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Donal Skehan Net Worth – $1.5 million

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Donal Skehan is an Irish former singer, cook, YouTuber, television personality, and award-winning food writer, who is a TV presenter on Food Network and has published many cookery books.


He was born on June 3, 1986, in Howth, Dublin, Ireland.

His parents are Liz and Dermot.

Donal went to Sutton Park School. After high school, Skehan studied media at Dublin Business School.

In 2006, Donal was an original member of the boyband project Streetwize.

After leaving Streetwize, Skehan became an announcer on the Bubble Hits station.

In 2007, he started a blog called to share his passion for food and record his cooking adventures.

Donal Skehan Net Worth

Donal Skehan attends the Bobby Berk’s A.R.T. Furniture Launch Event – @Getty

On February 23, 2008, he tried to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Double Cross My Heart.” Donal lost out to Dustin the Turkey.

”My Mum and Dad only told me recently that when I went for Eurovision, I was singing around the house, and my Mum said to my Dad, ‘Oh Jesus, what has he let himself in for,’” he later told Independent.


In 2009, he became part of a group called Industry, alongside Briton Lee Hutton, Michele McGrath, and Morgan Deane.

On June 25, 2009, the band released their debut single,”My Baby’s Waiting.” The single was number 1 on the Irish Singles Chart.

Kitchen Hero

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In 2010, he started to host Kitchen Hero, one of Ireland’s highest rating cooking shows with more than 300,000 viewers per episode.

In 2011, Donal published a cookbook based on the TV series titled – ”Home Kitchen Hero – Bringing Cooking Back Home.” The book contains many great recipes, including – Classic Whoopie Pies, Swedish Meatballs with Dill Spring Potatoes, and Thai Beef and Mango Salad.

In 2012, Skehan became a judge on the BBC’s Junior MasterChef.


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Roma Downey and Donal Skehan pose at Hallmark’s “Home & Family” – @Getty

On June 29, 2006, Skehan started his YouTube channel. However, Donal uploaded his first video (Rich Chocolate Frosted Brownies) on November 16, 2012.

”The platform YouTube gives me elevates me beyond the traditional TV host,” Skehan told Entrepreneur. He added: ”To have the security of a platform like YouTube to go back to or jump between, it allows you longevity.”

In August 2013, he founded HomeCooked Productions Ltd.

On October 10, 2013, Skehan published a book called – ”Home Cooked.”

Starting in October 2014, Donal is a TV presenter on Food Network, UK.

In 2019, Donal was a guest judge on Netflix’s baking show, Sugar Rush Christmas.


On June 28, 2015, Donal Skehan married Sofie Larsson, a Swedish actress known for MGP Nordic, MGP junior, and Love and Happiness.

Donal Skehan and his wife Sofie Larsson

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The two have been together since 2006.

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The couple has two children.

Their son, Noah Skehan, was born on December 6, 2017. ”Happiest THIRD Birthday, our amazing Noah,” Sofie wrote on Instagram in December 2020. ”You keep reminding me to love and live in the moment, which has definitely helped me get through the last few months, and you’ve gotten me into the Christmas spirit.”

In November 2019, their second son was born, Oliver Kai Skehan. ”Welcome to the world, little guy,” Donal posted on social media. ”What a whirlwind the last 36 hours have been.”


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Sofie Larsson and Donal Skehan attend the Irish Book Awards at Double Tree Hilton Hotel – @Getty

5′ 11½” (1.82 m)


He appeared on Cutthroat Kitchen, Donal’s Asian Baking Adventure, Steve Harvey, Xposé, Food: Fact or Fiction?, Bottle Service, Nerdy Nummies, Saturday Kitchen, Worst Cooks in America, This Morning, and The Den.

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Donal Skehan visits the Build Series to discuss Food Network’s ‘Star Kids’ – @Getty

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Donal Skehan – Net Worth

So, how much is Donal Skehan worth? Skehan earned most of his wealth from presenting RTE’s ‘Kitchen Hero’ program. Spar Ireland is one of Kitchen Hero’s main sponsors. Therefore, Irish food writer Donal Skehan has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

In 2014, Spar Ireland agreed to a €275,000 package to sponsor Kitchen Hero. Spar Ireland previously invested €400,000 in 2011.

He has launched a subscription-based meal planning website called Donal’s Kitchen. Donal is also the CEO of HomeCooked Productions Ltd.

On YouTube, his channel has over 87 million views, meaning about $250k in revenue before taxes.

Skehan also makes money from selling copies of his books, which include – Everyday Cook, Kitchen Hero, Easy Kitchen, Donal’s Meals in Minutes: 90 suppers from scratch/15 minutes prep, Kitchen Hero: Great Food for Less, Home Cooked, Fresh: Simple, Delicious Recipes to Make You Feel Energized!, and Good Mood Food: Simple Healthy Homecooking.

On Amazon, Donal Skehan’s books have over 1,300 ratings — an estimated 65,000 to 130,000 copies sold.

He’s an ambassador for Repak Recycling.

Skehan bought his first home in 2023.

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