Pete Burns was an English singer and television personality known for being the founder of the pop band Dead or Alive, who found success in the 1980s with such hits as Brand New Lover and You Spin Me Round (Like a Record). He gained further prominence when he appeared on the British television reality showCelebrity Big Brother 2006.
In 1978, he got married to Lynne Corlett. After the marriage ended in 2006, he entered into a civil union with his gay partner Michael Simpson.
He went bankrupt in 2014 and was evicted from his home in London the following year after he was unable to pay his rent.
was a famous English singer-songwriter,
who was born on
August 5, 1959. As a person born on this date, Pete Burns is listed in our database as the 11th
most popular celebrity for the day (August 5) and the 52nd most popular for the year (1959).
People born on August 5
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Pete Burns is the 388th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Pete Burns' birthday, Pete Burns is the 426th most famous English.
In general, Pete Burns ranks as the 4558th
most popular famous person, and the 487th most popular singer of all time.
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