Tony Blackburn is a British radio presenter and DJ. He was born on January 29, 1943, in Guildford, Surrey, England.
Blackburn began his career as a DJ in the mid-1960s on the pirate radio station Radio Caroline, and later became one of the first DJs to be hired by the BBC’s new pop music station, Radio 1, when it launched in 1967.
Blackburn became one of the most popular and recognizable radio presenters of the 1970s and 1980s, hosting a number of shows on Radio 1 and later on commercial radio stations.
He also presented the BBC TV music show “Top of the Pops” from 1974 to 1984.
Blackburn has won several awards for his work in radio, including the Radio Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.
He continues to present shows on BBC Radio 2 and is regarded as a legend of British radio.
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Tony Blackburn is an English disc jockey who has a net worth of $20 million. During the 1960s he broadcast on pirate stations Radio London and Radio Caroline.
He has competed in reality TV series including King of the Jungle which he won and I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!. Blackburn was fired by the BBC in 2016 but rejoined in 2017.