Church performing at the Electric Circus, Edinburgh 2012
|Birth name||Charlotte Maria Reed|
|Born||21 February 1986
Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales
|Genres||Pop, Celtic, classical, classical crossover, operatic pop, alternative rock, indie pop|
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Charlotte Church (born Charlotte Maria Reed, 21 February 1986) is a Welsh singer-songwriter, actress and television presenter. She changed her surname when she was adopted by her stepfather. She sings classical music and pop music. She hosted a Channel 4 chat show titled The Charlotte Church Show. She has two children by rugby player Gavin Henson.
By 2007, she had sold more than ten million records worldwide including over five million in the United States. In 2010 she was reported to be worth as much as £11m (though one 2003 report quoted her worth at £25m). Church released her first album in five years, titled Back to Scratch, on 17 October 2010. Church has a mezzo-soprano vocal range.
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- RIAA - Recording Industry Association of America
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