Corinne Bailey Rae is a British singer. In her early life, she was brought up in Leeds, England. Her siblings include Candice Bailey and actress Rhea Bailey. According to her educational background, Bailey graduated from the University of Leeds with the degree of English Language and Literature in 2000. After graduation, she started working in her local jazz club. In 2004, Bailey was signed by Global Talent Publishing and then approached by Mark Hill, songwriter, and producer for his new album ‘Better Luck Next Time’. As a solo artist, she released her debut single ‘Like a Star’ in 2005. In the following years, Bailey released her first album ‘Corinne Bailey Rae’ and became the first British female, whose debut album gained number one position. After that, she released her second album named ‘The Sea’ in 2012. In 2016, she announced her third album named ‘The Heart Speaks in Whispers’ which debuted at number 2 on Billboard’s R&B chart.
During her successful musical career, she has performed at several festivals around the globe. Her ‘Like a Star’ is part of the soundtrack of several films and series such as Dynasty, 27 Dresses, Perfect Stranger, Grey’s Anatomy, Criminal Minds, and more. In her other ventures, she has also been inducted in many campaigns, such as NASA for DESTINATION: JUPITER campaign when Juno spacecraft entered Jupiter’s orbit on July 4 and also represented Europe for the International Olympic Committee’s PSA Campaign. As for her personal life, Bailey married a fellow musician Jason Rae in 2001 who unfortunately died in 2008 due to a drug overdose. A few years later, Rae married producer Steve Brown and gave birth to the couple’s first child in 2017.
Corinne Bailey Rae Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Corinne Jacqueline Bailey Rae
- Nicknames: Corinne
- Date of Birth: February 26, 1979
- Birthplace: Leeds, United Kingdom
- Nationality: British
- Occupation: Singer
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Black
Corinne Bailey Rae Height Weight Body Measurements Facts
Corinne Bailey Rae Family Details:
- Father: Unknown
- Mother: Unknown
- Siblings: Candice and Rhea Bailey (Younger Sisters)
- Spouse Name: Steve Brown (m. 2013), Jason Rae (m. 2001–2008)
- Children Name: She has one daughter.
Corinne Bailey Rae Relationships History:
- Jason Raw (2000-2008)
- Steve Brown – Producer (2013)
Corinne Bailey Rae Career Highlights:
- Debut Album: Corinne Bailey Rae (2006)
- First Extended Play (EP): Live Session EP (2006)
- First TV Show: Saturday Night Live (2006)
Corinne Bailey Rae Distinctive Features:
- Curly Black Hair
Corinne Bailey Rae Body Measurements:
British singer Corinne Bailey Rae height, weight, shoe size, and other body measurements complete information is listed below.
- Build: Average
- Height in Feet: 5′ 3″
- Height in Centimeters: 160 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 53 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 116 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 7 (US)
Corinne Bailey Rae Interesting Facts:
- Her younger sister Rhea Bailey is an actress.
- As a teenager, she formed the indie band named Helen.
- Corinne’s father is of Saint Kitts and Nevis descent while her mother is English.
- She met her first husband Jason Rae at a club where she was working as a hatcheck girl.