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Shirley Bassey Biography

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Shirley Bassey's facts

Date of Birth 1937-Jan-8
Nationality Wale
Profession singer
Ethnicity African-American
Marital Status married
Children two
Net Worth(s) $10 million dollar
Name on Birth Shirley Veronica Bassey
Place of Birth Tiger Bay
Hair Color black
Eye Color black

Shirley Bassey is one of the very talented and versatile singers who was born in the year 1937 and celebrates her birthday in every 8th day of January. She was born in the very beautiful place of Wales named Cardiff. Her birth place is Tiger Bay. She was born as Shirley Veronica Bassey. She is one of the very beautiful singers. Her genres are Traditional pop, adult contemporary and pop.

Shirley is professionally a singer. She is active in her profession since the year 1953 to present. She is still giving her best songs to her audience. She is labels as Philips, Columbia, united Artists, Decca, and Geffen. She is also known as DBE. Shirley Bassey is a very versatile and beautiful singer. She is strongly built up and has a very attractive and gorgeous body. Her ethnicity is African American. She has a very beautiful black eye. She has a black straight hair and very clean face. She speaks American accent. She has maintained her body perfectly. She has very good sense of fashion. She has a very good height. Shirley has a very charming smile in her face. She is also one of the very hardworking singers.

The beautiful actress has earned millions of dollar and also hearts of millions of fans. Shirley Bassey starts her career from the very beginning. She sings more than 40 songs. Some of her songs albums are All That Jazz , As Long as He Needs Me, As Time Goes By , History Repeating , The Party's Over ,  Pennies from Heaven, I (Who Have Nothing), I Am What I Am (Broadway musical song), I Get a Kick Out of You, Big Spender, Bless the Beasts and Children , Bridge over Troubled Water , I Will Survive, The Second Time Around, The Shadow of Your Smile, Slave to the Rhythm , The Nearness of You, New York State of Mind, The Fool on the Hill, Get the Party Started, Grande grande grande, Non, je ne regrette rien, Where Is Love?etc.

She is now 77 years old. In her career, she has won many awards. She has given her best performance. Because of her abilities and talent, she is able to win many awards. She has won more than 50 awards. She has won Best British female singer, Best Female Entertainer, EMI Award for twenty years as a recording artist, Best British Female Solo Artist in the previous 25 years, National Music Awards, UK, Lifetime Achievement Award, Western Mail Welsh Woman of the Year Awards, Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Most Successful British Female Singer, Showbusiness Personality of the Year, Grammy nomination, Artist of peace Award, Avenue of star etc.  

Shirley first got married to the gay film producer named Kenneth Hume in the year 1961. They get divorced in the year 1965. Later Shirley Bassey had an affair with the famous actor Peter Finch. She has two daughters named Sharon Bassey and Samantha Bassey. They were born in 1954 and 1963 respectively. Her one of the daughter was found dead in the River Avon which is located in Bristol in the year 1985. She was just the age of 21. Shirley Bassey has a granddaughter and four grandsons. The granddaughter was from her one-timed estranged son, Mark Novak. Her name is Tatjana Novak-Kimsey. And her four grandsons are from her daughter Sharon Novak. Shirley Bassey is now living in Monaco.

At the start of 2015, Shirley Bassey has earned an estimated net worth of $10 million dollar. She is in the category of richest celebrity and singer. She is one of the very successful singers. Her voice is so fascinating. We can follow her in different social networking sites like twitter and facebook. We can also get info and her bio in wiki. Her contribution can never be overlooked.