Tom Daley was charged £250 for OBE picture

Daley received the honour in 2022

Tom Daley poses with his OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for services to diving, as well as in recognition of his charity work and his support of LGBTQ+ rights following an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle, Britain July 12, 2022. Andrew Matthews/Pool via REUTERS
Tom Daley received an OBE last year. (Reuters)

Tom Daley has revealed that he had to pay £250 to have his picture taken with his OBE.

The diver received the honour in 2022 for services to sport, LGBT rights and charity and was presented with the medal by the then-Prince Charles.

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Appearing on Rob Beckett and Josh Widdicombe's podcast Parenting Hell, the Olympic gold medalist revealed several behind the scenes details from the day including having to pay for his photo to be taken.

Daley said: "You're not allowed to take your phone in, no pictures inside because they're going to take it for you and charge you."

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 03: Tom Daley poses at the PFLAG 50th Anniversary Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis on March 3, 2023 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/WireImage)
Tom Daley had to pay for his OBE photos. (WireImage)

Asked how much he was charged, the Olympian said: "It was about £250."

Daley attended the ceremony with his husband, the writer Dustin Lance Black. At the time, Daley posted a picture of himself receiving the honour from Charles along with the caption "was talking all things knitting with HRH Prince of Wales".

Daley also said he would he would, "be honoured to use this platform to work toward protections for all LGBT+ people around the Commonwealth and beyond."

Black, who won an Oscar for writing the screenplay for Milk, also paid tribute to Daley when he received the OBE, writing on Instagram: "So proud of you, @TomDaley. Loving you is the most magical adventure."

British diver and Olympic champion Tom Daley (L) poses with his medal next to his husband Dustin Lance Black after being appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to diving as well as in recognition of his charity work and his support of LGBTQ+ rights following an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle, west of London, on July 12, 2022. (Photo by Andrew Matthews / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW MATTHEWS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Tom Daley receiving his OBE with Dustin Lance Black. (Getty Images)

Daley and Black welcomed their first child via surrogacy in 2018 but the couple do not publicly share pictures of their son over privacy concerns.

Daley was recently announced to be taking part in The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up to Cancer alongside the likes of Friends star David Schwimmer, former Little Mix singer Jesy Nelson, Top Gear host Paddy McGuinness and The Inbetweeners actor Joe Thomas.

Among the stars to previously appear in the charity version of the show are Ellie Goulding, James McAvoy and Louis Theroux.

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