James Hunt Net Worth

James Hunt Net Worth is
$40 Million

James Hunt Biography

It’s been reported that the entire estimate of James Hunt net worthy of currently is really as much as 40 million dollars. James Hunt was probably the most popular British racers in the market at his period. In 1976 he became famous as successful of the Formulation One Globe Championship. In 1979, he made a decision to retire from his profession as a racer, though it added up too much to the entire size of James Hunt net worthy of. After his pension, James Hunt got included into business and proved helpful as a mass media commentator. These professions also increased the entire quantity of James Hunt net well worth a lot. He began his profession as a competition car driver in touring car racing. When he began to race in Method Three, he became a member of the Hesketh Racing team. Due to his behavior on the monitor, James Hunt was called as “Hunt the Shunt”. In 1973, James Hunt began to race in Method One, which produced his name a lot more known. There, he belonged to the Hesketh Racing group. He became successful of Globe Championship and non-Championship races as part of this group. Ultimately of the growing season of 1975, James Hunt became a member of the McLaren group. In the first 12 months of racing because of this group, James Hunt became successful of the World Motorists’ Championship. He stayed with this group for two even more years. In 1979, he became a member of the Wolf group. However, he had not been successful with this group at all and remaining racing in 1979 once and for all. However, being a competition car driver offers added up too much to the full total size of James Hunt net well worth and produced his name a lot more known. When he retired he was selected to be always a commentator for BBC. James Hunt also became known for commenting motorists who, in his opinion, didn’t drive as effective as they could. When he was just 45 years old, regrettably, James Hunt passed on because of a coronary attack. In 2014, his name was inducted in to the Engine Sport Hall of Fame which crowned his profession in racing, aswell. The racer was created in 1947 and passed away in 1993. He was created in Surrey. Later on, the family since it was extremely big relocated to a larger home in Belmont. When he was youthful, James Hunt was interested into sports activities, aswell. He played football and also cricket. James Hunt net well worth: James Hunt is a retired Uk competition car driver and commentator who also has a net well worth of $40 million dollars. James Hunt was created in Wimbledon, London, England, and excelled at multiple sports activities as a kid and teenager, competing in Junior Wimbledon and playing cricket and soccer with local groups. He discovered a like of racecars when he was eighteen, and started racing in the past due 60s. He started with Mini racing, after that graduated to Method Ford and Method Three racing quickly. He started racing on the Method One circuit in 1973, quickly increasing through the ranks, and getting among England’s most successful motorists. During the period of his Method One career he previously 10 wins, 23 podiums, and 14 pole positions. He retired in 1979, but continued to competition sporadically through the first 90s. He worked well as a commentator and offered as the facial skin of Method One for several years. He passed on of a coronary attack at age group 45. Chris Hemsworth performed him in the film, “Rush”, about the right now legendary 1976 Method One season.

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Quick Facts

Full NameJames Hunt
Date Of BirthAugust 29, 1947
DiedJune 15, 1993, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom
Height1.85 m
ProfessionRace car driver, Commentator, Businessperson
EducationWellington College, Berkshire
SpouseSarah Lomax, Suzy Hunt
ChildrenFreddie Hunt, Tom Hunt
ParentsSue Hunt, Wallis Hunt
SiblingsDavid Hunt, Sally Hunt, Georgina Hunt, Timothy Hunt, Peter Hunt
NominationsBBC Sports Personality of the Year Award, Milliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year
MoviesThe Plank
TV ShowsGrand Prix, The Boot Street Band

Interesting Facts

1Played by Chris Hemsworth in Rush (2013).
2Was educated at Wellington College.
3Before becoming a racing driver, he training to be a doctor.
4Was a keen budgie breeder. In his youth, he planned to breed budgies as a career, claiming that he could "retire at 30, a millionaire." However, reality caught up with him, and his first job was as a hospital porter. However, after he'd retired from racing, he spent more time on his hobby and bred up to 150 birds (some worth several thousand pounds). He won rosettes and trophies from exhibitions around the country.
5Was presented with a 750cc Triumph T140E(S) Bonneville Electro motorcycle by the workers of Triumph Motorcycles Ltd for promoting this model with pop star, David Essex on behalf of their worker's co-operative at the famous Meriden factory. Apparently, unlike Essex, he did not have a license to ride a motorcycle so confined himself to using the motorcycle on the private estates of his posh friends, having had the motorcycle chromed top-to-toe. The motorcycle expired, apparently having suffered an electrical fire.
6Formula 1 driver. He won ten of his 92 Grand Prix races during a seven-year F1 career (1973-1979) and took the world title in a McLaren in 1976.
7He was nick-named "Hunt the Shunt".


1Speaking in 1990: "I have a problem ... well I don't have a problem, but Brands Hatch for example have a problem with company days, because every time I go there I take passengers round in one of their sports racers, I reduce my own passenger lap record - and they go hairy because it's wearing their car out. But I can't drive any other way, and I never have been able to. If I get into a car on a circuit I drive as fast as I can, that's it!"


All James Hunt pictures



Mr. H Is Late1988TV ShortTrucker
Kenny Everett's Christmas Carol1985TV MovieFootman
Three of a Kind1983TV Series
The Plank1979TV ShortOne-Eyed Truck Driver
The Morecambe & Wise Show1977TV SeriesChauffeur

Transportation Department

Bobby Deerfield1977driver: Formula 1 car


33 Days2014DocumentaryHimself
Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes1993TV SpecialHimself
Grand Prix1981-1986TV SeriesHimself
The Kenny Everett Television Show1982TV SeriesHimself
The Big Time1980TV Series documentaryHimself
Friday Night, Saturday Morning1979TV SeriesHimself
Big Night1978TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Speed Fever1978DocumentaryHimself
Saturday Night at the Mill1978TV SeriesHimself
V.I.P.-Schaukel1978TV Series documentaryHimself
Superstars1976TV SeriesHimself - Competitor
The Mike Douglas Show1976TV SeriesHimself - Race Car Driver
One by One1974DocumentaryHimself

Archive Footage

The Cars That Made Britain Great2016TV SeriesHimself
The Last Teammate2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
12013DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Rush2013/IHimself (uncredited)
Hunt vs Lauda: F1's Greatest Racing Rivals2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
Murray Walker: Life in the Fast Lane2011TV Movie documentaryHimself - 1977 F1 World Champion
Great Grand Prix Racing Heroes2010TV Series documentaryHimself
When Playboys Ruled the World2010DocumentaryHimself
A Good Turn Daily1983ShortHimself (uncredited)

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