Famous British DJs

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Alan Walker
(Music Producer and DJ Best Known for His 2015 Single ‘Faded’)
Alan Walker
22
Birthdate: August 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Northampton, England
English-Norwegian music producer and DJ Alan Walker, also popular as “DJ Walkzz,” shot to fame with tracks such as The Spectre and Faded. His TikTok account has earned him a huge fan base. He is also known for his trademark hoodie and mask, which he wears while performing.
 2 
Mark Ronson
(DJ, Songwriter, Record Producer)
Mark Ronson
24
Birthdate: September 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Seven-time Grammy-winning music producer and DJ Mark Ronson shot to fame with Amy Winehouse’s album Back to Black and single Rehab, and his own single Uptown Funk, featuring Bruno Mars. He won both the Grammy and the Golden Globe for co-writing Shallow. He supports disadvantaged children and budding artists.
 3 
Aphex Twin
(British Musician, Composer and DJ)
Aphex Twin
4
Birthdate: August 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland

Richard D. James, better known as Aphex Twin is regarded as one of the finest electronic musicians of all time. He is known for his signature grin, which has graced the covers of many of his albums, and his surreal videos, such as Come to Daddy, which look more like horror movies.

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 4 
Fatboy Slim
(Disc Jockey)
Fatboy Slim
7
Birthdate: July 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bromley, Kent, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
Vince Clarke
(English Synth-Pop Musician and Songwriter)
Vince Clarke
3
Birthdate: July 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: South Woodford, Essex, England
 6 
Idris Elba
(Known for His Roles in the Series 'The Wire' and 'Luther')
Idris Elba
25
Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

Idris Elba is a successful actor both on the small and the big screen and is mainly known for the television series The Wire and Luther and also for films, such as Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and Beasts of No Nation. He has also acted in blockbuster films of Marvel Comics universe like Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War.

 7 
Steve Jones
(Guitarist)
Steve Jones
7
Birthdate: September 3, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shepherd's Bush, London, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Jonas Blue
(English DJ and Record Producer Known for His Singles ‘Fast Car’ and ‘Perfect Strangers')
Jonas Blue
5
Birthdate: August 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chelmsford, Essex, England
 9 
Dale Winton
(Radio DJ)
Dale Winton
12
Birthdate: May 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
Died: April 18, 2018
Dale Winton, son of actor Sheree Winton, was a popular DJ and radio host. He was known for presenting shows such as Dale's Supermarket Sweep, In It to Win It, Pets Win Prizes, and Hole in the Wall. He came out as gay in his 2002 memoir. 
 10 
Jimmy Savile
(DJ, Television & Radio Personality)
Jimmy Savile
25
Birthdate: October 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeds
Died: October 29, 2011
Jimmy Savile gained fame after hosting BBC’s Jim'll Fix It and Top of the Pops. He initially worked in coal mines and dabbled in wrestling, before establishing himself as a professional DJ. Following his death, countless people accused him of sexual abuse. Subsequently, his was Madame Tussauds statue was melted. 
 11 
Jamie xx
(Musician)
Jamie xx
3
Birthdate: October 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
 12 
Craig Charles
(Actor)
Craig Charles
5
Birthdate: July 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, UK
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Samantha Ronson
(Singer-Songwriter and DJ Who Became Known for the Song ‘Pull My Hair Out')
Samantha Ronson
5
Birthdate: August 7, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England

Samantha Ronson is an English singer, songwriter, and DJ. Best known for her work as a DJ, Ronson spins at high-profile gigs across the world. She has also played private events for popular personalities like Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, and Ellen DeGeneres among others. Samantha Ronson is also known for getting entangled in several controversies including lawsuits. 

 14 
Marvin Humes
(English Singer, Radio Host, Television Presenter, and Disc Jockey)
Marvin Humes
9
Birthdate: March 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greenwich, London, England

Marvin Humes is an English singer, radio host, television presenter, and disc jockey. He is best known for his association with the boyband JLS. As part of the band, Humes participates in fundraising events to benefit charities like Cancer Research UK and Comic Relief. Marvin Humes is also known for hosting shows like The Voice UK and The Hit List.

