Eddie Jordan net worth: Irish former motor-sport team boss, businessman, entrepreneur and mentor, Eddie Jordan has a net worth of $475 million.
Born on March 30, 1948 as Edmund Patrick Jordan, Eddie Jordan made his fortunes as the founder and owner of Jordan Grand Prix, a Formula One constructor that operated for 14 years until 2005. He currently works as the lead analyst for Formula One on BBC.
Despite starting his career to become a priest and eventually working as a dentist and accountant, Jordan played go-kart racing while at Jersey and participated and won the Irish Kart Championship in 1971. He entered to Formula Ford in 1974 and then to Formula Atlantic and Formula Three Championships to make his name in the race car driving sport.
Jordan founded Eddie Jordan Racing and participated in several races in UK while also making a move to Formula 3000 in the 80s. Eddie then established Jordan Grand Prix that raced in Formula 1 from 1991 until 2005 after he sold the team to Alex Schneider, a Russian Canadian businessman.
Today, Jordan is one of the most popular names in the Race car driving sport and works as the lead analyst for BBC’s Formula One coverage alongside David Coulthard and Jake Humphrey.
He is also known to have mentored several Grand Prix champions like Michael Schumacher, Damon Hill, Nigel Mansell and Ayrton Senna. This James Joyce Award winner is also a musician and had a band called V10 until 2007. The band also goes around the world under the name ‘Eddie & The Robbers’ to continue their love for rock & music. Apart from his business in the motor sport, Jordan also has shares at the Celtic FC, a soccer club and has been linked to takeover bids for Coventry several times.
Jordan is married to Marie McCarthy with whom he has four children. He also owns a personal helicopter and lives a lavishing life with his net worth of $475 million.
Quick facts about Eddie Jordan
Full Name: Edmund Patrick Jordan
Profession: Businessman, Commentator, Analyst
Date of Birth: 30 March 1948
Place of Birth: Berlin, Ireland
Marital status: Married (Marie McCarthy)
Astrological sign: Cancer