Singer and radio personality who first rose to fame as a member of the satirical band Moxy Früvous. He later went on to become the host of CBC Newsworld's art radio show >play and the Radio One shows 50 Tracks and the National Playlist.
He attended York University's theatre program before earning a degree in political science.
In 2012, he released the nonfiction book 1982 about that year in his youth.
Born to Azar and Farhang Ghomeshi, he has a sibling named Jila. His father, Farhang, was a civil engineer.