The X-Factor host and popular radio DJ
Dermot O’Leary is best known for his roles on The X-Factor and BBC Radio 2.
His television debut came in 1998 as one of the original presenters on Channel 4’s weekend slot T4. In 2001 he then began presenting Big Brother’s Little Brother the sister show to reality programme Big Brother.
In 2007 it was announced that Dermot would replace Kate Thornton as the presenter of The X-Factor.
He took a one year break from the show in 2015, but due to popular demand was back in 2016. Also, Other shows Dermot has presented in his career include The National Television Awards, BRIT Awards and Children in Need. An accomplished radio host, Dermot has kept listeners entertained on BBC Radio 2 since 2004.