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Nick Grimshaw

Occupation: Broadcaster

Nationality: British

Born: August 14, 1984 (30)

Nick Grimshaw made his Radio 1 debut in 2007, hosting youth strand Switch with Annie Mac. He succeeded Colin Murray in a late evening slot in June 2009, and was appointed Radio 1's breakfast show host in September 2012, succeeding Chris Moyles in the role

. Grimshaw was also part of T4's presenter line-up, and has made regular appearances on panel shows including 8 Out of 10 Cats and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. He hosts Sweat the Small Stuff for BBC Three.

Grimshaw has made cameos in the 'big four' UK soaps EastEnders, Emmerdale, Coronation Street and Hollyoaks, in addition to a guest role in Home & Away.
Is there anything the X Factor judge/Radio 1 DJ/TV presenter can't do? See Grimmy's Topman range tease Cowell Junior delays auditions for a ride with his dad in a golf buggy. Eric Cowell arrives at X Factor Boot Camp Cheryl is comparing the size of her head to an artichoke, which is totally normal. X Factor: Has Boot Camp driven the judges mad? Could a Boombastic Angel be the next voice of The X Factor? X Factor: Grimmy wants Shaggy on the show We've gathered together everything we've heard about the new series of The X Factor. The X Factor: Everything we know so far Rita Ora complains about people comparing her to fellow judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini. The X Factor: Rita Ora's feeling nervous The One Direction singer says the BBC Radio 1 DJ "knows so much about music". Harry Styles on X Factor's 'cool' Grimshaw Rumours suggest that Cheryl will be joined by a familiar face at Judges' Houses. X Factor: Will Dannii Minogue be back? It's not just the judges who are different this time around, you know. The X Factor: 8 big changes this series The distraught young singer performed at Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan's wedding. X Factor hopeful dropped before Boot Camp Nick Grimshaw and Simon Cowell have bonded over one big thing - mocking Cheryl. X Factor: Grimmy and Simon's big bromance How are new judges Rita and Nick doing? What are Olly and Caroline like? We went to Wembley to find out. 14 things we learned at X Factor auditions X Factor presenters are reportedly poised to anchor proceedings from the studio this year. Olly and Caroline missing Judges' Houses? Jean-Bernard Versini tells a certain "Jimmy the Grym" to sleep with one eye open. Cheryl's husband to Grimshaw: 'Her ass is mine' The singer had a pre-planned gig but is returning for auditions today. Ora misses X Factor for underwear show The X Factor judge is taking precautions when it comes to his beloved Yorkies. Simon Cowell orders helmets for pet dogs Cheryl strikes out on a Segway. But remember, she's 'Only Human'. Don't ever let Cheryl on a Segway again X Factor judge shared a picture of herself with a young Grimmy back in 2003. Can you believe this is Nick Grimshaw? Even Cheryl Fernandez-Versini was lost for words. Simon Cowell gets fruity on The X Factor The star enthuses over her latest presenting job, smoked strawberries and co-star Adam Richman. Myleene Klass on 'perfect' role in BBQ Champ Former finalist adds that it's "good" to mix up the show from time to time. Amelia Lily surprised Grimmy will judge X Factor Caroline Flack catches up with a new X Factor band, while Olly Murs struggles to stay awake. The X Factor hosts bring auditions to you The singer appears to suggest that she is enjoying this series much more than the last. Is Cheryl throwing shade at Louis Walsh? Singer clarifies her previous criticism and dubs Radio 1 breakfast show host "a connoisseur of pop". Sinitta denies 'slamming' Nick Grimshaw Singer posts hilarious picture with her fellow The X Factor judges. Simon Cowell selfie makes Rita Ora cry Things got messy when judge shoved an ice cream in Cheryl's face during filming. Cowell starts ice cream fight at X Factor "I think Simon and Nick are good mates though, so he chose him to have a pal on the panel." Sinitta questions Grimshaw's X Factor role Nick Grimshaw and Rita Ora join Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini on the series. X Factor: See the new-look judging panel Simon Cowell, Rita Ora, Nick Grimshaw and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini get to work in Manchester. X Factor is back: First photos of the judges The Syco boss will return to work tomorrow as filming begins on The X Factor. Cowell thanks 'kind fans' after mum's death Arena auditions will now begin in Manchester later in the week. X Factor's Tuesday auditions axed The DJ is reportedly making a return to morning radio in the autumn. Chris Moyles 'to host XFM breakfast show' Manchester auditions are postponed after Simon Cowell's mother Julie Brett passes away at 89. First round of X Factor auditions cancelled "I have an issue with artists judging other artists," he explains. Cowell defends hiring Grimmy for X Factor The new recruit also dismisses Mel C's suggestion that the show has "had its day". Who does Grimmy want at Judges' Houses? "If a normal 24-year-old girl was doing what I'm doing, no-one would have a problem." Rita Ora is sick of women being "judged" Simon Cowell is reportedly hoping to sex things up by taking contestants to a manor house. X Factor: Boot Camp moving to a mansion? The former X Factor finalist reveals she was "surprised" SImon Cowell hired Rita Ora. Cher Lloyd "shocked" Simon hired Rita Ora Evans had previously described the new X Factor judge as "the future of TFI". Chris Evans wanted Grimshaw for TFI Friday See Nick Grimshaw, Adele, Will Young and more stars with their festival fashion. Glastonbury: 9 strong celebrity styles