Kylie Minogue Biography


Kylie Minogue

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Birth Name: Kylie Minogue
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Australia
Height: 5 Feet
Birth Sign: taurus
Age:   48 Years
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Kylie Ann Minogue, OBE is an Australian actress. She is also a singer and a songwriter. She is popular as Kylie. She was born in Melbourne, Australia. Her father is Ronald Charles Minogue and he is of Irish ancestry and her mother Carol Ann Jones, is from Maesteg, Wales. She had lived in Wales up until age ten and moved to Australia. Just before her sisters birth, her father became qualified as an accountant and worked through several jobs while Carol worked as a professional dancer. Her brother, Brendan is a news cameraman in Australia and her sister Dannii Minogue is a singer and television host.

Kylie Minogue is not married and also not divorced. She started dating Neighbors’ co-star Jason Donovan during her run on the show. She then began a relationship with INXS lead singer, Michael Hutchence. After their separation, they remained as close friends until Hutchence's death in 1997. She met French actor, Olivier Martinez at the 2002 Grammy Awards ceremony and began their affairs since then. However, this relation also didn't last that long and finally end it in February 2007. She stated that she has been "saddened by false accusations of his boyfriend disloyalty". She supported him and acknowledged the support he had given during her treatment for breast cancer. That was not her last relation, she started dating model Andrés Velencoso from 2008 and it lasted till 2013. 

Kylie Minogue and her sister Dannii began their careers as children on Australian television. She made her first acting role at the age of 11. She appeared in small roles in soap operas such as The Sullivans and Skyways, and in 1985 she played her main role. Her earlier acting career was not that good enough, she used to forget the lines of the movies and she often cry on set. She is earning a huge salary from her acting career. However, her actual real time net worth is unknown to the media.

 

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Born in Melbourne, Australia

1968 28th of May

She was from a middle class family. She was born in Melbourne, Australia to Ronald Charles Minogue, is a fifth generation Australian, and has Irish ancestry and Carol Ann Jones, she came from Maesteg, Wales; Carol's mother originated from England. She had lived in Wales up until age ten and moved to Australia. 

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Began her acting career

1979

Kylie and her sister Dannii began their careers as children on Australian television. She made her first acting role at the age of 11. She appeared in small roles in soap operas such as The Sullivans and Skyways, and in 1985 was cast in one of the lead roles in The Henderson Kids.

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Began dating Jason Donovan

1988

She has dated lots of time in her life. He first relation was with Neighbours co-star Jason Donovan. She first met him during her run on the show. She dated him for few times and finally end her relation with him in 1989.

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Won ARIA Music Awards

1988

In 1988, she won ARIA Music Awards for Highest Selling Single. She won this award for the single "Locomotion." During the same year she was also nominated in Logie Awards in two different nominations.

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Her debut album reached number two

1988 4th of July

On 4th July 1988, her eponymous debut album "Kylie", entered both the UK & Australian charts at number two. That was the first time any debut album by a female artist debuted so high on either country's charts. It also made Kylie the youngest female and first Australian artist to top the UK album chart, reaching the summit on two separate occasions. 

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Honored by Australian Smash Hits magazine

1988 of December

In December 1988, she was honored by Australian Smash Hits magazine readers. They voted her "Most Fanciable Female" and "Best Female Singer". The readers of the Australian magazine TV Hits also voted her as the  "Hunkiest Person Alive" and "Best Female T.V. Personality".

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Honored in Israel

1988 of December

In December 1988, she was honored in Israel. There she was the only artist to end the year with three singles in the Top 40. She was also voted "Most Popular Female Singer of the Year". Her album also received a huge success in UK.

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Began dating Michael Hutchence

1989

She broke up with Neighbours co-star Jason Donovan during some day in 1989. The same year she began dating INXS lead singer, Michael Hutchence. It seems like she is not born to hold a relationship, she also had a bad ending with him.

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Won Logie Awards

1989

She has been nominated in Logie Awards for six times. She was first nominated in this award in 1989 from two different nominations one from Most Popular New Talent and another from Most Popular Actress and she won this award from the second nominations.

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Was honored in France

1990 of January

In January 1990, she was honored in France. She was voted no 1 Radio Artist for 1989 in France. The same year in March, she received the International Outstanding Achievement Award. She was voted by the Board of Governors of the Australian Record Industry Association.

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Honored by Israeli radio

1990 of January

In January 1990, she was honored by Israeli radio. They voted her number one Female Artist of 1989". In February, she was named The Queen of the second Position in England at the UK Music Week awards with second Artist of the Year. 

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Honored by The Australian Variety Industry

1990 of February

In February 1990, The Australian Variety Industry honored her with the "Mo Award" for Ambassador to Australian Showbusiness. The same year in November, she was presented with a prestigious Diamond Award for Music Excellence in Brussels.

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Broke up with Michael Hutchence

1991

Her relation with Michael Hutchence lasted for about two years. During the relationship they once commited to get married but their relation took a U-turn and they filanny separated in 1991. After their separation, they remained as a close friends until Hutchence's death in 1997. 

