About Edward John ‘Edd’
|Edward John ‘Edd’
|May 09, 1971
Edd China is an English TV news presenter, motor specialist, inventor, and mechanic best known from the Discovery Channel show Wheeler Dealers from early 2003 to 2017.
In addition, he also made numerous 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 2021, he is 50 years old. He is of Caucasian ethnicity, and he holds British nationality by birth. More Information about his siblings and childhood is not available.
He attended the King Edwards’s School, Witley in Surrey. With an interest in automobiles and mechanics from a young age, China later pursued a course in the same study, graduating with a degree in engineering product design from the London South Bank University.
His first major project was Casual Lofa(a driving sofa) which he built to raise money for a Raleigh expedition to the Belize while at the university. He also set his very first Guinness World Record of the fastest furniture with that creation.
Did You Know?
- How old is Edd China?- As of 2021, he is 50 years old.
- Is Edd China married?- He has been married to Imogen China.
- How much is Edd China’s net worth?- He has an estimated net worth of around $3 million USD.
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 work got very popular that it also featured on Jeremy Clarkson’s DVD The Most Outrageous Jeremy Clarkson VIdeo In The World …Ever! Further, over the years, China made three other appearances on Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast, driving the Casual Lofa, the Street Sleeper, and Bog Standard.
Furthermore, in 2000, he guest-starred in an episode of Scrapheap Challange(the Junkyard Wars in the U.S.A) featuring driving some beds and sofa cars. After that, he made his appearance in the TV show This Your Life featuring the Suggs, during which China gave a ride to the presenter Michael Aspel around old haunts and eventually 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 later featured in many shows, including Fifth Gear, This Morning, and also Pulling Power, where he showed his top creations owing to his Guinness World Record attempts.
China has Guinness World Records For the fastest shed, bed, toilet seat, milk float, and also the largest motorized shopping trolley. He owned a servicing garage and also an MOT in Bracknell, Berkshire, called Grease Junkie, which later closed down in August of 2016 due to his busy schedule. It was reopened as Modest in April of 2017.
Net Worth and Salary
Currently, he has a total 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 additional details of how they met is yet to be made public, but according to some online sources, they shared a long-term relationship before tying the knot.
Also, the couple doesn’t share any children. They appear happily married and often spotted together in public places.
Height, Weight, Eye Color
He has a height of about 6 feet 7 inches, and he weighs in 85kg. Furthermore, he has a pair of brown eyes and blonde hair.
He has more than 148k followers on his official Instagram, almost 145.9k followers on Twitter, and about 369.7k followers on Facebook. His self-titled YouTube channel has more than 274k subscribers with an average view of over 10 million.