Jasmine Lucilla Elizabeth Jennifer van den Bogaerde, professionally known as Birdy, is an English singer and songwriter. She came to prominence in 2011 when she scored a hit at just 14 years old with her debut single, which is a cover version of Skinny Love by the American indie folk band, Bon Iver. She had previously won the live music competition, Open Mike UK, in 2008.
She released her first album, Birdy, in November 2011 followed by her second one, Fire Within, in September 2013.
She is the daughter of Rupert Oliver Benjamin van den Bogaerde, a writer, and Sophie Patricia Roper-Curzon, a concert pianist. She has two younger siblings, Jake and Caitlin. Her father also has two sons, Moses and Sam, from a previous marriage.
Her cover of Skinny Love was certified platinum for the seventh time by the Australian Recording Industry Association in October 2018.
In 2014, Birdy was in contention for the British Female Solo Artist at the Brit Awards. That same year, she won the Echo Prize Award for Best International Rock/Pop Female Artist.
Birdy is a famous English singer, who was born on May 16, 1996. As a person born on this date, Birdy is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (May 16) and the 173rd most popular for the year (1996).
People born on May 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Birdy is the 550th most popular Taurus.
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