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Holly Willoughby’s husband Dan Baldwin ‘claimed up to £10,000 in furlough scheme’

Holly Willoughby’s husband Dan Baldwin ‘claimed up to £10,000 in furlough scheme for his TV production company despite £1.7million in bank’

  • The TV producer, 46, who has been married to the This Morning host, 40, since 2007, runs television company Hungry Bear Media which is valued at £2million
  • Accounts filed on Companies House show it was one of many businesses to claim through the scheme amid the coronavirus pandemic 
  • Dan also runs Hungry McBear Ltd in Scotland alongside comedian Michael McIntyre which had £1.7million in the bank at the end of 2019 
  • The producer is also listed as a director of his wife Holly’s media company Roxy Media Ltd which is thought to be worth around £10million 
  • The most recent accounts for the company show Holly earned almost £1.5million in 2019 and 2002 
  • Holly and Dan are thought to have a combined net worth of around £13million 

Holly Willoughby’s husband Dan Baldwin reportedly claimed up to £10,000 through the government’s furlough scheme for his production company.

The TV producer, 46, who has been married to the This Morning host, 40, since 2007, runs television company Hungry Bear Media which is said to be valued at £2million.

Accounts filed on Companies House show it was one of many businesses to claim through the scheme amid the coronavirus pandemic, as reported by the Daily Star.

Furlough: Holly Willoughby’s husband Dan Baldwin reportedly claimed up to £10,000 through the government’s furlough scheme for his production company (pictured in 2016)

The publication reports he received the sum in December of last year.

Dan also runs Hungry McBear Ltd in Scotland alongside comedian Michael McIntyre which had £1.7million in the bank at the end of 2019 while Hungry Bear Media reported £376,298 in the bank. 

The producer is also listed as a director of his wife Holly’s media company Roxy Media Ltd which is thought to be worth around £10million. 

The most recent accounts for the company show Holly earned almost £1.5million in 2019 and 2002. 

Business: The TV producer, 46, who has been married to the This Morning host, 40, since 2007, runs television company Hungry Bear Media which is valued at £2million (pictured in 2019)

Business: The TV producer, 46, who has been married to the This Morning host, 40, since 2007, runs television company Hungry Bear Media which is valued at £2million (pictured in 2019)

The presenter is believed to earn a salary of £600,000 for her role on This Morning opposite Phillip Schofield.

Holly and Dan are thought to have a combined net worth of around £13million. 

The TaxPayers’ Alliance said of the scheme: ‘Some businesses have repaid the support. They should serve as an example for firms that have come through the past year in rude health.’

MailOnline has contacted representatives for Hungry Bear Media and Holly Willoughby for comment. 

Dan was previously a producer on Ministry of Mayhem, one of Holly’s earliest shows.

The couple are parents to Harry, 12, Belle, 10, and Chester, six. 

Scheme: Accounts filed on Companies House show it was one of many businesses to claim through the scheme amid the coronavirus pandemic

Scheme: Accounts filed on Companies House show it was one of many businesses to claim through the scheme amid the coronavirus pandemic

Holly is currently presenting her latest show, Take Off with Bradley and Holly alongside Bradley Walsh.

Her regular co-presenter Phillip joked that he was ‘devastated’ she’d ditched him ‘for another man.’

Phil appeared on Thursday’s The One Show to discuss Holly’s new show, and jokingly said she had cheated on him during their summer break from their ITV daytime show.

Pretending to be annoyed, Phil joked: ‘Wow, that happened quickly. We break up for the summer and the next thing I know you’re with another man!’

Show: Holly is currently presenting her latest show, Take Off with Bradley and Holly alongside Bradley Walsh

Show: Holly is currently presenting her latest show, Take Off with Bradley and Holly alongside Bradley Walsh

He then added: ‘It’s fine, I’m obviously devastated but I want the dog and the CD collection.’

Take Off sees a number of hopeful contestants try their luck at winning the chance to get a holiday to a dream destination.

Holly and Bradley have previously appeared on the show before, as they filmed a one-off Christmas special in 2019.

The festive programme saw audience members try to win the chance to go on a trip to Lapland with their family. 

Joking: On Thursda's episode of The One Show, Holly's regular co-presenter Phillip Schofield joked that he was 'devastated' she'd ditched him 'for another man'

Joking: On Thursda’s episode of The One Show, Holly’s regular co-presenter Phillip Schofield joked that he was ‘devastated’ she’d ditched him ‘for another man’

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