Jeremy Clarkson is a popular figure in which area of specialization is Motorsport. Also, he is an English journalist, broadcaster, and writer. He generally talks about all elements in the Motorsport industry. He is known worldwide for hosting ‘Top Gear’ on BBC. Jeremy is also one of the individuals who own ‘Chump & sons.’ Below is a quick look at the net worth of Jeremy Clarkson in 2018, career and earnings.
Early Life & Biography
Jeremy was born in 1960 on April 11, and his parents named him Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson. His father is Eddie Clarkson and mother, Shirley Clarkson. He attended high school at Hill House School and after graduating he was admitted to Doncaster Repton School where he studied and graduated with both a bachelors and doctorate in the field of engineering.
Jeremy’s first wife was Alexandra James in 1989. The marriage only lasted for one year, and it is rumored that Alexandra cheated on Jeremy with his friend. He moved on to marry a second wife, Frances Cain in 1993.they were blessed with three children, but due to their differences, they divorced in 2014 after 21 year together.
He is a recognized supporter of the English football club Chelsea and has a passion in collecting various brands of cars like Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Volkswagen Golf, Scirocco and Lamborghini being few of the many cars the Englishman owns. It’s hard to resist a fast car, and this has seen him get into trouble for over speeding in recent years.
Career, Awards, & Achievements
After graduating from college, Jeremy decided of venturing into the world of journalism. The biggest moment in his career came when he was offered the job of a presenter at ‘Top gear,‘ a show that he hosted for 12 years, took a two-year break and then came back to the show until 2015.
Jeremy has also hosted other shows like ‘Jeremy Clarkson Motor world’, ‘Robot Ward’, Jeremy Clarkson Extreme Rules’, ’Clarkson’, ’Jeremy Clarkson Meets The Neighbors’, ’Inventions That Changed The World’, ‘You Don’t Want To Do That’, ‘Jeremy Clarkson Speed’ and several others. Since 2016 he has been the host of ‘the grand tour.’
He has worked with many companies over the years to promote their brand vehicles worldwide.
He does not support environment activists as he believes that for the world to grow regarding technology and development, some of the environmental resources have to be destroyed either way. He is a Motorsport enthusiast and has a love for speedy cars given the collection that he has ever owned.
Jeremy has been nominated for several awards and has also gone ahead to win some of them. He has won ‘Royal television society,’ ‘national television award’ and has been nominated in ‘national television awards,’ ’BAFTA awards’ and ‘royal television society.’ His awards are only a shadow of what he has achieved in his career which is better than any accolades in one’s career.
Net Worth & Earnings
Jeremy has had a successful career as a journalist, and during this time he accumulated a net worth of over $65 million. He has met this value through his journalism’s career. The other various shows that he has hosted have also contributed massively to his wealth. He is a writer and runs his blog which also relatively generates income. He is also the co-owner of a company that brings in revenue.
Jeremy is a clear example that we do not necessarily have to pursue a career in our area of study. He ditched engineering to pursue a career in journalism, and his decision proved to be the right one. He is considered to be one of the greatest presenters in the English history and considering that he is still in the industry, a lot holds in future for this Englishman.