Who is Chris Harris dating? Bio, Top gear, Cars, Net worth, Personal life, Controversy

March 8, 2019Who is Chris Harris dating? Bio, Top gear, Cars, Net worth, Personal life, Controversy

Who is Chris Harris?

Chris Harris is a British nationality who is famous as an automotive journalist, racing driver, and television presenter. He is also a reviewer, writer, and auditor of many magazines. Harris is also one of the main presenters of the show, Top Gear.

How was the Early life of Chris Harris?

Chris Harris was born on January 20, 1975, in the U.K. His Father was an accountant and his mother was an autocross racer. However, further details of his family are out of the media. Chris had an interest in cars and speeding from childhood. He graduated from Lake Highlands High School. Harris had a keen interest in soccer since childhood. As per his interest, he received a scholarship from Oklahoma City University in soccer.

When and how did Chris Harris start his Career?

Chris Harris in Journalism

Harris started his career by working for Autocar Magazine in the automotive industry. His work in the magazine promoted him to the editor post. His writings and reviews made him recognize as a journalist. His reviews and works gained him popularity. In 2008, Chris left the Autocar magazine and established a new digital platform, Drivers Republic. However, the platform closed in a year due to various ceased operations. As soon as the company shut down, he joined Evo Magazine as a writer and reviewer in 2009. 

Chris Harris on Cars in Youtube

Chris Harris as a racing driver Fig: Chris Harris as a racing driver

Chris found a new way of his reviews. He came into partnership with /Drive-in Youtube. The series aired weekly from 2012. The channel was /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS. Each episode had various reviews on the cars that either Harris owned or /Drive owned temporarily. In two years, the channel got 3 million views in 104 videos. After two years, Harris left the channel in order to start his own Youtube channel. However, he maintained a good relationship with /Drive. In 2014, Harris created his own channel named Chris Harris on Cars. He collaborated with the camera operator and Editor Neil Carey to shoot all the episodes. His channel has 3,500,000 subscribers and has nearly 30,000,000. In the same year, he started writing for Jalopnik, an online automotive blog.

Chris Harris's Television Career in Top Gear

Chris Harris in Top Gear Fig: Chris Harris in Top Gear

Since the year 2012, Harris had a good friendship with /Drive that helped him to appear in the American television channel NBCSN. Harris reviews the cars and partaking in automotive related activities. In the year 2016, Harris joined the show Top Gear. At first, he was a recruiting presenter. Later, the show promoted Chris as the main presenter in the show. Harris also has an extensive career in racing. Chris won his first race in 2000 in a Formula Palmer Audi. He has also been a part in endurance races like the 24 Hours Nurburgring in 2010 and 2015. Chris was also a part of Glickhenaus team. Harris also teaches about cars and techniques in his videos. He mainly focuses on safety while teaching techniques for racing. 

How much is the Net Worth of Chris Harris?

The net worth of Chris Harris is approximately $3 million. He owns many luxurious cars like Palmar Audi, Porshe 911, Renault Sport, Aston Martin, and many others. Harris uses all of these cars for reviewing in his Youtube channel. Currently, he lives in the United Kingdom in a small mansion.

Who is in the Personal Life of Chris Harris?

Chris Harris currently single. Previously, Chris married his college sweetheart Gwen Harrison in 1993. The couples stayed together for 18 years and divorced in 2012. The couple had two kids, Joshua Harrison, and Taylor Harrison. The long love of Chris and Gwen broke because Gwen suspected Chris was cheating her with another woman. Shortly, after the divorce, Chris went public with his new love Selma Almeri in 2013. Chris also hanged out with Kelly Sarac for a short period.

The Controversy of Chris Harris

Chris has faced controversies from his reviews in the cars. Ferrari and Lamborghini banned Harris from reviewing their cars. As Chris mentioned, How Ferrari Spins and Lamborghinis Are the Perfect Cars for the People Who Can’t Drive, the brands banned him for reviewing any of their cars. Harris criticized Lamborghini for many of its features like brake, dynamic design and driving. After these incidents, Lamborghini broke all the relations with Harris.


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