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6 December 2023, 15:26
Kylie Minogue is undoubtedly one of the greatest popstars of her generation.
From her Stock Aitken Waterman days after Neighbours to her early noughties hotpants pomp, Kylie has had more comebacks and catchy tunes to rival Madonna and beyond.
If you somehow didn't know, Kylie Minogue is an Australian-British singer and actress.
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She became famous thanks to starring in the Australian soap Neighbours, playing tomboy mechanic Charlene Robinson.
Her character married Scott Robinson (Jason Donovan) in an episode viewed by nearly 20 million people in the UK at the time, and soon launched a pop career.
She has been recognised as the "Princess of Pop", and is the highest-selling Australian artist of all time.
Kylie was born to parents Ronald Charles Minogue and Carol Ann Jones in Melbourne, Australia, on May 28, 1968. She celebrated her 55th birthday in 2023.
Her father is Australian, and has Irish ancestry, while her mother came from Maesteg, Wales.
Ron worked as an accountant when Kylie was born, while Carol worked as a professional dancer. Her younger brother Brendan, is a news cameraman in Australia, while her younger sister Dannii Minogue is also a singer and TV star.
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Kylie has scored many hits during her 30+ year career, including:
- I Should Be So Lucky
- Especially for You (with Jason Donovan)
- Better the Devil You Know
- Confide in Me
- Put Yourself In My Place
- Spinning Around
- Kids (with Robbie Williams)
- Can't Get You Out of My Head
- Love At First Sight
- All the Lovers
Kylie was most recently dating Paul Solomons, who has been the creative director of GQ magazine.
He met Kylie in February 2018 via mutual friends, and partied celebrated her 50th birthday with the popstar.
However, they were reported to have split up in early 2023, after five years.
Kylie has previously dated the likes of Olivier Martinez, Andrés Velencoso, Joshua Sasse, Jason Donovan and Michael Hutchence in the past.
Kylie was engaged to Joshua after just six months, but they split in 2017.
Kylie stands at a petite 5ft 0 (152.4 cm).