The British television and journalist James May is well-known as the co-presenter of the motoring program “Top Gear” along with Richard Hammond and Jeremy Clarkson from 2003 to 2015. As of 2016, he is a director of the production company W. Chump & Sons and presenting the TV series “The Grand Tour” for Amazon Video.
James May spent his childhood in South Yorkshire, where he studied at Oakwood Comprehensive School in Rotherham and was a Choirboy at Whiston Parish Church. He also attended Caerleon Endowed Junior School in Newport.
A keen flutist and pianist, James learned Music at Pendle College, Lancaster University. After graduating, he temporarily worked at a hospital in Chelsea as a records officers and has a short stint in the civil service.
During the mid-1980s, James May worked as a sub-editor for The Engineer and later Autocar magazine, from which he was expelled for performing a prank. May has written the book "May on Motors" (2006), which is an accumulation of his distributed articles, and co-wrote "Oz and James' Big Wine Adventure"(2006), in view of the TV series of a similar name.
In a meeting with Richard Allinson on BBC Radio 2, May admitted that in 1992, he was rejected from Autocar magazine subsequent to assembling an acrostic in one issue. At the end of the year, the magazine's "Road Test Year Book" supplement was distributed. Each spread included 4 reviews and each survey began with a large red letter. May's part was to assemble the whole supplement, which "was greatly boring and took several months".
James May on the Moon (BBC 2, 2009) honored four decades since man initially arrived on the moon. This was trailed by another narrative on BBC Four called James May at the Edge of Space, where May was traveled to the stratosphere (70,000 ft.) in a US Air Force Lockheed U-2 spy plane.
Starting in October 2009, James May presented a 6-section TV arrangement indicating most loved toys of the past period and whether they can be connected in the modern day. The toys highlighted were Airfix, Meccano, Plasticine, Lego, Scalextric, and Hornby. In 2013, he made an existence measure, completely functional motorcycle and sidecar made totally out of the development toy Meccano. Joined by Oz Clark, he then finished a full lap of the Isle of Man TT Course.
James May is an unmarried person, but he is no more single. May's love story began since 2000 when he saw a dance critic, Sarah Farter. The television presenter and dance critic are in a living relationship and often seen together in several venues.
The media has asked several times about their married, but the couple is perfectly comfortable and happy with each other yet. The lovable duo spent happily together and they have no any children together yet.