Simon Amstell was born on 29th November 1979 and is from Gants Hill in east London. He has risen to fame through his appearances as a presenter on Never Mind The Buzzcocks and Popworld with co-presenter Miquita Oliver.
Winning a multitude of awards for his part in Never Mind The Buzzcocks; Simon Amstell picked up the 2006 Royal Television Society Award for Best Entertainment Performance.
In 2009 Simon Amstell announced he would be focusing on stand-up comedy and tours. His stand up show 'Do Nothin’ was given critical acclaim; Woody Allen from The Guardian describes Simon Amstell as 'The real deal and Evening Standard - 'Painfully funny'.