|Name Tom Ford||Role journalist|
|Occupation television presenter and journalist|
TV shows Fifth Gear, Mud, Sweat & Gears
Born 3 January 1976 (age 45) Leicestershire, England
Similar Jonny Smith, Antron Brown, William Fichtner
Ex-Fifth Gear host Tom Ford explains how to become a car TV presenter
Tom "Wookie" Ford (born 2 January 1976) is a motoring journalist and television presenter. Ford was the co-host of Five motoring television series Fifth Gear from 2007 until 2010. In 2017, he will begin presenting Top Gear America for BBC America.
- Ex Fifth Gear host Tom Ford explains how to become a car TV presenter
- Fifth Gear
- Top Gear America
While studying for his philosophy degree at Essex University Ford joined a performance art group called Kiss My Axe before a brief time with a circus. He later returned to education and obtained another degree in journalism.
Ford's writing includes a stint at Car Magazine where he rose from Staff Writer to Road Test Editor. Ford currently writes for Top Gear Magazine as a Contributing Editor for the publication having previously held the position Deputy Editor for the publication. He also is seen regularly writing for the Sunday Times motoring section. In March 2014, he began filming Mud, Sweat & Gears.
Ford began presenting Fifth Gear for Five in 2007 for the eleventh series. It looked like the show was going to be cancelled in 2009, but it returned in 2010, without Ford.
Top Gear America
Ford was announced as one of the presenters of BBC America motoring television series, Top Gear America, an American version of Top Gear. It began airing on July 30, 2017.