Birdy Biography: Age, Height, Partner, Net Worth, Songs, Instagram, Parents, Siblings

February 18, 2024 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Birdy is an English singer and composer who goes by the stage name Elizabeth Jennifer van den Bogaerde. She was born Jasmine Lucilla on May 15, 1996. When she was 12, she won the Open Mic UK music competition.

Her breakout track, a cover version of Bon Iver’s “Skinny Love,” charted across Europe and earned platinum certification six times in Australia. On November 7, 2011, she released her debut album, Birdy, which has the same name.

It was equally successful, reaching the top spot in Australia, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Her second studio album, Fire Within, was sold in the UK on September 23, 2013.

At the 2014 Brit Awards, she was up for Best British Female Solo Artist. Her third studio album, Beautiful Lies, was available on March 25, 2016.


  • Name: Elizabeth Jennifer van den Bogaerde
  • Stage name: Birdy
  • Date of Birth: May 15, 1996
  • Profession: Singer
  • Net Worth: $3-5m
  • Relationship: Dating

Early Life

Birdy was born in Lymington, England, on May 15, 1996. Her mother is concert pianist Sophie Patricia (née Roper-Curzon), and her father is writer Rupert Oliver Benjamin van den Bogaerde.

After starting to play the piano at the age of seven, Birdy started creating her music at the age of eight.

She claimed that her tone was greatly influenced by listening to classical music and songs that her mother performed.

Her parents married in 1995 and have two other children, Jake (1997) and Caitlin (1999). She also has two older half-brothers from her father’s first marriage, Moses and Sam.

Birdy attended Durlston Court Prep School in Barton on Sea, Priestlands School, and Brockenhurst College, a New Forest sixth-form college.

She was raised on the family estate close to Lymington, Hampshire, by her maternal grandfather, Captain John Christopher Ingram Roper-Curzon, the 20th Baron Teynham. Sir Dirk Bogarde, an actor, was her great-uncle. She has Scottish, Dutch, English, and Belgian (Flemish) origins.

Her father’s stepmother served as the inspiration for Birdy’s middle name, Lucilla.


Her mother taught her the piano when she was seven years old. She won the UK talent competition Open Mic UK in 2008 when she was 12. Open Mic UK is a spin-off of the talent competition Live and Unsigned.

She won the under-18 category and the Grand Prize out of ten thousand competitors. In the competition, she performed her song ‘So Be Free’ in front of two thousand people.

In 2009, she performed live on piano for BBC Radio Three piano than in London. She released a cover version of Bon Iver‘s ‘Skinny Love’ in 2011. The song earned her first UK singles chart hit, peaking at number seventeen.

Six times in Australia, the song was certified Platinum. The song was included in episodes of the TV shows “The Vampire Diaries” and “Being Human.”

She appeared on BBC Radio 1’s ‘Live Lounge’ in July 2011. During this session, she sang renditions of songs, including “Shelter” and “A Team.The Vampire Diaries episode “The End of the Affair,” aired in September 2011, featured her cover of the song “Shelter” from this session.

In November 2011, she released her debut album, Birdy. The album had eleven songs, ten of which were cover versions and one of which, ‘Without a word,’ was original. The album reached number one in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Australia, as well as number thirteen in the United Kingdom and forty in Ireland. ‘Skinny Love’ and ‘People Help the People,’ two cover songs from the album, respectively peaked at number two and ten on the Australian charts.

She recorded the song ‘Learn Me Right‘ with the British band ‘Mumford & Sons in June 2012. The song was featured on the soundtrack of Pixar Studios’ animated film “Brave.” She and Mumford and Sons were nominated for a Grammy in the ‘Best Song for Visual Media’ category in 2013 for this song.

Her song ‘Just a Game’ was used on the 2012 film ‘The Hunger Games’ soundtrack. She released the EP ‘Live in London in August 2012, which comprised eight tracks. Among them are ‘Just Again’ and her cover of Ed Sheeran’s ‘A Team’. She participated in the London Paralympic Games opening ceremony on August 29, 2012.

She performed at the Sanremo Music Festival in Italy in February 2013. She announced the release of her second studio album, Fire Within,’ in July 2013 via a YouTube video. The album’s first single, ‘Wings,’ was released on July 22, 2013, and was included in an episode of ‘The Vampire Diaries’ on May 15, 2014. In September 2013, the album was released in the United Kingdom and neighbouring countries. The album was released in North America in June 2014.

In September 2013, she performed a cover of the song ‘Let Her Go’ by the English singer, songwriter, and musician Passenger on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge. The song was included on the 2013 BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge CD. In October 2013, she released an’ Breathe’ EP in the United Kingdom.
She contributed three songs to the soundtrack of ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ a 2014 romantic drama film. She was a guest musician on the song “I’ll keep loving you” from French DJ David Guetta’s 2014 album “Listen.”

She co-wrote the song ‘Let it all go’ with English singer and songwriter Rhodes in August 2015. The single was released as a digital download in the United Kingdom in September 2015. In October 2015, she featured on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge to perform a cover version of Norwegian DJ Kygo’s song ‘Firestone’ with Australian singer Conrad Sewell. The BBC Radio 1 CD ‘Live Lounge 2015’ contained this cover version.

‘Beautiful Lies,’ her third studio album, was released in March 2016. She performed during the opening ceremony of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards night in May 2016.
She released three instrumental piano CDs in June 2016, titled “Ornithology,” “Vogelfrei,” and “Nightbird.”

These albums were released digitally and were commercially available for download on Amazon and Google Play. She worked with Passenger on the song ‘Beautiful Birds’ in September 2016. In November 2016, she collaborated on the song ‘Find Me’ with the British DJ duo Sigma. The song peaked at #36 on the UK Singles chart and #1 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart.

In December 2017, she signed a global music publishing contract with Warner / Chappell Music, the Warner Music Group label division. As of 2018, she had sold more than 10.5 million records worldwide. She also issued seven singles, six music videos, three studio albums, four EPs, and three instrumental albums in MP3 format.

Personal Life

She has indicated that she enjoys spending her free time with her partner, who works in the same field as hers, but she has refused to reveal his identity.

Net Worth

Birdy has a net worth of between $3 million and $5 million. Birdy made the most of her money from her Yeezy sneakers. While she had overstated in the past,

Social Media

Birdy has a large number of 498k internet Followers

  • Instagram: @birdyinstagram
  • Twitter: @birdy

DISCLAIMER!! : Every Biography and Contents Published On TheCityCeleb are For Knowledge Reason, Don't Hesitate to Reach Out to Us/Contact for Any Correction || Suggestion || Copyright!!

Post Your Contents & More On TheCityCeleb
Call: (+234) 815-413-5400 || Email:
WhatsApp: (+234) 703-964-6947

PS!!: Connect With Us On Social Media To Catch Up With Our Juicy Updates; FacebookTwitterInstagram!!