An English automotive journalist, television presenter and racing driver, Chris Harris has worked as a writer, reviewer and editor for many automotive magazines, like Autocar, Evo, and Jalopnik. He has also presented many television and YouTube series through NBCSN and DRIVE.
The 41-years-old Chris Harris grew up in Bristol with his parents. His mother was an autocross racer in the 1950s and as a little boy, he loved her fast driving. Moreover, his hunger for cars really took hold one Saturday morning in 1982 when his father, an accountant, had a pop at the office and a 6-years-old Harris was left to wait in the car with a copy of what car? Magazine.
Chris Harris began his career in the automotive industry by working for Autocar magazine, performing several menial labor tasks, as he describes himself, “cleaning ashtrays.” At Autocar magazine, Chris Harris earned the moniker of "Monkey."
Afterward, Chris Harris made an opinion and review YouTube series in the partnership with/DRIVE. This new series publicized weekly (beginning in early-2012) on/DRIVE's YouTube channel, called/CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS. Following two years of hosting automotive video, Harris left the network in 2014 to make his own YouTube channel.
On 27 October 2014, Chris Harris YouTube channel, Chris Harris on Cars, was made. He partnered along with cameraman and supervisor Neil Carey and still shoots all Chris Harris on Cars independently. Chris Harris on Cars has more than 30,000,000 YouTube views and about 350,000,000 subscribers.
In 2016 Chris Harris' web series, "Chris Harris On Cars", was absorbed by the BBC. He has an extensive racing profession. In 2000, he won his first race in a Formula Palmer Audi. Harris has been included in a few automotive related controversies, particularly amongst Harris and a manufacturer.
Chris Harris was restricted from surveying Ferrari cars on 2 February 2011, subsequent to write an article titled, "How Ferrari Spins." In his article, he criticized the firm for trying "to win every test [review] at any cost", and called it a "profoundly irritating" brand.
In 2014, Chris Harris was prohibited from reviewing Lamborghini cars, in light of an article was written by Harris, titled "Lamborghinis Are The Perfect Cars For People Who Can't Drive," in which he criticized numerous characteristics of the Lamborghini brand, saying their "future is bleak."
Regarding Chris Harris' personal life, he is a very private person. He did not want to share about his personal life in social media. But Harris is a married man and he is the father of three children. Currently, he settled in Monmouthshire with his wife and their three children. He spent happy married life with his wife and the couple has seen very strong bond together.