Ant Anstead Biography
|Date of Birth:||1979 , March-28|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||6 Feet 2 Inch|
|Birth Name||Ant Anstead|
|Birth Place/City||Plymouth, Devon, England|
|Famous for||For the Love of Cars and Wheeler Dealers|
|Girlfriend||Christina El Moussa|
|Children||Amelie (born 2003) and Archie (born 2006)|
|TV Show||Wheeler Dealers.|
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.
Early Life 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.
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
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
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.
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).
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The single best travel buddy!!! We’ve done some air miles, delays, airport food, mixed cars, beds that are too small and @christinaelmoussa has simply smiled her way through the lot! We have laughed HARD!! A hectic working weekend for this lady! She’s an inspiration! a proper grafter! Super proud #HMF top work @cazeb too #AntTheBagCarrier x x
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 63.4k+ followers on Instagram as of October 2018.
- Age: As of 2018, he is 39 years old.
- Height: He stands 6 feet 2 inches (1.87m).
- Weight: He weighs 81 kg.
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