Anita Manning Auctioneer, Bio, Age, Husband, Height, Children, Net Worth

Anita Manning
Anita Manning

Anita Manning Biography

Anita Manning is a Scottish antique expert and television personality best known for her appearances as an expert and presenter on the BBC’s Bargain Hunt, Flog It! and the Antiques Road Trip. Reportedly, Anita is the first female auctioneer in Scotland.

In 2016, she broke a previous record for the highest profit made after a single item sale on Antiques Road Trip after selling a bronze Buddha statue priced at £85 which she purchased at £50 and sold at the auction for £3800. As a result, she made a 7500% profit.

Her father used to take her to auctions on Sauchiehall Street, in Glasgow and developed a love for antiques. Anita then had her first antique business in the 1970s after buying a bed from an Irish dealer. After studying physical education and specializing in dance at Aberdeen and Edinburgh, Anita worked as a teacher before she got married.

As a young mother, Anita developed knowledge of antiques by buying furniture from auctions. After visiting Glasgow as a buyer, Manning bought and sold furniture in England and Ireland for about three years, driving all around the country in a truck.

Anita has been running the Glasgow auction house Great Western Auctions since 1989 alongside her daughter Lala. In 2016, she set a new record for the largest profit on a single item on the Antiques Road Trip.

Anita Manning Age

Manning is 76 years old as of 2023. She was born on December 1, 1947, in Glasgow, Scotland. In addition, Anita celebrates her birthday on December 1st every year.

Anita Manning Husband

Manning is a married woman. However, she has managed to tuck her personal life. She is a mother of two and a grandmother of three. We promise to update you once details regarding he husband are available. On the other hand, some sources claim that Manning is married to fellow antique dealer Charles Hanson, a claim we cannot affirm.

Anita Manning Children

Manning is a mother of two children namely Lala Manning and Luke Manning. She has been running the Glasgow auction house Great Western Auctions since 1989 alongside her daughter Lala.

Anita Manning Height

How tall is Bargain Hunt Expert Anita Manning? Anita stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 1 inch (1.54 m) tall.

Anita Manning’s Net Worth

Manning has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as an antiques expert and television personality.