Boy George

Boy George

English musician
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Boy George

Boy George (born George Alan O'Dowd; 14 June 1961) is an English singer, songwriter, DJ and fashion designer. He is the lead singer of the pop band Culture Club. At the height of the band's fame, during the 1980s, they recorded global hit songs such as "Karma Chameleon", "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" and "Time (Clock of the Heart)". George is known for his soulful voice and his androgynous appearance. He was part of the English New Romantic movement which emerged in the late 1970s to the early 1980s.

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Full name at birth
George Alan O`Dowd
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Claim to fame
Culture Club
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Date of birth
14 June 1961
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Place of birth
Eltham, Kent, England, UK
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Age
60
Occupation
Singer, Songwriter
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Height
6' (183 cm)
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Net worth
$35,000,000 USD
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High school
Eltham Green School in Eltham
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Talent agency
  • MN2S Talent
  • United Talent Agency
  • Celebrity Talent International
  • Richard De La Font Agency
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I was unwelcome in the U.S. for four years.
  • Culture Club has put a new single out, "Your Kisses Are Charity." A new album ("Don`t Mind If I Do") is scheduled for release later this year.
  • In the Independent on Sunday [UK] 2006 Pink List - an list of the most influential gay men and women - Boy George came no. 78, down from no. 42.
  • Suffers from depression
  • Was nominated for Broadway`s 2004 Tony Award as Best Score (Music and/or Lyrics) for "Taboo."
  • His musical, Taboo, performed at The Venue, was nominated for a 2003 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award as the The Hilton Awards for Best New Musical of 2002.

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