Edd China is a television presenter from England. He is also a mechanic, a specialist in motors and an inventor of motors. He got fame after he started to present the show Wheller Dealers on Discovery Channel. He is currently running two companies. One is related to four wheelers named Grease Junkie, it’s the website that the users can shop Wheeler Dealers stuff and Grease Junkie merchandise.
The second company is Cummfy Banana Ltd. This company is Edd’s outlet for the inventions like automotive creations and their attempts to make world records. Edd holds the record for fastest shed, toilet, milk float, bed and the largest trolley of motorized stuff. He has also appeared in television shows like Top Gear, Auto Trader and Scrapheap Challenge.
Edd China has had interest in automobiles, especially Cars, since a very early age. He had good education throughout his life. He went to a very good school in Surrey that is King Edward’s School, Witley. He got an engineering product design degree from London South Bank University. His first major project was a driving Sofa. It was a casual sofa with a motor and an engine. He built the project to raise money for a charity with the name Raleigh International.
Career and other Work
His major Television presence was his co-hosting of Wheeler Dealer on Discovery channel along with Mike Brewer. The show lasted for 14 years and was a big hit. It ended in 2017. He has also made a few guest appearances in various shows.
In 2005, he made a guest appearance at the Show Ready Steady Cook at BBC. In 2006 he was invited to ITV’s show This Morning where he described about his company Cummfy Banana. In 2007, he showcased many of his creations in shows like Pulling Power, Fifth gear.
He has a big list of Guinness World Records. His first record: Fastest furniture was established in October 1998, which he did with a speed of 140 km/h; 87 mph.
He broke this record himself in 2007 which was further broken by Perry Watkins in 2010. He made the record for “Trolleyshoppus Rex”, the Largest motorized shopping trolley with the dimensions 2,99 × 1,80 × 3,47 m; 9,8 × 5,9 × 11,4 ft (l×w×h).
His Fastest office, “Hot Desk” record was set on 9 November 2006 at 140 km/h; 87 mph. he made the Fastest mobile bed, “‘Street Sleeper” record at 111 km/h; 69 mph on 7 November 2008. On 10 March 2011, he made the record for Fastest toilet, “Bog Standard” at 68 km/h; 42.25 mph.
His next record Fastest garden shed, “‘Gone to Speed” at 94 km/h; 58.41 mph was set in 11 April 2011. His latest record of converting a milk float to a drag racer was sponsored by ebay. He made this record along with a driver from BTCC.
Net Worth of Edd China
In the whole of his career, Edd China has accumulated a lot of wealth and has a net worth of 1.5 million USD.