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Listed in "Sexiest Person On The Planet"

1992 of November

In November 1992, she was listed "Sexiest Person On The Planet". She received this award for both DMC and Mix-Mag magazines, the world's most credible dance music authorities. In June 1992, she participated in the "Rhythm Of Life Fashion Charity Gala" at London's Grosvenor Hotel, to raise money for the Rainforest Foundation.

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Honored by "FHM" magazine in Europe"

1995 of September

In September 1995, she was honored by "FHM" magazine in Europe". They ranked her 14th among "The World's 100 Sexiest Females Ever" ahead of the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Elle Macpherson and Kim Basinger.

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Signed with Parlophone Records

1999 of April

In April 1999, she signed a contract with Parlophone Records, part of the EMI Group, and commenced work on her seventh studio album "Light Years". In October, she was nominated in ARIA nomination for Best Australian Female Artist.

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Listed in the Top 10 Sexiest Women Alive in Australia'

2001 of June

In July 2001, she was voted amongst the Top 10 Sexiest Women Alive in Australia's "Who Weekly" magazine. Next month in June 2001, she was awarded the Silver Clef Nordoff Robbins "International Award". 

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Was named Australia's Most Beautiful Export

2001 of August

In August 2001, she was named Australia's Most Beautiful Export by "Australian Trade Magazine". In September, she received the award for "Services To Mankind", at the prestigious GQ Awards in London. 

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Met French actor, Olivier Martinez

2002

She met French actor, Olivier Martinez at the 2002 Grammy Awards ceremony, they started dating each other since then. It was also claimed that they were found in the public places dating each other. They were living happily with each other.

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Won Brit Awards

2002 of February

In Febuary 2002, she Won two of the major awards at the 2002 Brit Awards: Best International Female & Best International Album for Fever. She was also nominated for Best Pop Act and Best Video (with Robbie Williams for "Kids") and stole the show with an incredible performance of "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" mixed with "Blue Monday".

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Won Woman Of The Year Award

2002 of September

In September 2002, she was awarded the prestigious Woman Of The Year Award at the 2002 Elle Style Awards. The same year she was also named the Biggest Selling Australian Artist of all time, with over 65 million album sales worldwide as of May 2004. 

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Voted in the Top 5 for Best International Singer

2003 of March

In March 2003, she was voted in the Top 5 for Best International Singer and Woman of the Year at the "Maxim" Magazine Awards, She was also voted in the Top 5 for "Sexiest Woman On The Planet" by "Ralph" Magazine, Australia in the same month.

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Won Grammy Awards

2004

She has also won Grammy Awards. She has been nominated in this award for three times in different nomination from 2004 to 2009. She won this award once and that is in 2004 for Best Dance Recording. She won it from the song "Come into My World".

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Won Best Dance Act

2004 25th of January

On 25th January 2004, she won the Best Dance Act at the 2004 Swedish NRJ Awards in Stockholm. In the same months, in the Single "Slow"  she become the most added track to U.S. radio in its first week of release. 

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Voted no. 1 in Show Business

2004 of July

In July 2004, she was  voted Number one Best Legs in Show Business by the razor company Gillette, ahead of Cameron Diaz, Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss.  A month bofeor, her  "Slow" music video won Best Pop Video at the Music Week Creative and Design Awards.

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Sued Australian magazine "People"

2004 of June

She has some black days in 2004. In June 2004, she sued Australian magazine "People", for reportedly publishing a faked picture of her naked bottom in the January 2003 issue. That picture had Kylie's head superimposed on the body of a nude model. It will also be sued for unauthorized use of copyright images from her autobiography. 

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Her third and final single was released

2004 28th of June

On 28th June 2004, her third and final single was released from the platinum-selling album "Body Language", "Chocolate" as a single. One of her personal favorites from the album "Body Language"The seductive song was written by Karen Poole and Johnny Douglas. 

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Diagnosed with breast cancer

2005

She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005.. In May 2010, she held a breast cancer campaign for the first time. She spoke about the cause saying "It means so much to me to be part of this year's campaign for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. I wholeheartedly support their efforts to raise funds for the vital work undertaken by Breakthrough Breast Cancer."

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Ended her relation with Olivier Martinez

2007 of February

Her five year relation with Olivier Martinez finally ended in 2007. However, they remained close friend for a long time. She stated that she has been "saddened by false  accusations of his boyfriend disloyalty". She supported him and acknowledged the support he had given during her treatment for breast cancer.

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Began dating model Andrés Velencoso

2008

Again in 2008, she was found with the new guy. That time it was model Andrés Velencoso. She began dating him from 2008. They also claimed that they are about to get married but it only remained in promises not in reality.

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Won Golden Camera, Germany

2008

In 2008, she won Golden Camera, Germany for Best Music International. However she also had some success in 2001 too. That year she won Bambi Awards for Comeback. Her honors is not only limited in these awards she is still claiming it year by year.

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Broke up with Andrés Velencoso

2013

All of her relation always had a bad ending. Its like she is having problem with that or it is like she does not have that courage to hold it. Her relation with model Andrés Velencoso also have the same ending. They broke up in 2013.

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