Chris Harris

@Television Presenter, Career and Childhood

Chris Harris is a well-known British automotive journalist, television presenter and racing driver

Jan 20, 1975

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Personal Details

  • Birthday: January 20, 1975
  • Nationality: British
  • Famous: Television Presenter, Media Personalities, Journalists, TV Presenters
  • Universities:
    • Clifton College
  • Birth Place: United Kingdom
  • Gender: Male
  • Sun Sign: Capricorn

Chris Harris born at

United Kingdom

Birth Place

Chris Harris was born on January 20, 1975,in the United Kingdom. He grew up in Bristol. His father was an accountant and mother was an autocross racer. Currently, Harris resides in Monmouthshire with his wife and three children. Besides this, no other information related to his personal life is available to the media.

Personal Life

Chris Harris started his career in an automotive industry and worked for the ‘Autocar’ magazine, doing various menial labor tasks, such as cleaning ashtrays. After working consistently there, he was promoted to a road-test editor and was allotted the task of writing automotive reviews and regular opinion columns. Harris left ‘Autocar’ magazine in the year 2008 and co-founded a web-based digital platform ‘Drivers Republic’. Unfortunately, the platform shut down a year later and Harris joined the ‘Evo’ magazine as a reviewer/writer. He published his first article on October 12, 2009. Then he partnered with ‘/DRIVE,’ an automotive network and popular YouTube channel, and created an opinion and review YouTube series. This series, called ‘Chris Harris on Cars,’ began to air weekly and consisted of 104 videos which together earned over 3.5 million views in just two years. After this, Harris left the network in the year 2014 and created his own YouTube channel with the same name, ‘Chris Harris on Cars’. Today, his channel has about 385k subscribers and nearly 30 million views. At present, apart from handling his channel, Harris appears on the American TV channel ‘NBCSN’ and reviews cars as well as takes part in automotive related activities.

Career As A Journalist

Chris Harris is a talented racer. He won his first race in the year 2000 in a Formula Palmer Audi. He also uploads race-related videos on his channel from time to time.

Automotive Racing

In 2016, Chris Harris joined the cast of the TV series ‘Top Gear’. He initially served as a recurring presenter but was eventually promoted as the lead presenter after Chris Evans resigned from the show. The same year, Harris’ web series titled ‘Chris Harris on Cars’ was launched on the channel ‘BBC America’.

Television Career