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The career to date of former bad boy turned (nearly) national treasure Chris Evans has turned out to be like a game of two halves but with both earning him a mint from your tiny screen and radio. The adrenalin-fuelled first half for the DJ and television presenter’s working life earned him a fortune of around $40 million.
Chris Evans Net Worth $40 Million
He climbed the greasy pole to stardom from a small beginning at Manchester Piccadilly Radio in the mid 1980s to fronting a seriously successful string of television shows The Big Breakfast, TFI Friday and Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush, the latter made by his own company Ginger Productions. For some of that time he was additionally on a BBC salary presenting the popular Radio 1 breakfast show. The workaholic redhead spent his money as fast as he could earn it, nevertheless, purchasing a rectory in Kent and a Bentley and pouring the remainder into a star party lifestyle. Nevertheless, the challenging living and long hours took its toll and Radio 1 eventually sacked him for repeatedly failing to turn up to work.
In 1993 Evans changed to Virgin Radio, which he later bought in 1997 from Richard Branson in a consortium with others for 85m. When he sold it in 2000 to the Scottish Media Group he netted a reputed private cash windfall of 35m. Shortly Evans got bored with the show, turned to drinking and started going awol again. He was fired and after suing his companies, lost the case and (depending on which reports you consider) had to pay between 4m-9.5m in legal fees, costs and compensation to SMG.
Despite these fiscal and professional hiccups, which removed him from the public spotlight for approximately 3 years, the Sunday Times Rich List calculated Evans was worth 55m in 2003, which enabled him to indulge in lavish spending sprees during the time of his marriage to Billie Piper, the prior teen pop star turned actress.