Krabbé started his career in Dutch media as a 19 year old in the Dutch TV programme "Popformule". Later, he hosted several Dutch television programmes, such as Idols (the Dutch version of American Idol). He also hosted the Dutch version of The X Factor and Dancing on Ice.
Currently, he is known for hosting The Voice of Holland, where contestants are judged only by the quality of their voice (the judges never see the contestant until they believe in "The Voice").
His father is actor and director Jeroen Krabbé. On 24 December 1995, he married Amanda Beekman. They separated in July 1999, but remarried exactly 10 years after their first marriage in 2005. They have two sons and two daughters.