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An English television presenter Ant Anstead is a known car builder, motor specialist, artist, renowned designer, and restoration expert. He is a presenter of the Channel 4 aired one-hour automotive show ‘For the Love of Cars’ and also co-hosted the British television series ‘Wheeler Dealers’.
As a child, he built bespoke cars and initially pursued his career joining Hertfordshire Constabulary as a Police Constable and moving on became a member of the Tactical Firearms Team (TFU). He is considered the youngest armed officer in the history of the UK and also earned two commendations for acts of bravery.
He decided to resign from the police to embark on his career in car building. He is involved in car building for clients including recreation cars and one-offs apart from some exclusive and unique pieces of art and sculpture.
He has been featured in many TV shows as a presenter including documentaries such as including documentary TV series like ‘Building Cars Live’, one-off TV shows like ‘Craft I Made This’, and TV series’ like ‘Wheeler Dealers’.
Height / Weight / Age
The weight of Ant Anstead is 81 kg and 178.5 lbs in pounds. He is a successful TV presenter with a towering height of 190 cm or in feet inches 6’2” tall. He has a cool hairstyle with gray color hair and sharp wide green color eyes.
He has a healthy physique with a figure measurement is 42 inches chest, 35 inches waist, and 34 inches hips approximately. He has turned 44 years old. His biceps size is 15 inches whereas his shoe size is 11 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Ant Anstead is $100,000 USD approximately.
Education / Family
Born on March 28, 1979, Ant Anstead has a real name Ant Richard Anstead. He belongs to Plymouth, Devon, England, and was born as the second oldest of four boys of his parents. No information is being revealed about his family background and childhood life.
He had spent most of his childhood in the cathedral city of Ely in Cambridgeshire and later relocated to the county of Hertfordshire in southern England.
For elementary education, he attended the boy’s secondary school Richard Hale School in Hertford, Hertfordshire. Later, he was enrolled at the independent school near Hertford called the Haileybury School to finish his A-Levels.
|Real name||Ant Richard Anstead|
|Birth Place||Plymouth, Devon, England|
|Date Of Birth||March 28, 1979|
|Height||In centimeters – 178.5 cm
In feet inches – 6’2”
|Weight||In kilograms – 81 kg
In pounds – 178.5 lbs
|Home Town||Cambridgeshire, UK|
|Fathers Name||Name not known|
|Mothers Name||Name not known|
|Brothers||Name not found|
|Sister||Name not known|
Career / Fashion And Style
In 1999, Ant Anstead started his career as a police constable and joined the territorial police force of the county of Hertfordshire, the Hertfordshire Constabulary. For the first posting, he was posted at the county’s historic market town and civil parish, Bishop’s Stortford, and later shifted to the Cheshunt police station.
Later, he became a member of a Tactical Firearms Team (TFU) in Welwyn Garden City and became one of the youngest armed officers in the history of the UK. He has received two commendations for acts of bravery. In 2005, he decided to resign from the police to take up a career in car building.
After resignation, he worked towards restoring and building cars for different clients and made recreation cars as well as one-offs. He also made bespoke classic vehicles according to specifications of individual clients and eventually his client list expanded across the globe along with his reputation as a true master of car building.
Currently, he has an international waitlist that exceeds more than two years. He is known for making unique pieces of art and sculpture which are now found in museums and private collections around the world.
In 2014, he has produced the show called ‘The World’s Most Expensive Cars’ and the same year he became a presenter of a new Channel 4 one-hour TV reality show ‘For the Love of Cars’. He appeared in the documentary TV series along with James May and Kate Humble as one of the presenters of the BBC Two live show ‘Building Cars Live’.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
|Girlfriends||Louise nee Herbert
Christina El Moussa
|Wife||Christina El Moussa
Louise Anstead (ex-wife)
|Children||Daughter – Amelie, Archie|
Some Interesting Facts About Ant Anstead
- Ant Anstead runs his own television Production Company.
- He presented the show ‘For the Love of Cars’ along with actor and car enthusiast Philip Glenister.
- He has associated the charity called ‘Harrisons Fund’ that is dedicated to fighting for children suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy.