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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.
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 The BBC Radio 1 DJ says that the station is funded for 15-29-year-olds. Nick Grimshaw was meant to drop listeners Singer and actress says her new job on The X Factor "just fit into place perfectly". Rita Ora doesn't want a Cheryl X Factor feud The singer says the role is a "great thing" for her at this point in her career. Ora: 'X Factor is an amazing opportunity' Murs says he prefers being an encouraging host. Olly Murs didn't want to be an X Factor judge "He's not doing anything for money. He does stuff he's interested in." Simon Mayo: Chris Evans not doing Top Gear for money 5 live DJ talks about his BBC colleagues and his Well Done U film competition with Mark Kermode. Mayo tips Grimshaw and Evans for success It was out with the old and in with Chris Evans, Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw this week. Anna Williamson's latest Showbiz Peek Charting the new X Factor judge's rise from Lancashire lad to TV's hottest seat. Just who the hell is Nick Grimshaw? Singer, brand ambassador, actress, X Factor judge... Here's how Rita Ora took over the world of entertainment. Rita Ora is everywhere: Her rise to success The music mogul texted This Morning host Amanda Holden X Factor comments on air. Cowell: 'Rita and Nick didn't sign for money' Can a new panel revitalise the primetime TV behemoth? New X Factor judges: For and Against Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw are joining this year's judging panel. Cowell on new X Factor: 'Embrace the madness' Nick Grimshaw, Rita Ora, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell - yay or nay? Poll: Are you happy with the X Factor judges? Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell complete this year's judging lineup. Nick Grimshaw and Rita Ora join X Factor We've gathered together everything we've heard about the new series of The X Factor. The X Factor: Everything we know so far 75% of 15,267 voters said they'd rather the DJ didn't join the judging panel. DS readers don't want Grimmy on X Factor Chris Evans throws his support behind the BBC Radio 1 DJ to take over Channel 4 show. Will Nick Grimshaw host TFI Friday? It looks like we'll have a confirmed X Factor judging panel by July 6. X Factor arena audition dates unveiled Nick Grimshaw and Tom Daley will also appear on the 90-minute live special. Amanda Seyfried confirmed for TFI Friday The 'Stay with Me' singer says it "killed" him to cancel his Australian tour dates. Sam Smith: 'Vocal cord surgery was horrendous' Can you honestly see Robbie Williams and Simon Cowell together on a judging panel? Robbie Williams denies X Factor role Producer Mark Sidaway wants to put the ITV show back on top. X Factor plans "big changes" to take on Strictly The singer says his former Take That bandmate isn't "patient" enough to do television. Gary: Robbie turned down American Idol "We should encourage that sort of thing, absolutely," says judge Craig Revel Horwood. Strictly to "certainly" have same-sex couple The host also talks about her meeting with Simon Cowell after winning Strictly. Caroline Flack backs Grimmy for X Factor The former judge says he is "absolutely gone" from the show after 11 years. Louis thinks Grimmy will be X Factor replacement Judge also tips Robbie Williams to replace him on the show over Nick Grimshaw. Louis Walsh: Too much singing on X Factor David Walliams says that looking at Cheryl is "like staring at the sun". David Walliams: Cheryl doesn't take crap from anybody The singer and co-host speaks about Nick Grimshaw's rumoured judging position. Murs: 'Grimmy would be great on X Factor' "The criteria should be an amazing management type or successful artist." Friedman doesn't want Grimmy on X Factor Watch some of the big moments, including Nick Grimshaw giving Olly Murs a bit of support for 'Wrapped Up'. Radio 1's Big Weekend: Sunday's highlights The BGT judge has a very unique way of getting revenge on her boss. Holden: 'I'll get Cowell back for firing prank' "I saw this week they were like, Dolly Parton. Who will it be, Nick Grimshaw or Dolly Parton?" Nick Grimshaw: 'I'd love to do X Factor' Nick Grimshaw is among the line-up with  Relentless Ultra Presents Soundchain. MTV reveals new shows for the summer The breakfast DJ attracts his lowest audience yet, while Radio 1's listenership is at its smallest since 2003. Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 show slumps "I wish they'd fight more on the show actually. Why do it on Twitter?" Simon Cowell weighs in on Louis v Cheryl row Louis Walsh predicts a three-man, one-woman panel for the 2015 X Factor. Louis tips Nick Grimshaw for The X Factor