Nick Grimshaw

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Nick Grimshaw with a fan in 2009
Nicholas Peter "Nick" Grimshaw (born Manchester, 1984), is a televsion and radio presenter.

In September 2012 Grimshaw became the new host of The Radio 1 Breakfast Show, replacing Chris Moyles.[1]

Nick Grimshaw has confirmed that he is gay.[2]

He was rated number 8 in the Independent on Sunday's Pink List 2012; the IoS listing said:

The exceptionally likeable presenter officially became the biggest deal in radio when he took over the BBC Radio 1 breakfast show in September. That the newly-out Mancunian replaced former Stonewall Bully of the Year Chris Moyles makes his ascent all the sweeter.[3]


  1. BBC Newsbeat "Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 breakfast show gets start date" 6 August 2012
  2. Pink News 18 August 2012