|Birth Name:||Edd China|
|Net Worth:||$1.5 million|
Edd China YouTube announcement of not continuing to host Wheeler Dealers Show declined the show’s popularity on Discovery Channel. Wheeler Dealer‘s star is an inventor of Casual Lofa in 1998 with first Guinness World Record; “Fastest furniture” at 87 miles per hour.
The special effects technician of Father Ted in 1994 first appeared on Top Gear Live, driving the Casual Lofa at the Silverstone “Live Arena” in 1998. He was a guest on Scrapheap Challenge driving beds and sofa cars. Edd China in 2002 was a Panic Mechanic on the BBC series of the same name. Edd was a host of the Discovery Channel in the UK and Velocity Channel HD in the U.S. television series Wheeler Dealers for the 13 season since 2003. He is managing director of the company Cummfy Banana Ltd.
The London born Edward John China took his first breath on 9th May 1971. Edd was enrolled at King Edward’s School, Witley and London South Bank University. His interests in cars and all things mechanical from an early age got him a degree in engineering product design from the University. The University degree which he earned made him create the Casual Lofa i.e. driving sofa. The project of making Lofa was a fund raiser for a Raleigh International expedition to Belize.
Edd China YouTube announcement journey began at first as a technician of special effects on Father Ted. He had a number of guest appearance in 1998 including on Top Gear, The Most Outrageous Jeremy Clarkson Video in The World….Ever! and Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast. In most of the shows, Edd was seen driving his Casual Lofa, even racing and driving Bog Standard and Street Sleeper. Those are likely basis for present Edd China YouTube fans and followers.
In the most of 2000, China again was a guest on Scrapheap Challenge also known as Junkyard Wars in the United States. He drove beds and sofa cars on the show. The show This Is Your Life featured Edd China in an episode Madness front man Suggs. The Casual Lofa ride was given to the presenter Michael Aspel around old haunts and back to the television studios.
The Cummfy Banana’s vehicles were the topic of the interview on ITV’s Pulling Power with Edd China in 2001. The following year BBC series Panic Mechanic took China as a resident designer on the show. The Top Gear episode feature “Build a Bond Car On A Budget” saw Edd showcased a Rover 800 purchased for 200 pounds modified into budget Bond-esque gadgets, such as an ejection seat, for just 100 pounds.
Four years later China was a celebrity guest on BBC show Ready Steady Cook for a Children in Need special as a charity. The following year ITV’s This Morning again took an interview of Edd China about his Cummfy Banana Vehicles. The Guinness World Record attempts of Edd China became a feature of many programs alongside Fifth Gear, Pulling Power and This Morning with, a case display of features of his invention.
In the period of 2008 and 2009, The Culture Show took Edd China guest for an interview. He even drove the host Arthur Smith and other performers at the Edinburgh Festival for the showcase. The following year Edd China YouTube account was formed for posting videos.
Along with the appearances in the various TV shows Edd China was a host of various TV shows. 2005 premiered show Classic Car Club was hosted by Edd along with, Penny Mallory, Tony Mason and Ales Riley. The show was a mini series showing the examination of history and culture of classic cars, and geared toward classic car enthusiasts.
Edd China was a programme’s mechanic for series 1 to 13. The show premise included Edd as a presenter on a passionate mission to save old and repairable vehicles. The idea of the show is to repair the improvement or repair of the vehicle economizing the costs and selling it to a new owner.
The series was named Wheeler Dealers for 4 series, Wheeler Dealers: On the Road in 5th series and Wheeler Dealers Trading Up in April 2013. On 21 March 2017, China gave an announcement of his departure from the series Wheeler Dealers. The cause was disagreements with the direction of the program as claimed in Edd China YouTube Channel.
China was an owner of a MOT and servicing garage in Bracknell, called Grease Junkie, which was voluntarily screwed up in August 2016. The incident occurred due to his long term absence from the business while working in America. The garage reopened in April 2017 as a Motest due to the patent of the name taken by the Wheeler Dealers.
The success of creating special effects on the comedy television programme Father Ted as a technician Edd established a company. The company was set up as Cummfy Banana Limited in March of 1999 to create an outlet for his extreme creations and world record attempts. Edd China has 7 Guinness World Records in his name from 1998 October to 2011 April.
Edd China is married to his long time girl friend Imogen China. The British engineering graduate is believed to have a net worth of $1.5 million.