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About Sam Nixon

Name: Sam Nixon
Date of Birth: 21st March 1986
Age: 25
Starsign: Aries
Height: 5 ft 8"
Eye Colour: Blue
Hometown: Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Family: Mum, Lynda; Dad, Dave; one brother, Paul
Education: Holgate School, Barnsley; Barnsley College (studying Catering & Hospitality)
Qualifications: 5 GCSE's; NVQ Level 1 in Catering & Hospitality. Left college to pursue career in entertainment after competing in Pop Idol in 2003
Occupation: Television and Radio Presenter
TV Shows: TOTP Saturday, TOTP Reloaded, Level Up, TMi,
Do Something Different, Sam and Mark's Guide to Dodging Disaster,
Who Wants to Be a Superhero?, Skate Nation, Copycats, Jump Nation,
Comic Relief Does Glee Club
Radio Show: Weekly Sunday radio show, Orion Media Stations, The Midlands
Hobbies: Playing guitar; playing gigs with his band, Mason; cooking
Bands: FareView (now disbanded), Mason (2007 - present day)
First Song Written: "What You Mean To Me"
Idols: John Mayer, The Beatles, Jamie Oliver
Favourite Songs: "Comfortable" by John Mayer and "In My Life" by The Beatles
Proudest Moments to Date: Pop Idol Tour, No.1 Single, performing with his band, Mason, at the Barnsley Christmas lights switch-on in 2008
Trivia: Sam was the under 4 ft 4" National Karate Champion as a child