Jeremy Clarkson Biography

(Broadcaster, Writer)

Jeremy Clarkson is a journalist, writer, and broadcaster. He is renowned as the co-presenter of BBC Two's TV show Top Gear. He is in a relationship with Lisa Hogan.

More about the relationship

Jeremy Clarkson is in a relationship with Lisa Hogan. He started dating his current girlfriend, Lisa in 2017.

Prior to that, he was married to his manager, Frances Cain. The wedding took place in May 1993 in Fulham. Together, they have three children that include two daughters Emily and Katya, and a son, Finlo.

Later, in April 2014, they parted their way via a divorce. Before getting a divorce, in September 2010, Clarkson demanded a private injunction to prevent his then-wife, Cain for publishing about their sexual relationship. Later, he lifted the injunction voluntarily.

Before this, Jeremy was married to Alex Hall in 1989. Only after six months, Alex left Jeremy for his best friend, Stephen. Together, Alex and Stephen had two children before their divorce in 1996.

Relationship Facts of Jeremy Clarkson

  • Jeremy Clarkson is having an affair.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Jeremy Clarkson?

Jeremy Clarkson is a journalist, writer, and broadcaster. He is renowned as the co-presenter of BBC Two’s TV show Top Gear.

Last, in 2020, he appeared in the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? as a Host. Next, he will be launching the TV Documentary, I Bought A Farm.

Jeremy Clarkson- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Jeremy Clarkson was born as Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson on the 11th of April 1960 in Doncaster, Yorkshire.

His father Lt. Edward Grenville Clarkson was a salesperson whereas his mother, Lt. Shirley Gabrielle Clarkson was a teacher by profession. They owned the tea cosie selling business that they expanded to the stuffed Paddington Bear toys manufacturing business.

He has an elder sister, Joanna. They are of British ethnicity. Talking about his educational background, he attended Repton School.

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Caption: Jeremy Clarkson and his girlfriend (Source: The Sun)

However, he expelled from the school for his nuisance behaviors that include smoking and drinking. During the schooldays, he faced a tough time as he was constantly bullied making him a suicidal wrecked case.

After that, he completed his further education from the Hill House School.

Jeremy Clarkson- Professional Career

Writing Career

At first, Jeremy Clarkson started his career as the salesman for his parents’ business, Paddington Bear. After that, he joined Rotherham Advertiser where he was trained to be a journalist.

Later, he was associated with newspapers like The Rochdale Observer Wolverhampton Express and Star, and Shropshire Star as a columnist. For those newspapers, he contributed significant numbers of articles based on the car review and more.

Currently, he regularly writes columns for The Sun and The Sunday Times. 

TV Career

In 1998, his career took a major turn over when he was hired to present the BBC Two’s TV series, Top GearThe show was based on the plot of car reviews and customer advice.

Prior to that, the show was presented by Jon Bentley. The show was rebroadcast in over 1oo countries. Soon, Top Gear became the most viewed show on the channel. Back in 2012, the show’s merchandise made revenue of around £149m that was handle by Bedder 6, Co-founded by Clarkson.

Leaving Top Gear as a presenter, he created the monitoring show, The Grand Tour along with other presenters like Richard Hammond, James May, and Andy Wilman for Amazon. As of 2020, the series is heading towards its fifth season.

Apart from that, he has also hosted Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? 

Awards & Nominations

  • 2019- International Motor Film Awards for Motown Funk.
  • 1998- RTS Television Awards for Top Gear.
  • 2004- Nominated for BAFTA TV Awards for Top Gear.

Net Worth, Salary

As of 2020, he has an estimated net worth of $60 million. Through his various career options, his salary is in the range of $20 million. However, his base salary as the co-presenter of the Top Gear is around $4 million.

The addition yearly income comes from the 30% rights in the company, DVD Sales, Merchandise, and profit.

His net worth also includes his car’s collection consisting of more than 30 cars. Some of the cars that he owns are Ford Cortina, Ferrari F355, Ford Focus, and Lamborgini Gallardo Spyder. 

Jeremy Clarkson- Controversy & Rumors

Back in 2015, he was suspended from the BBC’s TV show, Top Gear when he picked a fight with the show’s producer. The dispute took place at the shooting location in Hawes, North Yorkshire over the catering problem.

At the time, he was offered to have soup with the cold meat platter instead of his steak that he wanted. The problem arose as the hotel chef’s absence. Due to the incident, the next two episodes of the series were not broadcast.

Body Measurements: Height & Weight

Jeremy Clarkson has blue eyes with light hair. He stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches and has a decent weight.

Back in late 2019, he had drastic body transformation caused by the weight loss. Later, he revealed the secret of his weight loss is better diet plans. Also, he mentioned cycling he cycled for around three kilometers on a daily basis.

Social Media

Jeremy has over 938.5k followers on Facebook, over 2.9m followers on Instagram, and over 7.1m followers on Twitter.


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