British car expert Chris Harris' determination has led him to the success and made him a man he is now. He started his journey in the automotive industry performing menial labor tasks for Autocar magazine, including cleaning ashtrays.

The Bristol native is now known as one of the three lead television presenters on BBC's Top Gear and runs YouTube channel Chris Harris on Cars.

This Is How Top Gear Host Chris Harris Started Loving Cars, Family & Parents?

Both his parents have played a role in making Harris a car fanatic. He first fell in love with cars while waiting for his accountant father in his dad's office at the age of six. He was extremely intrigued after reviewing a copy of What CAR magazine.

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Likewise, he loves the fact that his mother was a professional autocross racer in early 1950. She was an inspiration for him when he decided to pursue a career in racing himself.

One Of His Parents Spoiled His Study Plans, Age & Height?

Chris wanted to study English and psychology but his father blunder mistake on the form made him study English and book publishing. According to him, his father bribed him to go to the university.

Harris was born on 20 January 1975 in the United Kingdom. He grew up in Bristol. He got a nickname called Monkey Harris from a character Only Fools and Horses. He looks a little shorter than his Top Gears co-host Eddie Jordan, who stands with 5 Feet 4 inches tall.

Is Chris Harris Single Or Is In Relationship?

Chris Harris has led a successful life. His love for cars has worked perfectly for him. He is living a perfect life in Monmouthshire with his wife and three children. Details regarding his wife and children haven't been yet to be disclosed.

What Is Chris Harris Top Gear's Salary? Net Worth?

Top Gear Show is a television series that was launched on BBC Two in 2002. In this immensely popular show, car expert gives their review on the newly launched car. 

Currently, English presenters Paddy McGuinness and Andrew Flintoff along with Chris Harris host the show.  Previously, Chris was co-presenting the show alongside Matt LeBlanc, Rory Reid, Sabine Schmitz, and Eddie Jordan.

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Top Gear Cast: Chris Harris co-hosts  Top Gear alongside former cricketer Andrew Flintoff and comedian/actor Paddy McGuinness in 2019 (Photo: Chris Harris's Instagram)

Although Chris' salary for his presenting duties on Top Gear remains undisclosed, he has made a fortune from the reputed show. His former co-presenter Matt LeBlanc was making $1 million a year before he left the show in 2018. Apart from Top Gear, Chris has increased his net worth from his YouTube channel that has more than 400 k plus subscribers.

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During his early career, Chris initially worked as a reviewer, writer, and editor for automotive magazines like Evo, Autocar, and Jalopnik. He has also shown his versatility as presenter of numerous television along with YouTube series through NBCSN and DRIVE. He is also an automotive journalist and a former racer. He had won his first race in the year 2000 in a Formula Palmer Audi.