Sophie Ellis-Bextor

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Ellis-Bextor in 2011
Background information
Born April 10, 1979 (1979-04-10) (age 35)
Origin London, England, UK
Genres Pop
Occupations Singer, songwriter, DJ, model
Years active 1997–present
Labels Polydor Records, Fascination Records
Website Official website

Sophie Michelle Ellis-Bextor (born 10 April 1979) is a British singer, songwriter, DJ and model. From 1996 to 1999 she was the singer of band Theaudience. In 2000 Ellis-Bextor sung on Spiller's song "Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)". It went straight to No.1 in the UK. In 2001 she released her first album, Read My Lips. The album's second single "Murder on the Dancefloor" was the most played song in 2002 in all of Europe. In 2003 her second album Shoot from the Hip was released. It was not as successful as Read My Lips, but two top-ten singles were released from it. In May 2007 Trip the Light Fantastic, Ellis-Bextor's third album, was released. The album's fourth single "If I Can't Dance" was on the soundtrack to the movie St Trinian's. In 2011 Ellis-Bextor's fourth album Make a Scene was released. Her fifth album Wanderlust is going to be released in 2014.

Personal life[change | change source]

Sophie has been married to musician Richard Jones since June 25, 2005. The couple has 3 sons together: Sonny Jones (born 23 April 2004) and Kit Valentine Jones (born 7 February 2009) and Ray Holiday Jones (born 25 April 2012).

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