Des O’Connor Age, Height, Net worth, Career, Spouse, Bio & Facts.
Desmond Bernard O’Connor, (12 January 1932 – 14 November 2020) was an English comedian, singer and television presenter. He was a long-time TV chat-show host, and presenter of long-running Channel 4 game show Countdown for two years.
He recorded 36 albums and had four top-ten singles, including a number-one hit with “I Pretend”, with global sales of more than sixteen million records.
Phyllis Gill (m. 1953 – d. 1959)
Gillian Vaughan (m. 1960 – d. 1982)
Jay Rufer (m. 1985 – d. 1990)
Jodie Brooke Wilson (m. 2007 – )
Kristina O’Connor (daughter)
Adam O’Connor (son)
Samantha O’Connor (daughter)
Karen O’Connor (daughter)
Tracy O’Connor (daughter)
Father: Harry O’Connor
Mother: Maude ( Bassett)
Singer, Comedian, Musician
1963 and 1971 The Des O’Connor Show
1974 and 1976 Des O’Connor Entertains
1977 and 2002 Des O’Connor Tonight
1992 to 1998 Take Your Pick.
1995 and 1997 Royal Variety Performance
20 January 2001 An Audience with Des O’Connor
2002 to 2006 Today with Des and Mel
2007 to 2008 Countdown
1968 I Pretend
1970 With Love
1972 Sing a Favourite Song
1978 Another Side
1980 Just for You
1984 Des O’Connor Now
National Television Award for Special Recognition
Estimated net worth
$10 – 15 million
His mother was Jewish and his father was from Ireland.
He claims to be the only O’Connor who ever had a Bar Mitzvah
Des O’Connor Facts & More..
-O’Connor worked with many pop stars, including Frank Sinatra, Adam Faith, Liberace, the Beatles, Shirley Bassey, Barbra Streisand and Cilla Black.
-O’Connor starred in mainstream television shows in almost every year from 1963 until the 2000s, a feat that only one other television personality has achieved worldwide.