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Eddie Jordan net worth:
$475 Million

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Eddie Jordan Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Edmund Patrick Jordan was born on the 30th March 1948, in Dublin, Ireland, and is a former racing driver and entrepreneur who, as Eddie Jordan, is most famous as the founder and former owner of the Jordan Grand Prix team, and as the BBC’s lead analyst for F1 Grand Prix events. He is also widely known for discovering young, talented drivers who later became champions, including Michael Schumacher, Ayrton Senna and Nigel Mansell.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this ex-driver and current businessman has accumulated so far? How rich Eddie Jordan is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Eddie Jordan’s net worth, as of mid-2016, is $475 million, including assets such as houses in elite areas of Wentworth Estate and South Kensington in London as well as in the Principality of Monaco. Eddie Jordan also owns a private helicopter and a yacht. These have been acquired throughout his career in the racing industry with the total span now of almost 45 years.

Eddie Jordan Net Worth $475 Million

Eddie Jordan was born the younger child of Eileen and Paddy Jordan. After Saint Anne’s Pre School in Miltown, Eddie Jordan enrolled at the Synge Street Christian Brothers School. After 11 years of thorough discipline and hard studying, Eddie took the Dublin’s College of Commerce accountancy course and started working as a clerk at the Bank of Ireland. After four years spent in Mullingar, he was transferred to the branch in Camden Street, Dublin, during which period he encountered kart racing for the first time, even competing unofficially in several races at St Brelade’s Bay at that time. His banking career provided the basis for Eddie Jordan’s now quite impressive overall net worth.

In 1971, Eddie Jordan bought his first kart and won the Irish Kart Championship, which officially marked the beginning of a successful racing career. Several years later, in 1974 Eddie Jordan moved up a level to Formula Ford, which was subsequently followed by transferring to Formula Three in 1975. He was making progress rapidly, and in 1978, after moving to the Formula Atlantic category, Eddie Jordan won the Irish Formula Atlantic Championship. All these accomplishments helped Eddie Jordan to establish himself as a successful racing driver, and have dramatically increased his wealth.

In 1979, Eddie Jordan founded his own team, Eddie Jordan Racing. He gathered a team of young and talented drivers and they started to rack up wins and trophies. Several years later, Eddie and his team entered Formula 3000, and dominated the 1989 season when Eddie’s driver Jean Alesi won the championship. These achievements certainly added a lot to the popularity of Eddie Jordan and massively increased his wealth in total.

In 1991, Eddie Jordan founded the Formula 1 racing team, Jordan Grand Prix with Michael Schumacher as their debut driver. Prior to selling the team in 2004 after 15 successful years, Eddie Jordan and his Jordan Grand Prix collaborated with numerous big names in the racing and Formula 1 industry including, apart from those already mentioned, Rubens Barrichello, Giancarlo Fisichella, Ralf Schumacher, Jarno Trulli and numerous others. It is certain that all these involvements have helped Eddie Jordan to add a significant sum to his huge net worth.

Although he has retired from racing, Eddie Jordan returned to Formula 1 in 2009, this time as a commentator for BBC Sport F1 coverage, alongside Jake Humphrey, Suzi Perry and David Coulthard. He also wrote “This Much I Know”, an F1 Racing magazine’s monthly column. Some of the most recent Eddie Jordan engagements include the BBC’s world-famous car show – “Top Gear” in which he’s been serving as a presenter since February 2016.

When it comes to his personal life, Eddie Jordan has been married since 1979 to Marie, a former basketball player, with whom he has four children.

So far, Eddie Jordan has been honored with various prestigious rewards, of which most significant are honorary doctorates from the University of Ulster and Dublin Institute of Technology, as well as the James Joyce Award for his contribution to Ireland’s motorsport.


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Formula 1: BBC Sport2009-2015TV SeriesHimself - Presenter / Himself
Saturday Sportsday2014TV SeriesHimself - Formula One Expert
12013DocumentaryHimself
Formula 1's 60th Anniversary: Plus Ça Change2011TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is2010TV SeriesHimself
Pride of Britain Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
Life Behind Lewis2008VideoHimself - Former Jordan F1 Owner
ITV - Formula One2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
Xposé2007TV SeriesHimself
Bad Boy Racers2006TV SeriesHimself
Richard & Judy2006TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Lights, Camera, Magic2002TV MovieHimself
Wetten, dass..?2001TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Driving Ambition - A Season with Eddie Jordan1999TV MovieHimself
Motorworld1996TV Series documentaryHimself
Ruutulippu1990TV Series documentaryHimself (1991-2006)

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#Fact
1His hobby is rock 'n' roll. He plays drums
2He was known as a talent spotter during his career in managing his motorsport-team
3He sold his share of stocks of his Formula one team Jordan Grand Prix in 2005, after being the team-boss for many years, since the beginning of the 1990s


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