London’s Top Black Men Of Power

Reggie Yates

TV Host, Actor, REGGIE YATES

Raised in Holloway, North London, Reggie Yates discovered a passion for acting while attending Anna Scher’s renowned after school drama club in Islington.


His television career began at age 8, when Yates appeared in seminal black British comedy, Desmonds. A string of television shows followed before Yates joined the BBC’s new black music station, 1Xtra in 2002. He was just 18 years old.


Yates is also host of BBC Radio 1’s Chart Show and co-host of the TV talent show The Voice UK on the BBC network. As an actor, Yates has appeared in ITV2’s eight-part drama Trinity. He also co-stars in his first feature film this year, teen slasher movie Demons Never Die

TV Host, Actor, REGGIE YATES

Raised in Holloway, North London, Reggie Yates discovered a passion for…