Dick Strawbridge is a British engineer, TV presenter, and former army officer. He has a net worth of about $3 million.
Dick Strawbridge was born Richard Francis Strawbridge on September 3, 1959. He was born in the Southeast Asian country Burma, and raised in Northern Ireland. After high school, he wanted to join the army. He took his O-levels, which is a certificate of education that helped Strawbridge enroll in a sixth form college. After completing college, Dick went on to the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Strawbridge married Brigit Weiner in 1982, and they had two children together. They were divorced in 2010, and Dick got remarried to Angel Adoree in 2015. They also have two children together.
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In 1979, Dick was commissioned to the British Army after attending Sandhurst. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 1981, Captain in 1985, and then became a Major in 1991. In 1999, he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, and left the army in 2001. Strawbridge has also been to several colleges to give lectures, and taught leadership courses.
Strawbridge made his television debut in 2003 when he appeared on the first six episodes of the series Scrapheap. The show includes teams of contestants building a working machine, using only materials from a scrap yard. Dick was featured as a team leader on the show. In 2009, Strawbridge took over as the main presenter of the show. Strawbridge became well known for his robust mustache, leadership and engineering skills.
Dick has appeared in numerous other television shows, including It’s Not Easy Being Green in 2006, where Strawbridge and his family strived to live as green as possible. Additionally, he appeared as a presenter on the show Coast, as well as working on the shows The Hungry Sailors, Saturday Farm, Escape to the Château, and Dirty Rotten Survival.
Dick Strawbridge’s Net Worth: $3 million
As of 2021, Dick Strawbridge has a net worth of about $3 million. Strawbridge has earned most of his fortune through his various television gigs.
As featured on their TV show Escape to the Château, viewers watched as Strawbridge and his wife Angel purchased a 19th century castle in France and showcased their wealth. The property was once a wedding venue, but they transformed it into their family home.