• Sarah Frater is a writer and dance critic from the UK, best known for her relationship with James May.
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $1 million, potentially increased by May's estimated $25 million net worth.
• Her career and personal life have been mostly kept out of the public eye.
• May is a popular journalist and presenter, known for co-presenting the BBC's "Top Gear" and other programs.
• Frater does not have any notable online presence, while May is highly active online to promote his work.


Who is Sarah Frater

Sarah Frater was born in the United Kingdom, and is a writer as well as a dance critic, known for writing for several online publications with reach internationally. She is probably better known to the public for being the longtime partner of English television presenter and journalist James May who is a co-presenter of the BBC TV program entitled “Top Gear”.

Sarah Frater and James May

The Wealth of Sarah Frater

How rich is Sarah Frater? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over close to $1 million, earned through success in her various endeavors. Her wealth has also been significantly increased potentially thanks to her association with May, whose net worth is estimated to be over $25 million. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life and Career

Very little is known about Sarah’s life apart from her relationship with May. Despite all their years together, she has managed to stay out of the spotlight and focuses more on her work, supporting her partner in the background. There are no details regarding her family, childhood, education, and the path she took to eventually become a dance critic.

James May and Sarah Frater

She has been involved with the dance industry for most of her career, though it is not known if she had her start as a dancer before eventually becoming a critic. She loves dance and knows a lot of experts which makes her one of the leading voices in the industry. One of her most popular blog, columns, and opinion platforms is the London Evening Standard which is a free daily newspaper published every weekday in tabloid format in London. It is the dominant local and regional evening paper for London and the surrounding area, covering news along with the country’s financial sector. It began as a free newspaper in 2009, ending a 180 year history of paid circulation.

Partner – James May

James began his journalism career in the early 1980s, after completing his education at Pendle College, Lancaster University where he studied for a degree in music. He has worked for several magazines such as “Autocar” and “The Engineer”, being dismissed from the former due to a prank. Later on, he started writing for more notable publications such as “The Daily Telegraph” and “Top Gear”; the latter magazine is owned by BBC Worldwide, and is named after the television show of the same name. It is the leading general interest car magazine in terms of sales. Its popularity has led to various international editions, with its license available in numerous countries.

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Aside from his regular articles and columns, he has also written books throughout his career. In 2006, he released a collection of published articles called “May on Motors”. He is also the co-author of “Oz and James’s Big Wine Adventure” based on the television series of the same name. He wrote the afterword of the final book of L. J. K. Setright called “Long Lane with Turnings”.

James May on Television

May has been a presenter and narrator of numerous British television shows since the late 1990s, working mainly with BBC One. He was a co-presenter of the original “Top Gear” series for a short time, and later returned to the revived series. He is known for his careful driving style – earning him the nickname “Captain Slow” – though he has numerous high speed achievements too, driving cars such as the Bugatti Veyron. Aside from automobile shows, he’s also presented the documentary “Inside Killer Sharks”, and the program “James May’s 20th Century”, in which he investigated inventions.

Some of his other projects include “James May on the Moon”, a commemorative program celebrating 40 years since man first landed on the moon. He also did a six part television show called “James May’s Toy Stories”, which showcases toys from past eras, and if they can still be applied in the modern day – he featured toys such as Lego, Meccano, Scalextric, and Plasticine, taking each toy to the limit. He also did a broadcast of “Oz and James’s Big Wine Adventure” in which he is seen travelling around France with wine expert Oz Clarke; the show was successful and led to two other similar series set in other locations.

Personal Life and Social Media

For her personal life, it is known that Frater has been in a relationship with James May since 2000, and they reside in Hammersmith, West London, England. Despite all of their years together, they have managed to keep their relationship out of the spotlight. It is not known why they have never been married though their relationship has been going strong for nearly two decades. They don’t have any children together, and one of the reasons why several celebrities go against marriage is because a lot of marriages fail, despite being strong during the relationship stage.

One of the reasons why there is very limited information about Frater’s past and present endeavors is due to the lack of any strong online presence. She does not have accounts on any of the major social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The same cannot be said for her partner, as he is highly active online mainly to promote his recent and upcoming projects. He is very passionate about the automobile industry and also does posts showcasing his day to day endeavors or his life away from the camera. Sarah does not make any appearances in his social media accounts.

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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