 15 
Dermot O'Leary
(Radio personality, DJ)
Dermot O'Leary
0
Birthdate: May 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Colchester, Essex, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 16 
Jimi Mistry
(Actor)
Jimi Mistry
5
Birthdate: January 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 17 
JME
(MC)
JME
5
Birthdate: May 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London Borough of Hackney, London
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Tim Westwood
(British DJ and TV Personality Known for Hosting the 'Radio 1' Rap Show)
Tim Westwood
5
Birthdate: October 3, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lowestoft, Suffolk, England

Tim Westwood is a British DJ and television and radio presenter. He is best known for presenting the popular British reality TV show Pimp My Ride UK. Over the years, Tim Westwood has received several prestigious awards, including MOBO Awards and Radio Academy John Peel Award.

 19 
Lauren Laverne
(Disc jockey)
Lauren Laverne
4
Birthdate: April 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
 20 
Pete Tong
(DJs)
Pete Tong
4
Birthdate: July 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dartford, Kent, England, UK
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 21 
Carl Cox
(Record producer)
Carl Cox
5
Birthdate: July 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK
 22 
Paul Oakenfold
(Record Producer and DJ Known Especially for His Contributions to the 'Trance' Genre)
Paul Oakenfold
2
Birthdate: August 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mile End, London, England

Grammy-nominated trance DJ and record producer Paul Oakenfold is regarded as the Godfather of electronic music. He has often made headlines with his innovative projects, such as his 2017 DJ project at the Mt. Everest base camp and his performance at the Stonehenge in 2018.

 23 
Pete Waterman
(Record producer)
Pete Waterman
4
Birthdate: January 15, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stoke Heath, Coventry Stoke Heath, Coventry, England
 24 
Ted Robbins
(Actor)
Ted Robbins
4
Birthdate: August 11, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England
 25 
Andrew Weatherall
(Record Producer)
Andrew Weatherall
4
Birthdate: April 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor, England
 26 
Charlie Sloth
(British Disc Jockey, Hype Man, Producer and TV Presenter)
Charlie Sloth
2
Birthdate: August 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Camden, London, England, United Kingdom
 27 
Shygirl
(Rapper, DJ)
Shygirl
4
Birthdate: May 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South London, United Kingdom
 28 
Jeremy Healy
(English Singer-Songwriter and Record producer)
Jeremy Healy
2
Birthdate: January 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woolwich, London, England
 29 
Lauren Pope
(English Model, Television Personality and Disc Jockey)
Lauren Pope
2
Birthdate: September 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Torquay, England
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 30 
Katy B
(Singer-songwriter)
Katy B
4
Birthdate: May 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Peckham, London, England
 31 
DJ Fresh
(DJ, Musician, Record Producer)
DJ Fresh
4
Birthdate: April 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Worthing
 32 
Jerry Dammers
(Keyboardist)
Jerry Dammers
4
Birthdate: May 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, India
 33 
Little Boots
(English Electropop Singer-Songwriter)
Little Boots
2
Birthdate: May 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 34 
Fink
(English Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist)
Fink
2
Birthdate: 1972 AD
Birthplace: St Ives, Cornwall, England
 35 
Alan Freeman
(Disc jockey)
Alan Freeman
4
Birthdate: July 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia
Died: November 27, 2006
 36 
Andy Kershaw
(English Broadcaster and Disc Jockey)
Andy Kershaw
1
Birthdate: November 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Littleborough, Lancashire, England
 37 
Roni Size
(DJ and record producer)
Roni Size
1
Birthdate: October 29, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bristol, England
 38 
Eric Hall
(Sports agent)
Eric Hall
3
Birthdate: November 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bethnal Green, London
Died: November 16, 2020
 39 
LTJ Bukem
(Musician)
LTJ Bukem
3
Birthdate: September 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
 40 
Andy C
(Disc jockey, Record producer)
Andy C
1
Birthdate: April 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Walsall, England
 41 
Chris Lake
(British Disc Jockey and Record producer)
Chris Lake
1
Birthdate: August 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Norwich, England
 42 
Photek
(Record Producer, Film and TV Composer)
Photek
1
Birthdate: May 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Suffolk, United Kingdom
 43 
Adam F
(Disc jockey, record producer known as co-founder of the drum and bass label Breakbeat Kaos)
Adam F
1
Birthdate: February 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 44 
Goldierocks
(British Disc Jockey, Broadcaster and Voice Over Artist)
Goldierocks
2
Birthdate: October 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: United Kingdom