Maya Jama : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary

Maya Jama is an English television and radio presenter know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Salary

Maya Jama : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary
Maya Jama
  Bio
Name Maya Jama
Birthdate ( Age) 14 August 1994
Place of Birth Bristol, United Kingdom
Nationality English
Marital Status  In Relationship
Spouse/Partner Ben Simmons
Children Not Yet 
Parents Sadie ( Mother)
Education Cotham School
Profession English television and radio presenter
Net Worth $1 Million - $2 Million
Last Update September 2021

Maya Indea Jama is an English television and radio presenter. She co-presented BBC One's Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer alongside Peter Crouch and Alex Horne and is presenter of the BBC Three competition Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star from the third series (2021) onwards.

Maya Jama with Mother

In radio, Jama hosted #DriveWithMaya on Rinse FM from 2014 to 2017, and co-presented Radio 1's Greatest Hits and presented her eponymous show, Maya Jama on BBC Radio 1 from 2018 to 2020.

Early Life and Family

Jama was born and raised in Bristol, where she attended Cotham School.She is of Somali descent on her father's side and Swedish descent on her mother's side. Her mother, Sadie, was 19 when she gave birth to Jama, and she named her after the US author and poet Maya Angelou. She also has a brother, Omar.

Jama's father was in prison for most of her childhood, for violence-related crimes such as pub brawls and fights. Aged 12, she decided to stop visiting her father in prison and for a decade blocked him from her thoughts.Jama remains close to her mother and occasionally the two appear on talk shows together and attend private celebrity events.

Maya Jama Boyfriend

Between 2015 and 2019, Jama was in a relationship with British rapper Stormzy; their break-up inspired his 2019 song "Lessons".Jama currently lives in West London.Maya is currently dating NBA basketball player Ben Simmons.

Maya Jama Net Worth

Maya Indea Jama is an English television and radio presenter who has an estimated Net Worth of $1 Million - $2 Million in 2021.

Professional Career

Jama began her presenting debut as a teenager, presenting the weekly music video countdown on JumpOff.TV, and later worked for Sky UK on TRACE Sports.In 2014, she hosted Maya's FIFA World Cup Cities for Copa90, a travelogue covering the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.She also co-hosted the Copa90 nine-part World Cup Taxi series dedicated to the event.In August 2014, Jama joined MTV as a presenter for The Wrap Up. 

She hosted her first ever TV show in 2018 on MTV's True Love or True Lies with Dani Dyer.In February 2017, she worked closely with Brit Awards, hosting their 2017 Pre-Brit Awards Party and hosting a Facebook live stream from the red carpet.

In September 2017, she co-presented the Saturday night game show Cannonball on ITV with Andrew Flintoff, Frankie Bridge, Radzi Chinyanganya and Ryan Hand.

Jama co-presented the first series of The Circle on Channel 4 with Alice Levine. In October 2018, she co-presented Stand Up to Cancer with long-standers Alan Carr and Adam Hills, and became the team captain on ITV2 rap panel show Don't Hate the Playaz presented by Jordan Stephens.

In 2019, she appeared on A League of Their Own Road Trip alongside actor and comedian Tom Davis. She appeared on Channel 4's The Big Fat Quiz of the Year in 2019 and 2020.

 In February 2021, Jama appeared as a celebrity guest judge during the second season of RuPaul's Drag Race UK.On 15 May 2020, the BBC confirmed in a statement that Jama had left Radio 1 after two years. It said she'd made "the difficult decision not to continue her Radio 1 contract" and her final show was already broadcast on 3 May 2020. In an Instagram post, Jama said she had "a lot of exciting commitments" planned for the future, which meant she couldn't continue with her broadcasting segment at Radio 1.