Steve Allen Biography
Steve Allen (Stephen Allen) was born on 17 March 1954. He is an English radio presenter who hosts the early morning breakfast show on LBC 97.3.
How Old Is Steve Allen
Steve Allen was born on 17 March 1954 in Bromley, United Kingdom. He is 64 years old.
Steve Allen Radio Career
Before joining the world of radio presenting, Allen first worked as a nightclub disc jockey where he met Dale Winton who welcomed him to join them in the United Biscuits Network which was a radio station broadcasting to workers in the United Biscuits factories. He whole heartedly joined them. that opened his door way as his voice was heard in Scotland, Liverpool, Manchester and London.
In 1979, UBN was closed and Allen moved on and joined LBC as presenter of the Night Extra programme. Later, he went on to present The Night Is Young on the station. As time went by LBC was separated into two stations, that is 1152 AM and 97.3 FM. Allen presented the afternoon show for “London Talkback Radio” which is currently known as LBC London News 1152 and Saturday Night Out. He has also worked for Blue Danube Radio in Vienna which is a station sponsored by the United Nations.
He currently presents the early breakfast show on LBC between 4 am and 7 am on weekdays. On Sunday morning he has a show airing from 5 am to 7 am. Besides these shows, he also pre-records another programme for LBC called Steve Allen In Conversation. He has records for each episode of his weekly show which is an hour long and features Allen conducting interviews with two guests from the world of entertainment. This show airs at 9 pm each Sunday evening.
He embarked on a live tour in 2006 and 2007 visiting theatres around the London area. He continued his sell out audience with stage shows at the Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch and at the Mermaid Theatre in Central London, this was between 2009 and 2010. During all these time, he was supported by fellow LBC presenter Anthony Davis. He performed again at the Mermaid Theatre in February 2011, supported by mind-reader Graham P Jolley. He released his book entitled So You Want to be a Celebrity? in 2015.
Steve Allen Style of Radio Show
During his programmes, he has brought a new environment in LBC as he is the only presenter who does not pick calls of his listeners while he is on air though he reads out loud their comments, texts and tweets. During his breakfast shows, he has diverse discussions raging from the day’s newspapers, Allen’s personal anecdotes, his gripes about daily life, and his often critical and derogatory comments about celebrities. When it comes to celebrity discussions, most of his discussions rotate around Katie Price and Sarah Harding.
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In 1997, he was one of five presenters of 5’s Company, a magazine programme broadcast on Channel 5 when it was launched.
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Recently Allen has been diagnosed to have diabetes and has since promoted testing both on and off air.
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Is Steve Allen Gay
This is not certain though some think he is gay. He has not come openly to share his sexual status
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Dale Winton dead: Steve Allen opens up in emotional tribute ‘I’m happy for him’
Updated on: Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Dale Winton’s close friend and radio host Steve Allen couldn’t hold back his emotions as he presented on LBC today, just the morning after the death of the TV presenter was announced. It was announced yesterday evening that Dale had died at the age of 62, although it is not yet known how he died. Tributes have been pouring in from famous faces who knew the star, including Graham Norton, David Walliams and the Good Morning Britain team. Steve, 64, met Dale when he was a teenager as the pair worked at a radio station, and this morning the DJ paid tribute to his friend.
The pair were close friends as well as colleagues and even went on holiday and lived together briefly.
Steve tweeted earlier today: “What a strange way to start Thursday, can’t quite get my head around the news of Dale’s death, so many messages, thank you all.”
He opened his radio show by addressing the death, he said: “I was as shocked as everybody else to hear the news that Dale had passed on.
“Strangely enough, we were only talking about it a while ago, he didn’t like the ageing process, he hated it.
“He used to say to me ‘I’ve had enough’. And I used to say ‘Oh, you’ve got loads of things’. Just when you think someone’s got everything, deep down inside, maybe they don’t have everything.”
Steve then became overwhelmed as he teared up when he told of the condolences he had received.
He said: “I’ve been inundated with texts and emails and all sorts of lovely people I’ve not heard from in ages, saying they’re very sorry. Everybody’s very sorry.
“I’m actually quite happy for him. I know that sounds quite bizarre and I should explain why.
“Occasionally, if I sound a bit teary, just go with it. It sounds so stupid.
“You know when you know somebody for such a long time, nearly 50 years. I feel better for him now, I don’t think he’d been in a good place for a long long time. He would be so thrilled at the coverage.
“I feel happy for him that he’s in a place now where he’s probably going to be eternally young. He won’t age anymore.
“He had medical problems, he had emotional problems, he had insecurities.
“Everyone’s got them, but when you’re in the business, they’re amplified.”
Steve later added: “If it hadn’t been for him, I don’t think I’d be doing radio.
“I met him when we were 18. He was a rather large chap, 23 or 24 stone, with hair down to his shoulders and we just hit it off straight away.
“Yesterday, when I went to bed, I knew Dale Winton. Today, Dale Winton is no more and I can’t come to terms with that.
“I spent most of this morning’s show crying. It’s really bizarre.”
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