Nick Knowles built his television career from the ground up, starting as a runner on show sets. This charismatic presenter can effortlessly relate to his audience, leaving them with warmed hearts and aching smiles from Nick’s hilarious anecdotes. With such an extensive and varied career, Nick has decades of material to entertain your audience with, from behind the scenes secrets to his journey as a presenter. With his charisma and authentic personality, Nick is a booking opportunity not to be missed.
Nick left school at 16 to work as a labourer, before a brief period selling carpets and shoes. Though such “ordinary” jobs ensure Nick’s relatability today, he knew that he was destined for the screen, so spent his childhood creating. From poems to comedy scripts, his passion for producing entertaining written content lead Nick to submit one of his scripts to BBC 2. His early career in television was spent as a runner, assisting senior figures within the production company and making sure that filming ran smoothly. This role strengthened Nick’s ability to remain calm under pressure, a period of his life that he can reflect upon at events.
His first role as a presenter was with TVS, appearing on Coast to Coast, a nightly news programme. Upon moving to ITV in the 90s, Nick then worked on Ridge Riders, before moving to Channel 5. In 1999, Nick found true fame with DIY SOS, a home renovation series that changed the lives of disadvantaged families. The show was a hit, with audiences captivated by Nick’s cheeky, authentic and likeable personality, as well as the programmes heartwarming nature.
Additional programmes featuring Nick include Who Dares Win, Saving Planet Earth and 5-Star Family Fortune on BBC. It was in 2018 when Nick firmly positioned himself in the hearts of the nation when he competed in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here, finishing 6th. The iconic British television programmed showcased Nick as an easy-going, likeable man with an infinite number of stories to tell. When appearing at events, he projects a similar nature. Nick is perfect for charity fundraisers, as he is personally dedicated to Act Against Bullying, an anti-bullying charity for children.
To book Nick Knowles to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below
When at corporate events, Nick is known to cover the following topics:
- DIY SOS
- Events Host
- Conference Facilitator
- TV & Radio Presenter
Nick discussing his experience on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here: