CJ de Mooi is a professional quizzer who was born in the year 1969 in the month of November which makes his age 46 years at present. He is best known as the panelist for the BBC television show named Eggheads. He adopted the name Mooi when he was a model. He also says that Mooi is handsome in Dutch but the exact translation would be “the beautiful”. His bio includes the following details.
He appeared on numerous television quiz shows before he actually was on Eggheads which was first aired in the year 2003 and he was one of the five original members of the show’s eponymous team. In the year 2011 in the month of December, he announced the fact that he had left the quiz show named Eggheads permanently to pursue his career in acting. He made his appearance in the episodes till the year 2012 in the month of August and he got replaced by Dave Rainford.
He later appeared in the short live format of the Eggheads in the year 2014 which was called Revenge of Egghead. He has also stated that he returned back because of his love for the show. He then returned back to the Eggheads where he replaced Daphne Fowler.
He has studied English and performing arts from the Rotherham College of Arts and Technology before he actually pursued the modeling career in Germany which lasted for four and a half year.
He also has a self-recorded video on his youtube channel which states that he had a highly abusive childhood which caused him to run away from the home shortly after completion of his seventh birthday and became homeless in the Rotherham and Sheffield.
The video also showed that how he traveled to London and then jumped on a ferry to Amsterdam and then later moved back to Cologne where he led his career in modeling. He also said that in the year 1998, he may have killed a man who attempted to mug him by punching him and throwing him to the canal situated in Amsterdam.
He started professional modeling as his full-time job in the year 2011 and he has appeared in musical, pantomimes, and plays. In the year 2014, he performed in and produced two plays by Harvey Fierstein in London’s West End and then eventually got cast in the Lazarus Theatre of Troilus and Cressida and Coriolanus. He also completed filming on a movie named The Renata Road which is currently in the final production process.
He kept de Mooi because he no longer wanted to be associated with his family. He is known to be a vegetarian. He has been married to his partner who is a male by gender and they look happy as husband and wife.
He also ran in the Flora London Marathon in the year 2009 to raise money for Amnesty International. He also competed in the 2012 Virgin London Marathon where he completed the marathon within the time period of 3 hours, 16 minutes and 30 seconds. He seems to be an active user of social network sites since h possesses a Twitter and Instagram account. He has an estimated net worth of 5 million dollars.