For the fans of “Bangers And Cash” Derek Mathewson is a celebrity and people love him for his passion for cars. Now the spin-off, as well as the original show, has been aired what are the things that have changed in his life and his family business. Keep on scrolling down.
This Derek Mathewson Bio addresses his age, wife, net worth, and about the show.
Derek Mathewson On Bangers And Cash
Derek Mathewson is the star of the show “Bangers And Cash” who is the founder of the family business Mathewsons. The show is about his family’s auction business in a lovely part of Yorkshire and their passion for classic cars. The show is predominantly about re-homing classic vehicles from one eccentric’s garage into another eccentric’s garage.
The founder of the business and star of the show revealed that some cars would be auctioned for far lesser than expected meanwhile others crosses their wildest imaginations. Derek is the man the myth the legend known as “Mathewsons”. Some of his favorite classic cars are Aston Martins and Bedford lorries.
Derek hadn’t imagined that having a camera follow you around would be comfortable. But, it was a lot more comfortable than he had imagined. But, he believes that making the cast comfortable is the responsibility of the production team.
The IMDB’s storyline for the show reads, “Observational documentary series going behind the scenes of Mathewsons, a North Yorkshire-based, family-run historic car auction business based in the picturesque village of Thornton-le-Dale.” The was first released in the UK on 18 April 2019.
Because of the popularity of the show, the network ordered more spin-offs. While the original series Banger & Cash’s season 5 returned in January 2022. The spin-off show Bangers & Cash: Restoring Classics aired in February 2022.
Derek Mathewson Net Worth
Derek Mathewson has a net worth above £2 million. He is the owner of Mathewson which began in 1970 with the sale of the car and commercial vehicles in Bedfordshire. Their built retail and trade customers which helped built a reputation. Even in the early days, the showrooms were filled with Derek Mathewson’s true passion for Vintage & Classic cars.
Then the company started branching into the vehicle contract hire and leasing business supplying vehicles throughout the UK. The business then moved to North Yorkshire although they maintained their business in 1988. They purchased Scarborough-based garage followed by Malton garage in 1990 and then Pickering garage in 1992.
The company solely focused on the Classic & Vintage side of the operation became their sole focus. 2011 noted our much-awaited venture into the world of Classic Car Auctions. They built Museum/Showroom at Thornton Le-Dale which has over 300 cars/Coach parks within a hundred yards of their showroom.
The building work started in 2015 with various alterations and new buildings planned. They have around 60 classic cars, 50 motorbikes, half a dozen of classic commercial vehicles, and a large collection of automobilia.
How Old Is Derek Mathewson?
As of February 2022, Derek Mathewson is 70 years old.
Derek Mathewson Wife
Derek Mathewson is married to his wife Sue Mathewson.
Sue is a native of Luton currently living with her husband in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. On Valentine’s day 2022, Derek forgot the day but his company made the necessary arrangements to help Derek wish Mrs. Mathewson.
Derek and Sue have two sons Dave and Paul. They bring their knowledge, humor, and hard work to the table. They have established a unique family business and Derek contributes with his experience and wit. On Father’s day 2021, Derek received a heartwarming message via the company’s IG page. The caption on the post read, “There’s Dad’s way and there’s Dad’s way!” Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there!”.
Derek’s son Dave has a LinkedIn profile that states that he is a classic car enthusiast/Classic car auctioneer at Mathewson’s Classic Cars, their family business. He has been working in the company since July 1982. Dave is a graduate of Wootton High School with an Engineer’s Degree in Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician.
In July 2021, Derek and his wife celebrated their granddaughter Amy’s 18th birthday.
Derek Mathewson Height
Derek Mathewson stands tall under 5 feet 11 inches.
What Is Derek Mathewson’s Date Of Birth?
Born on 13 October 1951, Derek Mathewson turned 70 years old in 2021.
Is Derek Mathewson Related To Sarah?
Sarah is a family friend of Derek Mathewson but they are not related to each other. She used to be an office manager of Mathewsons and also the star of Bangers and Cash. But, she stopped becoming part of Bangers and Cash of May 2021. She has been around with Mathewsons since 1970.
She is currently working as a sales/brand ambassador of Evoke Classics since August 2021.
Is Derek Mathewson On Instagram?
Although Derek Mathewson has been featured on social media platforms of the company, he doesn’t seem to have a personal account. And, he is not on Instagram.