We will have a look at one of Britain’s most famous television presenter and motor specialist in this article. This is none other than Ant Anstead. His popularity has skyrocketed overtime thanks to his automotive shows including “For the Love of Cars” and “Wheeler Dealers.” The greatly talented television personality started his journey as a professional football player. He played as a goalkeeper and striker for over 15 years.
In this article, we will look deeper into Ant Anstead’s wife, divorce, net worth as well as his wiki-bio.
How old is Ant Anstead? Age, Birthdate, Birthday
Anthony Richard Anstead’s birthdate was on March 1979. His current age is 39 years. He is the second oldest of four sons in his family. His birthplace is Plymouth, Devon. He lived with his parents in Ely Cambridgeshire until the age of ten years when they moved to Hertfordshire.
Ant Anstead’s career started when he joined Hertfordshire Constabulary in 1999 and became a Policeman. His first assignment was at a historic Market town, Bishop’s Stortford. After that, he served at the Cheshunt Police station. He later climbed the ladder and became a member of Tactical Firearms Team (TFU) in Welwyn Garden City.
It is worth noting that during this time, he was one of the youngest armed officers in the United Kingdom. As a result of his dedication in the service, he received two commendations for acts of bravery. However, in 2005, the motor specialist resigned from the Police to pursue his passion in car building.
Ant Anstead started by building and restoring cars for clients. Moreover, he also built recreation cars as well as one-offs. As he gained more experience in the industry, he began to build unique pieces of art and sculpture. Consequently, many of his works then are still housed globally in museums and private collections.
Another field where the TV presenter made a great impact was in football. He played semi-professional football for over 15 years. During this time, he played over 700 matches at Ryman and conference level. He also moved from being a goalkeeper to a striker. One of the greatest achievements in the football arena was that he ended up becoming the only player to win Ryman league promotion both as a goalkeeper and as a striker.
In 2014, his passion for cars had grown steadily and he, therefore, decided to start his own television production company. His first own show that he produced was “The World’s Most Expensive Cars.” It was in the same year when he was approached to host a new Channel 4 car show
That marked the start of a very long career in TV show hosting for him. He has since then hosted many shows. In 2015, he hosted BBC Two’s live show “Building Cars Live,” alongside James May and Kate Humble. In 2017, the talented car dealer took over from Edd China as co-host of the car show, “Wheeler Dealers.”
As of now, the multi-talented TV personality hosts some of the UK’s cars shows. He also does dinner and motivational speaking mostly in schools and charity organizations. Moreover, he is the author of one of the best sellers. His book is a story about being behind the British Police Cars entitled. It goes by the title Cops and Robbers: The Story of the British Police Car.
Ant Anstead Married to Wife, Louise Anstead, and Divorce. Meet Their Children
The issue of marriage and divorce is one which many celebrities are grappling with. To many, successful marriages have remained a mirage. A few have, however, successfully kept their relationships.
Ant Anstead case is not any different. After being in a relationship with his girlfriend for eight years, the lover birds finally got into marriage. It was a celebration for them when they were blessed with two children. The firstborn daughter, Amelie, was born in 2003 while the second born daughter, Archie, was born in 2006.
Unfortunately, as fate would have it, the couple separated after living together for 12 years in marriage. The reason behind their divorce is yet to be known to date. The two finalized their divorce in 2017. Ant Anstead’s former wife (Louise Anstead), currently lives in Newport Beach California.
Just In! Ant Anstead Married his Girlfriend, Christina El Moussa
The car builder was said to be in a relationship with his girlfriend, an American television personality by the name Christina El Moussa. But it is official that ‘Flip or Flop’ hostess and ‘Wheelers Dealers’ host have tied the knot after dating for over a year. The couple had started dating since October 2017 and got officially married on December 22, 2018, in their California home.
The details on their wedding were kept a secret, but Christina gave away how she felt with an Instagram post she posted the day of her marriage. Just a few months ago in October, they were celebrating their first dating anniversary with a sweet message by Christina to her boyfriend.
She has opened in an interview with the US, “I would get married again” and also “maybe” have kids in June.
Among the guests were undoubtedly Christina’s two most favorite people, her children Taylor 8 and Brayden 3. She had her son and daughter from her previous marriage to co-host Tarek El Moussa who was married to in 2009. They separated in May 2016 and their divorce was finalized is early 2018.
On the other hand, Ant also has two children Amelle 15 and Archie 12 from his 12 years marriage to first wife, Louise Anstead.
We wish the just married couple best of luck for their upcoming married life.
Ant Anstead Net Worth and Salary
The designer and artist have obviously made a significant amount of fortune from his television and automotive career. His production company, book revenue and current role in such shows as ‘For the Love of Cars’ and ‘Wheeler Dealers’ have also served to generate quite a huge chunk of income.
As of 2018, the TV personality’s net worth is estimated to be around $100 thousands. This is sure to increase in the coming days as he continues to grow in his career.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
The car builder has a height of 6 feet and 2 inches, approximately 187 cm. His weight is 81 kg and other body measurements are not yet known, but he has managed to keep his body fit with intense fitness workouts.
Ant Anstead Cars
Ant Anstead has been building bespoke cars since he can remember. He has zealously followed his passion into the car world. TV presenter, Ant Anstead, builds classic bespoke vehicles to individual client specifications. He has an enviable reputation for supplying cars and artworks to museums, private collections, and enthusiasts all around the world.