When talking about one of the most successful presenters in the United Kingdom, no one can exclude Jonathan Ross. The husband of Jane Goldman is undoubtedly popular and almost everyone knows him. As an honor for services to broadcasting, he was made an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honors in 2015.
As one of the most popular and one of the most successful presenters, he surely has earned a lot. If you are wondering about his net worth and how much he has earned so far, this post has the information for you.
As of 2021, Jonathan Ross has an estimated net worth of $35 million. As a broadcaster, a film critic, a talk show host, a comedian, and a comic book writer, he is everywhere and it is normal for him to earn that much.
Jonathan Ross has a place in Hampstead, London, the one where he currently resides. Aside from that one, he also has a second home located in Swanage in Dorset. Not only in the United Kingdom, the presenter also owns a property in Florida, United States.
In his early career, Jonathan Ross was a researcher for the show entitled Loose Talk aired on Channel 4. The show was a success. He then worked as a researcher in Soul Train. He actually debuted officially in an episode of the British sitcom named It Ain’t Half Hot, Mum.
Jonathan Ross started to be a presenter when he presented the documentary series called The Incredible Strange Film Show in 1988. In the documentary series, he showcased the works of a lot of cult filmmakers, including Sam Raimi and Jacki Chan. In 1989, a chat show named One Hour with Jonathan Ross was launched on Channel 4. The show featured Knock Down Ginger. He started to gain popularity in the 1990’s and 2000’s when he was selected to fill in the position of Barry Norman in The Film Programme in 1999. After that, he was hired by BBC to be a presenter of BBC Radio 2. The show was really popular and it was one of the most popular stations in the United Kingdom.
Jonathan Ross was the one that presented a documentary on the film industry named Jonathan Ross and Asian Invasion. In the three part documentary that happened in 2006, the presenter introduced the film industry in three countries of Asia, including Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea. The next year, he was named as the highest paid TV personality in Britain. Since then, he has gotten busier by presenting his chat show called The Jonathan Ross Show. Aside from the United Kingdom, the show is also aired in some other countries, including New Zealand, Australia, and Sweden.
- The Last Resort
- The Incredibly Strange Film Show
- One Hour with Jonathan Ross
- Jonathan Ross Presents for One Week Only
- Tonight with Jonathan Ross
- British Comedy Awards
- Saturday Zoo
- Mondo Rosso
- In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross
- In Search of Dracula with Jonathan Ross
- The Late Jonathan Ross
- The Big Big Talent Show
- In search of Hamlet
- They Think It’s All Over
- It’s Only RTV…but I Like It
- The Hollywood Greats
- Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
- Comic Relief
- Britain’s Best Sitcom
- Jonathan Ross’ Asian Invasion
- Comics Britannia
- In Search of Steve Ditko
- Jonathan Ross Salutes Dad’s Army
- David Lean in Close-Up
- 100 Greatest Toys
- The Jonathan Ross Show
- Penn & Teller: Ross Show
- James Bond’s Spectre with Jonathan Ross
- Don’t Ask Me Ask Britain
- Guess the Star
- Takeshi’s Castle
- Roast Battle
- The Masked Singer UK
- Jonathan Ross’s Comedy Club
- The Masked Dancer UK
- If Ain’t Half Hot Mum
- Your Cheatin’ Heart
- French and Saunders
- Jonathan Creek
- Rex the Runt
- Only Fools and Horses
- Bo’ Selecta!
- Rob Brydon’s Annually Retentive
- Breaking Glass
- Rise and Fall of Idi Amin
- The Tall Guy
- There’s No Business…
- Spice World
- Shrek 2
- Kellogg’s Rice Krispies
- Harp Lager
- IBM 486 Computer
- The Sun/Woolworths
- Pizza Hut
- Austin Powers cinema release
- The Full Monty home video
- Sure for Men
- Milk Marketing Board
- TV Times
- Nestle Polo Smoothies
- WHSmith Half Price Books Offer
- Super Mario Bros 25th Anniversary
- Halo 3
- Fable III
- Catcha Catcha Aliens!
- Phineas and Ferb
- Full Name: Jonathan Stephen Ross
- Nick Name: Jonathan Ross
- Gender: Male
- Place of Birth: Camden, London, England
- Date of Birth: November 17, 1960
- Age: 60 years old
- Nationality: British
- Alma Mater: Southampton College of Art, School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, Leyton County High School for Boys
- Occupation: Broadcaster, film critic, talk show host, comedian, comic book writer
- Years Active: 1987-present
- Employer: BBC (1997-2010, 2014-2018), ITV (2011-present)
- Wife/Spouse: Jane Goldman (m. 1988)
- Children: Betty Kitten, Honey Kinney, Harvey Kirby
- Parent(s): Martha Ross (mother)
- Sibling(s): Paul Ross (brother)
Jonathan Ross was born as Jonathan Stephen Ross on November 17, 1960 in St. Pancras, north London, England. He was raised in Leytonstone, east London. His mother was an actress named Martha Ross. It seems like everyone in the family was born to be on TV as in addition to him and his mother, his older brother named Paul Ross is also known to be a journalist, TV editor, and media personality.
Them being on TV is not actually surprising because the mother used to put all of her kids forward for roles in TV ads. In 1970, Jonathan Ross made his TV debut by appearing in a TV ad for the breakfast cereal Kellogg’s Rice Krispies. At the time, he was only 10 years old. Besides, he was also featured in an ad for the laundry detergent called Persil.
Jonathan Ross attended the comprehensive schools Norlington School for Boys and Leyton County High School for Boys. After graduating, he then enrolled in the Southampton College of Art and took a degree in Modern European History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies of SSEES in London, which is now known as a part of University College London.