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Who is Nick Grimshaw?
There are few artists with different careers as they are not enough with one. Today we are talking about Nick Grimshaw, who is a well known BBC radio presenter and television star.
Nick Grimshaw is a British radio presenter and television actor. He is widely famous as a host for Radio 1 Breakfast Show. Moreover, Nick is also known as the judge in the twelfth series of The X Factor.
Nick was born on 14th August 1984, in Manchester, England, where another journalist Justin Webb was born. Born to his English parents Eileen Grimshaw and Peter Grimshaw, he is of White ethnicity and holds British nationality. Nick grew up with his sister Jane Grimshaw and a brother Andy Grimshaw.
Talking about his education, Grimshaw joined the University of Liverpool to receive a degree in Communication and Media Studies, but he could not pass in the final year. Later, Nick graduated with DipHE instead of Bachelor's degree. Additionally, Nick was the member fo the University's student radio station named ICON Radio.
Nick kicked off his professional career in 2007 when he joined BBC Radio 1 and began presenting the program named Switch along with DJ Annie Mac. He served for nine years at BBC Radio 1.
Additionally, after Collin Murray left, Grimshaw began presenting the 10pm-midnight slot on BBC Radio1. Later, he started hosting The Radio 1 Breakfast since 2012, replacing Chris Moyles.
Moreover, Nick is also known for his appearance in Television shows. Grimshaw started his career in Television shows after hosting daily shows on the UK entertainment E4 channel. Later, Nick joined Channel 4 and began hosting the show named Freshly Squeezed, along with his co-host Jameela Jamil.
Is he Married or Single?
In 2012, Nick announced that he is gay. Additionally, he has been a part of various rumors to date. Read below to know more about his affairs.
Nick Grimshaw's First Relationship
He was dating famous fashion director Nicco Torrelli. The pair began dating in 2013.
Nick and his boyfriend were first seen at the Glastonbury festival. However, Grimshaw and his partner Nicco could not last longer than a year and broke-up. None of them have mentioned the reason behind their split.
Nick Grimshaw's Second Relationship
After the split, Grimshaw was reported to date Harry Styles, ex-member of the boy band One Direction. Currently, he is a solo artist. Moreover, Harry also dated Kendall Jenner and Taylor Swift previously.
However, Nick and Harry have cited their relation as the best friends, but the way they show their bond leaves fans and media in confusion.
Nick Grimshaw's Rumors
Nick and Tina Daheley were amazing hosts together. However, they seemed to have a good bond. Additionally, the couple has been spotted together many times.
Those activities raised lots of questions about their relationships. but Nick and Tina has not reacted to the news or denied to it. Moreover, on 28th August 2016, Nick tweeted ''Tina Daheley is my kind of newsreader". The following year on 14th August, Tina posted a picture with Nick hugging each other, with a caption ''love you''.
However, Daheley has not confirmed about their relationship yet.
Net Worth & Salary
Nick makes huge money from his career as a radio presenter for BBC and Television star. Till date, he has appeared in various television shows and worked as a radio personality.
As per the BBC, Nick's yearly salary ranges from $410,000 to $470,000. Moreover, he is also considered to be the highest-paid DJ on Radio 1. Additionally, Grimshaw also owns a Mercedes G-Wagon worth $80,000. Nick was also spotted at Islington to purchase $2.1 million houses. As of 2019, Grimshaw's total net worth is estimated to be $2 million.