Jordan North is proving to be a big hit on the radio by completing his incredible 100-mile Comic Relief rowing challenge following his success on I’m A Celebrity 2020. But is Jordan North married and who is his partner?
The Radio 1 DJ rowed home from London 100 miles north to his hometown of Burnley for eight hours a day, alone, along the nation’s canals over five exhausting days.
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Jordan raised more than £700,000 for Red Nose Day. Rowing Home with Jordan North will be filmed for a special documentary due to air on BBC Three and iPlayer on Tuesday 15th March at 8:30 pm in the run-up to Red Nose Day, which returns on Friday 18th March.
Who is Jordan North?
Jordan North is an English radio presenter, who is known for hosting shows on BBC Radio 1.
He joined the station in 2014 and eventually became Radio 1’s much-loved ‘supply teacher’ – often covering Scott Mills and Nick Grimshaw. Since September 2021, Jordan has been presenting the BBC Radio 1 drivetime show with Vick Hope.
Despite rubbing shoulders with A-listers on the radio and appearing in I’m A Celebrity in 2020, where he was announced as the first runner up, the York-born star doesn’t really lead a celebrity lifestyle.
Where is Jordan North from?
Jordan is from Burnley in Lancashire. He was born in York to Graham and Wendy North, but he grew up in Burnley, Lancashire with his three brothers.
His parents often appear on his radio show. He moved to London in 2016 to pursue his career in radio.
What school did Jordan North go to?
Jordan North attended St James’ Lanehead Primary School until the age of 11. He then continued his education at Penwortham Priory Academy and then Preston’s College. He graduated with a First in B.A. in Media Production from the University of Sunderland in 2011.
Is Jordan North married and who is his partner?
No, Jordan North isn’t married and is currently single. He hasn’t announced being in a relationship with anyone yet. Besides, his social media also shows no sign of his possible partner/girlfriend.
Before appearing on I’m A Celebrity, Jordan had confirmed his relationship status to Radio Times, saying:
“I am single at the moment. But that is not the reason why I am going in [to I’m A Celebrity]!”
How did Jordan North get on Radio 1?
Jordan North got on Radio 1 after winning a Sunday show on The Hits radio after entering a Bauer Radio competition to find new talent.
Jordan commenced his radio career on Preston FM and went on to work at BBC Radio 5 Live, as well as Capital FM and Rock FM.
Jordan’s major break came in 2011 while he was at the University of Sunderland when his student radio show Spark FM earned him a weekly spot on The Hits Radio during his final year of study.
He also co-presents an agony aunt podcast Help I Sexted My Boss with William Hanson.
How much is Jordan North’s salary at BBC and how much is his net worth?
Unfortunately, it’s unclear exactly how much Jordan North’s salary is at the BBC with no figure being released. However, an annual report did give a hint at what roughly the DJ could be earning.
Back in September 2020, the BBC published its annual report of what the salaries are of its highest-paid stars between 2019-2020, which include the likes of Graham Norton, Gary Lineker, Zoe Ball, and Fiona Bruce.
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To be featured in that report, presenters must be earning above £150,000 at the BBC. While Jordan is a popular member of BBC Radio 1, he did not make the list.
So, while his exact salary hadn’t been revealed, it was less than £150,000 back then. However, his salary must have been increased and could be above £150,000 in 2022. Meanwhile, Jordan’s net worth is roughly estimated at £500,000.
Is Jordan North vegan?
No, Jordan is not a vegan. This became clear when he took on the first eating bushtucker challenge and learned how to swallow plates of cow’s tongue and sheep’s eye. Ofcom received reports about his vomiting. Jordan did, however, participate in Veganuary, where people go vegan for the month of January.
What age is Jordan North?
Jordan North is currently 32 years old. He was born on February 14, 1990, making him an Aquarius.
How tall is Jordan North?
Jordan appears to be 5 feet and 11 inches tall.