Richard Hammond

Photo of Richard Hammond

TopGear blogs

Get behind the scenes with probably the best thing to hit the small screen since Crossroads

Hammond's back on BBC2 this Sunday night

The third series of Richard’s Engineering Connections kicks off with Dubai’s sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel...

Read more

Read Richard Hammond's Columns

Need more?

Biography Richard

Richard Hammond and mother.

Jeremy once claimed that Richard was born to be on TV. After a rapid climb through hospital radio and cable TV he landed his big break on BBC Two for Top Gear. The rest is history. At one point, it was possible to turn on your TV and see Richard on every channel at any time of day. Phew. Anyway, it's obvious women the world over adore him - something about his puppy dog eyes, and wanting to protect him from the nasty Mr Clarkson. Richard has not had his teeth whitened.