Elvis Costello Bio
Facts of Elvis Costello
|Age:||64 years 3 months|
|Birth Date:||August 25, 1954|
|Birth Place:||Paddington, London, England|
|Father's Name:||Ross McManus|
|Mother's Name:||Lilian Alda|
|Education:||St Francis Xavier's College|
|Profession:||Musician, songwriter,Composer, producer, TV Personality|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth:||$60 millon|
Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.
I used to be disgusted
now I try to be amused.
I believe that music is connected by human passions and curiosities rather than by marketing strategies.
Women hear rhythm differently than men.
Relationship Statistics of Elvis Costello
|What is Elvis Costello marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Divorce|
|How many children does Elvis Costello have ? (name):||Three(Dexter Henry Lorcan, Frank Harlan James, Matthew)|
|Is Elvis Costello having any relationship affair ?:||Yes|
|Is Elvis Costello gay ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Costello has been married three times. He first married to Mary Burgoyne in 1974. They also have a son, Matthew. But no sooner the marriage ended in divorce in 1984. Two years later in 1986, he married bassist Cait O’Riordan. This marriage also didn’t last long and they get separated in 2002. And in 2003, he married a Canadian jazz singer/pianist, Diana Krall. They also have twin sons, Dexter Henry Lorcan and Frank Harlan James.
- 1 Who is Elvis Costello?
- 2 Elvis Costello: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood
- 3 Elvis Costello: Education History
- 4 Elvis Costello: Early, Profession life and Career
- 5 Elvis Costello: Lifetime Achievements and Awards
- 6 Elvis Costello: Salary and Net Worth
- 7 Elvis Costello: Rumors and Controversy
- 8 Elvis Costello: Description to Body Measurements
- 9 Elvis Costello: Social Media Profile
Who is Elvis Costello?
Elvis Costello is an English singer, musician, record producer, songwriter, composer, author, television presenter, and occasional actor. He is recognized as one of the New wave musicians. The songwriter is more popular for his innovative lyrics having a rich vocabulary which is so uncommon among most pop songwriters. Moreover, he is also popular for working as a solo artist. And also for working as the front man for the band Elvis Costello and the in Attractions.
Elvis Costello: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood
The actor was born on August 25, 1954, in London, England. His birth name is Declan Patrick MacManus but is famous by his stage name Elvis Costello. His father’s name is Ross McManus, who was a British big-band singer. Likewise, his mother’s name is Lilian Alda, who is also one of the record store managers. He has four brothers name, Ronan MacManus, Kieran MacManus, Ruari MacManus, and Liam MacManus in his family.
Elvis Costello: Education History
He has completed his education from St Francis Xavier’s College, Liverpool. other information about his education is unknown.
Elvis Costello: Early, Profession life and Career
He started his career working along with renowned musicians Mich Kent and Malcolm Dennis. They work together to form ‘Flip City in 1974. Though it didn’t receive good vibes and no sooner the band gets disbanded the next year.
Costello also used to play different solo gigs and earn some living to support his family. He utilized his free through writing different songs and recording its demo tapes. And they were sent to record but little all of them couldn’t achieve the success.
In 1976, he prepared a demo tape and sends in for an independent label Stiff Records. Stiff Records’ reads it and was so impressed by his work. No sooner Nick Lowe signed a contract with him. And he also gets chance to adopted his name as Elvis Costello. Then he started to debut his albums. In 1977, he releases ‘My Aim is True’ which is produced by Nick Lowe. The album received good commercial success.
The musician forms his own backing band, ‘The Attractions’ along with Steve Nieve, Bruce Thomas, and Pete Thomas in the year 1977. His first song with this band was ‘This Year’s Model’ in 1978. Respectively, ‘Armed Forces’ released n 1979. And this album receives various praises from many of the reviewers. As it also has clever and snappy lyrics it receives more praise.
It also features the singles ‘Accidents will happen’ and ‘Alison’. After the success of his previous albums, he was so motivated to release other different albums. He releases at least an album every year. His one of the 1980s album titled, ‘Get Happy!’ also featured a sound different from its predecessors. So it also receives a good comment as it also consists elements of R&B and soul music.
Later on the year 1989 album, he releases ‘Spike’. And after a long time, it was considerably better album than many of his previous ones. It was also the first one he releases along with Warner Brothers. The album was hit and receives good appreciation. It went Gold in both the U.K. and the U.S.
He then keeps producing various of the albums in the 1990s. But he could not revive his old popularity in this today’s world. Bu the receive a great hit at one time. talking about this some of his recent albums includes: ‘North’ in 2003, ‘The River in Reverse’ in 2006, and ‘National Ransom’ in 2010.
Elvis Costello: Lifetime Achievements and Awards
Elvis has done the outstanding performance, he has also received various of the awards. Totally he won four awards and fall under 11 nominations. He receives Best Original Television Music in 1992 for his work in G.B.H. (1991). And in the year 2010 Gemini Awards, he was awarded Best Talk Series for Spectacle: Elvis Costello with… along with Martin Katz, David Furnish, Steve Hamilton Shaw, Elton John.
And again in Grammy Awards, 1999 he receives Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. Then in 1989 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), he received Best Male Video.
Elvis Costello: Salary and Net Worth
He has built the great career and also receives good appreciation. And so he has good earning. His net worth is $70 million. And his salary is also unknown.
Elvis Costello: Rumors and Controversy
Elvis Costello death hoax spreads on Facebook. However, on the September 2018, the report confirmed that it was as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. And he didn’t receive other controversies. He was also once rumored to be dating Anita Claire French.
Elvis Costello: Description to Body Measurements
He stands with the height of 5 feet and 10 inches. But his weight is unknown. The singer has black colored hair and black colored eyes.
Elvis Costello: Social Media Profile
The musician is active on Twitter and ha more than 103K followers on his Twitter account. And he also uses Facebook and has More than 400K followers on it. he doesn’t seem to be active on Instagram. Moreover, Elvis also has his official website. There is the good presence of him on social media.
Reference:( Wikipedia, thefamouspeople.com, IMDb)