Paul Hollywood Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Paul Hollywood

Biography / Wiki

If you want to become a great chef, you have to work with great chefs and that’s exactly what ‘Paul Hollywood’ did, who is a British Chef, Author, Television Personality, Businessman, and Host. He is well known for writing the book “100 Great Breads” in 2005.

He also tried his luck in other genres, including motoring. With his ability of cooking, he produced really good and delicious food. He possessed the talent and developed into a standout personality. Aside from that, he contributed significantly to the food industry.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on the 1st of March 1966, Paul turns 57 years old. He is towering tall with a height of 173 centimeters and 5’8” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 70 kilograms and 154 lbs in pounds.

He seems younger with his Black eyes and Black-White hair. His body measures 42 inches chest, 36 inches waist, and 35 inches hips and his biceps size is 13 inches approximately whereas his shoe size is 6 (US).

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Paul Hollywood is $2.25 Million approx.

Education / Family

Paul was born and raised in Wallasey, Cheshire, and belongs to the White-Caucasian ethnicity. He is born to his father John F. Hollywood and his mother Gillian M. Harman. He grew up along with his brother Lee Hollywood. He completed his schooling at The Mosslands School and further enrolled at the Wallasey School of Art to learn culinary art.


Paul John Hollywood

Nickname Paul
Birth Place Wallasey, Cheshire (England)
Date Of Birth 1st of March 1966
Age 53 Years
Height In centimeters – 173 cm

In feet inches – 5’8”

Weight In Kilograms: 70 Kg

In Pounds: 154 lbs

Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black-White
Profession Chef & TV Personality
Sexual Orientation Straight
School The Mosslands School
College Wallasey School of Art
Religion Christianity
Nationality British
Home Town Wallasey, Cheshire (England)
Fathers Name John F. Hollywood
Mothers Name Gillian M. Harman


Paul Hollywood with his mother
Paul Hollywood with his mother

Brothers Lee Hollywood


Paul Hollywood with his brother
Paul Hollywood with his brother

Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

Following the footsteps of his grandfather who was also head baker at the famous Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool, Paul became a head baker at various hotels including Cliveden and The Dorchester. Apart from that, he also worked extensively abroad including in Cyprus where he got married to his wife Alexandria.

He did a genealogy document “What Do You Think You Are” which was aired on channel BBC. Paul set up the Paul Hollywood Artisan Bread Company and started working on TV as co-host with James Martin on the Carlton Food Network in 1999.

Since then, he has had a variety of television credits and best known for his work on The Great British Bake Off alongside Mary Berry as a judge. BBC2 broadcast Paul Hollywood’s Big Continental Road Trip in 2019. He was featured in a two-part Channel 4 series called The Great British Bake Off: Best Bits in 2020.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

He had an affair with Marcela Valladolid who is the co-host of “The American Baking Competition”. Later, he met his life partner Alexandra Hollywood in Cyprus and got married in 1995. Both blessed with a son named Josh Hollywood. But their relationship could not last long and ended in 2017.

Girlfriend Marcela Valladolid


Paul Hollywood with his girlfriend Marcela
Paul Hollywood with his girlfriend Marcela

Alexandra Hollywood

Marital Status Divorced
Wife Alexandra Hollywood


Paul Hollywood with his ex-wife Alexandra
Paul Hollywood with his ex-wife Alexandra

Children Son: Josh Hollywood

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.

Favorite Actors Sukollawat Kanarot
Favorite Actress Davika Hoorne
Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Singer(s) Not Known
Favorite Food Italian Food
Favorite Destinations Switzerland
Favorite Color(s) White

Paul Hollywood

Some Interesting Facts About Paul Hollywood

  • His zodiac sign is Pisces.
  • He belongs to the White-Caucasian ethnicity.
  • He is very fond of Playing Polo and Fishing.
  • He did a genealogy document “What Do You Think You Are”.
  • He wrote the book “100 Great Breads” in 2005.
  • His father is a bakery shop owner.
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