Louis Walsh, 65, is the longest running judge on The X Factor, having sat on the panel for 13 years.
The Irish entertainment manager, who is close to Simon Cowell, has announced today he will leave the show. But what is his net worth?
Louis quit The X Factor today – he released a statement saying he was “ready to leave” the show after over a decade.
“I’ve had a fantastic 13 years on The X Factor but the show needs a change and I’m ready to leave.
“I’m looking forward to another series of Ireland’s Got Talent, going back to my day job as a manager, writing my memoirs and seeing the world!”
An entertainment manager from Kiltimagh, Mayo in Ireland, Louis has managed the likes of Westlife and Boyzone.
Throughout his career, which spans almost five decades, Louis has also become well known as a television presenter.
As well as The X Factor, Louis has guest judged Britain’s Got Talent and is the founder and a judge on Ireland’s Got Talent.
What is his net worth? Louis has accumulated a substantial net worth through his career.
He has a reported net worth of £104 million, according to Spears Magazine.
This is said to have increased by a whopping sum – £735,596 – in the past year alone.
He began his television career as a talent expert on the Irish version of Popstars in 2001.
He later managed girl band Girls Aloud after appearing on ITV’s Popstars: The Rivals.
Louis has never been married, nor has he ever publicly acknowledged a partner.
Another television personality with a substantial fortune is Danny Dyer’s net worth.
The 40-year-old began his acting career aged only 16, when he took a part in Prime Suspect 3.
Now he stars in EastEnders as Mick Carter as the landlord of the famous Queen Victoria pub.
The Briton has proved extremely popular and has has a successful career.
His daughter Dani, 22, is going into showbiz with a turn on reality TV show Love Island.
Danny, who is married to his partner Joanne Mas, is worth £3.8 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
The actor is often associated with playing “hard man” roles. This is thanks to his appearance in films such as Mean Machine, The Football Factory, The Business and Adulthood.