Christopher Francis Stark aka Chris Stark is a British radio personality known for his work as a co-host on Scott Mills’s show on BBC Radio 1 and his work co-hosting “That Peter Crouch Podcast”.
The British radio personality was born on 12 March 1987 in Watford, United Kingdom. He is also one of the most famous radio personalities in the UK.
Was Chris Stark Fired From Radio 1? Where is his new journey?
As the recent news progressed, it was reported that Chris Stark was leaving Radio 1, and his admirers were saddened by the news. On July 1, 2022, it was announced that Mills and Stark would be leaving Radio 1 after serving for 24 and 10 years, respectively.
Chris Stark wasn’t fired, instead, he is leaving Radio 1. He served as a co-host for BBC Radio 1’s Scott Mills for the past ten years and now they both are leaving BBC Radio 1. It means it marks the end of an era for the show.
Where is Chris Stark new journey?
Chris Stark is working on a new project at Global Capital Radio as his tenure as host of an illustrious show on Radio 1 inevitably ends.
The global media company is part of Capital FM Network, which owns and runs the radio station London. One of the first two commercial radio stations in Britain, it debuted as Capital Radio in the London area in the year 1973. In search of a larger audience in 1974, Capital Radio rapidly moved from a general and entertainment station with drama, features, documentaries, and light music to a more successful pop music-based format.
Let’s Know about Stark’s Early Life
Stark was raised in Pinner, northwest of London. Stark went to Watford Grammar School. After completing school, Stark started at the University of Southampton where he studied politics and zoology.
At the age of 16, he started working at Radio Northwick Park, a hospital radio station and gained experience working at stations including Real Radio, Virgin Radio, BBC 6 Music, and others.
ll things you need to know about the Professional Career of Chris Stark
Stark officially joined the Scott Mills show on 2 April 2012, but occasionally appeared on the show as ‘Scott’s friend Chris’ for a period of time prior to this. On 1 July 2022, it was announced that Mills and Stark would both be leaving after respectively 24 years and 10 years in Radio 1.
In March 2013, Stark was sent with ten-minute notice to a media junket for the film Oz the Great and Powerful to interview American actress Mila Kunis for the Scott Mills Show.
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The interview caught the attention of the world’s media due to its unorthodox nature, as the thing Stark asked Kunis about the film was, “In the nicest possible way, did you enjoy being ugly for once?”, referring to the fact that Kunis’ character Theodora becomes the Wicked Witch of the West in her movie.
Then Chris invited Kunis to his friend’s wedding. The video was posted on YouTube by BBC Radio 1 and subsequently went viral. Within days, it had been viewed by more than 10 million people.
From the year 2014 until 2016, Stark was a team captain on the E4 show, virtually famous. In December 2016, he took part in an episode of Celebrity Mastermind and a celebrity edition of Robot Wars.
Meet Chris Stark’s Wife, and Children
British radio personality Chris Stark is married to wife, Ria Stark. Chris and Ria were married in Barcelona, Spain in 2018. Chris’s wife gave birth to their second child (son) on July 2020.
They hadn’t revealed their children’s names on social media yet. They have their own private life and we respect their privacy.
Chris Stark earnings and his net worth in 2022
From the multiple reports, it is found that the radio personality’s net worth is around 1.5 million. Chris started working at Radio Northwick Park when he was just 16. He earns more money from hosting radio programs. From his hard work from a young age, he is now a famous personality.
Which Social Media handles does Chris Stark uses?
Chris uses the social media handles like Instagram and Twitter. He has a good amount of followers on his social media accounts. He mostly uploads his own photos on his social media handles. To visit his social media accounts click below.