James May
James May

James May is a British Journalist and Television presenter known for presenting the motoring TV show Top Gear. He is known by other names like Captain Slow, Mr. Slowly, and Rear Admiral Slow.

Quick Biography

James May was born on 16 January 1963. The TV journalist also has a production company named W. Chump & Sons. The production founded in 2015.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: James Daniel May
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 16 January 1963
Birth Place: Bristol, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Religion: N/A
Parents: James and Kathleen
Spouse: N/A
Children: No
Height: 1.82 m
Weight: 93 kg
Profession: TV Journalist
Net Worth in 2022: $30 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

James is 59 years old, but the author is still very energetic. The height of the TV host is 1.82 m, and the weight is 93 kg. The hair of the color of James is Salt & Paper. The hair color of the writer is Light Blue. The sexual orientation of a Journalist is straight. The hair of James is long.

Education, School/College University

James May Studied at Caerleon Endowed Junior School in Newport. James attended Oakwood Comprehensive School, located in Rotherham. The writer was a choirboy at Whiston Parish Church. In Pendle College, Lancaster University, May learned Flute & Piano. After completing his graduation, the author worked as a records officer at a hospital Chelsea.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

The writer was born to James and Kathleen. He grew up with two sisters and one brother. The nationality of a TV journalist is American. He belongs to White ethnicity. We did not have details about the writer’s religion. He did not share his political views with media.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

James May is currently living with Sarah Frater. She is a Dance Critic. He has dating James May since 2000. They did not have any children yet.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): In-Relation
When did he get married? (married date): N/A
Does he have any relationship affair? Sarah Frater
Is James May Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): N/A
Kids: No

Professional Life and Career

James May started working as a sub-editor for The Engineer during the 1980s. Later he worked for Autocar Magazine as Sub-Editor. He fired from the job for performing the prank. The journalist has written several articles for publications like Car Magazine, Top Gear, and The Daily Telegraph. In 2006, he wrote a book named Motors. He co-authored for Oz and James’s Big Wine Adventures.

In September 2006, the writer co-presented a tribute to English television presenter Raymond Baxter. In 2007, two books published named Notes from the Hard Shoulder and James May’s 20th Century.  The writer confessed in 1992 that he fired from Autocar Magazine after an acrostic issue.

In 1998, he wrote eight-part Series called Road Rage School. He was also the co-host of the 2006 London Boat Show. The writer also presented a charismas episode named James May’s Top Toys. In 1999, James became co-presenter of the original Top Gear series. In the show, he earned the nickname Captain Slow because of his very careful driving style. James drives Bugatti Veyron on top of 253 mph.

The writer presented Inside Killer Sharks, which is a documentary for Sky & James May’s 20th Century. James is a very adventures person. He flies in Royal Air Force Euro fighter Typhoon at high speed of 2121km/h for show James May’s 2oth Century. In 2008, the writer worked in BBC broadcast show James May’s Big Ideas. It contains a three-part series in which he searches for science implementation. After the BBC show, he presented James May’s Man Lab.

In 2009, the writer presented the TV series, which show favorite toys from the past. The toys featured on the show are Airfix, Plasticine, Meccano, Scalextric, Lego & Hornby. May worked on BBC Broadcast show Oz and James’s Big Wine Adventure, a series which released in May. In 2007, the second series released. The third series of the show released in 2009. It was named Oz and James Drink to Britain. In 2015, James May released his YouTube Channel named JM’s Unemployment tube.

Awards & Nominations

In 2007, James was nominated for RTS Television Award in Category Best Presenter for his show Top Gear.

James May Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

James May Net Worth
James May Net Worth

As of August 2022, The net worth of James May is $30 million. The major source of income is from the TV show and YouTube Channel. The writer owns several cars like Saab 9-5 Aero, Bentley T2, Rolls-Royce Phantom, Triumph 2000, Rover P6, Alfa Romeo 164, 1971 Rolls-Royce Corniche, Jaguar XJS, Ferrari F430, Ferrari 459 Italia and many more.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

James May does not involve in any rumors and controversy.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

James May Facebook page has around 1,653,199 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 3.12m followers. On the James May Instagram account, he has around 601k followers, while on YouTube, James May has around 221k subscribers.

James May has changed the definition of traveling with his shows. He is a very adventures person. He also showcases his talent through his YouTube Channel.


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