Darius Danesh

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Darius Campbell
Background information
Birth name Darius Campbell-Danesh
Also known as Darius Danesh, Darius
Born 19 August 1980 (1980-08-19) (age 37)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Genres Acoustic, swing, opera
Occupations Actor, singer, songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2000–present
Labels 19 (2002–present)
Mercury Records (2002–present)

Darius Campbell[1] (born 19 August 1980), also known professionally either as Darius Danesh or simply Darius is a Scottish singer, artist and West End stage actor. His father is Iranian and his mother is Scottish.

He was an auditionee in television music talent show Popstars in early 2001. He rose to fame on series 1 of Pop Idol. Darius' first single was "Colourblind". It entered the UK singles chart at number 1. The album went platinum in 2004.

He was a contestant in series 1 of Popstar to Operastar in early 2010.[2]

Campbell was married to Canadian actress Natasha Henstridge. Campbell and Henstridge married in a secret ceremony in February 2011.[3] The couple filed for divorce in July 2013.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Darius Campbell: I've changed my name from Danesh because I feel so Scottish". Dailyrecord.co.uk. 2010-01-15. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  2. "Darius lands first major opera role". The Press Association. Retrieved 2010-04-15. 
  3. "Natasha Henstridge - Natasha Henstridge And Darius Campbell Wed - Contactmusic News". Contactmusic.com. Retrieved 14 March 2011. 
  4. Loinaz, Alexis (2013). "Natasha Henstridge Files for Divorce From Darius Campbell | E! Online". eonline.com. Retrieved 30 July 2013. Darius Campbell 
  5. Zach Johnson (24 July 2013). "Natasha Henstridge, Darius Campbell Getting Divorced After Two Years". US Magazine. Retrieved 12 February 2014.