Ant Anstead Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Jan, 2019
Facts of Ant Anstead
Date of Birth: 1979 , March-28
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Ant Anstead
Birth Name Ant Anstead
Nick Name Anstead
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Plymouth, Devon, England
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession TV host
Salary $95k
Famous for For the Love of Cars and Wheeler Dealers
Girlfriend Christina El Moussa
Children Amelie (born 2003) and Archie (born 2006)
Divorce Louise Anstead
TV Show Wheeler Dealers.
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English TV presenter and automotive specialist, Ant Anstead is best known for hosting the English Channel 4 automotive show, For the Love of Cars. Since 2017, he co-hosted Discovery Channel show, Wheelers Dealers replacing Edd China. He is a former policeman who after moving to Cheshunt police station became one of the youngest armed officers in the UK.

Anstead is in a romantic relationship with American real estate investor and TV personality, Christina El Moussa. The couple started dating from November 2017. They got married 

Early Life And Education Of Ant Anstead  

Ant Anstead was born on March 28, 1979, in Plymouth, Devon, England. His birth sign is  Aries which defines his personality as courageous, optimistic, generous who has a fiercely rebellious streak and they like to do things their way. He is the second son of four boys to his parents. 

Until the age of 10, Anstead lived in Ely Cambridgeshire then moved to  Hertfordshire. He attended Richard Hale School in Hertford, Hertfordshire. Later, he joined the nearby Haileybury School to complete his A – Levels.

Ant Anstead's Career

Ant Anstead joined Hertfordshire Constabulary in 1999 and started serving as a Police Constable at Bishops' Stortford. Then he moved to Cheshunt police station and became one of the youngest armed officers in the UK. He received two commendations for acts of bravery during his police career. In 2005, he resigned from Police in order to start his career as a car builder. 

Initially, Anstead began building and restoring cars for clients and built recreation cars. He also built unique pieces of sculpture arts which were housed globally in museums and private collections.

Similarly, he played football for over 15 years at Ryman and conference level. 

CAPTION: British TV host, Ant Anstead. SOURCE: BBC

In 2014, Anstead started his own TV production company, producing his own show The World’s Most Expensive Cars. The show was quite popular among audiences as a result, he was offered to host a new Channel 4 car show, For the Love of Cars along with Philip Glenister. After a year, he hosted  BBC Two's live show Building Cars Live, alongside James May and Kate Humble.

Since 2017, he co-hosts the Discovery show, Wheeler Dealers replacing Edd China. The same year, he launched his book named Cops and Robbers: The Story of the British Police Car. He also anchored live stages of some of the UK's car shows. 

Ant Anstead's Net Worth And Salary

Ant Anstead is one of the popular TV hosts, he rose to fame after hosting  Channel 4 automotive show For the Love of Cars. Edd China, former host of  Wheeler Dealers collected a salary of  $95k (£74,032) per year. So, Anstead might earn the same amount from the show. Considering his career growth, he has an estimated net worth of millions. 

Ant Anstead's Personal Life And Relationship

Ant Anstead is in a romantic relationship with American television personality Christina El Moussa. The duo started dating since November 2017 but made official in 2018. The couple often spotted together at public events.  

The Flip or Flop star, 35, married the Wheelers Dealers host, 39 on December 22, 2018, in a secret "winter wonderland" wedding at their home in Newport Beach, California. The two have been dating since October 2017. 

The newlywed couple is enjoying their honeymoon in Bora Bora. Form their honeymoon, El Moussa shared a photo kissing passionately in front of the sunset at a Bora Bora resort.

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The pair's holidays in Bora Bora already look pretty expressive of their perpetual compatibility.

Anstead previously married to Louise Anstead (née Herbert) in 2002 after dating for nearly seven years. However, the couple failed to handle their married life and citing irreconcilable differences, the duo split in 2017. The couple shares two children; Amelie Anstead (born 2003) and Archie Anstead (born 2006).   



Christina El Moussa also split from her husband of 9 years, Tarek EL Moussa in 2018. The couple split in 2016, filed for divorce in 2017 which was finalized in January 2018.  They have two children;  daughter, Taylor Reese El Moussa (born in 2010) and son Brayden James El Moussa (born in 2015).

As of now, Anstead lives in Newport Beach California along with his girlfriend, Christina, and children. He is a patron of a charity named Harrisons fund which raised fund for kids with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

He has more than 90.8k+ followers on Instagram as of October 2018. 

Body Measurement

  • Age: As of 2019, he is 39 years old.
  • Height: He stands 6 feet 2 inches (1.87m).
  • Weight: He weighs 81 kg.
  • Hair Color: White 
  • Eye Color: Brown

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