Clara Amfo Biography – Clara Amfo Wiki
Clara Amfo is a British radio DJ and television presenter. She currently presents the mid-morning show on BBC Radio 1, since 2015. Amfo was born in Kingston upon Thames, Greater London. She attended Burntwood School in Wandsworth, South London, and The Holy Cross School, in New Malden. After graduating from high school she joined St Mary’s University, Twickenham, where she did media arts with professional and creative writing.
She started out her career as a marketing intern at KISS FM. She hosted the British premiere of Red Riding Hood, Baby Driver, Tomb Raider, Kingsman, and Marvel’s Black Panther at hammersmith Apollo and has reported from assorted events in the UK, including Wireless, Global Gathering, SW4, and NASS festivals.
In 2012 she was nominated for a Sony Radio Award in the “Rising Star” category. She joined BBC Radio 1Xtra as host of the weekend breakfast show in 2013, later In 2013, she was hired as the host of MTV’s weekly Official UK Top 40 and Top 20 Chart shows, as well as The Official Chart Update and Top 20.
On 26 September 2013, Amfo appeared on BBC Radio 1’s Innuendo Bingo. She became the host of The Official Chart on BBC Radio 1 in 2015, In February 2015, she became Radio 1’s weekday mid-morning show,’ home of the Live Lounge’ host taking over from Fearne Cotton.
In December 2017, she presented backstage at the BRIT Awards for ITV2. She also presented The Year in Music 2017 with Claudia Winkleman on BBC Two, she presented Top of the Pops for the first time, with Fearne Cotton on BBC One. In June 2020, she was widely recognized for making an open emotional speech, partway through her mid-morning show on BBC Radio 1, about George Floyd’s death, racism, and its effect on her own mental health.
On 2 September 2020, it was announced that Amfo would be a contestant on the eighteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing.
Clara Amfo Age
She was born on May 22, 1984, in Kingston upon Thames, London, England.
Clara Amfo Family
Her father was a microbiologist and parasitologist, whose origin is from Ghana in the 1970s, but later moved to London. Her mother works as a dinner lady.
Clara Amfo Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet and 3 inches (1.6m) tall.
Clara Amfo Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Clara Amfo Nationality
She is of British nationality.
Clara Amfo Instagram
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Hello if you’re new here, my name is Clara, I’m a radio and TV broadcaster. Most of the things I share on this platform are a highlight reel of what I get up to at work and bits of my personal life. I will continue to do that because for me and other black people to exist with joy is an act of protest in itself. The last few days have been a bit different on here based on what you heard on my show today. Understand, that I could literally post like that every day on the hour because the disregard for black life is constant. Today has been bittersweet, cathartic and bit overwhelming TBH. I sincerely appreciate the solidarity that has been shown from my radio show listeners this morning. To those who sent me promise messages today, I’m seriously holding you to your word. The resources are literally here, press the ⚫️ on my highlights. Be the change. #PULLUP 🖤