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Izzie Balmer Biography – Izzie Balmer Wiki
Izzie Balmer is an auctioneer and valuer at Wessex Auction Rooms. She is also a BBC Antiques Road Trip expert. She joined BBC’s Antiques Road Trip in 2019 during its ninth series, joining fellow experts Charles Hanson, Philip Surrell and James Braxton. She has also appeared on antiques challenge series Bargain Hunt.
In 2018, she was featured on BBC One’s Street Auction series, which is hosted by Paul Martin and sees people donate unwanted treasures which were then auctioned to raise money to benefit someone within their community. She has also featured on Bargain Hunt alongside the shows main presenters Charlie Ross, Eric Knowles, Natasha Raskin Sharp and Anita Manning.
Izzie started her career in auctioning in 2018 when she joined Wessex Auction Rooms as their Head Valuer. She specialises in jewellery and has two diplomas from the Gemmological Association Of Great Britain.
In an interview with Stylist in 2019, Izzie spoke about how she first became an auctioneer, saying: “After I finished my degree I had no money, no job and nowhere to live. So I did some work experience at the local auction house [and went from there].” “I kind of fell into this job but I absolutely love it,” she told BristolLive in 2019.
Navigating the male-dominated industry has not been a walk in the park for Izzie. She told Stylist: “I do sometimes get older men presuming that I don’t know anything. It’s just a matter of overcoming their pre-conceived ideas, winning them round and gaining their confidence.”
Izzie was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain – with a Grade 8 in viola, Izzie joined the exclusive orchestra when she was just 16. In an interview with Great British Life in 2017, she said: “I planned to be a professional musician but didn’t enjoy music college. It wasn’t for me.”
Izzie Balmer Age
The Antiques Road Trip star is 34 years old as of January 2023. During her 30th birthday in January 2019, Izzie shared a photo of her posing with a friend while holding a three and a zero helium balloon. She wrote in the caption: “Having the very BEST time with @samanthajayyne embracing my dirty flirty thirties. Thanks for a brilliant night Sam [Samantha Jayne]!”
Izzie Balmer Husband – Izzie Balmer Partner
Is Izzie Balmer married? The antiques valuer and auctioneer leads a very private love life and it is unclear whether she has a husband or partner.
Izzie Balmer Family
The 33-year-old antiques valuer and auctioneer reportedly grew up in Quarndon, Derby, with parents Sheila and Toby and her younger brother Hugh.
Izzie Balmer Net Worth
Auctioneer Izzie Balmer’s net worth is unclear. In the interview with Stylist, the antiques expert also revealed the most expensive item she’s ever sold is “An oil painting by a Derbyshire painter called George Turner. These would usually fetch between £3,000 to £7,000, but this one sold for £22,000.”
Izzie Balmer Teeth
In January 2018, Izzie found baby teeth in the bottom of a jewellery box. Alongside a photo of the teeth, she wrote on Twitter: “Just found baby teeth in the bottom of a jewellery box 😦 #perksofthejob #wednesdaywonders.”
Izzie Balmer Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall.
Izzie Balmer Instagram
Izzie Balmer’s Instagram handle is @izziedot.