The Grand Tour Updates: RICHARD HAMMOND has revealed about the time he was “Far away broke” and just for essential items such as food and toilet roll he has to sell his bike.
The Grand Tour Richard Hammond, SI, told that he had to vend his bike when his credit card was rejected as it had extended its full amount. At the time, the sponsor said he got a radio job which didn’t give good earning and he had to live in an apartment across the UK.
The Grand Tour host Richard Hammond
Remembering, the financial crisis he faced, he described: “I was a huge fan of cars and bikes, due to which I always remain in debt for taking a loan to buy them, and also I was working in local radio, which does not pay much”.
He further continues that he was lived in a ” Little Grandfloor front room apartment” in several areas including Leads and Carlisle.
Richard told that at that time he “beyond broke”.
He carries on saying: “The day when I visited quicksaves, which was a store in Clitheroe, where I was staying that time- to purchase my food for the week.
” My credit card was rejected because its limit was extended, and I ponder, ” Well, that’s that’. That’s exactly it, is nothing more.
The car lover quickly took the resolution to vend his motorcycle to one who will pay the highest for it.
Richard instructed Andy Jayevpodcast, “I unlocked the door, handled the bike to Accrington, and tripped round all the dealers and sell it to one that pays me a big amount for it, and then steps towards the home to Clitheroe with the cash for toilet roll.
Despite his past exertion, Richard is now a millionaire with having a net worth of € 33 million.
It is announced that during those days when he was working in radio, he was inspired to get into the motoring analysis on television by motoring reporter Zogg Zieglar.
He is most famous for co-hosting the BBC Two car program Top Gear from the year 2002 to 2015 with James May and Jeremy Clarkson.
Richard also presently has his show The Great Escapist on the network with Mythbusters star Tory Belleci.
“In 30 years of broadcasting, it has been the most thrilling trip. I have ever been an as from day one, I looked on all sides and thinks, “Every single person all over me is expert in their job and that’s the reason they are here.
On performing with his new Co-star Torry, he adds up he knows that the two of us will be “Friends for life”.
“We are so resembling, it’s humorous”, he admitted.
He further adds that he is liking the break from his career and enjoying and spending time with his family in lockdown.