Sarah Beeny is an English TV personality known for her property managerial skills and advice. She was born and brought up in a crafty-entrepreneurial family, and she always wanted to be in a professional career while being the most creative one.
She was born on January 9, 1968, in Reading, Berkshire to her parents, Richard and Ann.
After doing odd jobs, Sarah saved money and began a property developing business. She was in drama school prior to that where she failed to make an impact as an actor.
However, she was destined to join the showbusiness someday. Beeny got her first screen test and subsequently appeared in the show “Property Ladder”. After that, she worked with Channel 4 as a presenter for property-related shows.
Sarah was educated as a weekly boarder at the all-girls Luckley-Oakfield School in Wokingham After her mother died at the age of 39 after battling breast cancer when Beeny was 10.
Although her friends went to university, Beeny did not; she was encouraged to study drama by her English teacher and took a leading role in Brecht’s Caucasian Chalk Circle. Pursuing the idea of becoming a professional actress, she studied drama at Queen Mary’s College, Basingstoke, but failed to get into a drama school.
Beeny traveled around the world solo at the age of 17 and felt “lonely and seasick” most of the way round. She returned to the UK to take a series of jobs, including: Working for Save the Children; window-cleaning; door-to-door vacuum cleaner-selling, and running her own sandwich-making business.
Assuming she would be self-employed for the rest of her life, at weekends she would study the property market, which gave her a good grounding in the market. Having saved up a deposit, without any formal training, Beeny began her own property-developing business with her brother and her husband. Beeny is also the co-founder of the UK dating website Mysinglefriend.
Husband and Family
Sarah is married to Graham Swift, who also happens to be her business partner. She met Graham when she was 18. Beeny and Swift have four sons together.
Sarah is 48 years old.
Sarah murders her cake on January 9 every year.
As per the current sources of 2021, she has a net worth of $3 million.
Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
She is best known for presenting UK property shows such as Property Ladder, Property Snakes and Ladders, Streets Ahead, Britain’s Best Homes, Help! My House is Falling Down, Beeny’s Restoration Nightmare, Double Your House for Half the Money, Sarah Beeny’s Selling Houses, How to Live Mortgage Free, Renovate Don’t Relocate and Sarah Beeny’s New Life in the Country.
Beeny is a high-profile campaigner for buildings at risk and has personally renovated Rise Hall, a 32-bedroomed Grade II* listed hall in the East Riding of Yorkshire. She also is a keen supporter of Brain Tumour Research, Cardboard Citizens, and various cancer charities.
Beeny, who started Property Development and Investment businesses at the age of 19 with her brother, and then-boyfriend and now-husband, was also the founder of the online businesses www.mysinglefriend.com and tepilo.com.
Beeny has written regular columns for national newspapers and magazines, in addition to numerous books.
Beeny launched her podcast Round the Houses with Sarah Beeny in 2018, featuring a host of rich and famous guests who allow Sarah into their homes and their lives. Series one includes Joe Sugg, Julian Clary, June Sarpong, Jo Wood, Lynn Bowles, Pearl Lowe, and Tim Lovejoy.