Biography / Wiki
The indie rock band ‘Florence and the Machine’ has been a fan favorite for many years and famous English musician, songwriter, singer, and producer Florence Leontine Mary Welch is best known as vocalist and songwriter and the leader of this band.
Exposed to art and music from adolescence, before forming the ‘Florence and the Machine’ band with art school friend Isabella Summers, Florence was affiliated with a couple of musical bands as a teen. When the band’s first album,’ Lungs,’ peaked at #2 on the UK Albums Chart and finally reached the top, her career reached new heights.
The album was awarded the ‘Brit Award’ for ‘Best British Album.’ The success story began with the band’s second album called ‘Ceremonials,’ which debuted at #1 in the UK, and the third album ‘How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful,’ which placed highest in the UK and US charts.
Florence has gathered a loyal cult following and a massive fan base, including famous stars such as Kanye West, Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and Adele.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 28th August 1986, Florence Welch is currently 36 years old. Welch appears to be tall and her height measures 5 feet 6 inches while her weight is 60 kg approximately. She appears to be in stunning shape and her body figure measurements are 34-28-35. Her beautiful looks are complemented by her dark brown eyes and her blonde colored hair.
After starting her career with local performances Florence Welch soon became popular after creating her own group. Welch has earned most of her wealth by working as a singer-songwriter and has bagged many awards and recognitions as well. The total net worth estimated for Florence Welch is $14 million US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
A native of London Florence Welch was born and raised in Camberwell, London, United Kingdom. She is the daughter of Nick Russell and Welch Everyln Kathleen Welch and grew up with her brother and sister. After completing high school, she attended the Camberwell College of Arts but dropped out of it later.
Florence Leontine Mary Welch
|Birth Place||Camberwell, London, United Kingdom|
|Date Of Birth||28th of August 1986|
|Height||In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 60 Kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Songwriter, Singer, Musician|
|School||Alleyn’s School, Thomas’s Day School|
|College||Camberwell College of Arts|
|Home Town||Camberwell, London, United Kingdom|
|Fathers Name||Nick Russell Welch|
|Mothers Name||Everyln Kathleen Welch|
Career / Fashion And Style
Florence said that she made music together and jokingly and privately called the band ‘Florence + the Machine’ together with her art school friend Isabella Summers, which eventually stuck. Florence became involved with the band ‘Ashok’ whilst working at the ‘Camberwell College of Arts,’ which combined Gypsy (Rom) jazz with hip-hop.
In 2007, she recorded with the band and it was their first and only ‘Plans’ album. In 2007, the band ‘Florence and the Machine,’ was formed. ‘Island Records’ released the debut studio album of ‘Florence and the Machine’ titled ‘Lungs’ in the UK on July 3, 2009.
Along with A. R. Rahman, she sang Dido’s portion of ‘If I Rise’ on February 27, 2011, at the 83rd Academy Awards. The band released its second album,’ Ceremonials,’ on Island Records on October 28, 2011. It made its debut at the top of a number of charts, including the UK Albums Chart.
With the third studio album ‘Florence and the Machine’ titled ‘How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful’ which was released on May 29, 2015, Florence’s fame expanded further. The album was nominated for five Grammy Awards and was shortlisted for the 2015 Mercury Prize.
The fourth studio album of the group ‘High as Hope’ was released on June 29, 2018. In July 2018, Florence published her first book,’ Useless Magic: Lyrics and Poetry.’ It is a collection of lyrics and poetry along with drawings written by her.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More
Florence has been in a relationship twice but is currently single.
|Boyfriends||James Nesbitt (2012),
Stuart Hammond (2008-2011)
Here we provide you a list of Florence Welch’s favorite things.
|Favorite Song||Total Eclipse of the Heart|
|Favorite Film||The Cockettes (2002)|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Miami|
|Favorite Food||Sea Food|
|Favorite Things To Do||Shopping, and Traveling|
Some Interesting Facts About Florence Welch
- She inspired Gucci’s entire collection in 2011.
- Her favorite thing is dancing in supermarkets.
- Actress Blake Lively is the closest friend and best fan ever of Florence.
- Her design icons include Bowie and Jane Birkin.
- When she was drunk, she had her first major gig in the bathroom of a pub.
- She approached DJ Mairead Nash and booked a big Christmas party show by charming him.
- Together with Isabella Summers, who was Welch’s younger sister’s babysitter at the time, Welch began songwriting at 18.
- Then, in the band Florence and the Machine, Isabella joined Welch.
- When Florence was 14 years old, her grandmother committed suicide. She was a scholar of art who suffered from bipolar disorder.
- The paternal grandmother of Florence encouraged her to pursue performing art and singing career.