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Are Dave Vitty And Chris Moyles Still Friends? Family And Net Worth

Are Dave Vitty And Chris Moyles Still Friends? Fans of radio jockeys are eager to know about their friendship. 

David Lloyd Vitty is a British radio personality. He worked at BBC Radio 1 alongside Chris Moyles, having previously worked as a broadcast assistant on Moyles’ early morning show.

David became the show’s head writer and ‘Director of Comedy,’ following Moyles to the drivetime slot and Radio 1 Breakfast when the show was branded as The Chris Moyles Show. From 1998 until 2012, he worked alongside Moyles for 14 years.

Dave has also hosted on BBC Radio 1 & BBC Radio 5 Live, as well as some television work, including Channel 4’s Coach Trip. He was a Dancing on Ice contestant in the past.

Christopher David Moyles is a radio and television broadcaster in England and the author and host of The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X.

He previously hosted The Chris Moyles Show on BBC Radio 1 & Chris Moyles’ Quiz Night on Channel 4.

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Moyles worked at several radio stations, including Radio Luxembourg and Capital FM. Moyles joined BBC Radio 1 in July 1997 and resigned in September 2012.

From September 1998 to December 2003, he hosted the early breakfast program, a Saturday morning show, and the drivetime show before returning to host the breakfast show from January 5, 2004, to September 14, 2012.

Are Dave Vitty And Chris Moyles Still Friends? 

Dave and Chris allegedly had a falling out and separate departure parties when they left Radio 1.

Chris’ friendship with Dave’s ex-wife Jayne Sharp is regarded to be the source of the feud. And, of course, Dave did not accompany him to the new station.

After 16 years at Radio 1, he’s now moved on to commercial radio, hosting a show alongside Gemma Arterton on Hits Radio in Manchester and helping to develop videos and podcasts for a firm in London.

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Chris Moyles And Dave Vitty With Their Guinness World Record For Radio Marathon In 2011 (Source: DailyRecord)

Dave Vitty and Chris Moyles are still friends, as they came together in an interview where Dave talks about his cancer problems with Chris. On October 11, Chris Moyles was joined by old pals The Hairy Bikers, and Dave Myers provided an update on his chemotherapy treatment.

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Dave, who is one half of the pair with his friend Si King, stated in May of this year that he had been diagnosed with Cancer & would be putting work on hold for the remainder of 2022 to receive treatment.

“I’m fine, just getting out and about a little,” Dave said to Chris. “It’s been a tough year, but I’m not alone; many individuals are going through the same thing.”

Dave Vitty And Chris Moyles Family Details 

David attended Glenealy Junior School and Bedford School. He got the nickname ‘Comedy Dave’ because he used to run the tuck shop in the school hall and routinely deliver jokes to increase sales, many of which included impersonations of the instructors’ accents. 

Vitty went to college to study radio production after high school, but he never wanted to go on air. On December 5, 1996, he began working as a copywriter before becoming a “tech op” for Radio 1.

In 1997, he met Chris Moyles; they got along well, and Moyles invited Vitty to work on his early morning show.

Vitty and his wife, Jayne Sharp, announced their divorce on April 22, 2011.

Moyles was born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, to postman Christopher Moyles and housewife Hannah Veronica “Vera” Moyles (from Dublin), and attended Mount St Mary’s Catholic High School.

He began his broadcasting career while still in school at WBHS (Wakefield’s Broadcast to Hospitals Service), a volunteer-staffed hospital radio station in West Yorkshire.

Moyles left WBHS to work as an assistant for DJ Carl Kingston at local radio station Aire FM. He was also a Radio Top Shop broadcaster in the Leeds Briggate branch during this period.

He was hired as a presenter at Radio Luxembourg in 1992 after conducting his own Saturday Evening Show on Aire FM (and occasionally serving as a stand-in broadcaster).

Dave Vitty And Chris Moyles Net Worth

Dave Vitty has a net worth of $1.5 million, according to AllFamousBirthday. He got the nickname Comedy Dave when he was in elementary school and selling tees.

According to CelebrityNetWorth, Chris Moyles is a $20 million net worth English radio and television personality and author.

His volunteer work led to paid positions at radio stations such as Aire FM, where he had his own Saturday night show, and Radio Luxembourg, where he worked as a broadcaster.

He later worked for West Yorkshire Pulse, Signal One, the Chiltern Radio Network, and Capital FM.

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