Who is Jessie Ware? 9 facts about the British singer-songwriter
Jessie Ware is one of the most celebrated singer-songwriters around right now. Ahead of her halftime performance of 'You've Got a Friend' at Soccer Aid 2018, here's all the big facts about the huge talent.
1. How many albums has Jessie Ware released?
As of June 2018, she has released three studio albums. Her debut 'Devotion' came out in 2012, followed by 'Tough Love' in 2014 and 'Glasshouse' in 2017.
2. What are Jessie Ware's best songs?
Jessie Ware's biggest hit is currently 'Say You Love Me', which reached number 22 in 2014. Some of her other popular songs include 'If You're Never Gonna Move', 'Tough Love', 'Wildest Moments', 'Midnight', and 'Selfish Love' and 'Alone'.
3. Where is Jessie Ware from?
Jessie Ware was born in Hammersmith, London, and was raised in Clapham, London. She is the daughter of Helena, a social worker, and John Ware, a BBC 'Panorama' reporter, who divorced when she was 10. She is the younger sister of British actress Hannah Ware (best known for her roles in US dramas 'Boss' and 'Betrayal').
4. How old is Jessie Ware?
Jessie Ware was born on October 15, 1984. She celebrates her 34th birthday in 2018.
5. How did Jessie Ware get discovered?
After her studies, Jessie briefly worked as a journalist at The Jewish Chronicle, did sports journalism at The Daily Mirror and worked behind the scenes at TV company Love Productions. Here, she was a colleague of El James, the author of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'. She later did backing vocals at live shows for singer Jack Peñate, and eventually worked with producers such as Sampha and SBTRKT.
6. Who has Jessie Ware collaborated with?
Jessie Ware has sang with various artists and producers, including Joker, SBTRKT, Bobby Womack, Katy B, Disclosure, Nicki Minaj, Miguel and Pete Tong. She is also good friends with Adele.
7. Does Jessie Ware have any children?
In April 2016, Jessie Ware revealed that she was expecting her first child. On September 8 2016, she announced the birth of her daughter who was born three days before.
8. Who is Jessie Ware's husband?
In August 2014, Jessie Ware married her childhood friend, Sam Burrows. She met him at school, and they married on the Greek island of Skopelos, where the couple had previously become engaged.