Jordan North Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Nov, 2019
Facts of Jordan North
Date of Birth: 1990 , February-14
Age: 30 years old
Birth Nation: England
Name Jordan North
Birth Name Jordan North
Father Graham North
Mother Wendy North
Nationality English
Birth Place/City York, North Yorkshire
Profession Radio Jockey, TV personality
Married No
Children No
Education   St James' Lanehead Primary School, Penwortham Priory Academy, Preston’s College
Awards Winner-Bauer Media’s Stars of 2011 competiton
Siblings Dominic North, Ryan North
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Jordan North is an English radio personality and podcaster. He is currently a member of the radio crew at BBC Radio 1. The 29-year-old is also the co-presenter of the podcast, titled 'Help, I Sexted My Boss' with social commentator and etiquette expert, William Hanson.

Jordan North Worked For Multiple Local Radio Stations Before Making It Big

Jordan North was born on 14 February 1990 to Graham North and Wendy North. Born originally in York, North Yorkshire, England, he spent his childhood in Burnley, Lancashire. He was born in a military family, with his father and brother both enlisting in the army. He is one of four brothers.

Jordan with his entire family SOURCE: Instagram: @jordannorth1

He attended St. James' Lanehead Primary School before moving to Preston and transferring to Penwortham Priory Academy. After graduation, he attended Preston’s College. He received a Bachelor in Arts- Media Production from the University of Sunderland.

North got an early start as a radio jockey, working for the community radio station, Spark FM, while still at university. In 2011, North won Bauer Media’s Stars of 2011 competition and won a stint at a Sunday show on The Hits Radio.

Furthermore, he also had a part-time stint as the in-house radio presenter at the Blackpool Pleasure Beach amusement park.

Jordan North Is Employed At BBC Radio 1

After Jordan graduated, he started working in radio shows for such stations as Capital North East and Capital Manchester before landing a job at BBC Radio 5 Live as a researcher and producer.

After working 18 months at Rock FM, he left the BBC to join Lancashire station as a drive time presenter in 2014. He was nominated multiple times in the Radio Presenter of the Year category at the Commercial Arqiva Radio Awards. He also landed a regular gig with BBC Radio 1 as a presenter in the weekend shows and Early Breakfast.

2018 saw North as a featured member in the weekend line-up of BBC Radio 1. In March that year, Jordan launched his own podcast, titled ‘Help I Sexted My Boss’ with etiquette expert and social commentator, William Hanson. The first season of the podcast was a huge hit and the live show sold out in less than 10 minutes. It has since been picked up for a second series.

Jordan at his gig in BBC Radio 1 SOURCE: Instagram: @jordannorth1

North is also a fixture in British television and by the end of 2018, he landed a job presenting ‘Trending Live’ on 4Music and YouTube.

Jordan North's Net Worth 

Although North’s salary has not been made public, it is speculated to be in hundreds of thousands. The highest-earning radio presenters of BBC Radio 1, Nick Grimshaw is reportedly paid between £350,000 and £399,999 annually. The second closest to Grimshaw is Greg James, who is reportedly paid between £150,000 and £199,999. So we believe, North also receives a salary close to that.

Jordan North Is Reportedly Single

Jordan is a recognizable voice on the radio and with 8 years of professional experience, he is still a relative newcomer. Nonetheless, his natural flair for radio and his English charm has made him a staple of British radio.

Jordan is not in a relationship with anyone at the moment. Instead of getting into a relationship, North chooses to focus on his budding career and enjoy his single life.