Peter Andre is an Australian pop singer and songwriter.
Childhood: Peter Andre was born in the UK to his Greek-Cypriot parents, Savvas and Thea. Peter has four older brothers, Andrew, Chris, Danny and Michael, as well as an older sister, Debby.
Music Career: Peter Andre first came to public attention in 1990 when he appeared on the Australian talent show New Faces. The boss of Melodian Records, Molly Meldrum signed Peter Andre after seeing his impression of Bobby Brown.
Andre's debut single, 'Gimme Little Sign' was released in 1992 and reached number three in the Australian charts. His debut, self-titled album followed shortly after. His popularity increased when he released 'Mysterious Girl' which was a hit in the UK and Australia alike.
Andre's next album, Natural was a number one hit, as were the next two singles, 'Flava' and 'I Feel You'.
By the time his third album, Time, was released, his success and popularity had waned. He released 'Kiss The Girl' for the soundtrack of the Disney film The Little Mermaid and was dropped by his record label.
After a break from the public eye, Peter Andre returned when he appeared on the reality TV series I'm A Celebrity. Get Me Out Of Here! Peter Andre came third in the competition, which was won by Kerry Katona, formerly of the pop group Atomic Kitten. The former royal correspondent Jennie Bond came second. The series was also notable for the apparent burgeoning relationship between Peter Andre and the glamour model Katie Price (also known as Jordan).
Peter Andre decided to capitalize on his newfound popularity. Shortly after leaving the jungle, he re-released 'Mysterious Girl', followed by 'Insania'. This was followed with the release of an album entitled The Long Road Back. The follow-up single from the album was entitled 'The Right Way' and featured his wife, Katie Price, in the video.
Between 2005 and 2009, several series of Katie & Peter were aired on primetime UK TV. The reality show was a fly-on-the-wall documentary that followed the couple's family life.
In 2009, Andre released a new album, Revelation. The promotion for the album was somewhat over-shadowed by the very public and very bitter split from Katie Price. The album deals with the breakdown of the relationship.
Peter Andre has also been announced that he has landed a job as a showbusiness reporter for the ITV show This Morning.
Personal Life: In September 2007, Peter Andre married Katie Price at Highclere Castle in Berkshire. The lavish wedding was attended by Vanessa Feltz and Jennifer Ellison and Sarah Harding of Girls Aloud was a bridesmaid, along with Kerry Katona.
Peter and Katie have a son and a daughter together, named Junior Savva Andrea and Princess Tiaamii. Katie already had a son, Harvey, by the footballer Dwight Yorke.
In May 2009, Peter Andre and Katie Price announced that they were separating after three years of marriage. The subsequent months rarely saw them out of the tabloid gossip pages and they were eventually granted a divorce in September 2009.
The 13 year old and 10 year old have moved in temporarily with Andre, according to a rep.
A spokesperson for the 40 year old entrepreneur and former supermodel told The Mirror on Friday (June 15th) that, after a discussion with Andre, they both decided it would be best for Junior (13) and Princess (10) to live with him for a time.
“What is important [is] that the focus is on what is best for the children during tough times as Peter has acknowledged,” the rep said. “Katie is a remarkable mother, Peter is a wonderful father, together they are doing what is best for their children.”
Peter Andre on the red carpet at the 2018 National Television Awards. Held at The O2 Arena, this year's winners included Ant & Dec, Suranne Jones and David Walliams among others - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 23rd January 2018
The singing star is wowing the judges on the Saturday night show
Peter Andre has been strutting his stuff on the Strictly dance floor for a few weeks now and has been getting rave reviews from the judges so far. But is seems that the svelte favourite still feels nervous when he steps out onto the ballroom floor in front of thousands of viewers and four very tough critics.
Despite being a performer, Peter Andre gets nervous on the dancefloor
Speaking to Phillip Schofield and Amanda Holden on This Morning, the singer said: "No matter how many times I’ve been on stage, I’ve never experienced nerves like it."
Continue reading: Peter Andre Has "Never Experienced Nerves" Like Strictly
Andre was testifying in a court case regarding a contract dispute between ITV2 and a reality TV show producer.
Current ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ star Peter Andre has been on the receiving end of a severe tongue-lashing by a High Court judge, who branded him as “an extremely unsatisfactory witness” and then accused him of “complete fabrication”.
The case in question concerns a bitter contract dispute involving Andre and Neville Hendricks, a reality TV show producer he worked with on a number of occasions. As a result of the judgment, ITV2 must pay damages, expected to run into millions of pounds, to Mr Hendricks’ TV company ‘Mr H TV Ltd.’.
