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Karen Dalmeny Biography – Karen Dalmeny Wiki
Karen Dalmeny is an antiques dealer and TV presenter, best known for her appearance on ITV’s “Dickinsons Real Deal” and “Secret Dealers.” She is the longest-running female dealer on ITV’s Dickinson’s Real Deal, having joined the show when it first aired in 2006.
She has been an antique dealer since 1986 and gained knowledge and experience from her parents, who collected early on. She originally began purchasing items to restore and sell, and has had businesses in Romsey, Winchester, as well as several shops in Portsmouth.
Prior to dealing in antiques, Dalmeny worked as a personnel officer before leaving to start a family. She began dealing in antiques at ‘flea markets’ then progressed to several antique shops on the south coast.
“After breaking from my career (as a Personnel Officer) to start a family I slowly became absorbed into the world of antique trading. Beginning with ‘flea markets’ and progressing to several antique shops on the south coast.”
“Today I spend much of my time travelling up and down the UK operating at the big antique trade fairs.”
In 2021 Karen joined Pump House Specialist Auctions in the Meon Valley as a valuer and consultant.
A spokesperson for the auctioneers said at the time: “Karen will be an asset to Pump House Specialist Auctions; she is a kind, approachable and knowledgeable ‘key’ member of the team. Her wealth of knowledge and experience across a vast range of antiques and collectables will without a doubt benefit its clients and those that require its services.
“She will be in-house providing a relaxed valuation service, as well as visiting properties to assist and advise in relation to items customers may wish to enter into auction, probate valuation etc.
“This may include antique furniture, jewellery, watches, gold, silver and more.
“Anyone interested in having a successful, knowledgeable and experienced valuer look at items, Karen Dalmeny will be more than happy to assist.”
Karen Dalmeny Age
ITV’s ‘Dickinson’s Real Deal’ and ‘Secret Dealers’ antique expert Karen Dalmeny was born in June 1959. She is 65 years old as of 2024.
Karen Dalmeny Husband
Is Karen Dalmeny married? The antiques expert is reportedly married. However, she hasn’t spoken publicly about her husband.
Karen Dalmeny Daughter
The antiques dealer has a daughter, Alice Sophie. Karen’s daughter was diagnosed with dyslexia when she was 17.
Karen Dalmeny Dickinson’s Real Deal
Dalmeny is one of the antiques dealers on ITV’s “Dickinson’s Real Deal.” She has been a regular on the show since 2006. “In 2006 I was invited to take part in a new show with David ‘The Duke’ Dickinson – ‘Dickinson’s Real Deal’ with around 10 other dealers. I’ve been a regular on the show ever since.”
Dalmeny’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Her Instagram is @karendalmeny.