Paloma Faith (born Paloma Faith Blomfield 21.07.1985)
Paloma Faith is a British singer, songwriter, dancer and actress, appearing in the films 'St Trinian's', 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' and 'Dread'.
Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2014, Paloma Faith has a net worth of 3 million USD.
Childhood: Paloma Faith was born in the Hackney, London, to an English mother and a Spanish father who divorced when she was four years old. Following this, Faith moved with her mother to Stoke Newington, London. She was encouraged to take weekly ballet classes by her mother, and after finishing her A-Levels at City and Islington College, Faith studied for a BA in Contemporary Dance at Leeds University. Following this, she moved on to take an MA in Drama, at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. Paloma Faith: Career After performing a few gigs, Jamie Binns and Christian Wåhlberg of Lateral Management in became her managers in 2007. After landing a role in 2007's 'St. Trinian's', Faith recorded a duet with Josh Weller entitled 'It's Christmas (And I Hate You)' earning her enough recognition to release her debut solo single, 'Stone Cold Sober', which went to number 17 on the UK singles chart in June 2009. She then made a live appearance on Dermot O'Leary's BBC Radio 2 show where she also conducted an interview. Faith released her debut album, 'Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful?' on 28th September 2009 to rave reviews. The album was certified double platinum after reaching the sixth spot in the UK charts. Also in 2009, Faith also appeared in 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus'. On 29th February, 2012, Faith announced her upcoming second studio album, 'Fall to Grace', set for release on 28th May 2012. On its release, the album reached the second spot in the UK albums charts and received decent reviews from critics. 'Fall to Grace' was certified double platinum in the UK. In January 2013, Faith revealed that she was underway writing her third studio album. 'A Perfect Contradiction' was released on 10th March 2014, to mixed reviews. Similarly to its predecessor, it reached the second spot on in the UK charts and became double platinum status.
Personal Life: In 2005, Faith was married to Rian Haynes, a New Zealand chef, however the couple separated after eight months. They were divorced four years later.
After leaving us 'Stone Cold Sober' and 'Upside Down' on 'Do You Want The Truth...', Paloma delivered yet more delights on her second album, 'Fall To Grace'.
Like the most irresistible and lavish period drama, Fall To Grace has it all; intrigue, suspense, melodrama, theatrics and plenty of broken hearts. Paloma Faith's second album, released on May 28th 2012, is a stunning follow up to her quite spectacular debut album, Do You Want The Truth Or Something Beautiful? In the years between Paloma's first two full length albums Faith drew on a rich seam of inspiration to bring about characterful story telling that would develop into the final 13 songs on the album.
Whilst Fall To Grace may not be Pride And Prejudice or Jane Eyre it does have as many interwoven topics and themes running through it. Love, loss, heartbreak, betrayal and anguish are all played out through the entire album. This may be Darcy in Diesel rather than jodhpurs, and the music maybe more basement bedsit blues than below stairs Baroque in Belgravia, but Fall To Grace is nevertheless a great piece of work.
Faith spoke out on gender inequality in the media and music industry on the eve of International Day of the Girl.
Paloma Faith has hit out at the way that women in power are portrayed in the British media, defending the embattled prime minister Theresa May and saying she’s unfairly mocked because of her gender.
Faith is an outspoken feminist, and was promoting a new campaign for global gender equality on Thursday (October 11th) on the eve of the International Day of the Girl. She took the opportunity to defend the Tory PM from criticism of her rather rigid dance moves to the sound of Abba’s ‘Dancing Queen’ at last week’s party conference.
“Why shouldn’t Theresa May dance? I felt bad for her. I’m worried about her policies but I’m not worried about her dancing,” the singer told BBC News.
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The Forestry Commission's Forest Live series of ongoing open air concerts played host to the effervescent and vivacious Paloma Faith on Friday night. In the truly beautiful surroundings of Bedgebury Pinetum, not far from Royal Tunbridge Wells in Kent, Paloma put on a dazzling show full of West-End pizzazz in front of a sell-out crowd.
Having played the same venue three years ago, Paloma may have recognised the stunning setting for her latest return to the Kent and Sussex border, but, alas, she said: 'I don't know where I am.' Having had a rather busy time of it, where Paloma has not only appeared as a judge on 'The Voice' but released another number one album and, most importantly, had her first child in the interim, I think she can be forgiven.
