Born on December 30, 1986, Elena Jane Goulding is an English singer, musician and actress. She is the second of four children of Arthur Goulding and Tracey. Ellie developed interest in music during her childhood and started learning guitar at the age of 14 as well as writing songs at 15. Her professional music career began when she was spotted by Jamie Lillywhite of Turn First Artists while performing in a talent contest at her university.
Ellie Goulding was signed by Polydor Records in 2009 with whom she released her debut single Under the Streets as well as a EP, An Introduction to Ellie Goulding. 2010 was the year in which she actually rose to prominence and became a known musician worldwide through the huge success of her debut album, Lights. Following the success of her first album, Goulding released her second album Halcyon in October 2012 which also gained lot of popularity and peaked to top positions over music charts. So far, she has sold over 4 million albums and 15 million singles worldwide. Ellie also performed at the wedding reception of Prince William and Catherine Middleton at the Buckingham Palace on 29 April, 2011.
In her personal life, Ellie Goulding dated Greg James for two years from 2009 to 2011 and then musician Skrillex in 2012 and Ed Sheeran in 2013 as well as been linked with Niall Horan of band One Direction. She is currently dating McFly band member Dougie Poynter since May 2014.
Ellie Goulding Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Elena Jane Goulding
- Nicknames: Ellie
- Occupation: Singer
- Date of Birth: December 30, 1986
- Birthplace: Lyonshall, Herefordshire, England
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Net worth: $10 million
Ellie Goulding Favorite Food Color Drink and other Favorite Things:
Given below are the complete details about the favorite things of singer Ellie Goulding such as favorite color, food, music, drink, books, songs, movies, designers and TV shows etc.
- Favorite Color: Blue
- Favorite Food: Sushi, Fish
- Favorite Drink: Cocktails
- Favorite Book: Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
- Favorite Musician: Drake
- Favorite Song: Jolene by Dolly Parton
- Favorite Movie: The Snowman, Sleeping Beauty
- Favorite TV Show: 30 Rock, Big Fat Gypsy Wedding
- Favorite Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis
- Favorite Style Icon: Kate Moss, Rihanna
- Favorite Designers: Acne, Helmut Lang, Alex Wang