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List of notable or famous disc jockeys from England, with bios and photos, including the top disc jockeys born in England and even some popular disc jockeys who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English disc jockeys then this list is the perfect resource for you. These disc jockeys are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known disc jockey from England is included when available.

List people include Boy George, Samantha Ronson and many additional people as well.

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A Guy Called Gerald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 51 Gerald Rydel Simpson, better known as A Guy Called Gerald, is a British musician, record producer and DJ. He is best known for his early work in the Manchester acid house scene in the late 1980s ...more

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Abz Love is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 38 Richard Abidin Breen, better known as Abz Love or simply Abz, is an English singer, rapper, dancer, producer and DJ. He has sold over 20 million records as a member and lead singer of boy band ...more

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Adrian Chiles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 51 Adrian Chiles is a British television and radio presenter who worked as the chief presenter for football coverage at ITV Sport from 2010 until 2015. Previously, Chiles worked for the BBC. His ...more

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Alan Keith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
Died at 95 (1908-2003) Alexander Kossoff was an actor.

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Andy Bell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 53 Andrew Ivan "Andy" Bell is the lead singer of the English synthpop duo Erasure. His solo career includes the albums Non-Stop and Electric Blue.

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Andy C is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 41 Andrew John Clarke, known by his stage name Andy C, is an English DJ and producer and co-founder of RAM Records. He is considered a pioneering force in the drum and bass genre. In 2011 Andy C ...more

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Bob Stanley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 53 Bob Stanley is a British musician, journalist and film producer. He is best known as a member of the indie pop/dance group Saint Etienne. He has had a long parallel career as a music journalist, ...more

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Boy George is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 56 Boy George is a British singer-songwriter, who was part of the English New Romantic movement which emerged in the late 1970s to the early 1980s. His music is often classified as blue-eyed soul, ...more

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Bruce Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 59 Paul Bruce Dickinson, known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster. He is best known as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ...more

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Caspa is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
Caspa is the stage name of Gary McCann, a Dubstep music producer from West London.

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Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 52 Christopher James "Chris" Evans is an English presenter, businessman and producer for radio and television. He started his broadcasting career working for Piccadilly Radio, Manchester ...more

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Chris Tarrant is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 71 Christopher John Tarrant, OBE is a British radio and television broadcaster. He hosted the ITV game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? between 1998 and 2014, the ITV children's television show ...more

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Claudia Winkleman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 46 Claudia Anne Winkleman is a television presenter, film critic, radio personality and journalist, best known for her current work with the BBC. Since 2010 she has co-presented Strictly Come ...more

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Craig Cash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 57 Craig Cash is an English comedian, actor, director and BAFTA award-winning writer and producer. His best known work is in the television shows The Royle Family, The Fast Show, The Mrs Merton ...more

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Dale Winton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 62 Dale Jonathan Winton is an English radio DJ and television presenter, best known for presenting the shows including Dale's Supermarket Sweep from 1993 until 2000 and again in 2007, the National ...more

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Danny .S. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
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Danny Baker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 60 Danny Baker is an English comedy writer, journalist, radio DJ and screenwriter. Since the late 1970s, he has worked for a wide range of publications and broadcasters including NME, LWT, the BBC ...more

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Darren Mew is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 42 Darren James Mew, better known as Darren Styles, is a British record producer, disc jockey and singer-songwriter from Colchester, England. Originally a member of the breakbeat hardcore group DJ ...more

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Dave Berry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 39 David Robert Berry is an English TV and radio presenter. He co-presents Capital Breakfast, London's most popular breakfast show on Capital London with over 1.2 million listeners daily.

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Dermot O'Leary is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 44 Seán Dermot Fintan O'Leary, Jr., better known as Dermot O'Leary, is a British-Irish television and radio presenter, best known for his current television and radio work with ITV and BBC ...more

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DJ Format is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
Matt Ford, better known as DJ Format, is a hip hop DJ born in Southampton, England who lives in Brighton. He collaborates frequently with Abdominal on the album Music For the Mature B-Boy and ...more

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Don Letts is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 62 Don Letts is a British film director, DJ and musician.

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Eddie Piller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
Eddie Piller is an English DJ and record label entrepreneur. Starting his career in the 1980s as a part of the English mod revival, Piller launched the underground fanzine Extraordinary ...more

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Fink is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 46 Fink, aka Fin Greenall, is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer and DJ, born in Cornwall and currently based in Berlin and London. From 1997–2003 he recorded electronic music and ...more

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Gilbert Harding is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
Died at 53 (1907-1960) Gilbert Charles Harding was an English journalist and radio and television personality. His many careers included schoolmaster, journalist, policeman, disc-jockey, actor, interviewer and ...more

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Goldie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 52 Clifford Joseph Price, better known as Goldie, is a British electronic music artist, disc jockey, visual artist and actor. He is well known for his innovations in the jungle and drum and bass ...more

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Graham McPherson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 57 Graham McPherson, better known as Suggs, is an English singer, actor, former radio DJ, television and radio personality. Suggs came to prominence in the late 1970s as the lead vocalist for the ...more

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Hayley Angel Holt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 35 Hayley Angel Holt is an actress born in London, England.

