Scott Mills

Quick Facts

Name Scott Mills
Age 49 Years Old
Nick Name Scott
Birth Name Scott Robert Mills
Birth Date 1973-03-28
Gender Male
Profession Radio Personality , TV Presenter ,Actor
Place Of Birth Eastleigh, Hampshire
Birth Nation England
Nationality English
Famous For Host of The Scott Mills Show on BBC Radio 1
Father Pete Mills
Mother Sandra Mills
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Aries
School Shakespeare Infant School and Crestwood College Secondary School
Career Start Started his career as a DJ at the age of 16
Awards Stonewall Award, Sony Radio Academy Award
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight Achieved 21 kg weight loss through strict diet and workout routines
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Gay
Marital Status Not Married
Boyfriend Sam Vaughan
Married Date Engaged in October 2021
Residence London
Source of Wealth Radio and Television career
Net Worth Around $1 million
Links Instagram

English radio DJ Scott Mills also works as a TV host and occasional actor. He is most recognized for his work as a BBC Radio 1 show host. He has been the show’s host for twenty years. Also, He was slated to take Steve Wright’s place on the BBC Radio 2 program Steve Wright in the Afternoon in June 2022. In addition to radio, Mills has hosted a number of television programs. He has appeared in numerous series as a guest star and seldom actor.

How much is the Net worth of Scott Mills?

Radio DJ and presenter, Scott Mills makes a living from his occupation. He has hosted a lot of radio and television programs. He has more than twenty years of experience with Radio 1. Also, He has made sporadic appearances in a number of episodes as an infrequent actor. He receives a substantial salary for his efforts. His projected $1 million net worth is low.

BBC Radio 1 - Scott Mills, Jo Whiley unpimps Scott's ride - It's car-nage.  Get it? Car-nage.
Scott Mills photo with a car. Via BBC

Early Years and Bio

On March 28, 1973, Scott Mills was born. He was born Scott Robert Mills. Eastleigh, Hampshire in England is the city where he was born. He is of English descent. Southampton is where he was born. His parents are Sandra Mills, his mother, and his father, Pete Mills. He practices Christianity and is of the white ethnicity. Also, He has the Aries horoscope sign. He went to Crestwood College Secondary School and Shakespeare Infant School.

Scott Mills father
Scott Mills with his father. Source: @Instagram

What is the Professional Career of Scott Mills?

Scott Mills began working as a DJ when he was 16 years old. He got his start as a DJ on Power FM, a local commercial radio station in Hampshire. He was offered the chance to host a week’s worth of programming. After his achievement, he was given the “graveyard slot” of 1:00 am to 6:00 am right away (six nights a week). Later, he switched to the “drive time” position in the late afternoon. He switched to GWR FM Bristol from Power FM. He spent two years there at that job. Also, He then enrolled in Manchester’s Piccadilly Key 103.

Scott Mills mother
Scott Mills with his mother. Source: @Instagram

Before transitioning to the mid-morning show, he began with the late-night time slot. In 1995, he began working for Heart 106.2, a brand-new radio station in London. In October 1998, Mills started working for BBC Radio 1. He began hosting the early morning breakfast program, which airs from 4 am to 7 am. In January 2004, he changed to a Saturday afternoon shift. In July 2004, he switched to the weekday early-evening shift. Sara Cox, who was on maternity leave, was covered by him. Cox did not return, so The Scott Mills Show took over the time slot.

More on Career

Chris Stark is the show’s current co-presenter. He fills in during the holidays for other shows, such as The Radio 1 Breakfast Show and The Official Chart, which he hosts every Friday night before Radio 1’s dance anthems. He debuted as reporter Paul Lang in the BBC medical drama Casualty in 2006 and 2007. In 2008, he had an appearance as a police officer in the Hollyoaks soap series on Channel 4. In April 2012, he switched to Radio 1’s afternoon slot. Also, In June 2018, he began directing The Official Chart Show. For almost three years, Mills and Stark co-hosted BBC Radio 5 Live. August 2022 will see their departure. He’s previously worked as a substitute presenter on Radio 2.

