Christopher James Evans is an English television presenter, radio DJ, businessman, voice actor and producer for radio and television, today we look at his net worth and lifestyle.
CHRIS EVANS NET WORTH – $120,000,000
|NAME: Christopher James Evans|
|OCCUPATION: Television Presenter|
|BIRTHDAY: 1st April 1966|
|COUNTRY OF BIRTH: United Kingdom|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH: Television Work|
|PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Ascot, UK|
Growing up in Warrington, England, his schooling at St Margaret’s Church of England Infants and Junior School, and later the Junior School in Orford, Warrington.
He passed the Eleven-Plus exam and started at Boteler Grammar School, Warrington, later taking up part-time work at an outlet of T. J. & B. McLoughlin’s newsagent–tobacconist in Woolston.
He also ran an alternative tuck-shop at Padgate High School, which was a comprehensive school he attended for the final three years of his secondary education.
Leaving secondary school aged 16 after moving into the sixth form, he had a number of jobs around Warrington including at a private detection agency.
Know as a £4 million pound five bedroom crash pad, Evans shares the home with his wife and four children.
He often uses the home to socialize with friends and spend time lazing about next to the river Thames where the property is located.
This Edwardian style home is located just 15 minutes down the road from his massive Ascot home which he also shares with his wife and four children, thought to have cost him around £3.8 million pounds.
Chris Evans is a huge car fanatic and he owns over 27 vehicles, far to many to list here, but the former top gear presenter does have some interesting ones in his collection.
The include the Ferrari 250 GTO, Ferrari 275 GTB, McLaren 675LT, Jaguar XK SS and a replica
The include the Ferrari 250 GTO, Ferrari 275 GTB, McLaren 675LT, Jaguar XK SS and a replica Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car.
Other cars in his massive collection include a Ferrari 458 Speciale, Jaguar XK120, Jaguar XK150, Daimler SP250 Dart and a Triumph Spitfire MK III
Some of the more expensive cars include a Rolls Royce Phantom, Ferrari California, Ferrari 328 GTS and a Porsche 944 Convertible.
Beginning his professional career at Piccadilly Radio, Manchester, in 1983, Evans had another three jobs including being an assistant to Timmy Mallett, acting as a disc jockey in the evenings at local pubs and working at his local newsagents.
He switched to the full time position at the radio station in 1984 and often turned up at listeners houses in a car.
He spent some time working as a producer on Richard Branson’s service The Superstation, where he produced material for Jonathan Ross.
He later moved to BBC Greater London Radio where he worked on content for the mid-morning show and Weekend Breakfast show with Danny Baker.
Evans was offered a producer role at BBC Radio 1, but was persuaded to stay at GLR after station controller Matthew Bannister gave him the chance to present his own show.
He started presenting The Greenhouse, a Monday-to-Thursday evening show; he remained in this slot until the end of 1990.
Evans moved to presenting Round at Chris’s, every Saturday morning from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, which he continued to present until April 1993.
Furthering his career into major mainstream radio, Evans went on to present Channel 4’s Big Breakfast show and later BBC Radio 1’s Breakfast show.
Evans was hired by Virgin Radio to host its breakfast show and his first broadcast went live on the 13th October 1997.
In August 2002 Chris Evans set up a radio and television production company, UMTV, with the aim of specializing in live, cutting-edge, entertainment programming.
Evans began presenting the breakfast slot of UK Radio Aid’s day of programming for the victims of the Asian tsunami in early 2005.
More recent events in his career include The Chris Evans Breakfast Show, The One Show, a brief return to Channel 4 and presenting long running BBC show Top Gear.
Evans father was Martin Joseph Evans, a bookmaker and health authority wages clerk and his mother was Minnie Beardsall, who managed a corner shop.
He has two siblings, brother David and Sister Diane and he became engaged to Alison Ward in his early years with the couples daughter born in 1986 before they split in 1991.
Evans married Carol McGiffin in 1991 however they split in 1993 and later divorced in 1998.
On 9 January 2015, Evans became a grandfather for the first time when Jade gave birth to her son, Teddy Rupert.
Evans met teenage pop star Billie Piper, whom he dated for a while and later married at The Little Church of the West in Las Vegas, Nevada on 6 May 2001.
The couple separated and later divorced in May 2007 with evans selling much of the family art and furniture at his stall in Camden Market.
Evans met professional golfer, part-time model and columnist for Golf Punk magazine Natasha Shishmanian when they became golf partners in the All Star Cup celebrity tournament in Newport.
The couple have two sons, born in 2009 and 2012 respectively and their elder son Noah has appeared a number of times on his father’s Breakfast Radio show.
On 20 September 2018, Evans’ wife gave birth to twins Walt and Boo.
Chris Evans is friends with a large number of people in the entertaining world including TV and radio presenters Gaby Roslin, Timmy Mallett and Jonathan Ross.
He has had notable friendships with stars such as Matthew Bannister, Emma Freud, Zoe Ball, Johnny Beerling, Danny Baker and Paul Gascoigne.
He has known Richard Branson in the past and is known to be good friends with Ken Livingstone.
Chris Evans is a known passionate golfer who always plays with a handicap of 15 and he can also be found in the gym keeping in shape.
Evans was the BBC’s highest-paid presenter, earning between £2.2m and £2.25m annually and is known by his friends as Mr Friday Night and Mr Monday Morning.
He has been seen holidaying in a number of exotic locations around the world including on the beaches of Barbados where he once helped to save someones life.
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