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The talented Richard Mark Hammond is Genius by the personality. The amazing personality was born on 19 December 1969 (age 44), in Solihull, Warwickshire in England. He is an English Television presenter, correspondent & writer by profession. He is a popular co-anchor of Car programs named Top Gear with his colleague Jeremy Clarkson & James May .He regards to white ethnicity & British Nationality. $ his height is 5 feet & 7 inches.


Talking about his early life, in the 1980’s he moved to North Yorkshire with his father, mother & his brother. His father started a business in North Yorkshire. After that he moved to Ripon Grammar School for his early education. From 1987 to 1989, he enrolled Harrogate College of Art & Technology. After persuading her graduation, he worked for various radio stations such as- Radio Cleveland, Radio York, Radio Cumbria, Radio Leeds, Radio Newcastle and Radio Lancashire.


In 2002 he joins a presenter on Top Gear in 2002. He achieved his name & fame through the program. The program provides him heights to fly openly in the sky & forward accordingly for his goal. In 2003, he also presents the show named Brainiac: Science Abuse; he worked with Jon Tickle with Charlotte Hudson on 2nd series of the show. After presenting & hosting 4th series of program, he will not going to host the program. After that he signed a contract with BBC.


Apart from that, he worked on several television Network. He presented the Crufts dog show in 2005, the 2004 and 2005 British Parking Awards and also makes the appearance on School’s Out, a popular quiz show of BBC. He was also a captain on BBC two quiz programs. Apart from that he also involved in several programs of BBC. From 3 January 2006 until 10th February 2006 he anchored the program Richard Hammond’s 5 O’ Clock show with his colleague Mel Giedroyc of Light Lunch fame. The program broadcasted on every weekday on ITV between 17:00 to 18:00.


Talking about his personal life, his marital status is married. He was married with Amanda Etheridge who is popularly known as Mindy. Since May 2002, the married couple has two beautiful daughters. They are living blissful & happy life with each other. He loved to celebrate his wedding day with his wife. There are no reasons & issues of divorce between them. Their family resides in a mock castle in Herefordshire and also has an apartment  in London. He is also passionate to play bass guitar. He also likes to ride bicycle.


Hammond is passionate about expensive cars. He is an admirer of Porsche 911s and entitlements the Pagani  Zonda to be the super car. He once buys a 1982 Porsche 911 SC and later bought Porsche 911 (997) Carrera S. In 2004 again, he purchase Porsche 928 for daily driving with his family. Apart from that, he is also passionate for American muscle cars. He also purchased BMW 850i which used against the race with Clarkson’s Mercedes CL 600. He also purchased a Morgan Aeromax, but he falls on car accident in August 2009. After that, he also purchased Jaguar E-Type. He is also passionate about motorcycle. He spent maximum amount of his salary on buying cars.


In October he invested $ 2 million buying castle which is near to the Weston under Penyard, Ross-on-Wye. He is not only limited to his work or buying cars. He is also motivated for charity works. He is a Vice-President of UK children’s brain injury charity. The charity was named as “The Children’s Trust, Tadworth.


As we know that Richard Hammond is a television presenter & journalist. He is widely recognized work on British channel’s network. His estimated net-worth value is $ 15 million. Moreover, he is also connected with social networking sites face book & twitter. Much more information about his biography can be obtained from Wiki.