Jon Briggs is an English television, radio presenter and narrator best known for his voice-over work, and particularly as the British voice used by Apple Inc.’s Siri virtual assistant software.
Born on 24 January 1965, Briggs has been a voiceover artist for many years, providing his voice for television, radio, and corporate videos. He has also done work for video games, and has been the voice of many well-known brands, including BT, British Gas, and Sky.
In 2011, Briggs was chosen to be the British voice of Siri, Apple’s virtual assistant software. Briggs was selected from a pool of hundreds of voiceover artists, and his voice was recorded in a studio in London.
Since then, Briggs has become known as the male Siri, and his voice has become a recognizable part of Apple’s products. He has also become a celebrity in his own right, appearing on television and radio shows, and speaking at events.
Briggs is also an ambassador for the charity Action for Children, and is a patron of the charity Help for Heroes. He is also a keen cyclist, and has taken part in a number of charity bike rides.
In addition to his work as the male Siri, Briggs continues to work as a voiceover artist, providing his voice for a variety of projects. He is also an accomplished public speaker, and has given talks on topics such as voiceover work, technology, and charity.