Kirstie Allsopp - Biography
Last Modified: Jun 6, 2020
|Best Known For:||Location Location Location, Relocation Relocation, Location Revisited|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Born on :||August 31, 1971 (age 50)|
|Birth Name /
|Kirstie Mary Allsopp|
|Birth Place:||Hampstead, London, United Kingdom|
|Father's Name:||Charles Henry Allsopp|
|Mother's Name:||Fiona Victoria Jean Atherley McGowan|
Henry Allsopp (younger brother)
|High School:||St Clotilde|
|Marital Status:||In Relationship|
|Boyfriend Name:||Ben Andersen|
Bay Atlas Andersen (son)
|Height:||1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)|
|Weight:||56 kg (123.46 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
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Who is Kirstie Allsopp?
Kirstie Allsopp is a presenter and a businesswoman who has gained success and fortune through her hard work. Read on to know about her!
Kirstie Allsopp: Age, Parents, Siblings
Kirstie Allsopp was born on 31 August 1971 in Hampstead, London, United Kingdom. Her full name/ birth name is Kirstie Mary Allsopp. Her father’s name is Charles Henry Allsopp and her mother’s name was Fiona Victoria Jean Atherley McGowan who passed away in 2014 due to breast cancer. Her father is the 6th Baron Hindlip.
She was raised along with her siblings and is the eldest one. Her sibling's names are Henry Allsopp (younger brother), Sofie and Natasha Allsopp (two younger sisters).
Kirstie Allsopp changed a lot of schools when she was young, 10 in total, St Clotilde included. Her ethnicity is unknown.
Kirstie Allsopp: Boyfriend, Husband, Marriage, Children
It is unclear if Kirstie Allsopp is a married woman (She does call her boyfriend Ben’s mother mother-in-law). She and her partner Ben Andersen, who is a property developer, have been together for more than a decade. But there is no confirmation if they have finally tied the knot.
Source: Instagram (Kirstie Allsopp with partner Ben Anderson)
The couple has two children together- both sons. Their first son, Bay Atlas Andersen was delivered by Kristie on 29 July 2006 while their second son Oscar Hercules Andersen was born on August 21, 2008. Ben also has two children from his previous relationship.
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Kirstie Allsopp: Career
Her career began with her work as a teacher in India, teaching English. Upon returning to her home country the United Kingdom, she worked for numerous organizations such as Country Living, Food & Homes Magazine and Hindlip & Prentice Interiors (her mother’s business) while she continued to study at Christie's.
Later in 1996, Allsopp founded her own company Kirmir which focused on top end purchases in Central and West London.
Over the years starting from 2000, Kristie has (co)-presented many programs such as Location, Location, Location and it’s spin-off program Relocation, Relocation (2004- 2011). Other includes Location Revisited, Kirstie & Phil's Perfect Christmas and Kirstie and Phil's Love It or List, The Property Chain, Kirstie's Homemade Home (2009-2011).
She has also worked in Kirstie's Homemade Christmas (2009-2011), Kirstie's Handmade Britain (2011), Kirstie's Vintage Home (2012), Kirstie's Fill Your House for Free (2013), Kirstie's Crafty Christmas (2013), Kirstie's Handmade Treasures (2013), Kirstie's Handmade Christmas (2014), Kirstie's Best of Both Worlds (2014) etc.
Source: Instagram (Kirstie Allsopp)
Kirstie Allsopp: Twitter backlash, Controversy
In September 2018, Kristie Allsopp told Channel 5's Jeremy Vine that she had smashed her smashed her children's iPads after they broke her rules about screen time!
She had revealed during her interview:
"This is the first time I've said this publicly. In June I smashed my kids' iPads, not in a violent way. I actually banged them on the table leg. There is a game called Fortnite and another PUBG and I decided... we had made all sorts of rules and all sorts of times when we said you can't play them and all those rules got broken and in the end I said: 'Right that is it, I have to physically (break them)."
Source: Instagram (sister Sofi's post reposted by Kirstie Allsopp)
Some users applauded her actions while others did not think her actions were mature enough saying she should have donated it to others as many other “children in the world who go without such things" as their parents are not able to afford such luxury.
Following the backlash, Allsopp left Twitter! Presently, she is back on Twitter!
Kirstie Allsopp: Net Worth, Salary
The estimated net worth and annual salary of Allsopp is around $20 million and $500k respectively.
Kirstie Allsopp: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Kirstie Allsopp is followed by thousands of followers.
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