Richard Hammond Lives a Luxurious Life with $27 M Net worth ; His Income and Properties from his Profession

December 23, 2018
First published on:May 16, 2018
by Jon Snow

"Never depend on single income. Make the investment to create a second source"  a motivative word by the multi-billionaire Warren Buffett, really seems to fit right in the case of the English presenter Richard Hammond. The 48-year old Hammond is the former co-host of the  BBC's Top Gear and is currently is the presenter for the Amazon's The Grand Tour.


Working professionally since 1998,  Hammond has earned huge fame and economic benefit. Currently, Richard Hammond is estimated to be enjoying the net worth of $27 million. Wanna know more about his salary, net worth, and properties? Scroll down.

Richard Hammond Net worth: $27 Million

Following the dismissal of the Top Gear's co-presenter Jeremy Clarkson, Richard quit the BBC and followed him to the new Amazon show Grand Tour in 2016.

Also, the shareholder of the TV company Hamster’s Wheel Productions along with his wife Amanda "Mindy" Hammond, Richard was reported to have earned the 2 dividend payments of $2.6 million and $715,648 from their own TV company and from The Grand Tour in 2017.

CAPTION: Richard Hammond SOURCE: Daily Express

Seems the income has now been more than double for Hammond, as while working in the BBC, Hammond received the annual salary of $679,043. 

Furthermore, it is reported that Hammond and Clarkson received $48.62 million to make the first 13-episode of the show The Grand Tour. His former co-presenter Jeremy Clarkson was the top paid TV presenter with the salary of £9.6 million a year.

Amazon Prime allocated the budget of about £160 million in total on 36 episodes over three years with the budget of £4.5 million from each individual show. The budget was £500,000 per show initially and would reach $1 million with the charge of the presenters.

Hammond's salary was believed to be close to Clarkson.

As of 2018, Richard Hammond is reported to be enjoying the net worth of $27 million, while as of May 18, 2017, Hammond's net worth was reported to be $25 million.

Houses of Richard Hammond 

Well, Richard Hammond, who is married to his wife Mindy Hammond since 2002, reportedly has extended a big property empire. Currently, Hammond along with his 2 daughters and his wife, lives in their 6-bedrooms mock castle in Herefordshire located at Weston Under Penyard, which he bought in 2008.

Back in March 2018, the issue of Richard's $2.71 million Herefordshire property burglary came in the limelight, though it was later reported to be fake.

CAPTION: Richard Hammond's £2million Herefordshire castle SOURCE: Daily Mail

Besides this, Hammond also owns a Bollitree Castle which is situated near Weston under Penyard, Ross-on-Wye, bought for $2.71 million in 2013. And following a year, in 2014, Hammond bought another 6-bedroom house located near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire paying $1.63 million.

Furthermore, he also has an apartment in London too. 

Car Collection and Motorcycles of Richard Hammond

Hammond seems to be crazily in love with cars. His car collection is not just only attractive but massive too. Reportedly, Hammond spent $94,905 to repair his Defender 110 "Buster" in 2008. 

In 2009, he bought Morgan AeroMa for $184,000 which was followed by his Porsche 911 purchase for $171,000 in 2011. And in 2012, the value of Hammond's Roadster V6 was reported to be $77,000. 

CAPTION: Hammond's Porsche 911 SOURCE: Tapatalk

Richard Hammond bought  Suzuki GSXR1000 in 2013 paying $23,000 and also Porsche 911 Carrera S, the following year with the estimated value of $244,000.

He also bought 2016 Ford Mustang convertible in white with black Shelby stripes as he bought as a Christmas present for his wife in 2016.

Between this, let's not forget about his R44 helicopter which Hammond used going to London in 2009. The purchase value of the helicopter was reported to be $197,000.

CAPTION: Richard Hammond and his R44 helicopter SOURCE: Heliflight UK

But this is not the end. Here is the list of other cars owned by Richard Hammond.

  • 1931 Lagonda 2-litre Supercharged
  • 1942 Ford GPW
  • 1963 Opel Kadett, a car he bought for Top Gear's Botswana special, shipped from Botswana to the UK.
  • 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 in Highland Green
  • 1969 Dodge Charger R/T
  • 1969 Jaguar E-Type
  • 1979 MG Midget
  • 1985 Land Rover Range Rover Classic
  • 1999 Lotus Esprit 350 Sport
  • 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT-8
  • 2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS
  • Bentley S1
  • Land Rover 110 Station Wagon
  • Land Rover Discovery 4 SDV6 HSE

Wait, the showdown is not over. Let's be ready again to experience the jaw-dropping moment, as we are going to reveal Hammond's motorcycle collection.

Motorcycle collection 

Probably, it not a surprising issue that the millionaires owning a collection of their favorite motorcycles, but it literally seems craziness in case of Richard Hammond. Here are the short-listed motorcycles of Hammond:

  • 1925 Sunbeam Model A
  • 1947 Harley Davidson
  • 1951 BMW R51, with a 600cc conversion
  • 1959 Norton Dominator
  • 1962 Triumph Bonneville
  • 1970s Moto Guzzi 750 S
  • 1974 Kawasaki Z900
  • 1976 BMW R90S
  • 1976 Honda Gold Wing
  • 1976 Kawasaki Z900
  • 1976 Moto Guzzi Le Mans
  • 1990 BMW K100RS
  • 1991 Suzuki GSX-R1100
  • 1992 Kawasaki ZXR750
  • 1998 Ducati 916 SPS Fogarty Replica
  • 2014 Norton Commando 961 SE
  • Brough Superior SS100
  • Ducati 900 Super Sport Desmo
  • Moto Guzzi Daytona 1000
  • Suzuki GS1000
  • Vincent Black Shadow
  • Yamaha Virago


And probably, it's not a stop to his collection passion, so let's wait for more.

Stay tuned!

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