Richard Mark Hammond is the English television presenter, well-known for the TV program “Top Gear”.
In college, Hammond studied cinematography and producing. After graduating, he practiced his skills on several radio stations, such as Radio Cleveland and Radio Lancashire.
Worked as a manager and organized meetings for Ferrari and Renault Sport.
In 1998, the man got fist project on television – he became a TV presenter in “Motorweek”.
Best Known For
He leads a weekly column in “The Daily Mirror”.
His recognizable work as a producer and participant is “Blast Lab”. In 2009, he won BAFTA Awards as the best presenter in this show.
The man worked in some projects on BBC including “Battle of the Geeks”.
Richard does not share with the press his thoughts about religion he follows.
He is straight. The man married Amanda Etheridge in 2002 and they welcomed two daughters: Isabella and Willow.
Worth To Known
He is a true fan of cars. There are 12 cars and 4 motorcycles in his collection. Richard’s dream car is Morgan +8 Roadster and he had already bought it. The man is an owner of Porsche, Range Rover, Aston Martin etc.
He is not a vegetarian. In the interview to “Daily Mail” at the question “Are you a meat eater?” he answered “Of course I am”.
Came through the terrible car crush in 2006, trying to set a speed record. He had post-traumatic amnesia because of brain injury.
His colleagues gave Hammond the nickname “Hamster”, when he ate a cardboard on the show. The second reason is his build.
Has two brothers: Andrew and Nicholas.