Quick Facts of Richard Mark Hammond

  • Full NameRichard Mark Hammond
  • Date of Birth19 December, 1969
  • NicknameHamster, Hammo
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceSolihull, Warwickshire
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Christianity
  • ProfessionWriter, broadcaster, and journalist,
  • Nationality British
  • Active Year1998–present
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseAmanda Hammond (née Etheridge) (m. 2002)
  • Height5 feet 7 inches
  • EducationHarrogate College of Art and Technology
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Children2
  • Horoscope N/A
  • Net Worth$15 million

Richard Hammond, popular as stage name Hamster/Hammo is an English writer, broadcaster, and journalist, who gained fame as a co-host through the International Emmy Award-winning show Top Gear.

Moreover, Richard started his career working on various BBC Radio stations such as Radio Cleveland, Radio York, Radio Newcastle and so on. Hammond is also an anchor of the show Brainiac: Science Abuse on Sky1.

Furthermore, Richard Hammond belongs to the white ethical background and has British nationality. He was raised in Christianity beliefs and celebrates his birthday on 19th of December every year. Richard graduated from Harrogate College of Art and Technology.

Richard Hammond’s Early Life and Education:

Hammond was born on 19 December 1969 in Solihull, Warwickshire as Richard Mark Hammond. Similarly, he was raised in the North Yorkshire cathedral city of Ripon with his siblings, younger brothers Andrew.

Regarding his education, Richard joined Blossomfield Infant School in Shirley and later went to Ripon Grammar School. After his schooling, Hammond graduated from Harrogate College of Art and Technology.

Richard Hammond’s Career:

After graduation, Richard worked for several BBC radio stations like Radio Leeds, Radio Newcastle, Radio Cleveland, Radio York, Radio Cumbria, and Radio Lancashire and then auditioned for the Top Gear. In the year 2002, as a presenter, Richard joined Top Gear.

Besides, he has also worked as a presenter of Brainiac: Science Abuse on Sky1 from its first to fourth seasons. After that, he has also hosted Total Wipeout. Additionally, he has also presented Planet Earth Live along with Julia Bradbury.

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Richard Hammond’s Personal Life:

Moving on to his personal life and love affairs, Richard is married to a columnist for the Daily Express, Amanda “Mindy” Hammond since 2002.

Moreover, the couple is happy together and there is no news regarding their extramarital affairs. The couple has two beautiful daughters and stays happily in a mock castle in Herefordshire.

Interestingly, Richard Hammond is an animal and car lover. He has several horses, dogs, cats, sheep, ducks, peacocks, and chickens in his Bollitree farm. Similarly, he has the collections of varieties of cars like Ford Mustang GT 390, Ford GPW, Lotus Esprit 350 Sport, Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Land Rover 110, Ferrari 550 Maranello and much more.

Richard Hammond’s Statistics:

Richard has an athletic body type with brown eyes and brown hair. Hammond’s height is 5 feet 7 inches and his weight is normal.

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Richard Hammond’s Net Worth

As of 2019, Hammond’s net worth is $15 million. Richard is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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