Who is Radzi Chinyanganya? Meet the Dancing On Ice 2020 star who replaced Michael Barrymore


RADZI Chinyanganya is known for presenting Blue Peter and ITV show Cannonball.

He is now set to get his skates on after signing up to the latest series of ITV’s Dancing On Ice. We have all you need to know…

Radzi Chinyanganya is a British TV presenter
Dancing on Ice star Radzi Chinyanganya is a British TV presenter

Who is Radzi Chinyanganya?

Radzi Chinyanganya was born September 12, 1986, and is a British TV presenter.

He is best known for presenting Blue Peter from 2013 until 2019.

He hosted ITV show Cannonball and was part of the presenting team for BBC’s coverage of the Winter Olympics 2018.

He’s keen on sport having competed in karate and at the GB Skeleton Bobsleigh Trials.

Radzi shot to fame on Blue Peter

When is Radzi Chinyanganya appearing on Dancing On Ice?

It was announced on December 18, 2019, that Radzi would be joining the Dancing On Ice line-up as Michael Barrymore’s replacement after he injured himself during training.

He will join the show when it kicks off in January 2020.

A source said: “It’s a real shame for Michael as he was hoping this would be his big comeback, but after his injury there is no way he could continue.

“Radzi is now going to have to get up to speed really quickly to get ready for the series which is now only weeks away.”

Radzi replaced Michael Barrymore on Dancing on Ice

Is Radzi Chinyanganya on Twitter?

Why, yes he is.

You can keep up to date with everything Radzi is up to by following him on social media.

The Dancing on Ice star’s Twitter handle is @iamradzi.

He’s also on Instagram with the same user name.

What other shows has Radzi Chinyanganya hosted?

Radzi has become a familiar face on TV.

Before presenting Blue Peter he hosted London 2012 Olympic coverage and also CBBC’s Wild.

Since then he has fronted numerous shows including Songs of Praise and Match of the Day Kickabout.

He was in Doha for the BBC’s World Athletics 2019 coverage.

He also voiced Mi in the movie Kung Fu Panda 3.


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