Speaker / Host
Jon Courtenay was thrust into the spotlight back in 2020 when Ant and Dec awarded him the Golden Buzzer on Britain’s Got Talent. He made history as the first golden buzzer act to go on and win the whole show! In July 2021, Jon then went on to win ‘Best performer’ at the National Reality TV Awards in London.
About Jon Courtenay
Jon Courtenay, since winning Britain’s Got Talent, has gone on to perform at the prestigious Royal Variety Show, Good Morning Britain, This Morning, Lorraine and BBC Breakfast. He has performed on numerous radio stations and even wrote and performed a song for the End of the Show Show on Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. Jon has performed for hundreds of corporate and private events, making each appearance totally bespoke and personal.
Jon Courtenay originally hails from Ipswich but now lives in Greater Manchester with his wife and two sons. Starting his career as an actor and comedy magician, Jon gradually became more and more attached to his piano, and is now renowned for his original comedy songs. Way before his rise to fame on BGT, Jon collected years’ worth of experience as a live performer touring the world. He is also one of the rare British performers who is hugely popular with American audiences and constantly ion demand in the States.
After being diagnosed with cancer, Jon became special ambassador for the charity Skcin, and has also done work for the incredible Macmillan Cancer Support.
Jon has recently toured the UK and will be appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe this summer. He will be performing his one-man musical about comedy and cancer. Autumn 2022 will see Jon take to touring the UK once more and he also has several TV shows in the pipeline so watch this space!
Jon Courtenay Videos
"It's funny, it's touching, it's unique to you... We may be looking at the winner of this year's show. You have set the bar, that was unbelievable."
"Just wanted to say thanks again for everything. Please also give our kindest thanks to Jon for such a memorable evening. The positive feedback from everyone is the best advertising Jon could get! Even guests from New Zealand managed to tune in."
"It was magical and done so simply. It made me feel warm inside. You nailed it, my friend. You ticked every single box."
"Thank you Jon, you totally made the event for us. You were hilarious, warm, genuine and left everyone feeling inspired and so happy! The bespoke song was the highlight of the night and left us all in stitches. We will definitely be recommending you to everyone you know."
Julia Parsons, Capital
"Jon is the best of the best."
Vice President Crystal Cruises
"Entertainer of the year!"
"I think the highlight was Jon Courtenay's song! It was so funny and really ended the event on a high, so please pass on my thanks, he really helped to make it something to remember!"
Kaylea Blindell, Corporate Escape Room Client
"It was brilliant, we all loved it! He is such a lovely person and wonderful entertainer, such a real people person. Please do pass on our thanks again."
Karin Friedrich Beiersdorf
"The show was brilliant, we absolutely loved it! Jon is such a lovely person, wonderful entertainer and so, so funny! We can't wait to come back and see the show again!"
"Absolutely the BEST show I have ever seen! I haven't laughed that much in years and left feeling so refreshed and genuinely happy."
"In 25 years of this conference, Jon is absolutely one of the best entertainers we've had. The performance that opened our first ever virtual awards ceremony was clever, funny and inspiring. To be able to perform on zoom to an International audience and captivate them in the way that Jon did is commendable. Jon has a unique and special talent that will be the stand-out moment for any event - whether physical or virtual. And a moment that our industry will certainly remember for years to come."
Kirsty Diclaudio, Voyageur