St. Marylebone School, Marylebone Central Saint Martins
Journalist, Comedian, YouTuber, Television Presenter.
2014 – Present
Amelia Dimoldenberg is a British Journalist, Comedian, YouTuber, and Television Presenter. She created the web series ”Chicken Shop Date”, in which she interviews rappers and grime artists in fried chicken restaurants. She was named the 77th biggest influencer in the UK by The Sunday Times and listed in London’s most influential people.
Dimoldenberg was born on January 30, 1994 and grew up in Marylebone in the City of Westminster.
Her father is Paul Dimoldenberg, a Labour Party member of Westminster City Council.
She attended St Marylebone School and went on to obtain a Diploma in Art and Design and a B.A. in Fashion Communication from Central Saint Martins, London.
Dimoldenberg has also written for The Guardian and Vogue, and made documentaries for Vice Media and Channel 4.
Dimoldenberg had the idea to frame the interviews as dates, and the location of a chicken shop and wrote an article in the youth magazine The Cut.
Chicken Shop Date first filmed episode was released in 2014 featured a “date” with the grime MC Ghetts.
The show has since featured Sean Paul, Daniel Kaluuya, Dave, AJ Tracey, KSI, Chunkz, Aitch, ArrDee and Big Narstie amongst others.
In 2018, Dimoldenberg presented the Channel 4 documentary ”Meet the Markles”, in which she travelled to the United States to meet members of Meghan Markle’s family.
Later, she appeared in an episode of ”The Big Narstie Show” alongside David Haye, Rachel Parris and Krept and Konan.
She has appeared on the television programmes The Big Narstie Show, Don’t Hate the Playaz and Celebrity Come Dine With Me.
In September 2019, Dimoldenberg was named the 77th biggest influencer in the UK by The Sunday Times and included her in its Progress 1000, a list of “London’s most influential people”.
In March 2021, Dimoldenberg appeared as a guest on Soccer AM.