Jonathan Ross Net Worth: Books & Vacations

Jonathan Ross, an English radio and television broadcaster, has a net worth of $35 million.

To this day, he is most well-known for hosting his own BBC chat program, “Friday Night with Jonathan Ross.”

Further, Jonathan Stephen Ross, aka Jonathan Ross, was born in the London neighborhood of Camden Town on November 15, 1960.

TV personality Jonathan Ross.
TV personality Jonathan Ross.

Later, in 1987, he sold his stake in the previous company Channel X  and went to work for the BBC.

In fact, he began his career as a host of a radio show and a presenter of a cinema program.

In addition, he began his famed show “Friday Night with Jonathan Ross” after two years with the network.

Above all, the show was a huge hit, earning him three BAFTA awards and an invitation to the Order of the British Empire for his contributions to broadcasting.

Quick Facts

Let us have a look at some of his details in brief.

Full Name Jonathan Stephen Ross
Known as Jonathan Ross
Date of birth Nov 17, 1960
Place of birth St Pancras, London, England
Age 63 Years Old
Marital Status Jane Goldman (m. 1988)
Children 3
Father’s name John Ross
Mother’s name Martha Ross
Siblings 5 (Paul Ross, Liza Ross, Miles Ross, Simon Ross, Adam Ross)
Gender Male
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Education Southampton College of Art,
School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies
Hair color Dark brown
Eye color Blue
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.86 m)
Nationality British
Profession Presenter, Film critic, Actor, Television producer, Comedian, TV Personality, Screenwriter, Writer, Author, Voice Actor
Years active 1987- Present
Net worth $35 million
Social media Twitter, Instagram
Last Update June, 2024

Jonathan Ross Net Worth & Income

Jonathan’s net worth is believed to be $35 million.

This is due to his work on television, radio, and ads.

When asked if he was ever surprised by how much he was paid while working for the BBC, the celebrity said no.

He, however, denied at the time to The Guardian, saying it was a lot of fun for him, and he knew it was proof of his worth to them.

Ross, in fact, confessed that Both ITV and Channel 4 offered him the same salary to conduct a chat show for them.

Though the figure is unknown, we can pretty much assume it rather be high.

Besides, as per sources, he makes $5.45 per year.

Apart from being a TV personality, he is also a Screenwriter, Writer, Author, and Voice Actor.

Hence he makes a massive net worth from there.

Net Worth of Jonathan Ross in Different Currencies

Mentioned below is his net worth calculated in different currencies.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 29,836,625
Pound Sterling £ 25,545,975
Australian Dollar A$ 48,451,375
Canadian Dollar C$ 44,216,375
Indian Rupee ₹ 2,596,405,000
BitCoin ฿ 704

Jonathan Ross Lifestyle & Vacations


Since 1988, Jonathan is married to Jane Goldman and shares three kids together.

Jane and Ross married when she was 18 years old in August 1988, but they parted after ten years.

A few times later, the two reconnected and have been together ever since.

When he’s not playing with his collections, Jonathan admits that he enjoys relaxing in his lovely garden.

Meanwhile, there are plenty of nooks and corners for Jonathan and his wife to use when they want to unwind and have some private time.


Jonathan Ross loves traveling here and there whenever he gets time and never forgets to take his family with him.

The anime enthusiast Ross has shared and flaunts his love for anime famous country Japan.

He had been to Japan in 2019 and even shared pics of him with his daughters, enjoying the ethereal beauty of Japan’s scenery.

He then advised the first-time visitors that if they have small children, a morning spent at SEGA Joypolis in Odaiba, Sunshine City, or Namja Town is fantastic.

Similarly, he and his family spend their winter vacation in Florida’s milder climate in 2018.

He was also spotted in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Jonathan Ross: House, Cars, Watches


Telly legend Jonathan Ross owns a lavish mansion in North London’s Hampstead.

Further, the 63-year-old Masked Singer performer has eclectic taste, which is evident in his home.

Despite Jonathan’s strict privacy, admirers have grown all too familiar with the peculiarities of his home thanks to his frequent Instagram photos.

Aerial View Of Jonathan's House In London.
Aerial View Of Jonathan’s House In London.

In addition, Jonathan’s boyish demeanor on his TV appearances makes it unsurprising that he enjoys playing with toys.

Moreover, he’s even given them their own room in his house.

In fact, his massive collection of comic books and toys is said to be the largest in the United Kingdom.

Besides, Jonathan has chosen a simple color palette for the interior of the house.

As a result, many of the rooms are very trendy and truly unique in their own characteristics.


Ross is noted for his pricey automobile collection, such as a $58,484 old Morgan Roadster and a Chrysler Crossfire.

In fact, many a time, he was also photographed on a costly Lamborghini.

Previously, he owned Ford 007 Thunderbird, which he listed for sale in 2019 for $19,884.

Ross's Ford 007 Thunderbird.
Ross’s Ford 007 Thunderbird.

He could not save himself from the eyes of the media as once more he was spotted climbing out of his Mazda Miata.

