Who is Jeremy Clarkson?
Jeremy Clarkson is an English broadcast journalist, farmer, game show host and writer who focuses on the automotive industry. The Grand Tour and Top Gear are his two most well-known automotive programs.
He first earned recognition as a local journalist in northern England before becoming a presenter of the original Top Gear program in 1988.
He has established himself as a prominent public figure since the mid‐1990s, often appearing on British television to host his own shows for the BBC and to appear as a guest on other programs.
Jeremy Clarkson Age
Clarkson is 62 years old as of 2022. He was as born as Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson on April 11, 1960 in Doncaster, England.
Jeremy Clarkson Height
Clarkson stands at an average height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m).
Clarkson attended Hill House School in Yorkshire and later enrolled at Repton School in Derbyshire, England. He later admitted to being extremely unhappy at Repton where he endured severe bullying there, that resulted to a “suicide attempt wreck.”
Jeremy Clarkson Parents
Clarkson was born to Edward Grenville and Shirley Gabrielle. His father, Edward was a travelling man while her mom was a teacher by profession. Additionally, his parents ran a business selling tea cosies.
Jeremy Clarkson Girlfriend
Clarkson is not married at the moment. However, he has been in a relationship with Lisa Hogan since 2017. Lisa is an Irish-born former actress and screenplay writer.
Jeremy Clarkson Children
Clarkson has three children namely Emily, Finlo and Katya Clarkson from his previous marriage with Frances Cain. The couple married in May 1993 and divorced in 2014.
Jeremy Clarkson Salary
Clarkson earns an average salary of $20 million. He works as a game show host and writer for The Grand Tour and Top Gear.
Jeremy Clarkson Top Gear
Top Gear is a British motoring magazine and factual television programme. It focuses on the inspection and evaluation of motor vehicles. Since its revival, Top Gear has been one of the BBC’s most financially rewarding programs.
However, since its debut, the program has drawn praise for its presentation and visual flair, which emphasized providing viewers with general entertainment, as well as criticism for the content’s controversial nature.
Top Gear’s original format was canceled by the BBC in December 2001, so Jeremy Clarkson and producer Andy Wilman got together to brainstorm ways to bring the show back on television.
In November 2008, Clarkson made a joke about lorry drivers killing prostitutes, and as a result, the BBC received more than 500 complaints.
BBC responded by claiming that it was a lighthearted rebuttal of a widespread misconception about lorry drivers and fit in with Clarkson’s Top Gear persona as expected by the audience.
On May 3, 2014, it was announced that Clarkson had received a last warning from the BBC and that, if he continued to make inappropriate remarks, he would be fired.
In March 2015, a bad incedent occured at the station. Clarkson was suspended by BBC following a fierce conflict with one of the show’s producers, Oisin Tymon. They however came to an agreement and Clarkson settled the matter with Oisin.
Clarkson’s Farm is a British television documentary series about him and his farm in the Cotswolds. The series, which has mainly favorable reviews, follows Clarkson as he tries to run a 1,000-acre (400 ha) farm in the Cotswolds.
Jeremy Clarkson Net Worth
Clarkson has an estimated net worth of $70 million. He generates his income from his career as a broadcast journalist.
Jeremy Clarkson Socials
– The Grand Tour
– Top Gear
– Clarkson’s Farm
– Jeremy Clarkson: Meets the Neighbours
How Many Children Does Jeremy Have?
Jermy has three children from his previous marriage with Frances Cain.