|Celebrated Name:||Chris Harris|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Christopher James Harris|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Birth Date:||20th January 1975|
|Birth Place:||Beaconsfield, Buckimhamshire, United Kingdom|
|Height:||5 feet 6 inches (171cm)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (3 Children)|
|Is Chris Harris Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Automotive journalist, racing driver and television presenter|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$500 thousand|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Chris Harris is an automotive journalist, racing driver and television presenter. He has worked as a reviewer, writer and editor for many automotive magazines. Some of these publications include; Evo, Autocarand Jalopnik. He has appeared on TV numerous times and also via a YouTube series through NBCSN and DRIVE.
Since 2017, Harris has been one of the three main hosts of the British automotive show, Top Gear. He also has his own YouTube channel called, Chris Harris on Cars, in which he and Neil Carey produce and film their own automotive reviews.
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Early Life & Biography
Chris Harris was born on the 20th of January 1975 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. His father, Ian Harris, was an accountant, and his mother, Angela Wilding, was an autocross racer. Not much is known about his primary high school education, but he did go to Clifton College in Bristol.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 27 January 1975, Chris Harris is 48 years old as of today’s date 6th December 2023. His height is 171cm tall, and weight is 80 kg.
Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids
Not much is known about his personal life, other than that he is married with 3 children. He is also known for his car collection which entails; the Ferrari FF, Audi RS 6 and many others.
Chris Harris began his career working for Autocar, where he mostly did menial jobs. After some time, he was promoted to an official road-test editor position within Autocar and got quite the reputation as a journalist. At Autocar, he was given the nickname, Monkey, in reference to the character, ‘Monkey’ Harris in Only Fools and Horses.
In 2008, he left Autocarto co-establish a digital-based platform called Drivers Republic, which only operated for one year. He immediately joined Evoas a writer and reviewer where his features were published every few months.
In partnership with DRIVE, Harris created an opinion and review YouTube series that aired weekly from early 2012. This was established on DRIVE’s YouTube channel called, CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS. Each episode featured the car to be reviewed, that was either owned by Chris Harris, or loaned to DRIVE by the manufacturer.
The series went on to do very well, making a total of 104 videos that amassed a total of 3,500,000 views in 2 years. After 2 years of hosting the series, he left to start his own YouTube channel, later stating that he maintained a positive relationship with DRIVE.
On the 27th of October, 2014, Harris’ YouTube channel, Chris Harris On Cars, was successfully created and ready for operation. He partnered with his long-term colleague, Neil Carey, who specializes as a cameraman, and still shoots for Chris Harris On Carsindependently.
The channel is doing very well, getting 440,000 subscribers and nearly 45,000,000 views. Furthermore, he started writing for Jalopnik on November 6th, 2014, which is an online automotive blog.
In February 2016, Harris officially joined the new cast of Top Gear, replacing Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. He served as a recurring presenter for the show in 2016, but was promoted to main presenter after the resignation of Chris Evans.
From the 24th series, he was presenting alongside Matt LeBlanc and Rory Reid but from the 27th series, he began presenting alongside Freddie Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness.
Other than just presenting, Chris Harris has had quite the extensive racing career. He won his first race in a Formula Palmer Audi in 2000. He has driven a number of racing cars over the years, some of them include; a Porsche 911 Cup, Renault Sport R.S. 01, Aston Martin Vantage GT12, Van Diemen FF1600, Rover SD1 and a Jaguar E-type.
He has taken part in some gruelling endurance races, like the 24-hour Nürburgring in 2010 and 2015. He was on the 2016 Glickenhaus team but unfortunately their car crashed during the practice session.
Awards & Achievements
Chris Harris has not yet won an award for what he has done as a presenter and a journalist. However, it is important to note that he has had his successes as a racing driver, like the first race he won in 2000.
Net Worth & Salary of Chris Harris in 2023
Chris Harris has definitely achieved a lot of success as a TV presenter, journalist and racing driver. Unfortunately, it has not yet been made public how much Harris earns or what his net worth is. However, many people have made their estimations and provided figures that range around $500 thousand as of December 2023.
Definitely, Harris does make most of his earnings from the work he has done as a journalist and maybe some prizes for the racing he has been doing
Chris Harris is well-respected as a journalist after making his start at Autocar. Slowly and carefully, Chris Harris has moulded himself into an exceptional journalist with a lot more to achieve.