Simon Mayo
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Birthday
21, 1958
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
England

About

Radio presenter of Simon Mayo Drivetime on BBC Radio 2 and Kermode and Mayo's Film Review on BBC Radio 5 Live. He was once named Radio Broadcaster of the Year by the Broadcasting Press Guild.

Before Fame

Interested in radio from his earliest days post-university, he worked for five years for BBC Radio Nottingham before joining the network's Radio 1.

Trivia

He was awarded the Radio Broadcaster of the Year Award by the Broadcasting Press Guild, in recognition of his evocative style and ability to bring out the best in his guests.

Family Life

He grew up in Southgate, London. In 1986, he married Hilary Bird.

Associated With

He was a big supporter of Tottenham Hotspur and their star striker Jermain Defoe.