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Herbert is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 46 Matthew Herbert, also known as Herbert, Doctor Rockit, Radio Boy, Mr. Vertigo, Transformer, and Wishmountain, is a British electronic musician. He often takes sounds from everyday items to ...more

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Howard Donald is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 49 Howard Paul Donald, is an English singer-songwriter, drummer, pianist, dancer, DJ and house producer. He is a member of English pop-group Take That and a judge on the German reality talent show ...more

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Ian Levine is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 64 Ian Geoffrey Levine, is an English songwriter, producer, and DJ. A noted moderniser of Northern soul music in the UK, and a developer of the style of Hi-NRG, he has written and produced records ...more

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James Hyman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 47 James Hyman is a DJ, Radio & TV presenter, music supervisor and MD of JLH, a creative media–marketing company. Hyman put aside his place at the University of Manchester in order to work at ...more

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Jeremy Healy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 56 Jeremy Healy is an English DJ and singer. He is a former member of the 1980s pop group, Haysi Fantayzee.

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Jimmy Young is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 96 Sir Leslie Ronald "Jimmy" Young CBE is a British singer, disc jockey and radio interviewer.

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JME is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 32 Jamie Adenuga, better known by his stage name JME, is an English grime artist. He is the co-founder of the crew and label Boy Better Know. Adenuga was previously part of the grime crew Meridian ...more

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John Robb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 56 John Robb is vocalist in the punk rock band Goldblade and bassist and vocalist in influential post punk band The Membranes. Based in Manchester, he has also written several books on music and ...more

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Lauren Laverne is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 39 Lauren Cecilia Fisher, known professionally as Lauren Laverne, is an English radio DJ, television presenter, author, singer and comedienne. She presents a radio show on BBC Radio 6 Music, and ...more

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Lauren Pope is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 35 Lauren Pope is an English television personality, actress, glamour model, DJ, music producer and entrepreneur. She has appeared in the ITV2 reality series The Only Way Is Essex from the first ...more

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Lil' Chris is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 27 Christopher James Hardman, known by the stage name Lil' Chris, was an English singer-songwriter, actor, and television personality. He came to prominence in 2006 after appearing on the Channel 4 ...more

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Mark Ronson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 42 Mark Daniel Ronson is an English musician, DJ, singer, and record producer. While his debut album Here Comes the Fuzz failed to make an impact on the charts, his second album, Version, reached ...more

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Martin Gore is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 56 Martin Lee Gore is an English singer songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist, producer, remixer, and DJ. He is a founding member of Depeche Mode and has written the majority of their songs. His work ...more

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Matt Helders is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 31 Matthew Helders is an English musician and DJ, best known as the drummer for indie rock band Arctic Monkeys. He is seen as the band's "quietly amiable diplomat."

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Matt Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 46 Matt Schwartz is an Israeli-British multi-instrumentalist record producer a songwriter, an artist, DJ, and a prolific audio engineer based in London. He has contributed to numerous records since ...more

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Nick Grimshaw is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 33 Nicholas Peter "Nick" Grimshaw is an English television and radio presenter. As well as hosting various shows for BBC Radio 1, he is notable for his work on Channel 4, E4, BBC One, BBC ...more

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Nick Warren is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
Nick Warren is an English house DJ and producer. He is well known for his eight albums released in the Global Underground series and as a member of the duo Way Out West. He is head of A&R ...more

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Noel Fielding is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 44 Noel Fielding is an English comedian, actor, artist, DJ and musician. Fielding is best known for playing Vince Noir in The Mighty Boosh, which he co-wrote with co-star and comedy partner, Julian ...more

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Paul O'Grady is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 62 Paul James Michael O'Grady, MBE is an English comedian, television presenter, actor, writer and radio disc-jockey. He rose to prominence in the United Kingdom for his comedic drag queen ...more

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Pete Waterman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 71 Peter Alan Waterman, OBE is an English record producer, songwriter, radio and club DJ, television presenter, president of Coventry Bears rugby league club and a keen railway enthusiast. As a ...more

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Phill Jupitus is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 55 Phillip Christopher Jupitus is an English stand-up and improv comedian, actor, performance poet, cartoonist and podcaster. Jupitus has been a team captain on BBC Two's popular music quiz Never ...more

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Photek is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from England
age 46 Rupert Parkes, known as Photek, is a British record producer, DJ and double Grammy Award nominee. He joined the drum and bass scene relatively early and is still one of its most respected ...more