Scott Mills is an English radio DJ, tv presenter, and occasional actor. He is best known for hosting shows on BBC Radio 1. He has hosted The Scott Mills Show for two decades. In June 2022, he was announced to replace Steve Wright on BBC Radio 2 show, Steve Wright in the Afternoon. 

Alongside radio, Mills has presented several television shows. Also an occasional actor, he has starred in other shows. 

What is Scott Mills Famous For?

  • Presenter of his show, The Scott Mills Show on BBC Radio 1. 

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Where is Scott Mills From?

Scott Mills was born on 28 March 1973. His birth name is Scott Robert Mills. His birth place is Eastleigh, Hampshire in England. He holds English nationality. His hometown is Southampton. He was born to his father, Pete Mills, and his mother, Sandra Mills. He belongs to the white ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Aries. 

He attended Shakespeare Infant School and Crestwood College Secondary School. 

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Scott Mills Career

  • Scott Mills started his career as a DJ at the age of 16. 
  • He started by DJing on his local Hampshire commercial radio station, Power FM. 
  • He was given an opportunity to present a week’s worth of shows. 
  • Following his success, he was immediately offered the ‘graveyard slot’ of 1:00 am – 6:00 am (six nights a week). 
  • He later moved to the late afternoon ‘drive time’ slot. 
  • He moved from Power FM to GWR FM Bristol. He worked there for two years. 
  • He then joined Piccadilly Key 103 in Manchester. 
  • He started with the late-night slot before moving to the mid-morning show. 
  • He started working for the new London station, Heart 106.2 in 1995. 
  • Mills joined BBC Radio 1 in October 1998. 
  • He started presenting the early breakfast show which broadcasts between the hours of 4 am and 7 am. 
  • He shifted to a weekend afternoon slot in January 2004. 
  • He moved to the weekday early-evening slot in July 2004. He covered for Sara Cox who was on maternity leave. 
  • Cox did not return and the slot became The Scott Mills Show. 
  • The show is currently co-presented by Chris Stark. 
  • He provides holiday cover for other slots including The Radio 1 Breakfast Show as well as hosting The Official Chart on Friday evening followed by Radio 1’s dance anthems. 
  • In 2006 and 2007, he started as reporter Paul Lang in the BBC medical drama, Casualty. 
  • He appeared as a police officer in the Channel 4 soap opera, Hollyoaks in 2008.
  • He moved to the afternoon slot on Radio 1 in April 2012. 
  • He started hosting The Official Chart Show in June 2018. 
  • Mills and Stark co-hosted BBC Radio 5 Live for nearly three years. They will depart in August 2022.  
  • He has previously done a cover presenter job on Radio 2.
  • He hosted a late-night show for Sara Cox’s Dance-A-Thon in March 2017.
  • He did Bank Holiday Monday show Radio 2 Remix in May 2018. 
  • He was a stand-in for Ryan Clark on Radio 2’s Saturday afternoon show in April 2019.
  • He was the regular stand-in for Ken Bruce from 2021 to 2022. 
  • He has appeared in tv shows, Mastermind, Supermarket Sweep, Children In Need, Most Haunted, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, and Identity among others. 
  • He narrated the music TV show, The Pop Years. 
  • He presented high-profile programs, the Wednesday night National Lottery draw on BBC 1 and his own pilot of Reverse-a-Word.
  • He presented Upstaged on the newly relaunched BBC Three. 
  • He hosted a BBC Three tv show, Radio 1 on Three. 
  • In February 2011, he presented a documentary for BBC Three called, The World’s Worst Place to Be Gay?.
  • He competed in the 12th series of Strictly Come Dancing where he was eliminated in Week 6. 
  • Alongside Stark, he won the first episode of the two-episode Robot Wars: Battle of Stars in 2016.
  • It was announced on 1 July 2022 that Mills would leave BBC Radio 1. He had worked on-air for Radio 1 for 24 years. 
  • He would replace Steve Wright in the afternoon with a new show on BBC Radio 2, starting October 2022.

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Who is Scott Mills Partner?

Scott Mills came out as gay in 2001. He is in a relationship with Sam Vaughan. The couple started dating in 2016. They got engaged after four years of relationship in October 2021. 

He lives in London. 

What is Scott Mills Height?

Scott Mills stands around the height of 1.78 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He had an average body build. He achieved 21 kg weight loss through strict diet and workout routines. He now has a balanced weight. His eye color is hazel and his hair color is dark brown. 

His sexual orientation is gay.

What is Scott Mills Salary and Net Worth?

Scott Mills earns from his professional career as a radio DJ and presenter. He has presented numerous radio and tv shows. He has worked for Radio 1 for over two decades. He is also an occasional actor who has made occasional appearances in several shows. He is paid a handsome salary for his work. His net worth is estimated at around $1 million. 

Did You Know?

  • His parents are divorced.
  • He is the youngest permanent presenter on mainstream commercial radio.
  • He has provided the voice-over for the in-store radio station Homebase FM, Blockbuster Inc’s in-store infomercial channel Blockbuster TV, and The VH1 Album Chart on the UK tv channel, VH1.
  • He opens the show by using another catchphrase “it’s only bley Friday” which is usually shouted very loudly in an incoherent manner to a backing of a random piece of classical music.
  • He frequently ends telephone conversations with listeners with “love you, bye” to which many listeners reciprocate with the same response.
  • He is one of the first people to end a show on Radio 1 and start one on Radio 2 at the same time.
  • A musical based on Mills’ life, Scott Mills: The Musical was performed at the Edinburgh Festival in 2009.
  • In 2010, he did the Edinburgh Fringe show, The Bjorn Identity, the story of Jason Bjorn, essentially, the Bourne Identity to the music of ABBA.
  • He had a cameo in the BBC Scotland soap opera, River City.
  • He took part in the BT Charity Trek along with other celebrities as part of the 2011 Comic Relief Red Nose Day campaign in 2011.
  • He was listed at No. 12 on the Independent on Sunday’s Pink List for 2010.
  • He was the 50th most influential gay person in Britain in 2009.
  • He was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Arts from Southampton Solent University on 2 November 2009.
  • The bridge that crosses the M3 at Fleet services was officially named The Scott Mills Bridge along with a plaque, on 16 March 2016.
  • He has supported climate change causes such as Global Cool.
  • He won Music Radio Personality of the Year at the 2010 Sony Radio Academy Awards.
  • He won the Funniest DJ award at 2005 Loaded Laftas.
  • He has been a UK commentator for the semi-finals of the Eurovision Song Contest.

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