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Full Name  Melvin Odoom
Height  1.63 m
Agent  Somethin' Else Talent
Nationality  British
Name  Melvin Odoom
Siblings  Yonah Odoom
Role  television presenter

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Born  30 July 1980 (age 43) (1980-07-30)
Occupation  comedian, radio DJ, television presenter
TV shows  Dick and Dom in da Bungalow, The Slammer, Harry Batt, Basil's Swap Shop

Similar  Rickie Haywood Williams, Tom Allen (comedian), Patti Clare


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Melvin Odoom (born 30 July 1980) is a British-Ghanaian comedian, radio DJ and television presenter.


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He attended University of Bedfordshire and studied a Media Performance degree.


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Odoom, alongside Rickie Haywood-Williams, & Charlie Hedges, hosts Kiss 100's Breakfast Show every weekday morning. They won Silver at the Sony Radio Awards in 2009 within the category of "Breakfast Show Award".

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Rickie & Melvin are currently presenting the UKHot40 Big Beats Chart on Kiss TV & Box TV.


Melvin and Rickie have presented MTV Digs on MTV One, Monday to Saturday between 16:00 and 19:00 and MTV Music Junkie together — a live studio music show. Melvin presented MTV One's coverage of the BRIT Awards 2010 alongside Rickie Haywood-Williams, and also presented coverage of the BAFTA awards alongside Kimberly Walsh for MTV One.

In 2010, Rickie & Melvin also presented the backstage online content for Sky1's Must Be the Music.

Melvin has presented two series of intros for Channel 4, interviewing all the new up and coming bands for 2010 and hosted an MTV Leona Lewis special and presented BBC Blast for BBC Two. Melvin was presenting Basil's Swap Shop with Basil Brush in 2008 on Saturday mornings, alongside his days of playing various characters for the long-running show Dick and Dom in Da Bungalow.

From 2013 until 2015, Melvin was a team captain on the BBC Three comedy panel show Sweat the Small Stuff. In 2014, Melvin and Rickie presented an episode of The Hot Desk featuring Mark Ronson. Since 2015, Melvin and Rickie co-hosted ITV2's red carpet show at the BRIT Awards alongside Laura Whitmore.

On 18 June 2015, Odoom and Rochelle Humes were confirmed as the new presenters of The Xtra Factor. They were replaced by Matt Edmondson and former The X Factor contestant Rylan Clark-Neal for the 2016 series.

Melvin and Rickie co-presented the Saturday night entertainment series Bang on the Money. The series began on 16 April 2016 on ITV.

On 12 August 2016, it was announced that Odoom would take part in the fourteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. He was partnered with Janette Manrara. The couple were the first to leave the competition having had the fewest public votes. But in an ironic twist of events Melvin and Janette went on to win the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special. In February 2017, Odoom took part in a celebrity edition of Take Me Out.

In 2017, Odoom and Haywood-Williams took part in Let's Sing and Dance for Comic Relief.

Other work

Melvin used to teach dance and drama to kids with behavioural issues and also worked at the Froud Community Centre in Manor Park, Newham where he helped with afterschool clubs.

A child actor, Melvin performed in a number of theatre productions and even gave speeches to governors for youth council.

Personal life

Melvin is 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m). Born to Ghanaian parents, he is a celebrity ambassador for The Prince's Trust charity, which is involved with helping young adults in life.




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