Adele Marie Roberts was born 9 March 1979. She is a British broadcaster, English reality TV personality, and DJ. She is Barbadian and British and was born in Southport.

Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts was diagnosed with bowel cancer.

Weekend Breakfast host will undergo surgery to remove a tumor Monday, before finding out if the cancer has spread.

After struggling with digestion, she visited her GP and was finally diagnosed in October.

Roberts, 42 years old, shared the news on Sunday via Instagram after she missed both of her radio shows this week.

She stated, “Okay, there’s no easy method to do it and it feels strange, especially when posting on social media. But I hope it’ll reach everyone who might benefit by seeing it or reading about it.”

“I was diagnosed with bowel carcinoma.” This was at the beginning of the month.

Former I’m a Celebrity star stated that she didn’t initially think of her symptoms and believed it was food sensitivity. However, she went to the doctor “just in case.”

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Adele Roberts Biography

Adele Roberts, a Southport radio DJ and television presenter, is Adele Roberts. She was 41 years old when she was born 9 March 1979. Her most prominent appearance is in Big Brother where she admitted she was bisexual. Roberts is a regular host for BBC Sport.

She joined the London Marathon coverage team in 2019 alongside Gaby Logan and Steve Cram. Along with Jaqueline Jossa, Adele and Andy Whyment, she also appeared on I’m A Celebrity 2019.

On 29 November, she was the first campmate to vote off the show. Roberts was the first female host of the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show.

Adele Roberts Girlfriend

Kate Holderness is an actress and vlogger who is currently with Adele. She hosts Friday Night Fakeaway. The couple create healthy food that tastes and looks like a take-out for their YouTube series. Kate has been on shows like Emmerdale and Coronation Street. Big Brother: The Best Shows Ever is a show that entertains us in lockdown. It will be on screens tonight (June 14th 2020).

Adele Roberts, “Big Brother”

Adele was a guest on Channel 4’s Big Brother 2002. She was among the original 12 housemates who entered the house on the first day. Jade Goody and Alison Hammond, both of This Morning, died in 2009. After being expelled on 5 July 2002, she came in seventh.

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Adele Roberts Career


She was offered her first radio job in 2002 at Rock FM, Lancashire. She presented the weekly Smooth Grooves Show, an urban specialist show, on Fridays 10pm-2am. Roberts also hosted shows on The Hits Radio Manchester. She joined Galaxy (now Capital) in Leeds in 2006. She moved to BBC Radio 1Xtra in 2012 Roberts stated that she was longing to present on BBC 1Xtra. She also said that she had attended a station development event in 2002, then under the working title Network X’. However, she was too nervous to approach anyone and so left the station immediately.

Roberts was named the new host for BBC Radio 1’s Early Breakfast Show, which runs from 4:00-6:30 am. Dev, Scott Mills and Scott Mills were the previous hosts.

She also covers The live lounge show on a regular basis.

After Greg James, the regular host of BBC Radio 1 Breakfast, failed to make it to air, Roberts was the first black woman to be the show’s new host in 2020. Later, it was revealed that this stunt was planned. Listeners were required to find James’ location using on-air clues.

The BBC announced in November 2020 that she would become the new host of Radio 1’s Weekend Breakfast Show. This was part of a schedule change with Weekend Breakfast shifting to afternoons.

She was Trevor Nelson’s cover singer on BBC Radio 2’s The Rhythm Nation in August 2021.


Roberts is a regular BBC Sport presenter. She joined the London Marathon commentary and coverage team in 2019 with Gaby Logan, Steve Cram and Paula Radcliffe.

Roberts was announced in November 2019 that she would be taking part in the nineteenth series of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!. She was also the first campmate to vote off the show’s 29th season. There were complaints about the show’s eviction because the voting app that was used to nominate campmates caused confusion. Because of this, the voting app could not be used and no votes from it were recorded. Instead, only phone votes were used.

Roberts and Kate Holderness won the sixth series Celebrity Coach Trip on E4 in January 2020.

Adele Roberts Personal life

Sport and fitness

Roberts is an avid runner. She has completed two London Marathons and qualified for the next year. She finished 2017 with a time 03:36:31, and 2018 with a time 03:30:38. Roberts completed both marathons for Heads Together. She was surprised to receive a visit from Kate Middleton and Prince William in 2017 as they wished her luck in her race. Liverpool F.C. is a favorite of hers.

Roberts participated in the Sport Relief charity netball match. Roberts was a member of the winning team, captained Oti Mabuse.

LGBTQ Rights

Roberts is bisexual. She campaigns for LGBTQ rights. She presented “Coming Out” a documentary on BBC 1Xtra & Radio 1 in 2013. It featured her and other’s coming out stories. She was nominated as ‘Broadcaster Of The Year’ at the Diva Awards 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2020. In addition to the LGBT Awards 2018 and 2020, she was also nominated.

Diagnosis of Cancer

Adele declared on the 24th October 2021 that she was going to be treated for Bowel Cancer.

Adele stated that she was diagnosed with the disease at the beginning of the month and added, “The outlook is positive” as she encouraged anyone who has symptoms to visit their doctor.

Popular As: Adele Marie Roberts

Occupation: Radio presenter

Age: 41 years old

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Born: 9 March 1979

Birthplace: Southport, United Kingdom

Nationality: British

Adele Roberts FAQ’s

Who is Adele Roberts?

Adele Marie Roberts (born 9 March 1979) is a British broadcaster and English reality TV personality and DJ. She was born in Southport and is of Barbadian and British descent.

What happened to Adele Roberts?

Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts has been diagnosed with bowel cancer.

Who is Adele Roberts’s partner?

Adele is currently dating Kate Holderness, an actress, and vlogger, who hosts the food show Friday Night Fakeaway with her. For their YouTube series, the couple makes healthy food that looks and tastes like a takeaway. Kate has appeared in shows such as Coronation Street and Emmerdale.