Drew Pritchard Biography and Wiki
Drew Pritchard is an acclaimed Welsh architectural antique dealer and TV star from the UK who is a specialist in salvage hunting and antique restoration. He is vastly known as the host of a popular TV show Salvage Hunters on Quest TV that is globally watched by over 32 countries. Before he became an independent antique dealer, Mr. Pritchard used to work as a stained glass restorer and designer.
Since the day he became an independent dealer, has been taking the antique market by storm and progressively continue to buy antiques that pleases him while focusing on good design, originality, and unused materials, where necessary.
He fixing items when he was still a young boy, maybe around the age of 15, and he has already established himself in the antique market. He purchases items from the 17th to 21st century. Luckily, he has a vintage shop in his hometown Conwy, North Wale named after himself” Drew Pritchard”. He works together with a team of renovators to create well remarkable items to the market.
Drew Pritchard Age and Birthday: How Old Is Drew Pritchard from Salvage Hunters?
Drew Pritchard is 50 years as of 2020, he celebrates his birthday on June 26th every year. Pritchard was born June 26, 1970, in Conwy, Wales.
Drew Pritchard Height and Weight
Pritchard stands at an average height and moderate weight. He also appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by.
Drew Pritchard Family and Parents
Drew was brought up in Welsh in a hardworking family. His father was a car and motorcycle fan, never luck a repair kit in the house. However, he has never revealed the identity of his parents neither disclosed any concrete information about his siblings. This information will soon be updated. Nevertheless, he has several children who help him maintain his business.
Drew Pritchard Wife, Is Drew Pritchard Married?
Pritchard is currently single. He was, however, married to his co-star on Salvage Hunters Rebecca Pritchard. Unfortunately, the couple’s love journey took a different way, and divorced in 2017. But the two well on good terms when it comes to profession.
This is well observed by his viewers of Salvage Hunters where they have partnered. The coupled is also said to have kids together. However, they have never disclosed the names of their children to the general population. This information will soon be updated.
Drew Pritchard Divorce, Children
According to many sources, Drew infedelity seems to be the reason behind their divorce. Mr. Prtchard is believed to have an affair with a married woman who happens to be the wife of Janus Thomas.
Consequently, Drew was banned from the town’s pub and was also fined £1,440. As per some reports, he was likewise banned from 44 pubs of Conwy including Club 147 141, Fountains Bar Café 114, the Prince Madoc 30, The Gresham 143, The Gresham 143, and much more.
Drew Pritchard New Wife
Since his relationship with Rebbecca, Pritchard has kept his personal life away from general populations due to public scrutiny. At the moment, he hasn’t said any word about his new wife. This information will soon be updated.
Drew Pritchard Net Worth
Drew has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars as of 2020. He has amassed this amount from his work as an architectural antique dealer and other personal endeavors.
Drew Pritchard Career and Wikipedia
Pritchard is a well established antiques dealer who began collecting his antiques in early 1993. Step by step, his passion for fixing stained glass, being a conservator and designer. He learned some of the skills from his father who thought him how to fix an engine.
He formed DP Classics, an enterprises he runs together with his partner Clive Holland since 1987. The DP Classics give Drew an open idea in the world of motorbikes and cars while restore them and put them on sale.
Some of his remarkable work includes his restoration of some William Morris stained glass windows which he purchased worked on and sold making a profit of £108,000. This money was what enabled him to start his enterprise.
Salvage Hunters TV Show
Drew decided to take his business to new level and that is on television with his show “Salvage Hunters,” which began in 2011. In the show, Pritchard is followed when he goes to purchase various antiques in manors, fairs, shops, and other places, as he bargains with the sellers, as he gets back to Conwy with the bought antiques and shows them to his team members and as he restores the antiques.
Salvage Hunters Team
The process of photographing the results, analyzing the deal, and determining the profit made after-sales is also done on the show. The Salvage Hunters show is composed of Drew, his traveling partner, and childhood friend Tee as well as his team that includes a French polisher, an electrician, and some office and shop staff, among them, and of course his ex-wife Rebecca.
The show is available to viewers in the UK and other countries spanning for a period of 14 seasons as of 2020. Drew has visited numerous countries as Italy, Belgium, France, Germany, Norway, Hungary, Spain, Netherlands, and the Republic of Ireland, to buy foreign antiques. Salvage Hunters was also available on Netflix for some time.