Alison Jane Moyet Biography


Alison Jane Moyet

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Birth Name: Alison Jane
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign: gemini
Age:   55 Years
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British Phonographic Industry Award winner for British Female Solo Artist, Alison Jane Moyet is a singer, songwriter and performer from United Kingdom. She is popular in the world for being the half of the duo Yazoo. Alison Jane Moyet was born as Genevieve Alison Jane Moyet in Billericay, Essex, England, United Kingdom to parents of diverse descent. She is English and is of French and English descent.

Alison was married to Malcolm Lee for the first time in her life. As a loving spouse, they also welcomed their first child together a son named Joe lee in 1985. However, this married life came to an end in divorce.

It seems like Alison's first married life was dissolved because of her extra marital affairs. She was dating McCarthy when she was still married to Malcolm Lee. As a loving partner, she welcomed her second child and her first one with him.

Later on Alison got married to David Ballard. She is happy to be his loving wife. As a married couple, they welcomed their first child together in 1996 and that time it was a daughter and they named her Caitlin.

As a child, Alison joined Markhams Chase Junior School. She also got enrolled at Nicholas Comprehensive. However, before she completed her high school graduation, she dropped out from there and she took a job of a shop assistant. She also joined cosmetic company Yardley. She has been active in music since 1978. She performed with several punk rock, pub rock and blues bands. In 1982, she formed the synthpop duo Yazoo. They signed a recording deal with Yazoo Records record label. They released the singles like Only You, Don't Go, Situation and so on. They also released two albums Upstairs at Eric's and You and Me Both. However, they disbanded in 1983 and then she signed a recording deal with CBS and began pursuing her solo career. Her debut solo album, Alf was released at the end of 1984. Her net worth is expected to be high.

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Born in Billericay, Essex, England

1961 18th of June

Alison Jane Moyet was born as Genevieve Alison Jane Moyet in Billericay, Essex, England, United Kingdom to parents of diverse descent. She is English and is of French and English descent. She is of average height and weight. 

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Left Nicholas Comprehensive

1977

As a child, Alison joined Markhams Chase Junior School. She also got enrolled at Nicholas Comprehensive. However, before she completed her high school graduation, she dropped out from there and she took a job of a shop assistant.

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Formed synthpop duo Yazoo

1982

In 1982, she formed the synthpop duo Yazoo. However, they were known by Yaz in United States. They signed a recording deal with Yazoo Records record label. They released the singles like Only You, Don't Go, Situation and so on. 

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Released their debut album, Upstairs at Eric's

1982 20th of August

With the formation of synthpop duo Yazoo in 1982, she got her rise in fame. After releasing several singles, they began working on their debut album. They also released two albums Upstairs at Eric's and You and Me Both. However, they disbanded in 1983.

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Released her debut solo album, Alf

1984 9th of November

After synthpop duo Yazoo disbanded, she signed a recording deal with CBS and began pursuing her solo career. She began working in her debut album and her debut solo album, Alf was released at the end of 1984.

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First child, Joe Lee

1985

Alison was married to Malcolm Lee for the first time in her life. As a loving spouse, they also welcomed their first child together a son named Joe lee in 1985. However, this married life came to an end in divorce.

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Won British Phonographic Industry Award

1985

She has been honored with several prestigious awards in her life. In 1985, she was honored with British Phonographic Industry Award. She won this award for British Female Solo Artist. She also won this award in 1988.

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Second album, Raindancing

1987

She began recording her second album, Raindancing in 1986 and it was finally released in 1987. Her third album, Hoodoo was released on 22nd of April 1991 and it was followed by her fourth album, Essex.

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Dated Kim McCarthy

1987

It seems like Alison's first married life was dissolved because of her extra marital affairs. She was dating McCarthy when she was still married to Malcolm Lee. As a loving partner, she welcomed her second child and her first one with him.

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Second child, Alex McCarthy

1987

She became mother for the second time in her life in 1987. She and her ex-partner Kim McCarthy welcomed their first child together and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Alex McCarthy. 

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Third child, Caitlin

1996

Later on Alison got married to David Ballard. She is happy to be his loving wife. As a married couple, they welcomed their first child together in 1996 and that time it was a daughter and they named her Caitlin.

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Made her stage debut

2001

Talented singer, songwriter and performer, Alison is also an actress. She has been active in theater shows since 2001. That year she appeared in the London West End production. She appeared in the musical Chicago. She is also known for her role in the play, Smaller.

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