BBC Radio 2 - Scott Mills
he began directing The Official Chart Show in June 2018. Via BBC

In March 2017, he presided over a late-night program for Sara Cox’s Dance-A-Thon. Also, In May 2018, he hosted the Bank Holiday Monday program Radio 2 Remix. In April 2019, he filled in for Ryan Clark on Radio 2’s Saturday afternoon program. From 2021 to 2022, he served as Ken Bruce’s regular stand-in. Among other television programs, he has appeared in Mastermind, Supermarket Sweep, Children in Need, Most Haunted, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, and Identity. The Pop Years, a television program about music, featured him as the narration. He hosted well-known shows, including his own Reverse-a-Word pilot and the Wednesday night National Lottery draw on BBC 1. On the recently relaunched BBC Three, he hosted Upstaged.

His radio program Radio 1 on Three was hosted on BBC Three. The World’s Worst Place to Be Gay? was a documentary he presented for BBC Three in February 2011. He participated in Strictly Come Dancing’s 12th season, when he was eliminated in Week 6. He and Stark took home the victory in the first of the 2016’s two Robot Wars: Battle of Stars episodes. On July 1, 2022, it was revealed that Mills would quit BBC Radio 1. He had spent 24 years broadcasting on Radio 1. Starting in October 2022, he would take Steve Wright’s place in the afternoon slot on BBC Radio 2. Scott Matts, Scott Mills’ boyfriend, and Sam, Sam’s partner.

Scott Mills Partner: who is he?

In 2001, Scott Mills came out as gay. Sam Vaughan and him are romantically involved. In 2016, the couple began dating. In October 2021, after four years of dating, they got engaged. He resides in london.

Scott Matts and his partner, Sam. Source: @Instagram

Body Measurement: How tall is Scott Mills?

Scott Mills is approximately 1.78 meters (5 feet, 10 inches) tall. He had a typical body type. Also, He followed a stringent diet and exercise regimen to lose 21 kg. He now weighs a healthy amount. His hair is dark brown, and his eyes are hazel. He is gay in sexual orientation.


  • His parents are divorced.
  • He is the youngest permanent presenter on mainstream commercial radio.
  • He has provided the voice-over for the in-store radio station Homebase FM, Blockbuster Inc’s in-store infomercial channel Blockbuster TV, and The VH1 Album Chart on the UK tv channel, VH1.
  • He opens the show by using another catchphrase “it’s only bley Friday” which is usually shouted very loudly in an incoherent manner to a backing of a random piece of classical music.
  • He frequently ends telephone conversations with listeners with “love you, bye” to which many listeners reciprocate with the same response.
  • He is one of the first people to end a show on Radio 1 and start one on Radio 2 at the same time.
  • A musical based on Mills’ life, Scott Mills: The Musical was performed at the Edinburgh Festival in 2009.
  • In 2010, he did the Edinburgh Fringe show, The Bjorn Identity, the story of Jason Bjorn, essentially, the Bourne Identity to the music of ABBA.


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  • He had a cameo in the BBC Scotland soap opera, River City.
  • He took part in the BT Charity Trek along with other celebrities as part of the 2011 Comic Relief Red Nose Day campaign in 2011.
  • He was listed at No. 12 on the Independent on Sunday’s Pink List for 2010.
  • He was the 50th most influential gay person in Britain in 2009.
  • He was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Arts from Southampton Solent University on 2 November 2009.
  • The bridge that crosses the M3 at Fleet services was officially named The Scott Mills Bridge along with a plaque, on 16 March 2016.
  • He has supported climate change causes such as Global Cool.
  • He won Music Radio Personality of the Year at the 2010 Sony Radio Academy Awards.
  • He won the Funniest DJ award at 2005 Loaded Laftas.
  • He has been a UK commentator for the semi-finals of the Eurovision Song Contest.