Welsh singer Shirley Bassey Biography, Family, Height, Weight, Age, Measurements will be discussed here. Shirley Bassey’s personal details can be checked here. She was “one of the most popular female vocalists in Britain during the last half of the 20th century”.
Shirley Bassey is a Welsh singer. She is best known for singing the theme songs for the James Bond films, Goldfinger, Diamonds are Forever, and Moonraker. In 2020, Shirley became the first female artist to chart an album in the Top 40 of the UK Albums Chart in seven consecutive decades with her album I Owe It All To You. She has also had numerous BBC television specials and she hosted her own variety series Shirley Bassey. In 2011, BBC aired the television movie Shirley, based on Bassey’s life and career.
Shirley Bassey Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: January 8, 1937
Birth Place: Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Birth Name: Shirley Veronica Bassey
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Race/Ethnicity: Mixed (English, Nigerian)
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Shirley Bassey Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 117 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 53 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 3″
Height in Meters: 1.60 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 34-26-35 in (86-66-89 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 26 inches (66 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 7 (US)
Dress Size: 2 (US)
Shirley Bassey Family Details:
Father: Henry Bassey
Mother: Eliza Jane Start
Spouse/Husband: Sergio Novak (m. 1968–1979), Kenneth Hume (m. 1961–1965)
Children: Sharon Novak, Samantha Bassey, Mark Novak
Siblings: Eileen Hopkins, Edith Grace Biami, Henry Bassey Jr., Marina Hogan, Iris Denning, Ella Brutus
Shirley Bassey Education:
Shirley Bassey Facts:
*She was born on January 8, 1937 in Tiger Bay, United Kingdom, to an English mother and Nigerian father.
*Her father left the family when she was less than two.
*She made her professional debut at 16 appearing in a touring revue “Memories of Al Jolson”.
*She became the first Welsh person to gain a number-one single on the UK Singles Chart in 1959.
*Her first major hit was “The Banana Boat Song,” and she later sang “Goldfinger” in the James Bond movie Goldfinger (1964).
*Her younger daughter died of drowning in 1985.
*She was awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2000 Queen’s Millennium Honors List for her services to entertainment.
*She was awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1994 Queen’s New Year Honours List for her services to entertainment.