Jimmy de Ville Biography
Jimmy de Ville is an extreme engineer, former soldier, adventurer, and tv personality who is the founder and presenter of Goblin Garage, Fifth Gear, Engine Addict, and Dream Builds on Wheels. Jimmy is from Canterbury, England, United Kingdom thus he holds a British Nationality.
Jimmy de Ville Age And Birthday
Jimmy de Ville is in his 40s around 42- 43 years old. This is generated from an article published on SCMP on 19th December 2015 which mentioned that his age is 37 years old as of then. However, the date on which Jimmy celebrates his birthday is not known to the public.
Jimmy de Ville Height And Weight
Ville stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall. However, his exact body measurement values on weight are not available to the public.
Jimmy de Ville Education
For his education, Jimmy enrolled and graduated from Abbotsholme School. Besides, Jimmy de Vile is a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Science majoring in Product Design and Engineering. In 2000, he won the Innovation in Design award from Trevor Baylis.
Jimmy de Ville Family/ Parents And Siblings
Ville has managed to keep information about his family background away from his public figure. Therefore, his parents’ identities as well as that of his siblings are not known.
Jimmy de Ville’s Wife And Children
Jimmy keeps his personal life low-key. He has not exposed any of his relationships to the public, and thus his marital status is not known. As a result, we cannot establish who Jimmy de Ville’s wife is just in case he is married. Also, we do not know whether Jimmy has children or not.
Jimmy de Ville Wikipedia
Since Jimmy was young, he developed an interest in knowing how things work with his major frustration arising when toys broke. His eagerness to know how to work on broken toys led to his ultimate love for engineering. At the beginning of his career, he began designing and developing Action Man and Micro Machine toys for Hasbro.
Jimmy was first invited on Channel 5 show, Urban Gothic, to build radio-controlled paranormal search vehicles. This show led to his manifestation by paving the way to opportunities that have built his experience into the Jimmy he is to date. He earned his first job as the SFX supervisor in the SFX’s machine shop where he worked for almost 6 years.
Jimmy de Ville Engine Addict
As a tv personality, Jimmy was first featured on the tv series Engine Addict on Discovery as a presenter. In this show, he explored junkyards, deserted fields, and abandoned factories in different countries including Poland, Sweden, Austria, and India where he found an unbelievable range of combustion engines. He used these engines by creating cars as a way of maximizing their capabilities.
While on the Engine Addict show, he built a two-seat jet boat with a motive to establish that his engine is an Indestructible Engineering Icon. He came up with the legendary engine known as the Rolls Royce turbojet which is used on military jets all over the globe.
Besides, Jimmy is the owner of Goblin Works Garage Limited. He also serves as an engineer and a designer alongside Helen Stanley the customized car designer and Anthony Partridge, the motorcycle designer. The three designers work together in redesigning and customizing classic cars and bikes. The Goblin Works Garage documentary is shown on Discovery Channel and the series aired on Quest TV.
Jimmy is also co-hosting the Fifth Gear show on Quest TV as a presenter. The show involves testing, reviewing, and comparing different cars. Additionally, Ville features as a presenter on the Quest Tv show Dream Builds.
Jimmy de Ville Military
Jimmy is an Army veteran and a former soldier. He is a qualified soldier with Class One Small Arms British Army Armourer. This Armourer is involved in the development and maintenance of equipment and firearms. In addition, he is one of the top fifty shooting medalists and a local forces trainer. He trained the Afghanistan trainees in 2011 on tactics to use when handling weapons.
Jimmy de Ville Networth
Engineer Jimmy has a net worth of approximately $1 million.
Engineer de Ville Twitter
I’m so excited, my new show Dream Builds with good friend @jimmysfarm starts next Tuesday the 28th on @QuestTV at 9pm. It’s also streaming on @discoveryplusUK This is one serious build. Standby!!!! pic.twitter.com/yn5OsVc7ui
— Jimmy de Ville (@Jimmy_deVille) September 24, 2021