SUPERCAR customiser Yianni Charalambous was spotted in glitzy Mayfair last night with his army of staff at the premiere of his new series on Dave.
Yianni: Supercar Customiser has returned to television screens after the first series brought nearly half-a-million new viewers to the network UKTV.
The Greek Cypriot North London business owner has more than one million followers on Instagram and over one million subscribers on his YouTube channel Yiannimize.
Ex-JLS superstar Aston Merrygold, who in the last series had is Mercedes 4×4 customised by Yianni’s team, was spotted out partying with the North London team.
The premiere took place in the hotel’s theatre room. Yianni gave an emotional speech before attendees sat down to watch episode one and two back to back.
We spoke exclusively to Yianni at the May Fair Hotel party last night (January 9) where he told us the new series will feature some “curve balls”.
He said: “We wrap a van, a car we turned into a learner vehicle, which is pretty crazy. You do get to see the collection of my Lamborghini Urus which is quite cool.
“You just get to see a great atmosphere with all my staff who I class as my family and a happy, fun, enjoyable show which is just real.”
The first episode which aired on Dave on Wednesday, January 9 at 8pm saw ex-professional boxer David Haye get his wife’s Rolls Royce wraith a colour change.
Xavier Barnett, a professional singer and life coach, has been friends with Yianni for more than 20 years. He told us that Yianni’s success was “exceptional”.
He told The Entertainment Gazette: “You should watch the new series because it’s a step up from the last. It’s good people having real-life issues.
“Yianni is an exceptional guy. He believed in himself and believed in his dream. He worked all kinds of hours and has achieved his success.”
The show, Yianni: Supercar Customiser, airs each Wednesday on Dave at 8pm. You can follow Yianni on Instagram via @Yiannimize or @Y14NNY.
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