Chesney Hawkes, the English singer, is becoming a member of Pointless Celebrities on BBC One this night. The 1990s particular sees presenters Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman welcoming a number of celebs onto the programme. Tonight’s episode options Colin Jackson and Roger Black, Rowetta and Tony Mortimer, Tim Vincent and Anna Ryder Richardson, and Kirsten O’Brie and Chesney Hawkes. Hawkes is very best recognized for his unmarried The One and Only, which crowned the United Kingdom Singles Chart, and reached the Top 10 within the United States.
With this kind of well-known track to his identify, how much wealth has Hawkes collected all through his profession?
According to web site Celebrity Net Worth, Chesney Hawkes has a internet worth of $10 million (£8.2million).
Hawkes has up to now spoken of the way he wasn’t specifically smart along with his money when he first shot to popularity.
He advised The Telegraph in a 2015 interview that he used to be “living in the now” and spending quite than saving his income.
“My income started to dry up a couple of years after I had the big success with The One and Only,” Hawkes advised the newspaper.
“My report label dropped me, and I’d been spending method too much money. I be mindful purchasing all my circle of relatives a car, a studio… I wasn’t very smart about money.
“I’d purchased a area in west London and I used to be at some extent the place I couldn’t manage to pay for to even pay the loan. I used to be handiest about 23 on the time.”
He added that he overlooked some loan bills and ended up in his financial institution overdraft.
“I was probably £20,000 in debt at the worst point,” singer Hawkes advised The Telegraph.
The Briton stated his monetary scenario have been “embarrassing” however he controlled to get out of his debt because of a chum renting a room from him, getting a publishing deal after which assembly his “extra smart’ spouse.
Hawkes has been married to Kristina Hawkes since 1997. They have 3 youngsters in combination.
Pointless Celebrities is a ways from Hawkes’ first foray into tv. The singer in short gave the impression on Celebrity Big Brother in 2009.
He took phase within the BBC collection Let’s Dance For Comic Relief in 2011 adopted through the ITV collection Sing If You Can.
Hawkes used to be additionally because of participate on ITV’s Dancing on Ice in 2012 however after fracturing his ankle, he needed to pull out.
In 2015, the singer competed in Celebrity MasterChef on BBC One however used to be eradicated within the first of the semi-finals of the display.
Last week on Pointless Celebrities, the visitors have been DJs Rickie Haywood-Williams and Melvin Odoom, Loose Women panellist Andrea McLean and previous presenter Carol Smilie, writer Katy Brand and Su Pollard and comedian royalty Syd Little and Eddie Large.