Tuesday 02 September 2014 11:10. Viewed: 5133 times
Television personality Dominic Bowden returns as host for the second season of The X Factor NZ and he can’t wait.
Dominic Bowden has been at the forefront of television in New Zealand for the past 15 years, and in 2013 was the host of the first season of The X Factor NZ.
He was the first Kiwi on US television to host a LIVE, prime-time, network show, The Next Great American Band, appeared on the E! Channel, TV Guide Network, MTV, VH1, On Air with Ryan Seacrest and reported LIVE from the Red Carpet of the Oscars, Grammys and Golden Globes; interviewing some of the world’s most recognisable faces, from Brad Pitt and Beyonce, to Will Smith and Lady Gaga.
Bowden grew up in Auckland, attending Sacred Heart College where he showed a strong interest in music. After completing a Bachelor of Communication at Auckland University of Technology, he landed a job hosting the Saturday morning children’s television show Squirt. His next break, and first experience in LIVE television, was co-hosting the late night music show Space.