He has worked simultaneously in radio, television and film. He has captivated everyone with his presentation work. He has received awards for his work. Got the love of the audience. Today we will discuss in detail the life, work and personal life of this talented person here. So let’s get started.
Nick Grimshaw Bio: Age, Early Life
His full name is Nicholas Peter Andrew Grimshaw. He was born on August 14, 1984. He is better known as Grammy. He works as a presenter on English television and radio. He gained fame by presenting various shows including his current Drivetime show and BBC Radio 1 and The Radio 1 breakfast show between 2012 and 2018.
He is famous for his Channel 4 character in T4. He has also made a name for himself with his album Chart Show. In 2015, he served as the judge of the twelfth series of X-Factor.
Nick Grimshaw Career Details
Grimshaw joined BBC Radio in September 2007. He presented the BBC’s Youth Strand Switch show with his close friend and collaborator DJ Annie Mack. This was his first job on the radio. He hosted the show on a 9-month solo show. Mack used to present the slot at lunch on the weekends.
From October 2008 to May 2009, Grimshaw presented Radio 1’s Weekend Breakfast. Following the departure of Colin Marr, Grimshaw began presenting a 10 pm-midnight slot on BBC Radio on 1 June 2009. He regularly joked about how long his position on BBC Radio 1 would last. He managed to reach number 369 before going to the breakfast show.
His other shows include “Peaceful Ponderings”. It was broadcast on Sunday nights. It was an interactive small problem-solving initiative. Here he took part with Annie Mack. There’s also “This Week’s Musical Show Off”, a piece of interactive new music sharing initiative; “Fresh of the Stage”, an interview with all the important people in the world of performing arts; And the “Monday Night Pop Quiz” directed by Rob The Bank between the audience and the musician, which ended with offensive words to be broadcast live as the final answer. From 2010 to 2012, Grimshaw was the main presenter for Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1.
On July 11, 2012, it was announced that Grimshaw would present The Radio 1 breakfast show instead of Chris Moyles. The last live show aired on September 12, 2012. His first program was on September 22, 2012.
A few days later, Grimshaw became a tabloid headline. When it was claimed in question papers that he refused to promote the Rihanna’s latest album. Because he canceled an interview with him. It denied the Grimm show. He said his snub was intended to be “tongue in cheek”.
On October 24, 2013, it was reported that Grimshah’s morning show had ten million more listeners than Moiles. The Grimshaw show had a record low of 55 million at the time. It was the lowest since 2003.
But in February 2014, the record suddenly began to rise. The breakfast show recorded an increase of more than 600,000 listeners. Every week 3 million people listened to his show. However, on March 15, 2014, it was reported that Grimshaw Weekly lost another 510,000 listeners for a total of 5.7878 million people.
The BBC claims that the aim of the show was to attract young people.
In March 2014, he completed a twelve-hour bike for sports relief. The event raised more than 5 115,000. In 2014, he took part in the clash of the Titans event as part of John Bishop’s team Tim Bishop.
In May 2015, Grimshare’s morning show reached 5.5 million viewers a week. It’s added to Sara Cox’s show for the lowest audience in Radio 1’s history. Station Controller Ben Cooper congratulated Grimshaw, saying, “I’m glad Grimshay is doing what I wanted, keeping her young audience happy and intimidating people over 30.” In August 2016, audience numbers dropped from 400,000 per year to 5.4 million. It was the lowest in the history show in the history of the station.
In July 2017, the BBC reported that Grimshaw’s salary was £ 350,000 – 399,999.
In October 2017, Grimshah’s breakfast show dropped to 4.93 million listeners in one week. Regulator Ben Cooper defended the figures, saying it was still “the most relevant youth brand in the UK”.
On 31 May 2018, it was announced that Grimshah would leave the breakfast program. Greg James will be the new presenter there. The move meant Grimshaw took over the 4-7 Drivetime slot.
Wandering in the world of television.
Grimshaw began his television career on the UK’s entertainment channel E4. There he hosted daily events. In September 2007, he crossed Channel 4. He hosted the daily breakfast show with Alexa Chung and more recently with Jamila Jamil. It was broadcast from 7 a.m. on weekdays. The pair were later seen on various awards shows on TV. They have covered Channel 4’s music events and festivals as well as hosted the BBC Radio 1 radio show BBC Switch. Grimshaw and Annie Mack also co-hosted the music show Sound for BBC Two. In addition, Grimshaw appeared on BBC One at the BBC Switch Awards for the first time in partnership with Kimberly Walsh.
On Saturday summer 2011, Grimshaw presented a live 6-part series titled New Look Style The Nation for Channel 4. Where optimistic fashion designers are seen competing for jobs at New Look.
In 2012, Grimshaw worked as a co-presenter for Channel 4 with Annie Mack at the iTunes Festival throughout September.
On 30 April 2013, he began presenting the BBC Three Panel Show, Sweat the Small Stuff.
On August 2, 2013, Grimshaw presented a concert on Channel 4.
Towards the end of 2013, Grimshaw made its presence felt in as many soap operas. He was portrayed as a cameo in Eastenders, Coronation Street, Emeraldale, Holyoke, and Home and Away.
In 2013, he described the Hotel of Mum and Dad for BBC Three.
In 2014, Grimshaw presented a program called The British Are Coming. Which revealed some of the nominees for the 2014 Brit Awards.
Since 2014, Grimshaw has been a regular guest Co -presenter on the One Show.
On June 1, 2015, it was revealed that Grimshaw would replace Louis Walsh as the judge in The X Factor’s twelfth series. He was selected as a consultant in the “Boys” category and chose Mason Noise, Ch Chesterman, and San Miley Moore for the live show. After eliminating Moore in the 2nd week and Noise in the 4th week, he led Chesterman to the final, where he is in third place. On February 19, 2016, Grimshaw announced that he would be appearing on the show for its thirteenth series and that Walsh would replace him.
Grimshaw appeared on the first series of Celebrity Gogglebox in June and July 2019, along with his niece Liv.
Grimshaw is interested in contemporary art and set design. In 2016, he sold one of his paintings as part of a secret charity auction at the Fridge Art Fair.
He is the Ambassador of the Royal Academy of Arts. In 2017, he was commissioned to build a Christmas tree for his 250th anniversary.
Also, he is interested in producing live music. Grimshaw worked with stage designer S. Devlin in 2017.
Grimshaw has launched Column Idol 2014, an annual competition founded by the Charitable Media Trust with The Sun newspaper to find new writing talent. Not only that, he worked as a judge there.
He has made a cameo appearance of her own in Perfect Fantastic: The Movie (2016).
Nick Grimshaw Education Details
Grimshaw grew up in the town of Oldham in Lancashire. He studied at the University of Liverpool from 2002 to 2005. He studied communication and media studies there. But graduating with a DHHE instead of a bachelor’s degree. He was a member of the university student radio station ON Radio (now Liverpool Guild Student Media) while studying at the University of Liverpool.
On August 17, 2012, The day was very happy for Grimshaw. He was ranked No. 8 in The Independent on Sunday’s list of Britain’s most influential 101 LGBTs.
In 2014, Nick Grimshaw was named GQ’s Best-Dressed Man of the Year by the British edition of GQ Magazine.
Nick Grimshaw Dating History, Marriage Details
Since October 2018, Nick Grimshaw has been in a relationship with dancer and model Meshach ‘Mesh’ Henry. They now live in Stoke Newton, north London, with two dogs.