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James May Net Worth, Early Life, Writing Career, Television Career, Personal Life And More

James May is a journalist and television presenter from Britain. He is most famous for being the host for the television series “Top Gear” along with his co-hosts Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond.

Net Worth

James May has a net worth of $ 40 million. He has earned his net worth by his venture in the entertainment industry. He is also an author and a journalist and writes for different media outlets. His career as a journalist has also helped him earn money and success.

Early Life

James May was born James Daniel May on January 16, 1963, in Bristol, England. He was brought up by his mother Kathleen and his father James. He studied Newport’s Caerleon Endowed Junior School and Rotherham’s Oakwood Comprehensive School. James studied at the Lancaster University’s Pendle College and earned a degree in music.

Writing Career

James made his writing debut with “The Engineer” and “Autocar” magazine. He worked there as a sub-editor. He has worked for many other publications as well, like the “Top Gear” magazine and “Car Magazine. He is also the co-writer of the book “Oz and James’s Big Wine Adventure” and released another book with the name of “Oz and James Drink to Britain,”.

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Television Career

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May has been the host of many television shows that includes the documentary “Driven. He was also the presenter of “Top Gear” in 1999. He joined the show in season two and has hosted the show for 170 episodes. He earned his nickname “Captain Slow” by hosting the series. He was the host for the 11-episode documentary “James May’s Road Trip, and also hosted another six-episode documentary series “James May’s 20th Century. He has hosted many other documentaries that include:

  • Inside Killer Sharks
  • James May’s Big Ideas
  • James May on the Moon
  • James May at the Edge of Space
  • James May’s Things You Need to Know
  • To Space & Back
  • James May’s Toy Stories

May has presented many TV shows as well. The TV shows include:

  • James May’s Cars of the People
  • James May: The Reassembler
  • James May: Oh Cook
  • James May: Our Man in Japan
  • James May’s Top Toys
  • Oz and James’s Big Wine Adventure
  • James May’s Big Ideas
  • James May’s Toy Stories
  • The Daily Telegraph
  • May on Motors: On the Road with James May
  • James May’s Man Lab: The Book of Usefulness
  • James May: Oh Cook
  • The Grand Tour

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Personal Life

James is rumored to be in a relationship with art critic Sarah Frater. The couple has been together since 2000. They have a live-in relationship and they live together in Hammersmith, West London. The couple went on a week trip to a health clinic in Germany, and James underwent a liver detox at the clinic. He expressed regret for getting the detox and complained that he felt like he was fainting and was trembling after getting the detox.

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