Sophie Ellis-Bextor

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Ellis-Bextor in 2011
Ellis-Bextor in 2011
Background information
Born (1979-04-10) 10 April 1979 (age 42)
OriginLondon, England, UK
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, DJ, model
Years active1997–present
LabelsPolydor Records, Fascination Records
WebsiteOfficial 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 was released in 2014. Her sixth album Familia was released in September 2016.

Early life[change | change source]

Ellis Bextor was born in London. She is the daughter of television producer-director Robin Bextor and television presenter Janet Ellis.

Personal life[change | change source]

Sophie has been married to musician Richard Jones since 25 June 2005. The couple have four sons together: born in 2004, 2009, 2012 and 2015.

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