Richard Hammond
Richard Hammond

Richard Hammond is a British journalist, author, Game Show Host, Voice-over Artist, and television presenter. The journalist is known for his program Top Gear.

Quick Biography

The television presenter was born on 19 December 1969 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England. The Television presenter worked with several radio stations.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Richard Mark Hammond
Age: 50 years old
Birth Date: 19 December 1969
Birth Place: Solihull, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Religion: NA
Parents: Eileen Hammond and Alan Hammond
Spouse: Mindy Hammond (m. 2002)
Children: Willow Hammond, Isabella Hammond
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 50 kg
Profession: Writer, Television Presenter, Voice Over Artist and Journalist
Net Worth in 2020: $40 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Richard Hammond is 50 years old. He still looks handsome in his fifties. The height of the Journalist is 1.68 m, and the weight is 50 kg. The eye color of Richard is Brown.

Education, School/College University

Richard Hammond studied at Blossomfield Infant School, located in Solihull’s Sharmans Cross district. Hammond attended Ripon Grammar School for his higher studies. He attended Harrogate College of Art and Technology from 1986 to 1988.

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

Richard Hammond was born to Eileen Hammond and Alan Hammond. The journalist is the grandson of labor in the Birmingham car industry. At age 11, Richard moved to North Yorkshire cathedral city. The artist has two brothers named Andrew and Nicholas. His brother Andrew is the writer of Crypt. The nationality of Television personality is American. The Ethnicity of Richard is white. We did not have the religious details of Richard. He did not share his political views with anyone.

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

Richard Hammond with Wife Mindy Hammond
Richard Hammond with Wife Mindy Hammond

On 6 July 1965, Richard Hammond married to Amanda Mindy Hammond. She works as a columnist for newspaper Daily Express. The couple blessed with two daughters named Willow and Isabella. The journalist lives in a mock castle located in Herefordshire with his family. The artist also has an apartment in London and Saint-Tropez.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 4 May 2002
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Richard Hammond  Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Mindy Hammond (m. 2002)
Kids: Willow Hammond, Isabella Hammond

Professional Life and Career

Richard Hammond worked for various radio station named Radio Cleveland, Radio Cumbria, Radio Leeds and many more. In 2002, Richard started hosting Top Gear. The fans and co-presenters often called him The Hamster. On 28 January 2007, he appeared in the first episode of series 9. The show features images of the crash, which created headlines across the world.

On 25 March 2015, the BBC did not renew the contract of Richard Hammond. The artist returns to Top Gear for special 75 minutes, which features from all the series of the show. The show was released on 28 June 2015 on BBC Two. The Television personality gets injured in a crash. The vehicle of Hammond’s name Vampire can get in speed up to 370mph.

Hammond worked in several lifestyle shows and motoring programs. He continuously hosted the Crufts Dog Show in 2005 and 2004. In 2005, Richard appeared in British Parking Awards and School’s Out. He presented The Gunpowder Plot: Exploding The Legend. The artist worked in Richard Hammond’s 5 O’Clock Show with Mel Giedroyc. In 2006, he hosted the Richard Hammond and Holy Grail. During shooting, the writer visited Vatican Secret Archie’s.

The talented artist presented a series named Richard Hammond’s Tech Head, which based on online technology. The documentary based on Earth Geology and Plate Tectonics. In 2012, Richard hosted American Program named Richard Hammond’s Crash Course. The show aired in September 2012 in the United Kingdom. The author gets injured again in the shooting of The Grand Tour.

On 10 June 2017, he gets crashed stylish Concept One when he was shooting for The Grand Tour. He owned large farms that have several like horses, dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, sheep, and peacock. He adopted the official dog of Top Gear. In 2012, he spent more than £2 million. The artist has 2005 Robinson R44 Raven II Helicopter and John Deere 6210 SE tractor.

Awards & Nominations

Richard Hammond won several awards for his work in Television. Hammond won several awards like GQ Men of the Year Awards, ASTRA Awards, Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards, TV Choice Awards, TV Quick Awards, British Academy Children’s Awards, and many more.

Richard Hammond Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Richard Hammond Net Worth
Richard Hammond Net Worth

As of August 2020, The net worth of Richard Hammond is $40 million. He earned a handsome amount from Television Shows and Radio Broadcast. Richard participates in various shows.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Richard Hammond often gets into controversy because of his comments, which resulted in complaints from LGBT rights charities.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Richard Hammond Facebook page has around 1,127,000 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 3m followers. On the Richard Hammond Instagram account, he has around 541k followers, while on YouTube, Richard Hammond has around 1.07m subscribers.

Richard is a risk-taker who often gets injured while shooting. He is an animal lover and has a big farm for animals.

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