The Hackney songstress brought her infectiousness to an eager crowd as she played out almost all of her latest album, 'The Architect', as well as a string of hits and favourites from her impressive back catalogue. Dressed in a technicolour dress that surpassed anything Joseph ever had to offer and in co-ordinating stiletto lace-up boots, Paloma looked resplendent as she took to the stage. With three backing singers adorned in white with reflective glasses like a sci-fi choir, and a whole host of musicians in matching jumpsuits on a stage set that wouldn't have looked out of place on a 70s 'Star Trek' episode, Paloma had certainly not gone down the low-key, understated route to entertain.
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She and her husband Leyman Lahcine welcomed their first baby in December 2016.
Paloma Faith has spoken about the “loneliness” she experienced as a new mother, also revealing that she was forced to cut short her maternity leave because of financial worries.
The British pop star, 36, welcomed her first child with her husband Leyman Lahcine back in December 2016. One and a half years of parenthood down the line, Faith has opened up about the struggles she experienced in the first few months.
“Don’t get me wrong, I love my child – but it’s hell,” Faith told the i newspaper on Friday (June 15th).
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Faith and her boyfriend, Leyman Lahcine, welcomed their first child 13 months ago.
Paloma Faith has revealed that she refers to her baby as “they” as she raises it in a gender-neutral environment away from what she believes as the harmful effects of “celebrity culture”.
The 36 year old pop star appeared on ‘Good Morning Britain’ on Thursday morning (February 1st) to explain her parenting decisions, saying that her status as a public figure could be an “unhealthy environment” for her child.
Faith and her boyfriend Leyman Lahcine welcomed their first child, a daughter, into the world back in December 2016.
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The line-up includes just one female performer, Dua Lipa
It’s that time of the year again when award ceremonies for the arts roll around. We’ve already had the Golden Globes and the Critic’s Choice Award for films and the Grammys are BRITs are coming up for the music world. However, there is one artist who is not keen on the upcoming British music award celebrations and that is Paloma Faith.
Paloma Faith has criticised the performer line-up at February's BRIT awards
Speaking about the line-up of artists due to perform at the BRITs in February, the Only Love Can Hurt Like This hitmaker has hit out at the fact there is only one woman on the billing.
The singer was reported to have wed boyfriend Leyman Lahcine.
Paloma Faith has dismissed reports that she’s secretly wed boyfriend Leyman Lahcine.
Taking to Twitter, the singer set the record straight on her relationship status – as well as her comments about raising her child gender neutral.
No, Paloma Faith is not married
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Paloma Faith turns down going to events because she ''prefers'' to stay in bed.
Paloma Faith turns down going to events because she ''prefers'' to stay in bed.
The 36-year-old singer has admitted she is a ''big sleeper'' and there have been times when she has been invited to a bash but has rejected the offer because she just wants to get an early night and cosy up at home.
The former 'The Voice UK' judge - who gave birth to her first child in December last year - told Stylist magazine: ''I've always been a big sleeper, but it's such a luxury to me now that even if someone asks me to go to an amazing event I don't because I actually prefer to go to bed.''
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The fifth and current series of ‘The Voice’ will be the last to air on the BBC.
The BBC have confirmed they have lost talent show 'The Voice' to rival channel ITV, after refusing to engage in "a bidding war". The fifth and upcoming series will be the last to air on BBC, before it moves over to ITV as part of their Saturday night line-up.
‘The Voice’ judge, Boy George.
In a statement BBC Acting Director of Television Mark Linsey confirmed that the upcoming fifth series would be the last to air on the channel. "The BBC is incredibly proud of ‘The Voice’, but the fifth series which starts in January will be our last.”
Paloma Faith - Jonathan Ross's annual Halloween party - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 31st October 2015
‘The Voice’ audience doesn't seem to get Boy George’s sense of humour yet.
A rep for BBC talent series ‘The Voice’ has said that judge Boy George was just joking when he claimed he had slept with Prince during a live taping of the show. George’s comments have been making headlines worldwide with many taking them pretty seriously, but it seems some people just aren’t getting the singer’s sense of humour yet.
Boy George was just joking when he claimed he’d slept with Prince.
Speaking to People, a rep for ‘The Voice’ said the whole thing was just "a joke" by the Culture Club frontman which has been taking out of context. "He just went, 'Oh darling, I've slept with him,'" the spokesperson said. "He went on to say that he had Prince posters on his wall as a kid. He was never being serious.”
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Paloma Faith Monday 18th June 2012 leaving Radio 1's Hackney Academy ahead of the Hackney Weekend 2012
Date of birth
21st July, 1981