Sophie Ellis-Bextor Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Songs, Children, Awards  

June 20, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

Sophie Michelle Ellis-Bextor is a talented and well-known English singer and songwriter.

With her captivating vocals and unique style, she has made a name for herself in the music industry.

Starting as the lead singer of the indie rock band Theaudience, she later embarked on a successful solo career in the early 2000s.

She continues to be a prominent figure in the music world, captivating audiences with her music and performances.


  • Full Name: Sophie Michelle Ellis-Bextor
  • Stage Name: Sophie Ellis Bextor
  • Born: 10 April 1979
  • Age: 45 years old
  • Birthplace: Hounslow, United Kingdom
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Occupation: English singer and songwriter
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Parent: Janet Ellis and Robin Bextor
  • Siblings: 5, Jackson Ellis Leach, Maisy Bextor, Dulce Bextor, Bertie Bextor, and Martha-Rose Ellis-Leach.
  • Spouse: Richard Jones
  • Children: 5, Sonny Jones, Kit Jones, Ray Jones, Jesse Jones, Mickey Jones
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $10 million

Early Life And Education.

Sophie Michelle Ellis-Bextor was born on 10 April 1979 in Hounslow, United Kingdom.

She was raised by her parents, Janet Ellis and Robin Bextor, and had five siblings: Jackson Ellis Leach, Maisy Bextor, Dulce Bextor, Bertie Bextor, and Martha-Rose Ellis-Leach.

Sophie attended St. Stephen’s School and later the independent Godolphin and Latymer School in Hammersmith.


Sophie Michelle Ellis-Bextor, known professionally as Sophie Ellis-Bextor, has had a successful career in the music industry spanning over two decades. Her career can be divided into two phases: her time as the vocalist for the indie rock band Theaudience from 1996 to 1999 and her solo career, which began in the early 2000s.

During her time with The Audience, Ellis-Bextor led the band and achieved minor chart success with singles such as “I Know Enough (I Don’t Get Enough)” and “A Pessimist Is Never Disappointed”. The band gained recognition within the indie scene and laid the foundation for Ellis-Bextor’s future success as a solo artist.

Sophie Michelle Ellis-Bextor has had a successful solo career since the disbandment of her band, The Audience, in the early 2000s. Her unique blend of pop, disco, and 80s electronic influences has found mainstream success. Her debut album, “Read My Lips” (2001), received critical acclaim and featured the iconic hit “Murder on the Dancefloor.”

She has since released several other successful albums, including “Shoot from the Hip,” “Trip the Light Fantastic,” and “Make a Scene.” In addition to her pop music, she has also collaborated with producer Ed Harcourt on a series of folk and orchestral pop albums, such as “Wanderlust” (2014) and “Familia” (2016).

Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, Ellis-Bextor gained wider popularity with her “Kitchen Disco” live streams, providing virtual escapism and entertainment for her fans. She continues to tour, record music, and host the podcast “Spinning Plates.”

Awards and Nominations

  • BRIT Awards: She was nominated for the “British Female Solo Artist” BRIT Award and again for two consecutive years after that.
  • Ericsson Muzik Awards: she won awards for both “Best Single” and “Best Ibiza Tune”.
  • She is also mentioned as a finalist for “The Record of the Year,” but the awarding body isn’t specified.

Social Media.

  • Instagram handle:@sophieellisbextor
  • Facebook handle: Sophie Ellis-Bextor.
  • Twitter handle: @SophieEB

Personal Life

Sophie Michelle Ellis-Bextor is a British singer, songwriter, and model. She rose to prominence as the lead singer of the indie rock band The Audience in the late 1990s.

She later pursued a solo career and has released several successful albums. In 2009, she married Richard Jones, bassist for the band The Feeling, and they have five sons together named Sonny Jones, Kit Jones, Ray Jones, Jesse Jones, and Mickey Jones.


  • Seven solo studio albums
  • One live album
  • Two compilation albums
  • One remix album
  • One extended play
  • One video album
  • Thirty-seven singles (including eight as a featured performer)
  • Twenty-seven music videos

Some of her most successful albums include:

  • Read My Lips, which reached number two on the UK Albums Chart and included the chart-topping singles “Take Me Home” and “Murder on the Dancefloor.”
  • Shoot from the Hip which reached number 19 in the UK and produced two top-ten singles.
  • Trip the Light Fantastic reached number seven in the UK, and its top ten hit was “Catch You.”
  • Make a Scene peaked at number 33 on the UK Albums Chart.

Net Worth

Sophie Michelle Ellis-Bextor, an English singer-songwriter, is known for her hit songs such as “Murder on the Dancefloor” and “Get Over You.” Her successful music career has earned her a net worth of $10 million.

She has also ventured into other industries, including modelling, acting, and writing. Ellis-Bextor’s hard work and talent have contributed to her success and impressive net worth.

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!!