Jeremy Clarkson is a well known English journalist, writer, and broadcaster who specialized in talking about all elements of motoring. You can recognize him as the host of ‘Top Gear’ which aired on BBC TV. He is also the co-owner of W.Chump & Sons. Let’s find out how much is Jeremy Clarkson’s net worth in 2018.
Jeremy Clarkson was born as Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson on 11th April 1960 to Eddie Clarkson and Shirley Clarkson. Jeremy Clarkson went to Hill House School, later he went to Doncaster Repton School. He has also received a Doctorate in Engineering.
Jeremy Clarkson married his first wife, Alexandra James in 1989, but the couple divorced a year later in 1990. Apparently, it is rumored that Alexandra left Jeremy for his friend. He married his second wife Frances Cain in 1993. The couple has three children together named Emily Clarkson, Finlo Clarkson and Katya Clarkson. But the couple divorced in 2014.
Clarkson is avid support of Chelsea Football Club. He is also a car collector and loves to talk and spend his money on automobiles. Ferrari F355, Ford GT, Aston Martin Virage, Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV6, Lamborghini Gallardo, Volkswagen Golf GTI, and Volkswagen Scirocco 1 are just some of the few cars which Jeremy Clarkson has owned in his life. Being a car enthusiast has brought him in trouble on several occasions, as he becomes unable to control himself from testing these high-tech cars in their full glory aka high speed.
Jeremy Clarkson entered the world of journalism soon after his graduation in 1988. He goes his big gig as a presenter same year when he was offered ‘Top Gear.’ He hosted the show till 2000, taking a short break of 2 years. In 2002 he came back to the show again and hosted it till 2015.
He has also been a part of other shows like ‘Clarkson’, ‘Robot Ward’, ‘Jeremy Clarkson’s Motorworld’, ‘Jeremy Clarkson’s Extreme Machines’, ‘Jeremy Clarkson: Meets the Neighbours’, ‘You Don’t Want to do That’, ‘Inventions That Changed the World’, and ‘Jeremy Clarkson Speed’. Currently, he is hosting ‘The Grand Tour’ which started in 2016.
Jeremy Clarkson used to host a motor oriented show called ‘Top Gear’ on BCC TV with James May and Richard Hammond from 2002 till 2015. He has worked with companies like The Sunday Times, The Sun, Amazon Video and W. Chump & Sons in his journalism career.
Jeremy is very unsympathetic of Environmentalist and doesn’t want to be categorized as one, he can be seen criticizing people trying to start the green movement. He is also a preacher of technology who believes nature needs to destroy for the development.
Awards & Achievements
Jeremy Clarkson has been nominated for awards like ‘BAFTA Awards,’ ‘National Television Awards, UK’, and ‘Royal Television Society, UK.’ He has also won awards like ‘National Television Awards, UK,’ and ‘Royal Television Society, UK.’
Net Worth of Jeremy Clarkson
Jeremy Clarkson has an estimated net worth of more than $60 million. He has made most of his net worth through his journalism career. He has been very active in hosting, writing and blogging that he earned from all three modules regularly. He also makes some extra pounds by working as a host for other events.
Jeremy Clarkson is considered one of the most renewed and successful English journalist. He is often criticized for his strong point of view, but at least he is unapologetically being himself instead of projecting a false image. He himself is a journalist, but he more in the headlines compared to any other celebrity for making blunt comments on nearly any subject.