Jeremy Clarkson issues blunt public message after Bradley Walsh named richest TV presenter.

Jeremy Clarkson has had a typically blunt response to the news Bradley Walsh is the UK's richest TV presenter. The BBC Top Gear alum replied to fan after ITV The Chase star Bradley overtook Ant and Dec this week.

Gerard tweeted: "@TheSun I think @JeremyClarkson is the UK's richest tv presenter, he's certainly worth way more than Bradley Walsh. All 3 #thegrandtour presenters according to Google are worth over £40 million."

Jeremy bluntly responded: "You’re forgetting Sir Attenborough." Coronation Street and BBC Doctor Who legend Bradley has been named the richest solo TV host with a whopping £18.6 million fortune.

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Over the last 12 months, he’s seen his assets grow by £3.5 million, according to figures from his WingIt Productions firm –was making Bradley the wealthiest solo TV host. And his fortune will continue to grow over the next few months, as he’s landed the coveted hosting gig on BBC One’s reboot of Gladiators, alongside his son Barney.

“Bradley really is at the top of his game right now and is raking it in. He’s firmly established himself at the top of his profession and is the go-to man for both the BBC and ITV,” an insider told The Sun. "And that shows no signs of slowing down either, as viewers can't get enough of him."

It comes after he and son Barney landed the job hosting the Gladiators reboot. "Wow! I can’t believe that I’ve been asked to be part of this iconic show. I used to sit backstage, or in the audience, every week watching my wife be part of this juggernaut and now I get to co-host a new version of GLADIATORS!!! Saturday night family entertainment at its best...ARE YOU READY ?!" Brad said at the time.

While Barney gushed: "Gladiators has been a massive part of our family and it’s an honour to be asked to co-host this iconic show. I’m so excited for everyone to see the spectacle, elite athletes and fantastic family entertainment that is GLADIATORS."