Facts of Edward John 'Edd'
|Full Name:||Edward John 'Edd'|
|Age:||49 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||May 09, 1971|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
|Birth Place:||London, England|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Imogen China|
|Profession:||TV presenter, motor specialist, inventor|
|Education:||London South Bank University|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 7 inches (2.01m)|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
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Edd China is an English TV presenter, motor specialist, inventor, and mechanic best known from the Discovery Channel show Wheeler Dealers from 2003 to 2017.
In addition, he also made several Guinness World Records for Fastest furniture, Largest motorized shopping trolley, Fastest toilet, and many more.
What is Edd China Famous For?
- Is an English TV presenter, inventor, mechanic, and motor specialist
- Guinness World Records for Fastest furniture
Edd China: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity
Edd China was born Edward John ‘Edd’ China on May 9, 1971, in London. As of 2020, he is 49 years old. He is of Caucasian ethnicity and holds British nationality. Information about his siblings and childhood is not available.
He attended King Edwards’s School, Witley in Surrey. With an interest in cars and mechanics from a young age, China pursued a course in the same field, graduating with a degree in engineering product design from London South Bank University.
His first major project was Casual Lofa(driving sofa) which he built to raise money for a Raleigh expedition to Belize, while at the university. He also set his first Guinness World Record of the fastest furniture with that creation.
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All About Edd China’s Career
During his college days, he made the Casual Lofa. In 1994, he began working in television working as a special effects technician on Father Ted. Then, in March 1999 he opened up Cummfy Banana Limited, an outlet for his creations and world record attempts.
He made his guest appearance in 1998 on Top Gear Live where he drove the Casual Lofa at the Silverstone Live Arena. His creation got so popular that it featured on Jeremy Clarkson’s DVD The Most Outrageous Jeremy Clarkson VIdeo In The World …Ever! Also, over the years, China made three appearances on Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast driving the Casual Lofa, Street Sleeper, and Bog Standard.
Furthermore, in 2000, he guest-starred in an episode of Scrapheap Challange(Junkyard Wars in the U.S.A) featuring driving beds and sofa cars. After that, he made his appearance in the TV show This Your Life featuring Suggs, during which China gave a ride to presenter Michael Aspel, around old haunts and finally dropping him to the studio on the Casual Lofa.
In 2005, Edd was a celebrity guest on the BBC show Ready Steady Cook. In 2007, he featured in many shows including Fifth Gear, This Morning, and Pulling Power, where he showed his creations owing to his Guinness World Record attempts.
China holds Guinness World Records For the fastest shed, bed, toilet, milk float, and the largest motorized shopping trolley. He owned a servicing garage and an MOT in Bracknell, Berkshire called Grease Junkie which later closed down in August 2016 due to his busy schedule. It was reopened as Motest in April 2017.
Net Worth and Salary
Currently, he has a net worth of $3 million but his salary and income are under review.
Is Edd China married? Wife, Children, Marriage
Edd is a happily married person. He has been married to Imogen China in a closed ceremony attended by friends and family. However, the exact date of their wedding and details of how they met is yet to be made public, but according to sources they shared a long-term relationship before tying the knot.
Also, the couple doesn’t share any children. They seem happily married and often spotted together in public places.
Height, Weight, Eye Color
He has a height of 6 feet 7 inches and his weight is 85kg. Moreover, he has a pair of brown eyes and blonde hair.
he has more than 147k followers on Instagram, almost 145.9k followers on Twitter, and around 369.7k followers on Facebook. His self-titled YouTube channel has more than 273k subscribers with an average view of over 10 million.