Ellie Goulding Biography: Age, Husband, Songs, Net Worth, Albums, Child, Parents, Siblings

August 18, 2023 0 Posted By Abigail Anderson


Elena Jane Goulding (born December 30, 1986) is a versatile British singer, songwriter, and record producer. 

Her musical odyssey began its ascent in 2010, ignited by the release of her debut opus, Lights. This musical tapestry, woven with the threads of Starry Eyed and Lights, unveiled Ellie Goulding to the world’s stage, a figure whose prominence would flourish in the pop realm.

Ellie Goulding‘s sonic is a fusion, a harmonious blend of pop’s vivacity, electronica’s pulsating rhythms, and the soulful undertones of indie folk. This auditory alchemy reverberates across continents, proving her artistic expression’s resonance. 

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Elena Jane Goulding
Stage Name: Ellie Goulding
Born: 30 December 1986 (age 37 years old)
Place of Birth: Hereford, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Education: University of Kent
Height: 1.65 m
Parents: Arthur Goulding, Tracey Goulding
Siblings: Isabel Goulding, Alex Goulding, Jordan Goulding
Spouse: Caspar Jopling (m. 2019)
Boyfriend • Partner: Bobby Rich (2016), Dougie Poynter (2013-2016), Luke Friend (2013), Ed Sheeran (2013), Calvin Harris (2013), Jeremy Irvine (2012-2013), Skrillex (2012), Greg James (2009-2011), Prince Harry, Niall Horan (2013), Sam Karl (2014), Burns
Children: Arthur Jopling
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
Net Worth: $40 million

Early Life & Education

Ellie Goulding was born on December 30, 1986, gracing Hereford, Herefordshire, England. Her childhood unfolded in Lyonshall, a quaint hamlet nestled between the realms of England and Wales. Her parents, Arthur Goulding, and Tracey Goulding, embraced her into a family tapestry that included Isabel Goulding, Alex Goulding, and Jordan Goulding as her cherished siblings.

In the constellation of her kin, Ellie Goulding shone as the second star. The melodies of her life began with the clarinet’s whisper at nine, but her soul yearned for more notes. Strings beckoned, the guitar became her confidant, and verses flowed as she matured. The corridors of education led her to Lady Hawkins’ High School in Kington, Herefordshire, where her creative roots grew. Later, the University of Kent became her stage, where drama flourished.

Within academia’s embrace, Ellie Goulding‘s brilliance emerged. The University of Kent, while not her final act, was a catalyst. It nurtured her distinctive style and raw talent. Strings of recognition wove through her music and personality.


Ellie Goulding, a name embraced by music’s tapestry, embarked on her journey within the intimate folds of local venues, where her enchanting melodies caught the ear of discerning record producers. In 2009, her debut EP, An Introduction to Ellie Goulding, cast a spell leading her into Polydor Records. 

The dawn of Ellie Goulding‘s ascendancy arrived with the release of her debut studio album, Lights, in 2010. This opus scaled the heights of acclaim, crowning the UK Albums Chart and birthing iconic hits like Starry Eyed and the luminous title track Lights.

From there, Ellie Goulding‘s path meandered through a mosaic of triumphs. Each releases a shimmering testament to her signature pop, electronica, and indie folk blend. Halcyon (2012) resonated with gems like Anything Could Happen and Burn, while Delirium (2015) unveiled the transcendent Love Me Like You Do, an anthem that serenaded the tapestry of Fifty Shades of Grey.

Collaborations with stars like Calvin Harris and Diplo added hues to her melodic canvas, creating a symphony of diversity and depth. Yet, Ellie Goulding‘s impact stretched beyond music’s borders. An advocate of noble causes, her voice resonated for the Earth’s well-being, weaving strands of advocacy for the environment, the homeless, and mental health into her lyrical tapestry.

