Quick Facts of Richard Francis Strawbridge
- Full NameRichard Francis Strawbridge
- Net Worth$39 million
- Date of Birth03 September, 1959
- NicknameColonel Dick
- Marital Status
- ProfessionTV presenter, Engineer, Ex-Army
- Active Year1998-present
- Eye colour
- Hair colour
- SpouseBrigit A Weiner (m:1982. d:2010) Angel Adoree (m. 2015)
- Education Ballyclare High School, Nottinghamshire
- Online PresenceTwitter
Dick Strawbridge is a British engineer, a TV presenter, and an Environmentalist who often known as the name of Colonel Dick. Before starting a career as a TV presenter he served under the army of Britain. That is the reason behind calling him, Colonel Dick.
He is currently married to Angel Adoree and is the father of a total of four children. Wanna know more details about Dick Strawbridge? Stay on the page and keep on reading.
Dick Strawbridge was born as Richard Francis Strawbridge on the 3rd of September, 1959 in Burma. Furthermore, he is the third son of Jennifer Strawbridge and George Strawbridge. His father worked in the oil industry in the Middle East and the Far East. Although Strawbridge was born in Burma, he was raised and educated in Country Antrim, Northern Ireland along with six siblings.
Strawbridge attended Ballyclare High School from 1971 to 1976. After graduating from school, to achieve his ambition of becoming an army officer he enrolled O levels at a sixth form college in Nottinghamshire before going on to Sandhurst.
Started career as an Army
Strawbridge started his career as he first joined the army and after that, he started appearing in television shows. In addition, he received a commission in the British Army in 1979 where he began his journey as an army. At first, he joined the Royal Corps of Signals in 1980 and after a year got promoted as Lieutenant. After serving four years he again got promoted as Captain in October 1985 and became a Major in September 1991.
As Strawbridge gave his full dedication of serving for Northen Ireland he was awarded an MBE in 1993. And in June 1999 he also got the promotion and became Lieutenant Colonel.
In November 2001 he left the army and began appearing as an engineering and environmental expert on television shows including Scrapheap Challenge. As he continued appearing TV shows soon became a presenter and hosted many shows like Coast and Planet Mechanics.
Dick Strawbridge was married twice in his life. He first married to Brigit A Weiner in 1982. From his first wife Brigit, he has two children named James and Charlotte. Their first son, James was born in 1984 and second child Charlotte in 1986. After being together for 28 years the pair decided to get a divorce in 2010. Actually they didn’t share any information about why their marriage turned into a divorce.
After getting divorce Strawbridge married Angel Adoree, the founder of The Vintage Patisserie. Dick and Angel met back in November 2015 through their shared agent. The couple exchanged their wedding vows in 2015.
Through their marital relationship, the couple shares two sons, Arthur and Dorothy. As for Arthur, he was born in 2013 and Dorothy was born in 2014. Currently, Strawbridge is living his life with Angel and his newborn child.
Apart, he has a hobby in Photography and often shares photos of nature and it’s beauty. It seems like he often uses twitter rather than Instagram because he has shared most of his pictures on his Twitter.
Net Worth in Millions
Dick Strawbridge has been appearing in many shows and also has served as an army in his life. So far, he has a net worth of around $10 million as of 2020. As a television personality, Dick has appeared in a number of television shows along with his wife.
In addition, he has also purchased a vast, crumbling castle worth £280,0000 in Loire Valley and transformed it into an upmarket wedding venue valued at £2 million. They are not living a lavish life in the castle but also earning a million from the wedding venue.