Facts of Pauline Quirke
|Full Name||Pauline Perpetua Quirke|
|Birth Name||Pauline Perpetua Quirke|
|Other Name||Pauline Quirke|
|Birth City||London Borough of Hackney, London|
|Date of Birth||July 8,1959|
How Much Is Pauline Quirke’s Net Worth?
Professional since 1972, Pauline Quirke is an English actress, famous for portraying Sharon Theodopolopodous in the comedy series Birds of a Feather (1989-1998 and since 2014). The winner of 1990 British Comedy Award for Best Newcomer, Quirke has made 7 movies and 25 TV series appearance.
Currently, Pauline has an estimated net worth of $1.7 million, with her acting career journey of 4 decades.
Some other notable TV credits of Quirke include Maisie Raine (1998–1999), Down to Earth (2000–2003), Emmerdale (2010–2012) and Broadchurch (2013–2015).
Net Worth: Income Sources & Earnings
Making her acting debut in the TV series Dixon of Dock Green in 1967, at the age of 8, Pauline then worked in 1975 TV drama Jenny Can't Work Any Faster.
Well, she rose to fame after joining the BBC sitcom Birds of a Feather in 1989 with Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph. From 1989 to 1998, Quirke worked in the series before making her comeback after a long time in 2014 and is working there since then.
According to various sources, with the career success of over 40 years, Pauline Quirke has earned a hefty sum, owning an alleged net worth of $1.7 million as of May 2019.
The major source of Pauline’s income is her acting career, while her earnings from her acting academy PQA also aids her fortune.
Till date, Quirke has appeared in many famous TV series such as:
- Angels (1982-1983)
- Shine on Harvey Moon (1984-1985, 1995)
- The Sculptress (1996)
- Maisie Raine (1998-1999)
- Down to Earth (2000-2003)
- Missing (2009-2010)
- Emmerdale (2010-2012)
- Broadchurch (2013—2015)
Despite many TV appearances, she always remained low-key about her earnings. Surely, she earns way more than the average salary of £20,000 ($25,000) per year.
The Pauline Quirke Academy Of Performing Arts (PQA)
In 2011, Quirke opened an acting academy The Pauline Quirke Academy Of Performing Arts. The academy in Coventry benefits children with acting lessons for fees.
The fee structure in the academy are:
- Primary Student- £88.00 per month
- Sibling Student- £66.00 per month
- Poppets Student- £44.00 per month
Any Endorsements & Charity Works?
Meanwhile, the information on Pauline’s endorsement deal is not out but surely can summon a huge sum from sponsorships. Well, she is not much active on Instagram where celebrities earn thousand or even tens of thousand dollars per sponsored post.
Her Twitter account has over 1.1K followers.
Also, the English actress is active in charity works. Quirke is a member of The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC). Besides this, she also serves as an advocate and mentor for various charities like BBC Children in Need, Prostate Cancer UK and Children with Cancer.
Pauline Quirke founded PQA Trust in 2015 which aims to enhance the education quality for young people, mostly children. Reportedly, she made £30,000 in the trust and has been working in fundraising events.
Assets, Lifestyle & Expenses
For sure, Pauline lives a lavish lifestyle with her massive fortune and owns a huge wealth. She has not opened up about her current residence but is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousand dollars.
The average house price in the UK is £226,906 ($287,610) which comes up with the annual house insurance premium of £161.75.
In February 2019, she put her West Bay, Dorset, penthouse apartment for sale asking £695,000 ($880,655).
The property features two en-suite bedrooms, an open-plan living room and kitchen and a stunning wraparound balcony. The actress bought it in 2014 and moved in while filming for the show Broadcurch.
Till date, no reports on the sales of the apartment is out.
Also, she owns a Range Rover which has a base price of $89,000.
Aside from assets, Quirke makes huge expenses on costly clothes, travels, and accommodation.
As a resident of the UK, Pauline is liable to taxes: property and income tax. The property tax in the UK seeks around 0-12% of the asset’s assessed value, with an additional 3% if anyone owns multiple properties.
On the other hand, the income tax comes with a tax rate bracket of:
- Up to £12,500- 0%
- £12,501 to £50,000- 20%
- £50,001 to £150,000- 40%
- Above £150,000- 45%
Pauline Quirke’s Personal Life: Age, Family, Height, Education & Married Life
Pauline was born on July 8, 1959, in London Borough of Hackney, London, England to an English family. Her birth name is Pauline Perpetua Quirke. She holds British nationality and is of white ethnicity.
No further information on her family background or academics is out for now.
At the age of 8, she became a child actress featuring on the TV series Dixon of Dock Green.
As of May 2019, Quirke’s age is 59 and has a height of 5 ft. 6 inches (168 cm).
Husband, Married Life & Children
Well, Pauline Quirke is a happily married woman and enjoys a blissful relationship with her husband of 22 years, Steve Sheen. Her spouse is an English film producer.
The duo married in August 1996 and is together ever since without any mishaps of divorce.
Even more, the strong couple is the parents of 2 children. They welcomed daughter Emily in 1985 and son Charlie Quirke on September 23, 1994, who is an actor.
Back in February 2018, Pauline stated her desire for weight loss at least 4 stone (56 lbs) by her 60th birthday on July 8, 2019.
As reported, inspired by her best friend Loose Women panelist Linda Robson, Pauline followed the strict diet plan and had lost 2 and a half stone (35 lbs.) by February 2019. She went down from a 16-18" dress size to 12-14".
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