Melvin Odoom Age, Height, Married Status, Net Worth & Facts

By Staff Writer | Published On: 08 Jan, 2020
Melvin Odoom Age, Height, Married Status, Net Worth & Facts

Melvin Odoom is a British TV host, Radio DJ, and comedian, known for his dynamic talents, showing his skills while working on numerous TV and radio projects in his long-time career. 

He is also involved in community work; he is the celebrity ambassador for The Prince’s Trust charity, which works in helping young adults in their life.   

Melvin Odoom’s Mini-Bio: Age

Melvin Odoom stands at the height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65 meters). 

He was born on 30th July 1980 in England. 

His family includes his sister, Yonah Odoom, an actress and writer, best-known TV series like Hollyoaks, The Windsors, Bulletproof, and Coronation Street. 

As of his education, Melvin graduated with a Media Performance degree from the University of Bedfordshire.  

TV Works

Melvin Odoom has appeared in several TV shows as a guest, presenter, and host. 

In the early days of his career, he performed in the show, Basil’s Swap Shop (2008), as a host, and in the same year, he also appeared as a guest presenter in SMart!

After his first appearances, he got chances to host several hit shows like The Slammer from 2006 to 2008, 4Music Intros from 2008 to 2010, Sweat the Small Stuff from 2013 to 2015, and The Xtra Factor in 2015. 

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Though Melvin had already established himself in the entertainment industry with these shows, his popularity reached the climax by participating in the British television dance contest, Strictly Come Dancing in 2016.

In the first year of the show, he, along with his dance partner, Janette Manrara, were kept out from the competition in the first public vote. Later in 2017, the dance-couple amazed their fans by winning the Christmas Special of the show.

In addition to these shows, Melvin has hosted several other TV shows like Weekend from 2015 to 2017, Celebrity Juice from 2010 to 2016, My Hotter Half from 2017 to 2018, Sunday Brunch from 2014 to 2018, Lego Masters from 2017 to 2018, and Impossible Celebrities in 2019. 

Radio Works  

Melvin Odoom is no new name in the British radio world. 

He, along with his long-time radio partner Rickie Haywood-Williams whom he met while studying at the University of Bedfordshire and Charlie Hedges presented the Kiss FM’s Breakfast Show from 2007 to 2018.

Melvin Odoom, Rickie Haywood-Williams, Charlie Hedges with American singer and actor, Akon on the BBC One's show on 5th November 2019 (Source: Melvin Odoom's Instagram)

The show was widely popular and also won Silver at the Sony Radio Awards in 2009 in the category of Breakfast Show Award.  

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After leaving the Breakfast Show in 2018, Melvin, along with his teammates, Rickie and Charlie, joined BBC Radio One in early 2019 to host the late evening, 9 to 11 pm show. Since then, the trio has been hosting the BBC’s show.   

Net Worth 

Melvin Odoom has accumulated a net worth of $4 million until today.