David Harper is a British Antiques expert, well-known for his appearance on various BBC TV shows.
Personal Life, Childhood & Family :
- David was born in 1967 in Middlesborough, England.
- Attended school in Zimbabwe.
- As a child, he searched fields for pottery shards & also collected coins and stamps.
- Soon enough, he bought first antique at age 9.
- Developing his hobby into a career, he entered antiques business full-time at 18.
- At 23, he became the youngest director of PLC company in UK importing antique style furniture from Asia.
- David is married & has a family that includes his wife, Wendy, and daughter, Henrietta.
David Harper Net Worth & Career Info :
BBC TV antiques expert and presenter :
– Part of shows such as “Bargain Hunt”, “Flog It!”, “Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is”, “The Antiques Roadtrip”
After dinner speaker :
– Hosts entertaining talks and events across UK
– Art has been exhibited alongside Damien Hirst, Sir Peter Blake, Darren Baker, Ai Weiwei, Eduardo Paolozzi, and Henry Moore.
– Specializes in paintings of classic cars, as well as abstract images inspired by antiques.
Antiques and classic car dealer (30+ years) :
– Works with private clients, museums, and trade buyers.
– Has great contacts for buying everything from furniture to teddy bears, swords to pocket watches.
Charity auctioneer :
– Dinner with Sir Alex Ferguson: £170,000 (£100,000 over expectations)