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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.
Breakfast show host will attempt the record live on air next week. Nick Grimshaw to attempt twerking record Radio 1 DJ marks his breakfast show two-year anniversary this week. Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 Show report card BBC Radio 1 DJ says he initially wanted to be a musician before moving into broadcasting. Nick Grimshaw: 'I've written songs' BBC Radio 1 breakfast show DJ says he hopes his predecessor returns to airwaves soon. Nick Grimshaw on Chris Moyles future BBC Radio 1 DJ selects personal tracks for different moods and situations. What's on Nick Grimshaw's personal Nixtape? Radio 1 host says he would be up for presenting something "everyone's talking about". Nick Grimshaw: 'I'd love to host X Factor' The model talks to Nick Grimshaw about her new book Close Up. Kelly Brook: 'Danny Cipriani wants to sue me' Terry Wogan and Tess Daly among the stars taking part in the Bake Off-style contest. Children in Need baking stars revealed Rita Ora is also confirmed to co-host the ceremony with Nick Grimshaw. BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards line-up announced The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star describes the award as "sexy". Kardashian West on Woman of the Year "honour" The Radio 1 DJ will release the compilation collection in September. Nick Grimshaw to release first album The DJ didn't know his university result from 11 years ago until today. Nick Grimshaw graduates live on air The fifth annual awards ceremony will mark the achievements of inspirational teens. Nick Grimshaw to host Radio 1 Teen Awards Chris Evans's Radio 2 breakfast show host wins over a record number of listeners. Nick Grimshaw has slight audience boost Country singer reveals that she was "a little bit nervous" before the festival. Dolly Parton on huge Glastonbury crowd Samuel L Jackson rolls with a volcano, Kelly Rowland shows off baby bump in Twitter roundup. Which star got involved in #AskThicke mess? Channel 4's hit game show will be back with some special themed episodes. Which stars will be on Million Pound Drop? See 20 of the most eye-popping designs in British menswear to hit the catwalk. 20 amazing creations in British menswear Suits, shiny shoes and all round suaveness - a celebration of LC:M's best-dressed guys. Who were the most dapper male celebs at LC:M? See pictures of Lohan, Nick Grimshaw, more at the Esquire fashion party. Lohan poses up a storm on red carpet The large tattoo of English roses took three 7-8 hour sessions. Cheryl Cole: 'Bum tattoo wasn't so bad' The singer says it took "a few years" before it felt right to return. Cheryl: I put Simon through the wringer Rita Ora, Alan Carr and Jack Whitehall also support the 25th anniversary of Stonewall. Styles, Brand support gay equality charity Meanwhile, Adele posts about coming across a character from In the Night Garden. Katy Perry takes selfie with 'Queen' Adele The Radio 1 DJ says the crowd will love them, even if they aren't fans. Grimmy will mosh to Metallica at Glasto See pictures of the Breaking Bad star with the former England international. Aaron Paul, 1D party with David Beckham BBC Radio 2 and Chris Evans reach record audiences in the latest Rajar figures. Nick Grimshaw sheds listeners over 25 Pixie Lott also turned heads with a top that was sheer in the flash of the cameras. Moss, Dorff party with Miley Cyrus The supermodel was at the flagship Oxford Circus store earlier tonight. Kate Moss launches Topshop collection The comedian says that attendees didn't listen to anything he said. Corden: 'Presenting Brits was horrid' Chris Evans and Graham Norton are among the DJs nominated for prizes this year. Radio Academy noms: Nick Grimshaw snubbed DJ's friend Rochelle Humes says she also received hate messages over romance with JLS Marvin. Grimshaw talks 1D fans' 'torrent of abuse' Star talks potentially joining The Voice and biting her tongue around her daughter. Rochelle: Emma Willis is Marvin's TV wife Naughty Nick Grimshaw and John Bishop prank Murs in Sport Relief skit. Olly Murs's shorts pulled down on live TV DJ says he will be on the station "for a while", credits the role with giving him "confidence". Greg James Radio 1 contract extended The BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show presenter recently completed his cycling challenge. Grimshaw visits Kenya for Sport Relief He finishes 12-hour cycle as part of BBC Radio Around The World for Sport Relief. Grimshaw completes Sport Relief task Nick Grimshaw's panel show is recommissioned for two further series. BBC Three renews Sweat the Small Stuff DJ reportedly signs new two-year deal to remain in coveted morning slot until 2019. Nick Grimshaw Radio 1 contract extended? The DJ had to leave the Breakfast Show early to seek medical attention. Grimshaw rushed to hospital during show