Who is Kelly Hoppen? Celebrity Apprentice star's age, net worth, partner and more revealed

6 March 2019, 16:36

Kelly Hoppen
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Kelly Hoppen MBE has made a name for herself as a leading interior designer in the UK.

She'll be on our screens this week for Celebrity Apprentice 2019, but where did we first hear of Kelly Hoppen?

From her net worth to her Instagram and more, here's everything you need to know about the South African-born designer:

  1. Kelly Hoppen age: How old is she?

    Kelly Hoppen was born born in Cape Town, South Africa on July 28, 1959.

    She will celebrate her 60th birthday in 2019.

  2. Kelly Hoppen's career: what has she done so far?

    Hoppen has become a mogul in interior design and has had a number of celebrity clients including David and Victoria Beckham, Gwyneth Paltrow and Anthony Hopkins.

    She has designed the homes, yachts and planes of clients across the globe.

    From 2013 to 2015 she became a TV star asa a 'dragon' on Dragons' Den.

  3. Kelly Hoppen net worth: how much has she made?

    With a wealth of celebrity clients under her belt, it's no surprise that Kelly Hoppen has made an impressive amount of money.

    She has an estimated net worth of £50 million.

  4. Kelly Hoppen husband and children: Is she married?

    Kelly Hoppen with partner John Gardiner
    Kelly Hoppen with partner John Gardiner. Picture: Getty Images

    Kelly was married twice before and has dated footballer Sol Campbell, presenter Jamie Theakston and hairdresser Nicky Clarke in the past.

    Her first marriage was to Graham Corrett from 1982 to 1989. With Corrett, she has one daughter, food writer Natasha Corrett.

    Her second marriage was to Edwin Miller from 1989 to 2003. She was a stepmother to Miller's children - actress Sienna Miller and fashion designer Savannah Miller.

    She has since met, in her words "the one", retired businessman John Gardiner.

  5. Celebrity Apprentice 2019: When will she appear on the show?

    Kelly Hoppen will appear on this year's Celebrity Apprentice
    Kelly Hoppen will appear on this year's Celebrity Apprentice. Picture: BBC

    The infamous Celebrity Apprentice is back on our screens in March 2019, putting 10 celebrities through their paces to raise money for Red Nose Day 2019. Lord Alan Sugar has divided the candidates into two teams: girls and boys.

    Speaking about appearing on the show, Kelly Hoppen said: “It’s amazing to be on a team with such strong, powerful women, raising money for an incredible cause. All I can say is, watch out Lord Sugar, here come the girls!”

    Hoppen will be joined by Amanda Holden, Ayda Field, Rachel Johnson, and Tameka Empson on her team. They will be battling it against the boys - Omid Djalili, Richard Arnold, Russell Kane, Rylan Clark-Neal and Sam Allardyce.

  6. Kelly Hoppen Instagram: is she on social media?

    Her personal Instagram account shows a mix of her business projects and interior design shots.

    You can also follow her interior design account here.