Peter Andre with his new wife Emily MacDonagh
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She also backed her ex-husband to win 'Strictly Come Dancing', and spoke about the state of affairs with her current spouse Kieran Hayler.
When they tied the knot in 2005, Andre and Price were arguably the hottest celebrity coupling in Britain, having fallen in love in the public eye the previous year on ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here’. They went on to have two children – Junior, now 10, and Princess Tiaamii, now 8 – before divorcing in 2009.
However, the 37 year old former glamour model Price still thinks that the public is still obsessed with them, even though that she has been married twice subsequently and had two more children.Speaking to The Sun’s Fabulous magazine, she said: “We've both moved on, but we're like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie - everyone is obsessed with our exes… That is in the past for both of us now.”
Continue reading: Katie Price Reckons She And Peter Andre Are 'Like Brad And Angelina'
It is claimed that professional Ola Jordan wanted the singer as her dancing partner
The sight of Peter Andre’s body parting waves on his now infamous Mysterious Girl soundtrack may have been almost 20 years ago but it seems there are some who still swoon over his saucy dance moves. It looks like one of these is Strictly Come Dancing professional Ola Jordan who, it has been claimed, was furious when the BBC One show didn’t match her with the suave singer.
Pete is a man in demand on his new show Strictly Come Dancing
The Mirror believes that the blonde dancer had a "massive meltdown" when she realised Andre wasn’t her guy and that she was instead with Olympic athlete Iwan Thomas.
Continue reading: Peter Andre Is A Wanted Man On The Strictly Dance Floor
With a short-lived but memorable career in pop behind him, Andre is already the bookies' favourite to win 'Strictly' 2015.
‘90s pop pin-up and TV star Peter Andre has agreed to take part in ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ next month, making him the seventh celebrity name to sign up for the BBC show.
The ‘Mysterious Girl’ singer announced the news on Wednesday (August 19th), and revealed that he has been asked to take part in the dancing competition before, but that other commitments have prevented him from taking it on.
Peter Andre is the seventh celebrity name confirmed for 'Strictly' 2015
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The Australian singer is due to marry Emily MacDonagh on Saturday
Peter Andre has finally found his mysterious girl and the singer will marry Emily MacDonagh, the mother of his 18-month old daughter Amelia, tomorrow. The former husband of infamous model Katie Price is thought to be walking down the aisle with Emily, who is 16-years his junior, at Mamhead House in Exeter.
Peter Andre and long-term girlfriend Emily MacDonagh are thought to be getting married on Saturday
The wedding may come as a surprise to many fans who have been led to believe that the pair would tie the knot in 2016.
Continue reading: Peter Andre Set To Walk Down The Aisle With His Mysterious Girl
The Aussie singer and his British girlfriend had their first child together earlier this week
Peter Andre had his wish come true when girlfriend Emily MacDonagh gave birth to a baby girl earlier this week. The Australian celebrity announced that his younger girlfriend was pregnant in July last year, with their first child together being welcomed into the world earlier this month, with no exact date confirmed by the artist yet.
Peter Andre and Emily MacDonagh welcomed their first child together
The 'Mysterious Girl' singer left this statement announcing the news on his official website: "Now that I have had the opportunity to tell Junior & Pringles , we are very happy to announce the safe arrival of our beautiful baby girl:) We are extremely thrilled and mum and bubba are doing fine. We are looking forward to a nice quiet couple of weeks getting to know our baby. Thanks to everyone at Musgrove Park Hospital :)))"
Continue reading: Peter Andre Welcomes Baby Girl With Girlfriend Emily MacDonagh
Of the many trademark dance moves that the late megastar Michael Jackson showcased to the world - the Moonwalk, the Toe Stand, the Anti-Gravity Lean - the Crotch Grab has got to be the most frequently copied by popstars everywhere. The reason? It could be that M.J. was (and still is) the biggest music icon in the world and stars will always be trying to achieve status of his calibre, it could be that it is one of the easiest of his seminal moves to learn, or it could be that it has always been controversial, critically regarded as infamous and overtly sexual, and notoriety, as celebrities know, is a sure fire way to hit headlines.
Society has reached a stage where such trifles are rarely considered shocking anymore, so why do we still find ourselves recoiling at the sight of another star copying the famous move?
Continue reading: The Crotch Grab: Too Old, Too Young, Too Female?
Date of birth
27th February, 1973
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