Richard Hammond is said to give birth to paid himself £2.5 million
The 47-year-old is said to have captivated two dividend payments of £1.918 million and £527,000, accounts reveal, concerting to The Sun.
The money is thought to have been paid to him and his wife Mindy — who are the no more than two shareholders in the car fanatic’s TV company Hamster’s Wheel productions — within the endure two years.
The publication stated that Richard’s company was left with a £2.3 million profit after the dividends were meet out, with it also stating that £18,000 was paid out in tax last year and £243,000 the quondam year.
Richard — who was involved in another horrific near-fatal supercar fall in June — made the move to The Grand Tour from Top Gear after his co-host Jeremy Clarkson, 57, was axed for puncture a producer. James May, 45, also followed suit.
Richard Heraldry sinister Top Gear when Jeremy Clarkson was axed
Richard, Jeremy and James now brilliant on The Grand Tour
Richard’s wage is meditating to have more than doubled since joining the Amazon put on, with the trio allegedly being given a huge £35.8 million to remedy the first 13 episodes.
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