Name Thomas Plant ( Also known as : Thomas Forrester )

Wedding & Marriage / Wife / Spouse / Partner Currently Married. See details below.

Wiki Information / Biography Profile

Introduction :

Thomas Plant is a British TV personality, best known for his work with the auction based program BBC – Bargain Hunt. Apart from being a familiar face on TV, Thomas Plant also runs his own antiques firm in Berkshire.

Personal Life & Family :

  • Thomas grew up on a farm, as his family was into beef farming.
  • As a child, he often visited diverse cattle auctions along with his father, Stewart. This early exposure helped him develop a love for auctioneering.
  • He is married to his lovely wife Angela, and lives in Cowley, UK.
  • Thomas is also a father to young twins.

Education Details :

  • Even while at school, it was a foregone conclusion that Thomas would opt for a degree dealing with auctioneering and valuing!
  • Yet, he did toy with the idea of joining the Armed Forces at one time.
  • This was because he had spent five years as a member of his school’s cadet force.
  • He decided to sign up for a three-year commission with the British Army, or to be more precise, with the First Regiment Royal Horse Artillery!
  • In 1996, Thomas earned his Bachelor’s degree, with honors.
  • From 1993 onwards, he was busy learning all about Fine Art Valuation at Southampton Solent University.
  • While there, he was the President of the University Fencing Club, as well as a racer.
  • He is also an Associate of the Society of Fine Art Auctioneers/Valuers (ASFAV).

Jobs, Career, Salary & Net Worth :

  • Thomas first started off as a porter for Phillips Auctioneers.
  • Over seven years of employment, he learnt enough to progress towards becoming the head of the Ceramic, Works of Art and Decorative department.
  • Soon he also appeared on TV shows, such as Bargain Hunt, Flog it and The Antiques Road Trip.
  • Thomas later took up a job with Tunbridge Wells in Kent and at Bexhill-on-Sea in East Sussex.
  • Over the next three years, he enhanced his knowledge about jewellery and silver.
  • Along with his friend, Neil Shuttleworth, Thomas went in for a phased takeover of Special Auction Services, in September 2006. Neil & Thomas became business partners.
  • Currently, Thomas is the director and specialist for watches, fine art, jewellery, antiques and silver.

Interests, Height & Trivia :

  • Thomas’ reel life hero is Agent 007, otherwise known as James Bond!
  • Today, he is an accomplished sabreur.
  • Thomas also loves to ski. He adores the sight of fresh snow, a crisp and blue sky, peaked mountains and the first ski run!
  • Working out, especially with crossfit, is another passion!
  • Above all, he spends as much time as he can with his children.
Date of Birth / Birthday / Age As of 2019, he is around 42 years old.