10 Interesting Jeremy Clarkson Facts

Wednesday, April 30th 2014. | People

Enjoy the incredible journey of the famous English specialized motoring writer, journalist and broadcaster in Jeremy Clarkson facts. Jeremy Clarkson also gains his fame for his magnificent role in BBC TV Top Gear show. You can read his thought by reading The Sun and the Sunday Times for he writes weekly columns on the newspaper. Let’s find out more about Clarkson by seeing the post:

Jeremy Clarkson Facts 1: date of birth

Clarkson was born with the full name Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson on 11th April 1960 in Doncaster. In 1988, this man rose to fame after he presented the popular show Top Gear.

Jeremy Clarkson Facts 2: shows

Since public began to like him, he created different shows in the mid 1990s. You can also see him appeared as the guest in other shows in England.

Jeremy Clarkson Facts

Jeremy Clarkson Facts

Jeremy Clarkson Facts 3: motoring

Most shows that he created were specialized in motoring.  But it seems that Clarkson tried to move from his comfort zone by making programs centered on engineering and history. He became a host of a chat show from 1998 to 2000.

Jeremy Clarkson Facts 4: public reaction

Jeremy Clarkson style of writing is funny, witty and humorous. You can see his personal columns on some notable newspapers like the Sun and the Sunday Times. People often give reaction to his style of writing in the columns.

Jeremy Clarkson Image

Jeremy Clarkson Image

Jeremy Clarkson Facts 5: criticism

We definitely know that being a popular and famous person is not easy because our words and behavior will be the subject to judge by others. It seems that Clarkson has to face the same situation for he often ends up in criticism from the public, politician and media.

Jeremy Clarkson Facts 6: parents

Let’s talk about the parents of Clarkson. His father was a traveling salesman. His name is Edward Grenville Clarkson. His mother is Shirley Gabrielle Ward who works as a teacher.

Jeremy Clarkson Mimic

Jeremy Clarkson Mimic

Jeremy Clarkson Facts 7: Taplin

Taplin is one of the characters in Children’s Hour serial. The story was adapted from Anthony Buckeridge’s Jennings novels. The role Taplin who is a public school boy was voiced by Clarkson until he broke his voice.

Jeremy Clarkson Facts 8: wife

His first wife was Alexandra James. Then he married Frances Cain who worked as his manager in May 1993. They have three children and live in Chipping Norton.

Jeremy Clarkson Pic

Jeremy Clarkson Pic

Jeremy Clarkson Facts 9: Mercedes-Benz 600

Since Clarkson really likes motoring, his second wife gives him Mercedes-Benz 600 for the Christmas gift in 2007.

Jeremy Clarkson Facts 10: ‘Jeremy Clarkson effect’

‘Jeremy Clarkson effect’ was the popular phrase during the mid 1990s. He was blamed by the denim industries because they thought that the decrease the denim sales were because of Clarkson’s fondness to wear jeans.  The people associated jeans with middle aged men.

Jeremy Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson

One of interesting episodes in BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? featured Jeremy Carson. In the episode aired in November 2004, Clarkson had made an investigation about his family history. Are you satisfied with facts about Jeremy Clarkson?

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