Peter André

Peter André

born on 27/2/1973 in Harrow, London, England, United Kingdom

Links www.peterandre.com (English, French, German, Italian)

Peter Andre

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Peter André

André in 2010
Born Peter James Andrea [1]
February 27 1973
Harrow, London, England
Education Benowa State High School
Occupation Singer-songwriter, musician, television personality, author, businessman
Years active 1991present
Home town Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Spouse(s) Katie Price (m. 2005–2009) «start: (2005)–end+1: (2010)»"Marriage: Katie Price to Peter Andre" Location: (linkback:http://192.168.248.42/wiki/en/index.php/Peter_Andre)
Partner Emily MacDonagh (2012present)
Children 3

Peter James Andrea[1] (born 27 February 1973) is an English-born Australian singer, businessman and television personality. André has released the singles "Mysterious Girl" and "Flava".

His ex-wife is glamour model Katie Price, with whom he had two children. In 2006 he released an album with then-wife Price, A Whole New World.

Andre has sold 580,000 albums and 1,000,000 Singles in the UK making his total UK sales 1,580,000 according to the BPI. His current Australian sales stand at over 1,000,000.

In 2009, he released Revelation with a new single "Behind Closed Doors" which reached #4 on the UK Singles Charts. This was followed by Accelerate in 2010.

Early life

Andre was born in London, England but moved with his family to Australia when he was six years old. The family settled on the Gold Coast in Queensland. In 1989, at age 16, Andre became a contestant on Hey Hey It's Saturday 'New Faces' on which he was offered a recording contract for £46,000. During his teenage years Andre dated Elizabeth Pirie and attended Benowa State High School on the Gold Coast.

Television

Peter Andre, along with his wife at the time Katie Price, launched the Katie & Peter franchise on ITV2 which documented the lives of the couple. This franchise included several fly-on-the-wall reality series which comprised When Jordan Met Peter, Jordan & Peter: Laid Bare and Jordan & Peter: Marriage and Mayhem(200405); Katie & Peter: The Next Chapter, Katie & Peter: The Baby Diaries and Katie & Peter: Unleashed (2007); Katie & Peter: Down Under and Katie & Peter: African Adventures (2008); and Katie & Peter: Stateside in 2009. The pair's separation in 2009 resulted in their individual shows being recorded:Peter Andre: The Next Chapter continued on ITV2 until 2011, this was then followed by Peter Andre: Here 2 Help (2011) and Peter Andre: My Life (2011present)

In July 2010 Andre, alongside Jason Manford was a Team Captain on the ITV entertainment series Odd One In, the show returned for a second series the following year.

In 2013, he was a guest judge on ITV entertainment series Your Face Sounds Familiar.

For five episodes, he guest presented Sunday Scoop in 2013 on ITV.

Andre is the current presenter of 60 Minute Makeover which has been re-branded as Peter Andre's 60 Minute Makeover. The series began airing on 11 November 2013 on ITV.

In 2014, he released his new song "Kid" for the movie Mr. Peabody and Sherman and the lead single from his album "Big Night"[2]

Personal life

André married Katie Price on 10 September 2005. They have two children: son Junior Savva, born on 13 June 2005,[3] and daughter Princess Tiaamii Crystal Esther, born on 29 June 2007.[4] While married to Price, Andre was stepfather to her son Harvey, a blind and autistic child from Price's earlier relationship with football player Dwight Yorke.[5]

In May 2009, it was announced that André and Price had separated after 3 1/2 years of marriage.[6] They were officially divorced on 8 September 2009.[7]

Since 16 July 2012 Andre has been in a relationship with medical student Emily MacDonagh.[8] MacDonagh gave birth to Andre's third child, a girl named Amelia, on 7 January 2014.[9]

Discography

Main article: Peter André discography
  • Peter Andre (1993)
  • Natural (1996)
  • Time (1997)
  • The Long Road Back (2004)
  • A Whole New World (2006)
  • Revelation (2009)
  • Unconditional: Love Songs (2010)
  • Accelerate (2010)
  • Angels & Demons (2012)

References

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  2. http://metro.co.uk/2014/04/14/peter-andre-announces-change-in-musical-direction-hes-going-swing-4698908/
  3. Births England and Wales 1837-2006
  4. Entertainment | Jordan decides on daughter's name, BBC News, 2007-07-24. URL accessed on 2009-10-31.
  5. Pink, Stuart, Andre I want to adopt Harvey, The Sun, 17 June 2008.
  6. BBC NEWS  Entertainment  Jordan and Peter André separating, BBC News, 2009-05-11. URL accessed on 2009-05-11.
  7. Thank God it's over: Katie Price toasts her quickie divorce from Peter André with pink champagne, www.dailymail.co.uk, 9 September 2009. URL accessed on 9 September 2009.
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