Boy George
Boy George

Boy George is a famous  British singer, songwriter, and Fashion Designer. He is known for a different type of singing and cross-dressing.

Quick Biography

The real name of the singer is George Alan O’Dowd. He was born on 14 June 1961 in Kent, England.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: George Alan O’Dowd
Age: 58 years old
Birth Date: 14 June 1961
Birth Place: Bexley, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Religion: Catholic
Parents: Jeremiah Lincoln and Dinah O’Dowd
Spouse: N/A
Children: N/A
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 55 kg
Profession: Singer, Fashion Designer & Writer
Net Worth in 2020: $40 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Boy George is 58 years old, but he looks pretty young according to his age. The height of the singer is 1.83 m, and the weight is 55 kg. He keeps changing his hairstyles. He has unique green eyes.

Education, School/College University

Boy George attended Eltham Green School. He was throughout school because of his different attitude and dressing style. He did not get accepted by the family, and George does different jobs to support him.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

He was born to Jeremiah Lincoln and Dinah O’Dowd. The singer raised in Woolwich. He has one elder brother Kevin and two younger brothers and sisters. The father of George is mentally ill and abusive toward his mother. The nationality of the singer is British. The ethnicity of the singer is Irish. Boy George is a Catholic. He did share his political views.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Boy George is a Gay. In an interview, he states that he has several girlfriends and boyfriend in the past. He also has a relationship with Kirk Brandon.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Single
When did he get married? (married date): No
Does he have any relationship affair? N/A
Is Boy George Gay? Yes
Wife/Spouse? (name): N/A
Kids: No

Professional Life and Career

In the 1980s, a romantic movement started in the United Kingdom. The music industry started wearing different types of clothes and make-up. The singer caught the attention of Malcolm McLaren. George joins Bow Wow Wow. The writer created his band with Mikey Craig, Jon Moss, and Roy Hay.

The groups contain people from a different culture, and that’s why he named the band Culture Club.  In 1982, the first album of the band was Kissing to Be Clever. The single Do You Really Want to Hurt me became a major hit. George was known all over the world after this album.

In 1983, the second band album of the singer Colour by Nature released. It became a cult hit in the United Kingdom. The album includes several hits like the Church of Poison Mind and Karma Chameleon. In 984, the third album Waking Up with the House on Fire released. The album was not a big hit. The actor appeared in television series The A-Team in 1986.

The fourth album of the band From Luxury to Heartache released in 1987. The album was very controversial because George arrested for cannabis. The band member was found dead because of a heroin overdose. In 1987, he released his solo album Sold. The album was very successful in Europe. He released three solo albums named Tense Nervous headache, Boyfriend, and High Hat.

The singer founded his label More Protein. His company was releasing album Popularity Breeds Contempt by band Jesses Loves You, but the album was never released. He also sang a song in the movie The Crying Game.  In 1995, he released his music album Cheapness & beauty. The album was not very successful.

In 2002, the singer released U Can Never B2 Straight. The album was very successful. The old band of George reunited, and they performed live in Dubai & Sydney.  In 2013, the George Coming Home album released.   He wrote the songs of the albums.

In 1995, George released his first autobiography named Take It Like a Man. The autobiography became a best-seller in the United Kingdom. In 2005, he released his second book Straight with author Paul Gorman.

Awards & Nominations

Boy George nominated for several awards like MTV Video Music Awards, Grammy Awards, Tony Awards, Drama Desk Awards, D&AD Awards, UK Music Video Awards, Lunas Del Auditorio and many more. In 2005, he won Ivor Novello Awards for Outstanding Contribution to British Music.

Boy George Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Boy George Net Worth
Boy George Net Worth

As of 2020, The net worth of Boy George is $40 million. His major source of income is from singing, writing books, and designing clothes.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

George is a drug addict, and he is trying to get sober. On 7 October 2005, he was arrested for cocaine possession in Manhattan. He again arrested for the false imprisonment of Audun Carlsen. He was given 15 months imprisonment on 16 January 2009. He was released from prison after four months due to his good behavior.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Boy George Facebook page has around 942,290 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 73.8k followers. On his Instagram account, he has around 498.9k followers, while on YouTube, he has around 354k subscribers.

Boy George is a very good person, and he always does what he wants.

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