Maya Jama Biography, Radio, TV Shows, Boyfriend, Net Worth 2023

Maya Jama

Maya Jama full name is Maya Indea Jama. She is from the United Kingdom. She was born in St Pauls, Bristol, England, UK, on August 14, 1994, and now in 2023, Maya Jama age is 28 years old.

By Profession, she is a Model, TV Host, Actress, DJ, and Radio Presenter too. With this, she is active on Social media with the huge number of followers.

On Tik Tok, she have 273.1 K+ Fans with 1 Million Likes/Hearts. With this she is active on Twitter, On Twitter, she have 658.7 k+ Followers.

She have an Instagram account too where she is active most. On Instagram, she have 2.4 Million+ followers.

Maya Jama Real NameMaya Indea Jama
Nick NameMaya Jama
Instagram Usernamemayajama
Instagram Followers2.4 Million+
Twitter Username@MayaJama
Twitter Followers658.7 k+ Followers
Tik Tok Username@mayajama
Tik Tok Followers273.1 K+ Fans
Likes/Hearts1 Million+ Likes/Hearts
Facebook UsernameMayaJamaPresenter
Facebook Followers40 k+ Followers
ProfessionModel, TV Host, Actress, DJ, and Radio Presenter

Professional Info

Date Of Birth (DOB)August 14, 1994
Age (in 2023)28 years old
Birth PlaceSt Pauls, Bristol, England, UK
Home TownSt Pauls, Bristol, England, UK
CountryUnited Kingdom
Zodiac SignLeo
EthnicitiesSomalian, Multiracial, and Swedish
ReligionIslam, Christianity
SchoolCotham School, Bristol, England
CollegeUpdate Soon
Martial StatsNot Married
RelationshipIn Relationship
HobbiesYoga and Music
Maya Jama

Maya Jama Origin, Tv Host, Instagram & Career

  • Jama always want to be an actress and to achieve her goal in 2012, she moved to London and join a drama class.
  • She started her career as a presenter.
  • First, she presented the weekly music video countdown on JumpOff.TV, in London, and after this, she worked on TRACE Sports for Sky UK.
  • In 2014, she was part of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil where she travelogue to the FIFA World Cup.
  • Also, for Copa90, she hosted Maya’s FIFA World Cup Cities.
  • In August 2014, she was the presenter of The Wrap Up with MTV.
  • In February 2017, she got a chance to work closely with Brit Awards and also got the opportunity to host the Pre-Brit Awards Party.
  • And in September 2017, she shares the presenter panel with Andrew Flintoff, Frankie Bridge, Radzi Chinyanganya, and Ryan Hand on ITV for Saturday night game show Cannonball.
  • Also, on ITV for the show name Loose Women she was a guest panelist twice times in September 2017 and February 2018.
  • And in November 2017, she become the youngest person to co-host the MOBO Awards on Channel 5 where she has shown up with Marvin Humes.
  • Also, in 2019, she appeared with the actor and comedian Tom Davis on A League of Their Own Road Trip.
  • That same year she appeared on The Big Fat Quiz.
  • In 2020 she was part of the BBC One TV program Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer.
  • That same year she co-presented BBC One’s New Year’s Eve program The Big New Year’s In.
  • And in 2021, BBC announced that Jama is replacing Stacey Dooley as the new presenter of the show Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star.
  • In September 2021 she host Simon Cowell’s new music competition gameshow Walk The Line.
  • Jama is a famous face on Radio too.
  • She hosted #DriveWithMaya, a weekday show on Rinse FM from 2014 and 2017.
  • She joined BBC Radio 1 in 2018, and start presenting Radio 1’s Greatest Hits on Saturdays.
  • Also, on BBC Radio 1 she presented her own show, Maya Jama, on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • After 2 years she left Radio 1 and BBC confirmed this on 15 May 2020.
  • Her final show was broadcast on 3 May 2020.
  • Also, she won the People’s Choice Award for best-dressed star in November 2019.
  • She is active on her Instagram most of now.
  • Where she posts her daily random clicks and update about her new upcoming projects.
  • Now working with many brands too so posting that stuff too.

Physical Stats

Maya Jama HeightIn Feet Inches: 5’8”
In Meter: 1.71m
In Centimeter: 171cm
WeightIn Kilogram: 60 KG
In Pounds: 132 lbs
Body Measurement36-24-35
Body TypeSlim
Sexual OrientationStraight
Skin ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorDark Brown
Maya Jama


FatherMr. Jama
MotherSadie Jama
BrotherOmar Jama

Maya Jama Relationship And Boyfriend

  • She fall into a serious relationship with her classmate Rico Gordon when she was 16 years old.
  • But Rico Gordon was killed in a pub by a gunshot at the age of 21.
  • After this she got broke and this change her life completely.
  • Then she starts dating Stormzy.
  • Stormzy is an English Hip Hop singer.
  • They both first time meet back in 2015 at the Red Bull culture flash.
  • After this, they start dating but this relationship doesn’t work long.
  • And in August 2019 they broke up.
  • The reason for the breakup she gave was that he was cheating on her during the relationship.
  • Currently she is dating  Ben Simmons.
  • Ben Simmons is an Australian professional basketball player.

Some Unknown Facts

  • Maya is of Swedish-Somali descent.
  • Her mother Sadie Jama is of Swedish/ Scottish origin and her father is of Somalian origin.
  • She is very close to her mother. Sadie Jama was 19 when she gave birth to Maya Indea Jama.
  • Her father spends most of his time in prison for violence-related crimes such as pub brawls and fights.
  • And at age of 12, she decided to stop meeting her father in prison and blocked him from everywhere.
  • Her brother Omar Jama is 2 years younger than her.
  • She is the ambassador of Savera UK.
  • Savera UK works in the United Kingdom this is specifically for black minority communities who are at risk of domestic abuse.
  • In June 2018, she launched her clothing collection with PrettyLittleThing.
  • With all this, she is the brand ambassador of some big brands like Adidas and the Aussie which is an Australian haircare brand.
  • Her Favorite Actors are Channing Tatum and Brad Pitt.
  • And her Favorite Singer is Billie Eilish.
  • She is a fitness freak and loves yoga.
  • She is a pet lover and owns a cat named, Belle.

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