Grace Jones

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Grace Jones
Grace Jones @ Fremantle Park (17 4 2011) (5648772822).jpg
Jones in performance, 2011
Born
Grace Beverly Jones

(1948-05-19) 19 May 1948 (age 70)
Other namesGrace Mendoza
Alma materOnondaga Community College
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • model
  • record producer
  • actress
Years active1973–present
Home townSyracuse, New York, U.S.
Spouse(s)
  • Chris Stanley (m. 1989–1991)
  • Atila Altaunbay (m. 1996–2002)
Children1
RelativesNoel Jones (brother)
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Labels
WebsiteFacebook Grace Jones

Grace Beverly Jones (born 19 May 1948[1]) is a Jamaican singer, songwriter, supermodel, record producer, and actress. She was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica. She was raised by her grandparents. She released her first album, Portfolio, in 1977. Her music is a mixture of R&B, disco, reggae, electronica and funk. She is also known for her unusual album covers.[2]

2015: I'll Never Write My Memoirs[change | change source]

In 2015, Jones wrote an autobiography called I'll Never Write My Memoirs. In the book, she wrote her opinion on Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Miley Cyrus and Beyoncé. She wrote that she felt that they were copying her style.[3]

Discography[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Grace Jones biography". The Guardian.
  2. "Albums by Grace Jones: Discography, songs, biography and listening guide - Rate Your Music".
  3. "Grace Jones slates Rihanna, Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga as copycat wannabe divas". Mirror.

Other websites[change | change source]

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