Hugh Edmeades (Auctioneer) Wiki, Career, Date of Birth, Age, Biography, Family and More
Hugh Edmeades is a British international fine art, classic car and charity auctioneer. He has 35-year experience as a Christie’s auctioneer. He conducted more than 2,500 auctions, selling over 310,000 lots for a sum in excess of £2.7 billion.
|Real Name||Hugh Edmeades|
|Date of Birth||1960|
|Birth Place||London, United Kingdom|
|Home Town||London, United Kingdom|
|Family||Mother : Not Available|
Father : Not Available
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Not Available
Wife : Not Available
|Address||London, United Kingdom|
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Some Facts About Hugh Edmeades
- Hugh Edmeades is originally from London, United Kingdom.
- Hugh has sold a wide range of items including Old Master, Impressionist and Contemporary paintings, fine furniture, Chinese ceramics & works of art, and film & sporting memorabilia.
- In 2004, Hugh conducted the auction of 88 guitars belonging to Eric Clapton which raised over $7 million.
- Hugh is a much sought-after auctioneer for national and international charity fundraisers and has made over 850 sales to help raise over £97 million for several charitable causes.
- Huge was selected to conduct a celebrity auction in aid of Children in Need by BBC in 2015.
- In 2016, he stepped down from his full-time role at Christie’s, to become an independent auctioneer. It gave Hugh the opportunity to conduct more charity auctions and to share his knowledge and experience with other auction houses.
- Hugh was appointed as Chief Auctioneer of IPL (Indian Premier League) by Board of Control for Cricket in India. He was second auctioneer after Richard Madley who got chance to conduct the auction.
- On 12 February 2022, Edmeades had an unfortunate fall due to Postural Hypotension during the IPL Auction.
- He work has taken him around the world to over 30 cities including Dubai, Hong Kong, Casablanca, New York, Mumbai, Monte Carlo, Los Angeles, and Tokyo.
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