks, who never follow recipes or weigh anything at all. All I can say is they’re not very fussy about what they eat. For me, cooking is an exact art and not some casual game.” 

“Although a food processor is not an absolutely essential piece of equipment, because you can certainly chop, grate, slice, knead and mix everything by hand, it does do all these things very quickly and efficiently and saves you time and energy.”

“There are three reasons why this book came into being. First, throughout the 33 years I’ve been writing recipes – although I’m not vegetarian myself – I have greatly enjoyed creating vegetarian recipes, and cooking and serving them at home.”

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