Net Worth: $13 Million
- Birth Place Lowestoft, Suffolk, England
- Full Name Tim Westwood
- Nationality English
- Date of Birth October 3, 1957
- Occupation Radio DJ/Television presenter
About Tim Westwood
Tim Westwood was born in England. He is a disk-jockey and also a television and radio presenter. His net worth according to the estimates on March 2012 stands at $13 Million. He has earned his wealth and fame also from MTV show Pimp My Ride, the British version. Often referred to as “Westwood, Tim is best known for R&B, grime and hip-hop. That’s the name the other DJ’s use to refer to Tim.
Tim Westwood has worked as the disk-jockey in several radio stations, and this includes his own station too, Kiss FM and also the LWR. He formed Capital FM as well. But in the initial days, he was working as a pirate DJ. His first breakout move was in 1985 on a program on BBC World Service. Tim Westwood has been the only permanent presenter on the Radio 1 Rap Show. In recent times, he has presented for the UK Play for UKTV channel. Tim owns the Justice Entertainment company that has been producing for many channels successfully for many years.
There are however many critics of Tim Westwood as well, the primary critic being David Cameron, the British Prime Minister. His vocal style and even upbringing has been faulted. Sacha Baron Cohen has claimed that Tim brings on a fake Caribbean accent. His middle-class British upbringing does not go with the dialect and pronunciation. Some other critics have said that Tim’s style promotes knife crime, gun crime and violence. Tim Westwood of course does not agree to any of these claims made. But he has not taken any action to refute these claims as yet.