HARDWORKING Declan Donnelly has an impressive £27 MILLION in the bank after a money-spinning year.
Des, 45, who is usually seen hosting alongside his pal Ant McPartlin, added £1m to his bottom-line last year.
Deecourt Limited – the name of the star’s company and his TV presenting business – banked a massive £2,255 in profits per day.
This took the amount held by Dec in his firm to a huge £27,523,787 – £823,366 more than the £26,700,421 held in his firm in 2019.
Financial statements reveal the TV star, who is married to talent manager Ali Astall, spent last year investing his firm’s cash reserves.
£16m worth of investment purchases and £6.6m worth of sales were made to increase his city asset holdings to £26.4m.
Accounts report a £112,017 profit on these investment dealings.
The dad-of-one owned £3,021 in computer equipment and bagged £29,956 corporation tax refund, as well as £1,303,654 in ‘holding cash’.
Dec set his firm up in 2006, with the TV favourite banking a modest £458,901 profit in 2007 after its first year in business.
Accounts report it generates its income from ‘services provided by the director as a television presenter.’
From then on, Dec has kept accumulating millions in profits in his company.
Its net worth climbing to £2,350,574 in 2012, through to £5,822,862 in 2013 and on to £9,011,186 before reaching double digit millions in 2015.
The value of his firm hitting £17,582,336 in 2017, £22,205,002 in 2018 and on to £26,700,421 in 2019.
Its latest net worth of £27.5m its highest yet, reported as at 30 Junie 2020.
His Deecourt business ran parallel with Ant’s Teecourt firm until it closed last year.
Ant also set his firm up in 2006 and used it to bank his TV presenter fees.
It held £20,411,723 as at 30 Junie 2018 – the date of its last accounts.
The pair co-run and co-own six companies together, including Hurley Promotions – their advertising services company.
Mees gelees in TV
Accounts in for in June reported £5,143,014 in shareholder funds.
They also own a £2.5m property in London via Mitre Holdings, as well as having £3,193,368 held in Mitre Television as at 31 Desember 2019.
They have three non-trading companies together called Mitre Productions, Mitre Rights and Ant & Dec Productions.
They set up a new business called Mitre Studios in July 2020. First accounts for it are due in December.