30 July 1980
|Occupation||Comedian, radio DJ, television presenter|
|Agent||Somethin' Else Talent|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|Television||Sweat the Small Stuff (2013–15)
The Xtra Factor (2015)
Bang on the Money (2016—)
Melvin Odoom (born 30 July 1980) is an English comedian, radio DJ and television presenter, best known as a team captain on the BBC Three panel show Sweat the Small Stuff and as co-presenter of the 2015 series of The Xtra Factor on ITV2.
Melvin studied media and drama at A-level and gained a Media Performance and Radio degree from the University of Bedfordshire, where he met Comrade Rickie. He has not strayed far from his media roots and together Rickie and Melvin play an 'integral' part in today’s young urban scene. Through their online presence with Twitter, Facebook and Myspace and website Welcome to 21, they promote events, talking points and projects.
Odoom, alongside Rickie Haywood-Williams, & Charlie Hedges, hosts Kiss 100's Breakfast Show every weekday morning. They won Silver at the Sony Radio Awards in 2009 within the most prestigious category of "Breakfast Show Award".
Melvin and Rickie have presented MTV Digs on MTV One, Monday to Saturday between 16:00 and 19:00 and MTV Music Junkie together — a live studio music show. Melvin presented MTV One's coverage of the BRIT Awards 2010 alongside Rickie Haywood-Williams, and also presented coverage of the BAFTA awards alongside Kimberly Walsh for MTV One.
From 2013 until 2015, Melvin was a team captain on the BBC Three comedy panel show Sweat the Small Stuff. In 2014, Melvin and Rickie presented an episode of The Hot Desk featuring Mark Ronson. Since 2015, Melvin and Rickie co-hosted ITV2's red carpet show at the BRIT Awards alongside Laura Whitmore.
A child actor, Melvin performed in a number of theatre productions and even gave speeches to governors for youth council.
Melvin is 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m). Born to Ghanaian parents, he is a celebrity ambassador for The Prince's Trust charity, which is involved with helping young adults in life.
|2002–2006||Dick and Dom In Da Bungalow||Himself||226 episodes|
|2006–||The Slammer||Peter's cell mate||Supporting cast; 29 episodes|
|2007||Gina's Laughing Gear||Policeman||1 episode|
|2008||SMart||Guest presenter||1 episode|
|Basil's Swap Shop||Himself||13 episodes|
|4Music intros||Presenter||6 episodes|
|2010||Must Be the Music||Online presenter|
|2013–2015||Sweat the Small Stuff||Team captain|
|2014||The Hot Desk: Mark Ronson||Co-presenter||Alongside Rickie Haywood Williams|
|2015—||The BRITs Backstage||Co-presenter||Alongside Laura Whitmore and Rickie Haywood Williams|
|2015||The Xtra Factor||Co-presenter||Alongside Rochelle Humes|
|2016—||Bang on the Money||Co-presenter||Alongside Rickie Haywood Williams|
|2009||My Last Five Girlfriends||Agent 2|
- "University of Bedfordshire".
- Catriona Wightman (18 June 2015). "The Xtra Factor: Rochelle Humes and Melvin Odoom confirmed as new hosts". Digital Spy.
- "Rochelle Humes and Melvin Odoom to host The Xtra Factor". "ITV Press Centre".
- Flavourmag Team (15 February 2016). "ITV commission high octane weekend entertainment game show, Bang on the Money". FLAVOURMAG.
- "Rochelle Humes joins forces with Melvin Odoom to present The Xtra Factor - Daily Mail Online". Mail Online. 18 June 2015.
- Agent - Somethin' Else Talent
- Rickie and Melvin's Kiss 100 page
- Rickie and Melvin's Kiss 100 MySpace profile
- Ment2Excel Website
- Welcome to 21
- Melvin Odoom at the Internet Movie Database
|Host of The Xtra Factor
(with Rochelle Humes)
Matt Edmondson and Rylan Clark-Neal