Maya Jama Biography
A native of Bristol, United Kingdom, Maya Jama is a popular radio presenter, English television host, and DJ.
She also co-presented BBC One’s Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer alongside Alex Horne and Peter Crouch and is the presenter of the BBC Three competition Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star from the third series onwards.
Maya Jama Age
Jama is 28 years old as of 2022. She was born on 14 August 1994 in Bristol, United Kingdom. She celebrates her birthday on 14 August every year.
Maya Jama Height
Jama stands at a height of 5 Feet 8 Inches(173cm) tall and weighs 60 KG (132 lbs).
Maya Jama Education
Jama attended and graduated from Cotham School in Cotham in Bristol.
Maya Jama Family
Jama was born and raised in Bristol, United Kingdom. She is of Somali descent on her father’s side and Swedish descent on her mother’s side. Her mother, Sadie, was 19 when she gave birth to Jama, and she named her after the US author and poet Maya Angelou.
Maya Jama Boyfriend
Jama is presently possibly single. She was rumored to be in a relationship with Ben Simmons, a basketball star in 2021. She was earlier in a relationship with Stormzy, a British rapper from 2015 to 2019. She also dated Rico Gordon. Any information regarding her kids is publicly not known. We will update this section once the information is available.
Maya Jama Net Worth
Jama has an estimated net worth of £1.5million.
Maya Jama Radio 1
In spring 2018, Jama joined the airstaff of BBC Radio 1, presenting Radio 1’s Greatest Hits on Saturdays and co-presenting every Friday with Scott Mills and Chris Stark. In October 2018, Maya appeared on the first series of hip-hop panel shows Don’t Hate The Playaz on ITV 2 as a team captain, presented by Jordan Stephens.
Maya Jama Career
Jama started her career early, as a teenager. Jama presented the weekly music video countdown on JumpOff.TV in London. She then worked for Sky on TRACE Sports and was later a weekday DJ on Rinse FM. In August 2014, Jama joined MTV as a presenter for The Wrap Up. Additionally, she hosted Copa90’s Maya’s FIFA World Cup Cities, a travelogue covering the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
She likewise co-hosted the channel’s nine-part World Cup Taxi series dedicated to the event. In September 2017 and February 2018, Jama was a guest panelist on ITV’s Loose Women. She also co-hosted the MOBO Awards on Channel 5 with Marvin Humes in November of the year.
She co-presented the Saturday night game show Cannonball on ITV with Freddie Flintoff, Frankie Bridge, Radzi Chinyanganya, and Ryan Hand in 2017. In spring 2018, she joined the airstaff of BBC Radio 1, presenting Radio 1’s Greatest Hits on Saturdays and co-presenting every Friday with Scott Mills and Chris Stark.
In October 2018, Maya appeared on the first series of hip hop panel shows Don’t Hate The Playaz on ITV 2 as a team captain, presented by Jordan Stephens. Maya has gone on to become an ambassador for lingerie brand Freya and host their podcast When Life Gives You Melons.
She is also an ambassador for Adidas, as well as appearing in a global campaign for GAP. She Hosted her first-ever TV show began on MTV this summer True Love or True Lies with Danny Dyer, and The Circle with Alice Levine. Besides broadcasting, Jama has also done a lot of fashion modeling and has gone on to launch her own collection with the fashion brand Pretty Little Thing in the summer of 2018.
Jama has also dabbled in acting and comedic roles. In 2018 Maya became an ambassador for Savera UK, Savera UK operates across the United Kingdom to provide services to individuals from Black Minority Ethnic communities who are at risk of domestic abuse. In 2019 she donated blood for an NHS campaign and was found to have the rare and in-demand Ro blood subtype.