Who is Yvette Fielding and what is her net worth 2018? Attractive English presenter Yvette Fielding needs no introduction for those who have practically grown up binge watching the ‘Most Haunted’ series that brought her the unofficial title of the ‘first lady of the paranormal’. Born in Stockport, Cheshire in England, Fielding made her television debut with a leading role in the BBC comedy drama titled ‘Seaview’, where she played the role of Sandy Shelton.
The role brought her due recognition and her performance was well received. However, Fielding was bound to find unprecedented fame in the field of presenting. At the young age of 17 she registered the record of being the youngest presenter in the world by becoming a presenter for Blue Peter- a children’s show that aired on BBC. The show catapulted her to immense fame and brought her the award for ‘Most Popular Woman on Television’. The rest as they say is history!
Fielding is a leading television presenter, producer and actress. She has a brother named Rick Fielding who is also a popular television actor. She was previously married to Barry Sweeny with whom she has a son named William Sweeny. Following her divorce with Sweeny she married television director-producer Karl Beattie in 1999. The couple has a daughter named Mary Beattie.
Fielding had to undergo a hysterectomy that became the subject of a documentary titled ‘In Bed With Yvette & Karl’, which chronicled her operation and subsequent recovery. She also suffers from vitiligo- a disease that causes skin depigmentation, which she probably inherited from her mother.
Education: Although, Fielding was born in Stockport, Cheshire she grew up in Bramhall where she received her primary as well as high school education from Pownall Green Primary School and Bramhall High School respectively. She was also a student of the Stockport Convent and Hillcrest Grammar School, Davenport. She went on to study drama from the Dane Bank College.
Yvette Fielding Net Worth
Fielding’s estimated total net worth is about $4.5 million, a fortune that she has amassed through her successful career as a presenter and her production ventures.
Fielding has a penchant for cars and is the proud owner of an exquisite car collection. She has 3 Aston Martins, a Range Rover, a Porsche Chesil Speedster that was a present from her husband on her 40th birthday, a London Taxi that she uses in ‘Ghosthunting With…’, a Porsche 911 and a Land Rover. She currently resides on a farm in Sandbach, Cheshire with her family.
Apart from being a renowned presenter Fielding is a woman of astute business mind. She co-owns 2 production companies called Antix Productions and Monster Pictures with her husband. She also has a tea shop near the Manchester Cathedral called ‘Propertea’.
After the massive success of ‘Blue Peter’ she went on to co-host another children’s show on ITV titled ‘What’s Up Doc?’. She then made a seamless transition from children based shows to shows that were meant for an older audience in 1995 with shows, like ‘The Heaven and Earth Show’ and ‘City Hospital’ that aired on BBC. She also presented game shows, like ‘Win, Lose or Draw’ and ‘Under Offer’- a property pricing based game show. She has also appeared in popular reality shows like ‘The Wright Stuff’ and ‘I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’.
However, she is majorly known for her paranormal shows like ‘Most Haunted’- in which she investigated various rumoured haunted locations in and around Britain with paranormal experts and ‘Ghosthunting With…’- in which she visited haunted places with popular celebrities. Both of these shows were produced by her own company called the Antix Productions.
She branched out to radio with ‘Yvette Fielding’s Fright Nights’ on Kerrang! Radio. She made a comeback to television with ‘Death in Venice’ in which she investigated rumoured vampire and ghost sightings in Poveglia, Italy with popular television host Paul O’ Grady. She returned as the host of ‘Most Haunted’ in 2014.
With an illustrious career to boast of and a vivacious personality, Fielding is here to stay! Her paranormal shows are immensely popular with the audience thereby, ensuring a consistent revenue for her production companies and an undoubtedly bright future.