Dolly Alderton

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Dolly Alderton

Dolly Alderton

Who is Dolly Alderton?

Dolly Alderton is a well-known journalist, author, and podcaster. Dolly Alderton is currently employed as an agony aunt for The Sunday Times in her column Dear Dolly. She began writing for The Sunday Times in 2015, first as a dating columnist from 2015 to 2017.

Early Life and Childhood

Dolly Alderton was born in London on August 31, 1988. Her age is 33 years. Every year on August 31st, Dolly celebrates her birthday.

Dolly is half British and half Canadian. Caroline O’Donoghue, her sister, writes novels about magical teenagers (for @walkerbooksya) and perverted adults (for @viragopress).

Education Details

Dolly Alderton attended St Margaret’s School in Bushey and Rugby School, where she boarded in the sixth form. Dolly graduated from Exeter University with a 2.1 in English.

Dolly pursued a master’s degree in journalism at City University after finishing her undergraduate degree in English at Exeter University.

Dolly has openly discussed how being rejected from Bristol University affected her self-esteem in her teens and twenties, and how she still feels resentful of anyone she meets who attended.

Professional Career

Alderton co-created and co-hosted The High Low, a weekly podcast focusing on pop culture and current events, with Pandora Sykes.

The High Low podcast lasted four years and produced over 150 episodes. The final episode aired on December 2, 2020.

On December 8, 2020, The High Low: A Christmas Special Live Stream took place to raise funds for Blood Cancer UK.

Dolly also hosted the podcast Love Stories in conjunction with her book Everything I Know About Love, in which she interviewed a variety of guests, including Stanley Tucci, Ruth Jones, and Marian Keyes.

Season one was released between February and May of 2018, and season two was released between January and March 2019. Dolly described the experience as a “great privilege” in a Penguin feature titled Six Inspiring Lessons I Learned From Love Stories published in January 2019.

She’s appeared on a number of popular podcasts, including Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster, How to Fail with Elizabeth Day, and Table Manners with Jessie Ware.

Dolly co-hosted a Sentimental Garbage spin-off series called Sentimental in the City with Caroline O’Donoghue between February and April 2021.

Dolly Alderton
Dolly Alderton posing for a picture. Source: expressandstar

The podcast received a five-star review in The Times in March 2021.

Dolly’s debut novel, Ghosts, will be published by Fig Tree in October 2020. Nina, a 32-year-old food writer, meets someone through a dating app while her father begins to show signs of dementia.

It was announced in Dolly that Dolly had sold the film rights to Ghosts.

Everything I Know About Love, her first book, was published in February 2018.

According to the BBC, the book “offers readers a frank and deeply personal account of friendships, relationships, and growing up as a millennial.”

This memoir was nominated for a National Book Award in the Autobiography category in 2018. It was also nominated for the 2018 Waterstones Book of the Year award.

Dolly was working on a TV adaptation of Everything I Know About Love in October 2020.

The BBC and Working Title will produce the film, which will be directed by China Moo-Young and written by Dolly. The cast and screening date had not been announced as of May 2021.

Net Worth and Salary

Dolly Alderton earns an annual salary of $77,103.

Dolly has amassed a sizable fortune over the years. Dolly’s net worth is estimated to be $785,115.

Relationship Status

Dolly Alderton was in a long-term relationship in her early twenties but has been single ever since. She is preoccupied with her work as a journalist and author.

We will update you once we have more information about Dolly’s marital status.

Body Measurements

She is a woman of average height. Dolly is 5 feet 6 inches tall (Approx. 1.65 m).

Social Media

Her Twitter handle is @dollyladerton.

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  • Dolly writes an agony aunt column for The Sunday Times called Dear Dolly.
  • She began writing for The Sunday Times in 2015, first as a dating columnist from 2015 to 2017.
  • Dolly was in a long-term relationship in her early twenties but has been single ever since.
  • Her net worth is estimated to be $785,115.
  • She is 5 feet 6 inches tall (Approx. 1.65 m).