Florence Welch is an English singer and songwriter. She is best known as the lead singer of the English indie rock band Florence and the Machine, whose hit songs include ‘Drumming Song’ and ‘Dog Days are Over’. With the band, she first released the album Lungs on July 3, 2009 through Island Records, which was certified as 5x Platinum in Britain. Florence was born Florence Leontine Mary Welch on August 28, 1986 in London, England to Evelyn and Nick Welch, an advertising executive. She has two siblings, J.J. and Grace, and four step-siblings, Maddie, Sam, John and Nick.
Florence Welch Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 28 August 1986
Birth Place: London, England, UK
Birth Name: Florence Mary Leontine Welch
Nicknames: Flo, Floaty
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
Race/Ethnicity: White (English, Irish, 1/16th Lithuanian)
Hair Color: Red (she is a natural brunette.)
Eye Color: Green
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Florence Welch Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 128 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 58 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 9″
Height in Meters: 1.75 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 33-24-34 in (84-61-86 cm)
Breast Size: 33 inches (84 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32A
Feet/Shoe Size: 8.5 (US)
Dress Size: 2 (US) or 32 (EU)
Florence Welch Family Details:
Father: Nick Welch (Advertising executive)
Mother: Evelyn Welch
Siblings: J.J. Welch (Brother), Grace Welch (Sister)
Other: Craig Brown (Uncle) (Critic and Satirist), Colin Welch (Grandfather) (Political Journalist), John Stockwell (Uncle) (Actor), Sybil Welch (née Russell) (Paternal Grandmother)
Florence Welch Education:
Thomas’s London Day School
Camberwell College of Arts
Florence Welch Facts:
*Her parents separated in 1990, but later remarried.
*She used to sing at weddings and funerals as a child.
*She has dual citizenship of British and American.
*Her grandmother encouraged her to be musical, singing to her when she was a young girl.
*She cites Bowie and Jane Birkin as her style icons.
*She is friends with Blake Lively and Taylor Swift.
*She has been compared to other female singers such as Kate Bush, Siouxsie Sioux, Shirley Manson, Alison Goldfrapp, PJ Harvey, Tori Amos and Björk.
*Visit her official website: www.florenceandthemachine.net
*Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.