Friendly, relatable, an everyman. Has natural charm, lots of character and perfect comic timing.
Born in Carmarthen, South Wales. His first language is Welsh.
Winner of the 2006 National Radio Award and along with John Robins the 2017 Chortle Award for Best Radio, Elis has cemented himself as a popular voice of comedy.
Along with John Robins, he hosts 'Elis James and John Robins Show' on Radio X Saturdays 1-4pm, as well as hosting Elis James's Pantheon of Heroes on BBC Radio Wales since 2012.
Elis is also a prominent face on TV, known for starring in BBC3 sitcoms 'Crims' and most recently, Owen in 'Josh'.