James May

English television presenter and journalist

James Daniel May (born 16 January 1963) is an English television presenter and journalist. He is best known for co-hosting the BBC Two motoring series Top Gear from 2002 until 2015 with Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond. He started hosting The Grand Tour in 2016, also with Clarkson and Hammond. He wrote a weekly column for the motoring section of The Daily Telegraph from 2003 to 2011.

May in 2006

May was born in Bristol. He has been dating dance critic Sarah Frater since 2000. The couple live in Hammersmith, London.[1]


  1. "James May on Chris Evans, Amazon and life after Top Gear". Radio Times. 24 January 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2019.

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