Peter Tong is a British radio personality as well as a DJ and works for BBC Radio 1. He is known to be the host of programs like Essential Selection and Essential Mix, and owns his own FFRR Records, which can be heard online. Regarded to be one of the “Global Ambassador” of electronic music, he also is a record producer who organizes concerts as well as performs in several nightclubs on occasions. His name is also used in a comic way to say “it’s wrong”, when put in a phrase its all gone Pete Tong.
In 2004, a film was released under the same name, in which the story of a DJ’s fictional experiences is shown, after he goes deaf. He is one of the members of International Music Summit in Ibiza, which is like an annual ritual there. Having appeared in a couple of more movies, he has released several mix tape albums and songs, and by 2015, has a net worth value of $33 million US dollars. He is a British by nationality and is of white ethnicity.
Pete was born on the 31st of July, 1960 in Dartford, England, United Kingdom and raised by his working class parents, he is 55 years of age now. Born as the only child in the family, he studied at the King’s School, Rochester and it was there that he began his interest in playing drums. But towards the end of school, he had considered DJ-ing seriously. He and his friends started to book wedding halls and also performed gigs and started to make some money. Inspired by DJ Froggy, he set up a mobile disco in a van for some time, and later stared his own club named Family Function.
While working as a DJ, he took a couple of artistic names like “Kickstart Roadshow” and “OHMS Roadshow”, and also helped new bands and artists to get promoted. He started playing regularly at the King Arthurs Court Nightclub in Kent as well as in the Woodville Halls in Gravesend and other venues in and around Kent. He worked as a DJ at the Kings Lodge club, and also used to play underground jazz, funk and soul in the mid days of weeks. It was after beginning his radio career in the 70s that he rally gained huge fan following, as you can see the number of his Twitter. Working for around 20 successful years in Britain, he was also asked to work in the stated for iHeartRadio platform. With his regular events that are organized in Ibiza, you can see pictures of his in his shorts and shirtless poses, on his Instagram account.
With very less information regarding his dating life, people have accused him to be sexually gay. But that is not true at all, as he has been married and has already been divorced too. He and his ex-wife Deborah were married in 1990, and after living for 13 years decided to separate in 2003, without any children between them. There isn’t any other news related to his girlfriends or affairs that he has been in. Standing more than 6 feet tall in height, he is not the most attractive of person that you’ll see, but has a good nature and is fun to be around. In order to know more about his life or career, you can find information on his biography available in IMDb or Wikipedia.