Jason Plato Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jason Plato Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10¾ in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth October 14, 1967
Zodiac Sign Libra
Hair Color Salt and Pepper

Jason Plato is a British racing driver, author, and television personality who has been BTCC Champion, in 2001 for Vauxhall and 2010 for Silverline Chevrolet, and has also held the record for the most overall race wins in the BTCC.

Born Name

Timothy Jason Plato

Nick Name

Jason

Jason Plato pictured at the Knockhill round of the 2017 British Touring Car Championship
Jason Plato pictured at the Knockhill round of the 2017 British Touring Car Championship (Cs-wolves / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

British

Education

Jason Plato studied at Chillingham Road Primary School and the King’s School located in Tynemouth.

Occupation

Racing Driver, Television Personality, Author

Car Number

11

Build

Slim

Jason Plato driving for SEAT at the Oulton Park round of the 2007 British Touring Car Championship
Jason Plato driving for SEAT at the Oulton Park round of the 2007 British Touring Car Championship (Russell Trow / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 10¾ in or 179.5 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jason Plato has dated –

  1. Sophie (2006-Present) – He got married to Sophie in 2006 and the duo parents 2 daughters, namely, Alena (b. April 28, 2008) and Zia Jessica (b. February 24, 2010).

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Often wears glasses
  • Deep-socketed eyes

Brand Endorsements

He has served as the brand ambassador for Tesco Momentum 99 Fuel, Jigsaw24, and AMX Home Automation Systems.

Jason Plato as seen at Donington Park during the 2005 British Touring Car Championship
Jason Plato as seen at Donington Park during the 2005 British Touring Car Championship (Matthew Spencer / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Jason Plato Facts

  1. Alongside Tiff Needell and Vicki Butler-Henderson, he has appeared as a co-presenter for the Channel 5 motoring television magazine series, Fifth Gear.
  2. In October 2007, Jason Plato was involved in an accident while filming for Fifth Gear at Bruntingthorpe proving ground in a Caparo T1 supercar. Describing his injuries, he said, “The back of my neck is burnt and so are my face and hands. I obviously couldn’t take my hands off the steering wheel whilst braking and my right hand is more badly burnt than my left.”
  3. He is a qualified pilot who owned a Piper Malibu Mirage to commute from his former home in Monaco.
  4. Jason Plato released his autobiography titled How Not to Be a Professional Racing Driver on September 19, 2019.

Featured Image by Cs-wolves / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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