English TV presenter Ant Anstead is best known for his work on the show For the Love of Cars and Wheeler Dealers; he has also worked with the likes of James May. In addition to his work as a presenter, he has also worked as a cop in the past with the Hertfordshire Constabulary.
Anstead first started his career back in 1999 in law enforcement but later resigned to pursue a career in car building and designing. The presenter was also awarded commendations for acts of bravery when he was a police officer.
How Much Is Ant Anstead’s Net Worth?
According to various online sources, TV presenter Ant Anstead has a net worth of around $5 million as of March 2020.
The majority of his net worth is thanks to his career on TV as a car specialist and presenter.
After a stint as a police officer with the British police, in which he became one of the youngest armed officers in the United Kingdom. He had a successful career and even received two commendations for acts of bravery.
He left his job as an officer in 2005, after which he started building cars and selling them. He even restored some cars for clients and made some artistic cars that have been placed in various museums around the world.
In 2014 he took his passion with cars to TV audiences as he started his own production company and show: The World’s Most Expensive Cars in 2016. According to the Channel 4 website, the show had 10 episodes, each covering an array of expensive supercars.
His company, according to a report from Checkltd his company has over £8,880 ($10,343.32).
The same year, he worked on the For the Love of Cars. He worked with Philip Gleniste as co-presenter on the show, which covers mostly British and European cars.
In 2015, he was cast on Building Cars Live as a presenter by BBC Two. Then the next year, in 2016, he presented Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth, New York: America’s Busiest City, Craft: I Made This, and The Lost Lotus: Restoring a Race Car.
Wheeler Dealers came out in 2017 and aired on the Discovery Channel. Edd China was the co-presenter until the 13th series, after which Ant Anstead replaced him.
Some other shows that he has worked in are Britain’s Greatest Invention, Craft It Yourself, Barrett-Jackson Live Auto Auction, Ant Anstead Master Mechanic, etc.
In addition to his work with the Harrisons charity organization to help children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Anstead also once auctioned off some restored cars on For the Love of Cars and donated all the proceeds to charity.
In series one, the auction earned around £182,000 ($211,999.97), which he donated. In the next series, he the auction sold the cars for around £241,145 ($280,894.14) that the show donated.
Ant’s wife is real estate designer Christina El Moussa, the pair live in a house that Moussa designed by herself.
The house is located in Newport, California, USA. According to a report from Dailymail, the mansion cost the pair $4 million.
Ant Anstead was born Anthony Richard Anstead on 28 March 1979 in Plymouth, Devon, England. He moved to Hertfordshire after living in his birth town till the age of 10. Later he went to Richard Hale School, and Haileybury School.
Anstead was first married to Louise in 2005, and the pair have a son Archie (b. 2007) along with a daughter Amelie (b. 2005). They divorced in 2017, after which Anstead started dating Christina El Moussa. They gave birth to a son on September 6, 2019, named Hudson London Anstead after getting married on 22 December 2018.