Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson is an English motoring broadcaster, journalist, farmer, game show host, and writer.
He is best known for co-hosting the motoring shows Top Gear and The Grand Tour with Richard Hammond and James May.
He also writes weekly columns for The Sun and The Sunday Times. Clarkson has taken over as host of the relaunched ITV game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
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Clarkson rose to public prominence as a presenter of the original format of Top Gear in 1988, after a career as a local journalist in northern England.
He has established himself as a well-known public figure, frequently appearing on British television, both presenting his own shows for the BBC and as a guest on others.
From October 27, 1988, to March 3, 1999, Clarkson presented the British driving show Top Gear.
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Clarkson hosted the new format from 20 October 2002 to 8 March 2015. He, James May, and Richard Hammond made Top Gear BBC Two’s most-watched show, rebroadcast in over 100 nations.
Clarkson’s company Bedder 6, which handled Top Gear merchandise and foreign distribution, made over £149 million in 2012 before BBC Worldwide took over the rights.
After dogs killed lambs on his Isle of Man second home, a converted lighthouse, Clarkson fought for access to a “permissive path” between 2005 and 2010.
Jeremy Clarkson Parents
Shirley and Eddie Clarkson are the proud parents of Jeremy. Shirley, his mother, was born in 1934 and passed away in 2014.
Adapting Michael Bond’s stories for the page, she is recognized for bringing Paddington Bear to life.
Eddie Clarkson, his father, is a private person. It is unknown who he is other than the truth that he is Jeremy Clarkson’s father.