He was born as Edward John Edd China and he later came to be known as Edd China. He was born on May 9, 1971 and today Edd is considered to be a highly successful English television presenter. He also has earned quite a bit of fame as a motor specialist, inventor and mechanic all rolled into one. He is famous as a mechanic and also the presenter for the famous Discovery Channel serial by the name Wheeler Dealers.

Further Edd China has also appeared in various other famous serials and a few of them include Fifth Gear, Scrapheap Challenge and Top Gear. As of now Edd China is the host for the famous YouTube Series by the name Garage Revival.

Hence at the end of the day, there is no denying the fact that Edd is a multi-faceted talent and being only 46 years of age, he certainly has quite a bit of achievements to his credit. It is therefore not surprising that Edd China has a number of followers and fans. This short biography would most certainly be of interest to his thousands of fans in more ways than on.

Early Life

It is believed and confirmed that Edd China had a keen liking for cars and other mechanical devices since an early age when he was a child. He did his schooling from Kind Edward’s School. He also completed his Engineering Product Design Degree from London South Bank University.

In his college life, China impressed everybody by creating a driving sofa which also earned the nickname Casual Lofa. He used the money from this invention for a worthy cause. Hence, it is quite obvious that Edd China had a mechanical bent of mind since his childhood and credit should go to him and his parents for honing the same at the right age.

Personal Life

Talking about his personal life Edd China got married to his long time girlfriend Imogen China. The wedding was a closed door affair only with family members and close friends attending it. The exact details of the wedding of Edd and Imogen are not known. However, one thing is clear. Both Edd and Imogen dated each other for a long period of time and only after that they decided to tie the wedding knot. They do not have any children of it but both Edd and Imogen are happy and are seen together in many places.

Net worth

According to estimates the net worth of Edd should be around $1.5 million as a TV presenter and specialist in motors.


Edd China got his first job in the small screen. He joined as a special effects technician in the show Father Ted. This successful entry motivated him to start his own company by the name Cummfy Banana Limited in the year 1990. This helped to increase the popularity of China and also helped him to bag many more television shows most of which were surrounded on mechanics and technology.

In 2002 Edd became a part of a prestigious project known by the name Build a Bond Car on A Budget. It would be pertinent to mention that Edd holds the Guinness World record for building the fastest milk float, toilet, shed, bed and also the largest shopping trolley which is fully motorized.

Last Modified: 10 May, 2018

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