Jonathan Ross Movies, Investments, & Book Publications


Following are some of the movies or TV series he has contributed in

  • The KSI Show as KSI’s Assistant
  •  Meet the Richardsons (TV Series) as Jonathan Ross
  •  The Bradwell Conspiracy (Video Game) as Narrator (voice)
  •  Right Place Wrong Tim (Short) as Continuity Announcer
  •  Legends & Lies (TV Series documentary) as James Pettigrew
  •  The Keith Lemon Sketch Show (TV Series) as Jonathan Ross
  •  Fable III (Video Game) as Barry Hatch (voice)
  •  Extras (TV Series) The Extra Special Series Finale (2007) as Jonathan Ross, Jonathan Ross (2006) as Jonathan Ross
  •  Halo 3 (Video Game) as Additional Voices (voice)
  •  Annually Retentive (TV Series) as Jonathan Ross
  •  The Children’s Party at the Palace (TV Special) as the Fat Controller (Thomas the Tank Engine)
  •  Valiant as big Thug (voice)
  •  A Short Film About John Bolton (Short) as Jonathan Ross
  •  Only Fools and Horses (TV Series) as Jonathan Ross
  •  Rex the Runt (TV Series) Wendy’s New Hair Do (2001) as Awards Announcer (voice), Wendy’s Hot Date (2001) as Handsome Rex (voice)
  •  We Know Where You Live (TV Movie) as Matthew Kelly
  •  Happiness (TV Series)  Celebration (2001) as Jonathan Ross
  •  Jonathan Creek (TV Series), The Three Gamblers (2000) as Jonathan Ross
  •  Spice World as Jonathan Ross
  •  Pervirella as Bish Archop
  •  Prince Cinders (Short) as Ugly Brother Police Officer (voice)
  •  French and Saunders (TV Series) as Johnny Carson, The Silence of the Lambs (1993) as Johnny Carson
  •  The Tall Guy as Jonathan Ross
  •  Terry and June (TV Series), No, Councillor (1982) as Footballer
  •  It Ain’t Half Hot Mum (TV Series), The Last Roll Call (1981) as Soldier in Demob Centre
  •  Amin: The Rise and Fall as an Israeli soldier
  •  Breaking Glass


Here, they refer to Ross and his wife Jane Goldman co-own Hotsauce TV, a television production firm.

Besides, Jonathan Ross’s rumor is investing in bitcoin robots has gone popular on social media sites like Pinterest and Facebook.

Besides, given the popularity of the above-mentioned robots, this is not surprising.

Similarly, on Google Trends, Bitcoin Trader and Bitcoin Era are currently among the top three bitcoin-related searches.

However, we couldn’t locate any proof to back up these statements, as it is only some assumptions.

Book Publications

In 2008, his semi-autobiography was released, “Why Do I Say These Things?” and tries to relate some of his life stories.

Why Do I Say These Things?

This will be the first time indeed for many of his fans to get to know the genuine, kind, human Jonathan Ross, under the blush and whitewash.

Book Written By Jonathan Ross 'Why Do I Say These Things?'
Book Written By Jonathan Ross ‘Why Do I Say These Things?’

Taking us through his sweet picture of life, including fashion, diets and, sweetshops, this book will surely make you laugh loudly.

Additionally, he is humorous, incisive, and full of ideas between teenage porn stories and the hilarious adventures of .diarrhea

He is an avid comic book collector who has even written two of his own titles, such as “America’s Got Powers” and “Turf.

America’s Got Powers

The story in the book revolves around the women giving birth to extraordinary children due to the aftereffects of some crystal hitting the earth, specifically San Francisco.

Although the city is full of children with special power, Tommy Watts, the only child without any unique skills, happens to save the world in the end.

Charity & Social Work

Lowe Syndrome Trust

The Lowe Syndrome Disease Foundation was founded in June 2000.

Besides, Lowe Syndrome is a childhood condition that affects the brain, eyes, kidneys, bones, and muscles and is incurable.

As far as celebrity support is concerned, Shirley Bassey, Jonathan Ross, Melanie C, Rod Stewart & Penny Lancaster, and Tony Hadley have all lent their support to the charity’s Garden of Hope initiative.

Children With Leukaemia

Children With Leukaemia has been assisting children with leukemia for over 22 years.

Similarly, they support families through welfare programs and advocate on their behalf by funding research into causes and remedies.

In brief, they are the UK’s foremost charity committed to the battle against the country’s most common children’s cancer.

Furthermore, Centrepoint, Comic Relief, Elton John AIDS Foundation are among the other charities he has supported.


He moved on to the University of London to study Modern European History after high school.

As a matter of fact, Jonathan began his TV career as a researcher after graduating.

Later in life, he was blessed enough to host his own show, “The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross.

During the next decade, he had various radio and television roles through his own production business, Channel X.

Besides, like many other celebrities, many controversies have surrounded him throughout his career.

Further speaking of his achievement then for the talk show, Ross received three BAFTA awards in 2004, 2006, and 2007 for Best Entertainment Performance.

Additionally, it was thought that he was the most paid star on the BBC by 2006.

You might like to read about another famous female host Ellen DeGeneres and her net worth.

Some Interesting Facts about him

  • He has an iguana, two salamanders, and several ferrets among his unusual pets.
  • Ross is unable to speak the letter ‘r.’
  • He met his wife Jane Goldman when she was sixteen, and he was twenty-four.


Who is Jonathan Ross’s wife?

He is married to Jane Goldman, a screenwriter. She has also authored fiction books and done some presenting in addition to her cinema career.

Did the Jonathan Ross show get Cancelled?

ITV and Ross’s officials stated that the show had not been canceled. Series 17 premiered on April 10, 2021.

Has Jonathan Ross got a son?

Yes, he has a son named Harvey Kirby Ross.


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