Joker Wal­liams is laugh­ing all way to the bank

Daily Star Sunday - - FRONT PAGE - ■ EX­CLU­SIVE by ED GLEAVE

BRI­TAIN’S Got Ta­lent judge David Wal­liams is set for a £2mil­lion prop­erty pay­day.

The TV comic, 46, is sell­ing his three-bed­room home af­ter 13 years.

When he bought the prop­erty in 2005 he paid £3.25mil­lion.

But it is on the mar­ket with estate agent Marcus Parfitt for a whop­ping £5.35mil­lion – which means he’s on course to make a £2.1m profit.

David was liv­ing at the “fam­ily” home when he was mar­ried to model Lara Stone. They have since di­vorced.

The pad in north Lon­don’s Bel­size Park was owned by Oa­sis rocker Noel Gal­lagher in the 1990s.

It was nick­named Su­per­nova Heights be­cause of all the par­ty­ing that took place there.

It boasts a stun­ning gar­den, roof ter­race and off-street park­ing, while the stylish liv­ing area has floor-to-ceil­ing windows.

An ad­vert on prop­erty web­site Zoopla says: “An ex­cep­tional ar­chi­tec­tural mas­ter­piece lies be­hind the tra­di­tional Vic­to­rian fa­cade of this at­trac­tive pe­riod fam­ily home.”

Lit­tle Bri­tain star David has made a series of changes to the home, boost­ing its value.

He re­moved some ceil­ings and floors to cre­ate dou­ble and triple-storey ar­eas as well as over­haul­ing the in­te­rior. The neigh­bour­hood is a favourite with big-name stars. Celebs who live nearby in­clude Kate Moss, Boy Ge­orge and Jonathan Ross.

It is also close to trendy Prim­rose Hill which is famed for its A-List res­i­dents.

David hardly needs the money – his net worth is al­ready es­ti­mated to be £25mil­lion.

It is thought he net­ted around £1million judg­ing on the lat­est run of Bri­tain’s Got Ta­lent, which fin­ished last week.

And he has starred in TV’s Lit­tle Bri­tain, Come Fly With Me and Big School.

He has also made mil­lions from his chil­dren’s books, sell­ing more than 12mil­lion copies of his nov­els world­wide.

Ear­lier this month, the Daily Star Sun­day re­vealed that David was un­der fire for sign­ing a lu­cra­tive deal to front a BGT gam­bling web­site.

The move was slammed by fans on­line, while gam­bling ad­dic­tion ex­pert Liz Karter said: “David do­ing this means the site could po­ten­tially ap­peal to chil­dren. In a way, it gives gam­bling a softer im­age. “Be­cause David is a chil­dren’s au­thor this could give the feel­ing of gam­bling be­ing an in­no­cent pas­time – which of course it can be, but it can also lead to ad­dic­tion.”

■ HIS­TORY: Home in cap­i­tal was a party pad for Noel Gal­lagher ■ LUX­URY: Bed­room and, above, liv­ing room. Be­low, list­ing on Zoopla

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