Accolades embraced her journey, Brit Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and a tender nod from the Grammys, a constellation of recognition for her enduring impact. Thus, Ellie Goulding‘s story unfolded – from her roots in Hereford to the celestial heights of music’s sky, she remains a star whose melodies and passions have woven threads of inspiration into the very fabric of artistry.

Awards & Nominations

Brit Awards

  • 2010: Critics’ Choice Award (Won)
  • 2014: British Female Solo Artist (Nominated)
  • 2014: British Single of the Year – “Burn” (Nominated)
  • 2016: British Female Solo Artist (Nominated)
  • 2016: British Single of the Year – “Love Me like You Do” (Nominated)

MTV Europe Music Awards

  • 2010: Best New Act (Nominated)
  • 2011: Best UK & Ireland Act (Nominated)
  • 2014: Best World Stage Performance (Won)

Billboard Music Awards

  • 2016: Top Dance/Electronic Artist (Nominated)

Grammy Awards

  • 2014: Best Pop Solo Performance – “Burn” (Nominated)

Teen Choice Awards

  • 2011: Choice Breakout Artist (Nominated)
  • 2014: Choice Female Artist (Nominated)
  • 2014: Choice Single Female Artist – “Burn” (Nominated)

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @elliegoulding
  • Twitter handle: Ellie Goulding (@elliegoulding)
  • TikTok handle: Ellie Goulding (@elliegoulding)
  • YouTube handle: @elliegoulding

Personal Life

Ellie Goulding‘s journey through relationships has woven intricate connections with various individuals. Her heart’s cadence found a rhythm with Bobby Rich in 2016, and shared harmonies with Dougie Poynter from 2013 to 2016. Moments of companionship danced with Luke Friend in 2013, echoed with Ed Sheeran and Calvin Harris. The melody deepened with Jeremy Irvine from 2012 to 2013 and briefly with Skrillex.

Earlier chapters featured Greg James from 2009 to 2011, and fleeting notes appeared with Prince Harry and Niall Horan in 2013. Hints of other stories whispered in the winds of speculation, with Sam Karl and Burns adding mystery in 2014.

Ellie Goulding is married to the renowned art dealer Caspar Jopling, and they have a son named Arthur Jopling, born in 2021. 


Studio Albums

  • Lights (2010)

Singles: “Under the Sheets,” “Starry Eyed,” “Guns and Horses,” “The Writer,” “Lights”

  • Halcyon (2012)

Singles: “Anything Could Happen,” “Figure 8,” “Explosions,” “Burn,” “How Long Will I Love You”

  • Delirium (2015)

Singles: “On My Mind,” “Army,” “Something in the Way You Move,” “Still Falling for You”

  • Brightest Blue (2020)

Singles: “Worry About Me” (featuring Blackbear), “Power,” “Slow Grenade” (featuring Lauv), “Close to Me” (with Diplo featuring Swae Lee)

Compilation Albums

  • Halcyon Days (2013)

Singles: “Burn,” “How Long Will I Love You,” “Goodness Gracious,” “Beating Heart”

Live Albums

  • iTunes Festival: London 2010 (2010)
  • Live at Amoeba Music (2011)
  • Live at the iTunes Festival 2012 (2012)


  • An Introduction to Ellie Goulding (2009)
  • iTunes Live: London Festival ’09 (2009)
  • iTunes Session (2010)
  • Spotify Sessions (2012)
  • iTunes Festival: London 2013 (2013)


Singles: Ellie Goulding has released several standalone singles throughout her career, including collaborations and soundtrack contributions. Some notable ones include:

  • “Love Me Like You Do” (2015) from the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack
  • “Still Falling for You” (2016) from the Bridget Jones’ Baby soundtrack
  • “Hate Me” (2019) with Juice Wrld
  • “Worry About Me” (2020) featuring Blackbear

Net Worth

Ellie Goulding has a net worth of approximately $40 million. This is largely due to her successful music career, with hit singles such as Love Me Like You Do and Still Falling for You, as well as touring and merchandise sales. 

Goulding has also been involved in various brand partnerships and endorsements throughout her career.

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