Born on March 1, 1966, Paul Hollywood is an English celebrity chef who is best known for being a judge on The Great British Bake Off. Starting his career at his father’s bakery, he is now one of the greatest chefs in United Kingdom. For more information, read the article below.

Paul Hollywood

Before Fame: He was a pupil at The Mosslands School.

Family/ Relationships

Paul Hollywood Parents/Ethnicity/Religion

Born in Wallasey, England, he is the son of John F. Hollywood and Gillian M. Harman.

Paul Hollywood Affair/Married/Wife

Hollywood met his future wife Alexandra in Cyprus where he was a head baker at a five star hotel and she was a scuba diving instructor. They later married in Cyprus. Their only child, a son, was born in October 2001. For more information, contact him on twitter.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Paul John Hollywood
  • Nicknames: Paul
  • Birthday: March 1, 1966
  • Age: 51 years old
  • Birthplace: Wallasey, Cheshire, England
  • Current Residence: United Kingdom
  • Education: The Mosslands School
  • Profession: Chef
  • Nationality: British
  • Ethnicity/Race: White
  • Religion:  Not Available
  • Zodiac: Pisces
  • Spouse/Wife: Alexandra Hollywood
  • Children: 1
  • Net Worth: £9 million (approx)


  • Height: 5 feet 7½” (1.71 m)
  • Weight: Not Available
  • Feet Size: Not Available
  • Dress Size: Not Available
  • Shoe Size: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is best known for being a judge on The Great British Bake Off.
  • He began his career at his father’s bakery.
  • Hollywood has appeared in guest spots on a number of television programmes, including BBC One’s The Generation Game, The Heaven and Earth Show and ITV’s This Morning.
  • The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards named his 2005 book 100 Great Breads as the “Top Bread and Pastry Book” for that year.
  • In 2008, he created an almond and roquefort sourdough recipe that was said to be the most expensive bread in Britain.

Memorable Quotes:

Baking can be done with a few simple ingredients, so it’s about simplicity and nostalgia – people are reminded of their childhood.

Everyone has a favourite cake, pastry, pudding or pie from when they were kids.