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Rickie Haywood-Williams Biography – Rickie Haywood-Williams Wiki
Rickie Haywood-Williams is a radio DJ and TV presenter. He currently presents BBC Radio 1’s iconic Live Lounge show with Melvin Odoom and Charlie Hedges and hosts the BBC Sounds hit podcast the Footballers’ Football podcast.
Prior to moving to the BBC, he presented the KISS FM breakfast show for 10 years helping the station to achieve record figures and win countless awards including a Sony Gold for Best Breakfast Show at the Radio Academy awards. This is widely considered as one of the highest awards achievable in UK radio.
In 2021, he took part in the first-ever incarnation of The Celebrity Circle in aid of Stand Up to Cancer, making it to the final of the show whilst pretending to be Will I Am.
Rickie co-hosted a prime-time Saturday night tv show alongside his long-time friend and collaborator Melvin Odoom for ITV, called: Bang On The Money. The show was based around groups of friends battling against each-other in competitive studio games to win a big cash prize.
The BBC 3 panel show ‘Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff’ saw Rickie take on the role of team captain, going head-to-head each week with Melvin Odoom and Rochelle Humes in a game based around life’s awkward and annoying situations hosted by Nick Grimshaw.
Documentaries are also one of Rickie’s passions. Rickie hosted a series of hard-hitting docs for BBC3 such as Cannabis: Britain’s Secret Farms and My Weapon is a Dog to critical acclaim.
He has hosted the ITV2 Official Brits Red Carpet and Backstage show two years running. Interviewing stars on the red carpet, making comedy VTs and filming with the winners backstage for the show were all part the fun on the night.
After working for ITV at The BRITS Red Carpet and backstage shows, Rickie went on to host The MOBO Awards which was broadcast to millions from the ceremony in Glasgow…and yes, he wore a kilt!
Rickie Launched his own podcast in 2017 as a passion project called: The Motto Podcast. Tasked with interviewing known personalities to shine a light on their journeys into the public eye. All proceeds were donated to charity of the interviewee’s choice. Guests included, Trevor Nelson, Joel Dommett and Vicky Pattison to name a few.
Other guest appearances include Celebrity MasterChef, Soccer Aid, Ninja Warrior, Celeb Mastermind and a win on Richard Osman’s House of Games.
Rickie Haywood-Williams Age
Haywood-Williams was born on 3 June 1980, in Croydon, Greater London, United Kingdom.
Rickie Haywood-Williams Wife
Is Rickie Haywood-Williams married? He isn’t married. The Radio 1 DJ is in a relationship with his partner Natalie Harman.
Rickie Haywood-Williams Family
Radio 1 presenter Rickie Haywood-Williams and his partner Natalie Harman are parents to a daughter named Lola, who was born in 2013, and a son named Cruz Nirvana Haywood-Williams, who was born in 2022.
On 4 September 2022, the Radio 1 presenter announced the birth of his son with his girlfriend Natalie Harman. Haywood-Williams posted a montage clip including a photo of his newborn son and snaps of pregnant partner Nat before their baby’s arrival.
He revealed his son’s name in the caption as he wrote: “Earlier this week our family welcomed our beautiful blessing into the world.
“Born weighing 7.1lbs at the special time of 4.44am (the number of the guardian angel) our baby boy arrived to us safe and sound at the grace of God who kept both Mum and baby in his light throughout.
“My soulmate Nat and our girls Lola and Dusty would love to introduce you all to our little Rockstar- Cruz Nirvana Haywood-Williams.”
Haywood-Williams and his partner Natalie Harman already share one child, a daughter named Lola, who was born in 2013.
Rickie Haywood-Williams Strictly Come Dancing
Rickie Haywood-Williams is the second celebrity contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2022. He will be paired with Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer Luba Mushtuk.
Rickie said: “I have watched Strictly over the years and always said I’d be too scared to do it. But here I am ready to go for it, sequins n’ all.”
Rickie Haywood-Williams Net Worth
Radio DJ Rickie Haywood-Williams’ net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Rickie Haywood-Williams Instagram
Rickie Haywood-Williams’ Instagram is @rickiehw.