Broadcaster best known for hosting his BBC Radio 1 show and for presenting the music TV show "Top of the Pops." His radio show, originally called "The Bit In The Middle," made him one of the biggest names in British radio.
He ran a disco in Manchester.
He was the first Radio 1 DJ ever to play influential British rock band Radiohead.
He was previously in a relationship with Lisa Tchenguiz.
He and fellow BBC Radio 1 host Noel Edmonds both hosted "Top of the Pops" during their careers.