Drew Pritchard Bio, Wiki
Drew Pritchard is an American Welsh architectural antique dealer and show host currently working as the presenter of the show Salvage Hunters on Quest TV which is watched widely around the world in 32 countries. He is also a well-skilled stained glass restore and designer.
Drew Pritchard Age
Pritchard is 52 years old as of 2022, he was born in June 1970 in Conwy, United Kingdom.
Drew Pritchard Height
Pritchard stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Drew Pritchard Education
Pritchard attended local schools in his hometown of Conwy. Despite his fame, he has not shared his educational background with the public.
Drew Pritchard Career
Pritchard is a host of a program called Salvage Hunters, Classic Cars that ran in 2018 and 2011. he is an antique expert who has an outstanding vision for spotting a diamond among the rough. Additionally, he is well-skilled in restoration as well as antique dealing. Drew is mostly being dubbed as The Realm Lovejoy. For as long as he can remember, Drew has had a big passion for cars and motorbikes. He is a traveling companion, and childhood friend Tee, as well as his team of a French polisher, an electrician, and a couple of office and shop staff, including his ex-wife Rebecca.
As of 2020, the show is available to viewers in the UK and abroad for a total of 14 seasons. Mr. Pritchard has purchased foreign antiques in Italy, Belgium, France, Germany, Norway, Hungary, Spain, the Netherlands, and the Republic of Ireland. For a short time, Salvage Hunters was also available on Netflix. However, he decided to bring his work to television with his show “Salvage Hunters,” which debuted in 2011. Drew is followed in the show as he goes to buy various antiques in manors, fairs, shops, and other places. As he bargains with the sellers, as he returns to Conwy with the purchased antiques and shows them to his team members, and as he restores the antiques. The show also depicts the process of photographing the results, analyzing the deal, and calculating the profit made after sales.
Drew Pritchard DP Classics
Moreover, Drew says that in order to succeed in his line of work, one must be willing to read, visit museums, fairs, and auctions, and be able to converse with people who deal with antiques. They should also remember that just because something isn’t visually appealing or is falling apart doesn’t mean it has no value. He also believes that saving money during business transactions, regardless of the amount, is beneficial to the company. He also believes that saving money during business transactions, regardless of the amount, is beneficial to the company. Additionally, he makes a point of not developing sentimental attachments to the items he deals with because he knows he will have to sell them when the right price comes knocking.
In 1987, Drew founded DP Classics, which he co-owns with Clive Holland. He is able to find amazing motorcycles and/or cars through DP Classics, which he then restores and sells. Additionally, his business has been so successful that he was featured in the magazine Octane with his 1958 car. Moreover, his most well-known work includes the restoration of some William Morris stained glass windows. Which he purchased, worked on, and then sold for a profit of £108,000. This money allowed him to start his business.
Furthermore, he began collecting antiques professionally in 1993. This gradually grew into a passion for restoring stained glass and working as a conservator and designer. Drew enjoys driving and restoring motorcycles and cars, which he inherited from his father’s passion and career. As a result, he obtained an international race license, claiming that if he wasn’t into antiques, he could see himself as a race driver.
Drew Pritchard’s Net Worth
In Pritchard’s career as a host, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $9 Million.
Drew Pritchard Salary
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Drew Pritchard’s Parents and Siblings
Pritchard was born to his loving, caring, and rich parents in Conwy, Clwyd, Wales. His father always restored cars and motorbikes, his love for motorcycles and cars was infinite. However, Drew has not shared more details about his mother and whether he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.
Drew Pritchard Wife
Pritchard was married to his ex-wife called Rebecca Pritchard. She was Drew’s co-star on Salvage Hunters. Rebbeca was born in February 1958. The couple divorced in 2017. The reason for the breakup was because of Drew’s extramarital affairs. There was a rumor that stated that he had an affair with a married woman. As a result, Drew was banned from all the town pubs and fined 1,440 Euros. Despite their divorce, the two still work together in the same profession.
Drew Pritchard Kids
Pritchard with his ex-wife was blessed with one son, Thomas, who is 24 years old, bone in the year 1999.
Drew Pritchard Books
Pritchard has authored two books which include;
- Man with a Van
- How Not to Be an Antique Dealer
Drew Pritchard Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 16k followers, around 57k followers on his Facebook page, and about 150k followers on his Instagram account.