With his quick witted and irreverent style, nine-time Emmy Award-winning TV host Elliott Bambrough has fast established himself as one of the most versatile on-camera and voiceover talents in Chicago.
Hailing from the vibrant melting pot of North London, Elliott spent his most formative years studying theater, improv, and music, performing all over the UK. After venturing in front of the camera over a decade ago, as a contracted host on live national UK television, Elliott has also worked on various BBC Radio stations and with Traffic Radio London, prior to relocating permanently to Chicago in 2007.
Following Elliott’s move over the pond, he has continued to expand his repertoire, by hosting countless projects including lifestyle, food, travel, music, movie review, satirical and game shows. In addition, he has appeared in and voiced numerous commercials, international projects, and various animated series.
A diehard foodie, experienced world traveler, obsessive sport fan, coupled with his music background; means Elliott’s passion and expertise has seen him shine in a wide array of projects.
Some highlights over the past few years, have been a daily TV show at Summerfest for The Cool TV, a travel series with HBO’s Vice, as well as a national tour with VH1 Save the Music Foundation. In addition to projects with Travel Channel, Chicago Fire FC, Goose Island Beer Co., Chrysler, Kmart, and Shell Oil, Elliott boasts a vast list of celebrities and artists he’s interviewed, that is a who’s who of pop culture.
At home on live TV, as he is in front of a green screen – or anything else you can throw at him – Elliott always brings the charm, plenty of funny, and a dash of gravitas.
Elliott can be seen hosting the Emmy award-winning weekly food series ‘Chicago’s Best’ on WGN TV. In 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Elliott was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for On-Camera Talent – Program Host/Moderator for his work on the show.
Elliott lives in Chicago with his wife, their 3 rescue dogs, an unnatural amount of condiments and his favorite Arsenal shirt.