Christopher Moyles (born 22 February 1974) is an English radio and television presenter and author, best known for presenting BBC Radio 1's The Chris Moyles Show from 2004 to 2012 and Chris Moyles' Quiz Night on Channel 4.
Moyles has worked at various radio stations, including Radio Luxembourg (under the pseudonym Chris Holmes) and Capital FM. Moyles moved to BBC Radio 1 in 1997 and went on hiatus from the station in September 2012. He has presented the early breakfast show, a Saturday morning show, and the drive time show (from Sep 1998 to Dec 2003), before presenting the breakfast show from 5 Jan 2004 to 14 Sep 2012. On 7 September 2009, he became BBC Radio 1's longest serving breakfast presenter. Moyles has become famous for his irreverent broadcasting style on BBC Radio 1 and has been embroiled in numerous controversies, including homophobic and sexist accusations, due to statements he has made on the air and in the press. He was listened to by an average 8 million listeners and was one of the most popular presenters on British radio.
He has achieved various Radio awards, and has helped raise money for charity by taking part in challenges, aired on TV on behalf of Comic Relief. He has recorded a parody album and written two autobiographies. He frequently appears on television having appeared on Hotel Babylon, a celebrity version of Dale's Supermarket Sweep, Top Gear, The Charlotte Church Show, The F-Word, The Friday Night Project, The One Show, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Richard & Judy and The New Paul O'Grady Show. In 2009 he launched his own show, Chris Moyles' Quiz Night for Channel 4.
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“When I get all these accolades for being true to myself, I say, Who else can I be? I cant be Chris Evert.”
—Martina Navratilova (b. 1956)