Charlotte Church

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Charlotte Church
Church performing 2013
Church performing 2013
Background information
Birth nameCharlotte Maria Reed
Born (1986-02-21) 21 February 1986 (age 37)
Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales
GenresPop, Celtic, classical, classical crossover, operatic pop, alternative rock, indie pop
Occupation(s)Singer / Songwriter
Years active1998–present
LabelsSony Music (1998–2006)
Power Amp Music (2010–present)

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". 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.
  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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