5 Expensive Things Previously Owned By Sir Bruce Forsyth
Vidello Productions takes a look at 5 Expensive Things Previously Owned by the Legendary TV Presenter Sir Bruce Forsyth
5 – Surrey Home
Located in the prestigious Virginia Water area of Wentworth Surrey, this large modern home was owned by Sir Bruce Forsyth.
The large home has a stunning underground garage that features a paved sunken driveway and has space for 2 cars.
The house features a 10 seater cinema, large modern kitchen and dining room, eight bedrooms, 10 reception rooms and is stacked top to bottom with high-end specifications such as Spanish limestone flooring and handwoven carpets.
The house also features library, gymnasium and swimming pool, sauna and steam room and a massive wine cellar that can hold up to 300 bottles of the finest wine.
Its thought that the house, which has great access to both schools and airports was sold for $30 million dollars recently.
4 – Mercedes Benz E320
Owned by Sir Bruce Forsyth until recently, its thought this car was put up for sale after the star became unwell.
It was one of 90 Sportline-spec models sold in the UK and was originally bought by The Generation Game star from Normand, a Mayfair-based luxury car specialist.
Clearly a fan of big saloons, Sir Bruce put this car up for sale for $5,000 in 2011 and his 1991 Bentley Eight saloon, with just 29,000 miles on the clock, was sold by Coys in 2013 with an estimate of £7000-£10,000.
The car is powered by a 3.2L V6 engine, has a top speed of 250 kilometres an hour and can go from 0-60 kilometres an hour in just 6.9 seconds.
3 – Second Wentworth Home
This large mansion is once again located on the Wentworth estate in Surrey and has a large garden and driveway with landscaping and more.
Its understood that Sir Bruce purchased the house early on in his career and sold the house after he decided to look for somewhere bigger.
Not much is known about the inside of the house however what we do know is it comes with a swimming pool, stables, manege and a tennis court.
There is a large staircase within the house and many open plan area’s exist after the previous owners renovations.
There was apparently a recording room within the home, where Sir Bruce used to practice, however it has been demolished.
2 – 1991 Bentley Eight saloon
Thought to have gone under the hammer with an asking price of around $15,000 dollars, Sir Bruce Forsyth used to own this amazing 1991 Bentley Eight saloon.
Bentley launched the Eight model in 1984 with a price of £50,000 and built it until 1992 and It is powered by a 6.75-litre Rolls-Royce V8 engine and has a top speed of 119mph.
The car is royal blue with a contrasting magnolia hide interior and came with a full service history and MOT.
1 – Bruce Forsyth Enterprises
The company set up by Sir Bruce Forsyth was incorporated on 24 May 1960 with the registered office located in Surrey.
Its thought that the company handles all payments for Sir Bruce’s work in the entertainment industry.
Directors of the company include his wife and the whole company is thought to be worth around $10 million dollars.
Sir Bruce Forsyth was a legend in the entertainment industry with over 75 years experience
He came to light through the ITV series, Sunday Night at the London Palladium and went on to host several game shows including The Generation Game, Play Your Cards Right, The Price Is Right and You Bet!
He co-presented Strictly Come Dancing from 2004 to 2013 and was known for his catchphrases, “Nice to see you, to see you nice” and “Didn’t they do well?”
Forsyth was born in Victoria Road, Edmonton, Middlesex, the son of Florence Ada (née Pocknell) and John Thomas Forsyth-Johnson.
His family owned a car repair garage in Victoria Road, Edmonton, and as members of the Salvation Army his parents played brass instruments and his mother was a singer.
Bruce is survived by his 6 children and his wife, Vidello Productions would like to pass on its sincere condolences to the family at this sad time.
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