Chris Moyles

Active - 2004 - 2012  |   Born - Feb 22, 1974   |   Genres - Comedy, Romance

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  • Began his broadcasting career with Hospital Radio at Wakefield's Broadcast to Hospitals Service where he volunteered while at school.
  • Joined Radio Luxembourg in 1992 and stayed there until it closed later that year.
  • Won the Silver Sony Award for DJ of the year in 1998, Gold in 2008 and Silver again in 2010.
  • Is the author of The Gospel According to Chris Moyles and The Difficult Second Book, published in 2006 and 2007.
  • The rugby league team Featherstone Rovers renamed their ground The Chris Moyles Stadium in 2007.
  • Climbed Mount Killimanjaro for Comic Relief in 2009 with Cheryl Cole, Alesha Dixon and Ronan Keating.
  • Raised more than £2.4 million for Comic Relief in 2011 when he recorded a record-breaking 52-hour show on Radio 1, guests included Katy Perry and Jimmy Carr.