Lead vocalist of the Kingston Upon Hull based rock band The Paddingtons, which formed in 2002. He performs in the group alongside Joshua Hubbard, Stuee Bevan, Lloyd Dobbs, and Grant Dobbs.
He attended Cottingham High School in Cottingham, North Lincolnshire, England.
He has a very popular Vine account that accumulated 150,000 followers by July 2014 even though he posts videos infrequently. He posted his first Vine on March 6, 2013.
He had a daughter named Lux with former fiancee Lou Teasdale. Teasdale and Atkin ended their relationship in 2014.
The mother of his daughter, Lou Teasdale, is a close friend and hair stylist of Harry Styles.