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Tim Westwood

Facts of Tim Westwood

Date of Birth: 1957 , October-3
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch

Quick Timeline of Tim Westwood

1957 Born in Lowestoft, Suffolk
2017 Tim's Net Worth
2006 Accused of encouraging knife and gun crime
1980 Started working at radio stations
2000 Named as Best UK Radio DJ
1980 Tim was mentioned in British rap records

Detail Timeline of Tim Westwood

October 3 , 1957

Born in Lowestoft, Suffolk

Tim Westwood better recognized as an English DJ and presenter on Radio shows and Television was born on October 3, 1957, in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, to father, Bill West Wood and mother, Shirley Jennings.


Tim's Net Worth

Talented and hard working, Tim earns a huge amount of money from his shows his profession of DJ and host. According to 2017, his net worth is around $13 million. 

June 6 , 2006

Accused of encouraging knife and gun crime

A famous youtube star and DJ, Tim Westwood was accused of encouraging gun and knife crime by the leader of the Conservative Party and then Leader of the Opposition, David Cameron, on 6th Jun 2006.


Started working at radio stations

Tim Westwood started working at radio stations like Kiss FM and London Weekend Radio in the 1980s. Giving continuity to his career, he later hosted a Radio 1 Rap Show where he also earned a title of the first rap show presenter. 


Named as Best UK Radio DJ

Diligent Tim Westwood was named Best UK Radio DJ in the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards in the year 2000, 2003, and 2005. Likewise, he is a patron of the Internal radio station at Feltham Young Offender's Institution in west London. 


Tim was mentioned in British rap records

Tim Westwood famous as the presenter of MTV show, Pimp My Ride. He was mentioned in British Rap Records in the 1980's for being well-known hip-hop DJ playing on legal Radio in Britain. 


Tim Westwood completed his education from the Norwich school before setting his foot in the DJ career. His career began after he started working for several radio stations such as Kiss FM and London Weekend Radio (LWR). Following his career, Westwood later run a Radio 1's Rap Show, during that time he was the first rap show presenter at Radio 1.

Afterward, Tim began working as a Pirate DJ and BBC World Service program called Meridian, where he used to discuss early hip-hop culture in London. Correspondingly, he presented various television program on UKTV channel UK Play. He was also named as Best UK Radio DJ in the MOBO, Music Of Black Origin.

Tim Westwood has hosted several shows such as Rap Show for capital, drivetime show for 1Xtra, etc. Currently, he is working for the Capital FM's station, Capital Xtra. His show runs between 19:00 to 23:00.

Besides that, Talented Tim is also famous via YouTube. His videos have over 191 million viewers and more than 230,000 subscribers. In the same way, Tim has good connections with renowned celebrities like EminemJay-ZLil Wayne, Will Smith, DrakeNicki Minaj, etc.

Moving towards his personal life, Tim seems married man. However, he has avoided the limelight and kept his information under a low profile. Tim might have been engaged in love affair during his past time, but he has never mentioned about his affairs to media.

Tim Westwood earns an enormous amount of salary as a host and DJ. According to 2017, his net worth is around $13 million.