Famous British DJs

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 1 Alan Walker

Alan Walker
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Famous As: DJ
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 Boy George

Boy George
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Barnehurst, Kent, England

Queer icon Boy George gained fame as the lead singer of the pop group Culture Club. He is known for his androgynous dressing style and for pioneering the New Romantic Movement of the 1970s and the 1980s. He has struggled with drug addiction and has written two bestselling memoirs.

 3 Mark Ronson

Mark Ronson
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Famous As: Disc jockey
Birthdate: September 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
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.
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 4 Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim
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Famous As: Disc Jockey
Birthdate: July 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bromley, Kent, England

 5 Idris Elba

Idris Elba
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England

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.

 6 Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile
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Famous As: DJ, Television & Radio Personality
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. 

 7 Kristian Nairn

Kristian Nairn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lisburn, Northern Ireland
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 8 Samantha Ronson

Samantha Ronson
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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: August 7, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England, UK

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. 

 9 Jonas Blue

Jonas Blue
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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: August 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London

 10 Roman Kemp

Roman Kemp
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Famous As: Radio host
Birthdate: January 28, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Radio host and TV personality Roman Kemp is known for his stint on Capital FM, as the host of their breakfast show. He ranked third in the 19th season of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! He is also popular for his prank and comedy content on YouTube.

 11 Dale Winton

Dale Winton
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Famous As: Radio DJ
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. 

 12 Steve Jones

Steve Jones
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: September 3, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shepherd's Bush, London, England

 13 Jamie xx

Jamie xx
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London

 14 Dermot O'Leary

Dermot O'Leary
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Famous As: Radio personality, DJ
Birthdate: May 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Colchester, Essex, England

 15 JME

JME
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Famous As: MC
Birthdate: May 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London Borough of Hackney, London

 16 Craig Charles

Craig Charles
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, UK

 17 Marvin Humes

Marvin Humes
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greenwich, London, England, UK

 18 Jimi Mistry

Jimi Mistry
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK

 19 Tim Westwood

Tim Westwood
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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: October 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, UK

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.

 20 Carl Cox

Carl Cox
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Famous As: Record producer
Birthdate: July 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK

 21 Pete Tong

Pete Tong
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Famous As: DJs
Birthdate: July 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dartford, Kent, England, UK

 22 Lauren Laverne

Lauren Laverne
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Famous As: Disc jockey
Birthdate: April 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, UK

 23 Paul Oakenfold

Paul Oakenfold
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Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: August 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, UK

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.

 24 Ted Robbins

Ted Robbins
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 11, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England

 25 Andrew Weatherall

Andrew Weatherall
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Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: April 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor, England

 26 Pete Waterman

Pete Waterman
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Famous As: Record producer
Birthdate: January 15, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stoke Heath, Coventry Stoke Heath, Coventry, England

 27 Katy B

Katy B
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Peckham, London, England

 28 DJ Fresh

DJ Fresh
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Famous As: DJ, Musician, Record Producer
Birthdate: April 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Worthing

 29 Jerry Dammers

Jerry Dammers
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Famous As: Keyboardist
Birthdate: May 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, India

 30 Shygirl

Shygirl
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Famous As: Rapper, DJ
Birthdate: May 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South London, United Kingdom

 31 Alan Freeman

Alan Freeman
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Famous As: Disc jockey
Birthdate: July 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia
Died: November 27, 2006

 32 Roni Size

Roni Size
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Famous As: DJ and record producer
Birthdate: October 29, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bristol, England

 33 Eric Hall

Eric Hall
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Famous As: Sports agent
Birthdate: November 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bethnal Green, London
Died: November 16, 2020

 34 Andy C

Andy C
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Famous As: Disc jockey, Record producer
Birthdate: April 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Walsall, England

 35 LTJ Bukem

LTJ Bukem
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London

 36 Photek

Photek
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Famous As: Record Producer, Film and TV Composer
Birthdate: May 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Suffolk, United Kingdom

 37 Adam F

Adam F
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Famous As: Disc jockey, record producer known as co-founder of the drum and bass label Breakbeat Kaos
Birthdate: February 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

 38 Goldierocks

Goldierocks
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Famous As: Disc Jockey
Birthdate: October 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio