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Sophie Ellis-Bextor's Biography

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Who is Sophie Ellis-Bextor?

She was born on 10 April 1979.

Her mother is the former Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis.

Sophie-Ellis Bextor is a singer who was particularly popular in the early 2000s and her best-known songs include Groovejet (If This Ain’t Love) by Spiller, Take Me Home and Murder On The Dancefloor.

Her musical career had started in the late 1990s, as the lead singer of Theaudience, but she had more success when she went solo.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor is married to Richard Jones, and they have four sons, Sonny, Kit, Ray, and Jesse.

In 2013, Sophie Ellis-Bextor became one of the celebrities on Strictly Come Dancing.

Sophie was paired with Brendan Cole. They came fourth.

In 2014, she released the album Wanderlust, and, in 2016, the album Familia.

In 2019, Sophie Ellis-Bextor stepped down from the UK's jury at the Euroivision Song Concert, due to 'unforeseen circumstances'.

In 2020, she was taken to West Middlesex Hospital in West London following an accident on her bicycle. However, she suffered no broken bones.

In 2021, she wrote in her memoir Spinning Plates about being raped as a 17 year old.

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