Channel 4 Grand Designs: Kevin McCloud’s life off camera from net worth to marriage that ended after 23 years

TV presenter Kevin McCloud is a familiar face on our screens, known for presenting popular Channel 4 show Grand Designs.

Kevin, 62, has worked on the show since 1999 and has been able to put his skills and expertise as a trained architect to help lucky people realise their dream homes.

Given Kevin’s fame and popularity, his fans are always keen to learn behind the scenes details about his life away from Grand Designs.

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Kevin has been relatively private about aspects of his life over the years, but what we do know is that he was married to wife Suzanna for 23 years, with whom he had two children. The couple separated in 2019.

Kevin McCloud prefers to keep some aspects of his life away from public view

Opening up to the Daily Mail, Kevin spoke about preferring to keep his private life away from public view.

“If I welcomed people into my lovely home every week in the pages of a magazine they’d soon see how incredibly dull it is,” the TV presenter said.

“It’s important to maintain a bit of mystique. The more of your private life you put into the public domain, the smaller your private life becomes.”

It’s perhaps unsurprising that Kevin is estimated to have an impressive net worth, given his established career in the world of television.

Kevin McCloud has become a household name presenting Grand Designs on Channel 4 for the last 22 years

Kevin was married for 23 years

Kevin reportedly owns his own architectural company, called MCC3 Ltd, which turned over profits of more than £3million in 2019 alone.

According to Celebs Age Wiki, Kevin is estimated to be worth between £1million and £3.5million.

Another surprising fact about Kevin is that, before breaking into the world of architecture he was quite the performer.

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Before starting at Cambridge University, Kevin studied opera in Italy when he was in his twenties, according to the Mirror.

Performance was clearly in his bones, and when he moved onto Cambridge he was a member of the esteemed comedy group Footlights alongside famous faces including Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.

Grand Designs with Kevin McCloud will continue on Channel 4 this evening at 9pm.

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