Charlotte Church

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Charlotte Church
Church performing at the Electric Circus, Edinburgh 2012
Church performing at the Electric Circus, Edinburgh 2012
Background information
Birth nameCharlotte Maria Reed
Born (1986-02-21) 21 February 1986 (age 35)
Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales
GenresPop, Celtic, classical, classical crossover, operatic pop, alternative rock, indie pop
Years active1998–present
LabelsSony Music
Power Amp Music

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[1] including over five million in the United States.[2] In 2010 she was reported to be worth as much as £11m[3] (though one 2003 report quoted her worth at £25m[4]). Church released her first album in five years, titled Back to Scratch, on 17 October 2010. Church has a mezzo-soprano vocal range.[5][6]

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums

References[change | change source]

  1. "Prelude... The Best of Charlotte Church" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-02-13.
  2. "RIAA - Recording Industry Association of America". Archived from the original on 2007-06-26. Retrieved 2017-08-30.
  3. Tim Cornwell (2010-04-23). "From stagehand to £635m impresario – Sir Cameron Mackintosh top Scot on music rich list". The Scotsman. Edinburgh. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  4. Alison Adato, Galina Espinoza, Mike Neill (2003-01-27). "So Young, So Rich". People. Archived from the original on 2016-08-07. Retrieved 2010-06-20.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  5. Savill, David (20 November 2008). "Charlotte Church - Prelude". BBC. Retrieved 23 October 2012.
  6. Russell, Jamie (28 November 2008). "Charlotte Church interview: I'll Be There (2003)". BBC. Retrieved 23 October 2012.

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