Top Gear's Freddie Flintoff made £1.2million last year as lucrative telly career takes fortune to a whopping £5.6m

TOP Gear star Freddie Flintoff made £1.2million last year as his lucrative telly jobs took his company's value to £5.6million.

The former England cricketer, 42, has been a huge success on the box since launching his media career in 2010.

Latest accounts for Freddie Flintoff Enterprises Ltd, of which Freddie and wife Rachael are directors, show it made a profit of £1,215,387 in 2019.

The company's three directors, which included Richard Thompson before he resigned the role in March, only received a total of £80,000 in dividends, nearly half as much as the £150,000 that was paid out in 2018.

It isn't Freddie's only source of income either, as he's also a director of Logik Developments Limited which focuses on building projects.

The firm was incorporated in 2016 and is run by Freddie, his cousin Neil Spencer and business partner Tony Bhatti. 

Accounts filed in January this year show the company has over £2million in assets.

It has put forward a major proposal to build 380 apartments as part of a major regeneration scheme in Manchester's Castlefield Conservation Area. 

Today Freddie, real name Andrew, released new book Right, Said Fred in which he gives his straight-talking view on political correctness and social issues.

The sportsman spent 10 years as a team captain on popular Sky panel show League Of Their Own, alongside Jamie Redknapp.

In 2019 he joined Top Gear as part of a new look relaunch with Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness.

His next TV venture is as co-host of prime time ITV show Don't Rock The Boat along with AJ Odudu.

The programme will see 12 celebs split into two teams of six for an epic rowing challenge around the British coastline.

Freddie said: “I'm thrilled to be hosting this brand new show for ITV. It sounds like it's going to be a huge challenge for the twelve rowers so I'm pleased that I'll be spending most of my time on dry land…hopefully!

"It should be a great watch for everyone at home and I can't wait to get started.”

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