The showbiz world is stuffed with multitalented personalities. One of the most famous and talented celebrities is undeniably Jeremy Clarkson. The man is a storehouse of talents. He is an English broadcaster, journalist, game show host, and writer specializing in motoring. However, we know him popularly for the motoring programs like Top Gear and The Grand Tour. so needless to say, people will indeed be curious to learn more about this hotshot celebrity’s personal life.
If you have heard about Clarkson, you must have also come across his girlfriend Phillipa Sage’s name. She is an author as well. So you must be thinking about why we are discussing them all of a sudden. Well, you must know that very soon Phillipa’s new book, “The Wonderful World Of Jeremy Clarkson– My Life on the Road with Jeremy” will release. Therefore, she shares an exclusive extract from her life on the road book while on a vacation with her boyfriend.
So if you would like to know more about it, stay with us until the end as we will share some of the interesting aspects of the celebrity’s life. Let us have a look!
Who Is Jeremy Clarkson?
So as we mentioned earlier, Jeremy Clarkson is a broadcaster, journalist, game show host, and also writer. Yes, he is a man of multiple talents. The British celebrity was born on 11th April 1960 in Doncaster, England. Therefore, he is currently 62 years old. We know him mainly for the motoring programs like Top Gear and The Grand Tour which he did along with Richard Hammond and James May.
Moreover, presently, he also writes weekly columns for The Sunday Times and The Sun. At the same time, Clarkson has hosted the revived ITV game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” since 2018. However, did you know how did he begin his career? Let us find out!
Clarkson was initially a local journalist in northern England, he rose to prominence as a presenter of the original format of Top Gear in 1988. So it was in the mid-1990s that he became a popular public personality. He started to regularly appear on BBC shows and as a guest on other shows. In fact, in 1988 he hosted the first series of Robot Wars, and from 1998-2000 he hosted his own talk show, Clarkson.
Needless to say, Clarkson’s style of writing has often induced controversies. Especially his humorous tongue-in-cheek writing has provoked a public reaction. In fact, his actions as a Top gear presenter have also resulted in criticism from the media, politicians, pressure groups, and the public. However, presently he is doing well as a journalist and is also having a good time with his girlfriend.
Some Significant Incidents That Happened After Clarkson & Sage Became A Couple
As you know Jeremy Clarkson is currently in a relationship with Phillipa Sage. According to Sage, Jeremy claimed that he turned down Madonna just to have dinner with her. It was quite a romantic gesture, don’t you think? This incident was not made up since Clarkson often had meetings with some of the most famous and wealthy people in the world.
Once they officially became a couple, Sage and Clarkson began to spend weekends at country estates. They partied and holidayed with media moguls and members of the parliament. The guest list also included Prime Ministers, film stars, pop stars, lords, and ladies of the royalty. So you can well understand that Clarkson had some of the most influential people as his friends.
Phillipa Sage recalls one of the holidays on a private island when they dined at the top tables, drank the finest wine, and flew in the business class. In fact, she was feeling honored and grateful to become part of Clarkson’s star-studded world of friends.
Furthermore, Jeremy also took her to his Top Gear track and studio for moral support after they became a couple. Needless to say, Sage enjoyed all of this attention a lot. All of these were overwhelming to her.
She recalls how Jeremy along with James and Richard would go through the script right in the morning and make any changes if necessary. The stars would then spend some hours training on the track before they start their lap.
Do You Know Clarkson Introduced His Girlfriend To Tom Cruise?
Tom Cruise is such a celebrity that every woman would look forward to meeting. The dream came true for Phillipa Sage because of her hotshot boyfriend Clarkson. She was lucky enough to meet the superstar Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. However, the introduction was indeed hilarious.
As per the sources, when Jeremy introduced Sage, he was stumbling over his words as to how he should refer to her. So at that time, Sage introduced her as his mother and everyone burst into laughter. Moreover, there was also a classic Tom Cruise hero moment when a gust of wind took out a gazebo. As it lifted off, Cruise was the first on the scene to pull it back.
According to Sage, it was one of those moments that froze in time as they all stood back in slight shock that Cruise would bother with such a menial but heroic task. Everyone present there felt a bit embarrassed since he reacted the quickest and got there first. Tom Cruise is indeed a legendary actor.
However, the actors could not stick around for a long time as they had to get back for the Knight and Day premiere in London. It was indeed an epic day in the history of Top Gear for all the crew members. They felt blessed to have legendary actors like Cameron Diaz and Tom Cruise on their show.
Jeremy Clarkson Owns A Farm In Cotswolds
Sounds quite surprising, right? However, this is true. Jeremy engages in farming whenever he is at a break from work. This helps him a lot to unwind from all the stress and tensions of his life. So he often brings Sage, his girlfriend to his farmland and enjoys the beautiful views of the countryside.
According to Phillipa Sage, Jeremy’s farmland reminds her of Charles Dickens’s Bleak House. This is because it is set on top of a hill and is one of the highest and coldest points in Oxfordshire. So whenever the couple is on a break they often come here and spend time. Jeremey’s farm also has some domestic animals like horses and other furry friends. The couple also plant trees in their garden.
So as we conclude, we can say that Jeremy Clarkson and Phillipa Sage are an example of those rare celebrity couples who are head over heels in love with each other even after managing their professional life. We hope they consider taking their relationship to the next level soon.
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