James Blunt is an English singer, songwriter and record producer who has become widely popular around the world for his songs such as You’re Beautiful. Best known for his soft rock and pop rock genre, Blunt has been nominated for five Grammy Awards so far in his career and has gone on to win many more while selling millions of copies worldwide.

James Blunt’s Bio and Age

Although better known by his stage name, the soft rock singer was born James Hillier Blount on February 22, 1974 in England, in Tidworth, Hampshire.

For his preparatory studies, he attended the Elstree School from where he moved to Harrow School. Then the singer went to the University of Bristol, where he studied sociology. He also studied as a pilot in the footsteps of his father.

After graduating from university, Blunt went to Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, where he underwent military training. This is because he had at least four years of compulsory service in the army, since his education was financed by the military scholarship. He served from 1996 to 2002.

What made him famous was his career as a musician. He released his debut album Back to Chaos in 2004. The Album achieved great success reaching many charts at No. 1 and selling millions of copies worldwide. His next album All the Lost Souls (2007) was also successful Kind of a Trouble (2010) was her next album followed by Moon Landing (2013) and After Love (2017).

From a rather very successful career that is James Blunt, who is still in office, has received numerous nominations and awards, including Best New Act in 2005 at the MTV Europe Music Awards, Q Awards and Digital Music Awards. More so, he also won the best international newcomer award in 2006 at the NRJ Music Awards in France and at the ECHO Awards.

In addition to that, James Blunt was nominated in 2007 for Best New Artist, as his song, You’re Beautiful was nominated for Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, while Back to Chaos album was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at the Grammys.

Sister and Wife (Sofia Wellesley) – Is He Gay?

As noted, Blunt was raised next to his sisters, Daisy Blount and Emily Blount. Although many sources claim that Emily Blunt is her sister, the actress has denied the claim, saying that these two people just joked about being siblings. She revealed that she was starting to get frustrated with people asking her if she was the singer’s sister, even after she kept saying they weren’t related.

Looking at his relationship life, there have been times when people have said the singer is gay. This led to him coming in and commenting on the matter more than once, saying it was a compliment that people thought he was gay, and at another point he said people could ask his wife. That said, there is no indication that he is gay.

In 2014, the You’re Beautiful singer got married to the beautiful Sofia Wellesley. Prior to meeting his wife, Blunt had many relationships in the past. Camilla Boler, a young woman with whom he had trouble between 2004 and 2006, is one of the women with whom he has had trouble. Blunt had an affair with model Petra Nemcova, whom he dated until 2007.

There was also Dixie Chassay, TaraPalmer-Tomkinson and Verity Evetts on her rather long list. In addition to the women he has been confirmed to have been in his life before, he is also said to have been in love with American actress Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton and a few other women.

It was after the various relationships that the Grammy-nominated singer decided to settle down with Sofia Wellesley whom he had been dating since 2012 and got engaged in 2013. Born on July 23, 1983, she studied at the Faculty of law from the University of Edinburgh.

Their marriage has so far been blessed with a son born in June 2016. In 2017, Ed Sheeran revealed that his close pal Blunt made him godfather to his son.

Height and width

Slightly less than his wife in height, Blunt isn’t necessarily the tallest man in many gatherings, just as he won’t necessarily be the shortest. Very thin, he is 1.73 m tall and weighs 75 kg. He weighs 75 kg.