Currently the host of Radio 1 Late Evening Show, Melvin is a comedian, radio DJ and television presenter. Widely recognised for his ten year stretch hosting the award-winning KISS Breakfast Show which became the UK’s biggest breakfasts Show. His, Rickie Haywood-Williams and Charlies Hedges on-air chemistry and entertaining mockery provided a huge hit among their two million weekly listeners. Consequently winning them Silver at The Sony Radio Awards in 2009 and Gold in 2012 within the most prestigious category, The Breakfast Show Award.
Melvin has had many hosting gigs throughout his career, 2017 saw him presenting brand new TV shows, My Hotter Half for E4 and Channel 4’s Lego Masters which both returned in 2018 for a second series after their initial success. Melvin went on to secure a huge co-presenting role in 2019 when he presented the Special Comic Relief Youtube Show.
Melvin and Rickie are an iconic duo who are a popular favourite when it comes to hosting big events having presented The Brits Red Carpet and After Party for ITV2 since 2015. ITV has also seen them present the Mobo Awards Live and in 2016 gave the pair their first prime time Saturday night gameshow called Bang On The Money. The duo also received the honour to host the women’s basketball during The London 2012 Olympics.
Melvin has had taken on many children entertainment roles working with CBBC to present Basil Brush in 2008 to playing various roles in the BAFTA award-winning Dick and Dom in the Bungalow and Slammer.
As an avid charity supporter Melvin is a proud Prince’s Trust Ambassador and works closely with Rays of Sunshine to help grant wishes to children between the ages of three and eighteen who suffer with life threatening illness. He also supports Team PB The Prostate Cancer and Breast Cancer Charity and ran the 2012 London Marathon in aid for this.
Melvin makes for an excellent choice for event hosting and personal appearances ,with his contagious and charismatic personality combined with his extensive experience in entertaining. With stories to engage any audience from his career in the fast paced entertainment industry Melvin can also share insights into his personal experiences and encounters with some of the best known individuals.
To book Melvin Odoom as the after dinner speaker for your corporate event, conference or function simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.
When at corporate events, Melvin is known to cover:
- Event Host
- After Dinner Speaking