As wiki, Tim Westwood is an English DJ as well as a presenter of television and radio who was born on October 3, 1957 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England and his current age is 57. His height is 1.93m. Other DJs and artists who appear often recognize him on his shows as ‘Westwood’. He also presented the UK version of the MTV show called “Pimp My Ride”. On 26th July 2013, it was announced that Westwood left BBC Radio 1Xtra and BBC Radio 1 after long twenty years. His father was a former Anglican ‘Bishop of Peterborough’ and his name was Bill Westwood. Tim was raised up in East Anglia where he attended Norwich School and again, attended a local comprehensive later.
Westwood has DJed in many songs and radio stations, which include newly formed radio stations like ‘Kiss FM’. This radio station is co-owned by him. He also worked in stations like Capital FM from the year 1987. He followed a shake up of ‘Radio 1’ in December 1994 then he was given a new and innovative national radio rap show by then chief executive named Mathew Bannister. He was the first presenter of Radio 1 rap show and also a permanent presenter.
He is one of the longest serving presenter or a broadcaster. He first broadcasted on a legal station on 23rd March in 1985 when he was still working as a pirate DJ. He was also involved as a guest on a ‘BBC World Service’ program called “Meridian” where he discussed his early hip hop culture in London. He achieved TV exposure on the ITV program in the late 1990s after appearing in the BBC ‘Open Space’ documentary named ‘Bad Meaning Good’ which was an early work of his own company “Justice Entertainment” produced by ‘London Weekend Television’.
Recently, he also presented a series of his own TV program on the channel UKTV but has ceased broadcasting. His name was often taken in British rap records in the late 1980s as he was the only well-known and popular DJ who played hip-hop on legal radio in Britain. He was also named as the ‘Best UK Radio DJ’ in the MOBO that is ‘Music of Black Origin’ awards in the year 2000, 2003 and also, 2005. He is also a patron of the internal radio station as “Feltham Young Offender’s Institution” in West London. On July, 1999, 18th July he was even found injured while shooting in a place called Kennington, South London. According to the reports, a gunman pulled near his Range Rover on a motorbike and shot him and also his assistant. He has also worked with artist like Eminem.
He is married to his girlfriend, Mathew with whom he was found dating from very long time. They have two children. He has a very smooth relationship with his wife so there is no any chance of divorce between them and he is also not a gay.
He has an estimated net worth of $16 million dollars. He earned his net worth with his unique DJ profession and his talent in field of music and also, his musical biography. He is also famous for his inspiring quotes and his Westwood soundboard. He has a huge fan following in his social networking sites like twitter, Facebook and Instagram.