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GBBO: How much does Paul Hollywood get paid for Bake Off?

Judge Paul Hollywood, considered the ‘master’ of Bake Off, gets to taste the baker’s creations every week, alongside Prue Leith. So how much does the well-known chef get paid for the Channel 4 show?

While bakers aim to showcase their talents in different themed episodes each week, Paul sets them technical challenges, tastes their creations and gives constructive feedback and criticism on their showstoppers.

And while Paul is a well-known chef who appears on other shows, viewers are now wondering how much he gets paid for Bake Off alone. We done some kneading through the evidence in a bid to find out!

Ep3. Paul. Picture: Channel 4.

How long has Paul been on Bake Off?

Paul, 52, has been a judge on Bake Off since 2010. He previously judged the bakes alongside Mary Berry, and now appears next to Prue Leith.

He has continued to be a Bake Off judge since the start of the baking show, which first aired on the BBC, until it moved to Channel 4 in 2016.

Due to his straightforward and honest manner, he has been described as the antidote to other judges like Simon Cowell.

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How much does Paul get paid for Bake Off?

  • £400,000 per series

According to, Paul used to earn £100,000 per series to appear on GBBO while it aired on BBC One.

But when the show moved from BBC One over to Channel 4, his earnings on the series reportedly jumped to £400,000.

Paul’s overall net worth is £11.5million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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What other shows has Paul been on?

Paul has hosted some of his own baking shows such as Paul Hollywood Does Japan, Paul Hollywood’s Bread and Paul Hollywood’s Pies & Puds.

Other shows he has starred in include The American Baking Competition, The Great Comic Relief Bake Off, The Great Sport Relief Bake Off, The Great Holiday Baking Show, and The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C.

Paul also speaks at public events such as the Cumbrian Food Festival, the BBC Good Food Show and The Cake and Bake Show.



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Celine is a journalist with over five years of experience in the media industry and the chief staff writer on Reality Titbit. After graduating with a degree in Multimedia Journalism she became a radio newsreader and reporter, before moving into her current role as a reality TV writer.