Know about Richard Hammond wiki: Twitter, net worth, crash, wife

December 25, 2017Know about Richard Hammond wiki: Twitter, net worth, crash, wife

Who is Richard Hammond?

Richard Mark Hammond launcher of automotive social media website DriveTribe was born on 19 December 1969 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England. Hammond is an English host, novelist, and reporter, best known for co-hosting "Top Gear" a  car program broadcasted on the BBC Two from 2002 until 2015 with Jeremy Clarkson and James May. After graduation, Hammond worked for numerous BBC radio stations, before interviewing for Top Gear.

Hammond’s Twitter

Richard Mark currently has 3 million followers on twitter (@RichardHammond). He is a very friendly person as he tweets about himself being safe after a bad accident by stating that “I’m not dead". He tweets a lot about vehicles. He is a car lover and tweets a lot about new and upcoming cars.

Hammond’s Net Worth

Richard Hammond has an estimated net worth of $ 25 million. In 2002, he reportedly earned $25k per episode of Top Gear. In 2008, an amount he earned for his appearance in Morrison's advertisement was $ 1.2 million. Richard estimated purchase value of the six-bedroom castle near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire was $ 2.6 million. In 2008, he spent $117,000 to rebuild his Defender 110 "Buster". In 2009, Purchase value of the R44 helicopter which Hammond used going to London was $ 197,000. In 2013, he spent $ 3.3 million to purchase the Bollitree Castle which is situated near Weston under Penyard, Ross-on-Wye. In 2014, he purchased the six-bedroom house located near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire was $ 1.5 million. The cars he owns includes 1931 Lagonda 2-litre Supercharges, 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390, Land Rover Defender, Lotus Esprit 350 Sport, Porsche 911 GT3 RS, and Bentley S1 respectively.

Hammond’s Car Crash

Richard was tangled in two thoughtful car crashes while filming the motor shows. Richard Hammond was transferred to a hospital in June 2017 after deceitful death in a horror crash. The Hamster was driving a $2.6 million supercar in Switzerland when he lost controller before it flicked over and burst into fires. Richard was appearing a car race in St Gallen when he stung the crash. He was driving a Rimac Concept One at the time, an electronic vehicle which can grasp speeds of nearly 200mph. Richard exposed he believed he was going to die through the smash describing the involvement as like being "inside a tumble dryer full of bricks".

Richard was involved in an accident in 2006. He was left in a coma for two weeks after booming a jet-propelled car. Its right tire blustered as he strained to set a land speed record at RAF Elvington near York. He was transferred to an infirmary in Leeds and the dad-of-two later exposed he practiced depression, paranoia and memory loss due to brain damage agonized in the terrible accident.

Richard’s Wife and Personal life

Richard Hammond has been wedded to Amanda "Mindy" Hammond since May 2002. They have two daughters namely Willow Hammond and Isabella Hammond respectively. Amanda is a columnist for the Daily Express. Hammond is recognized for preserving many animals on Bollitree farm counting several horses, dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, sheep, and a peacock. In 2010, Hammond was the president of the 31st Herefordshire Country Fair. His participation caused extraordinary attendance with "nearly 15,000 people" tired to the occasion to meet the presenter.


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