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Elvis Costello Biography

Elvis Costello

Facts of Elvis Costello

Date of Birth: 1954 , August-25
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch

Quick Timeline of Elvis Costello

1954 Born in Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom
1971 Attended St Francis Xavier's College
1974 Formed the band, Flip City
1977 Released his debut album, My Aim Is True
1979 Began his acting career
2003 Appeared in the movie, I Love Your Work
1974 Married to Mary Burgoyne
1983 Began dating Bebe Buell
1986 Married to Cait O'Riordan
2003 Married to Diana Krall
2006 Welcomed twin sons
1999 Won Grammy Awards
1992 Won BAFTA Awards
2010 Won Gemini Awards

Detail Timeline of Elvis Costello

August 25 , 1954

Born in Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom

Elvis Costello was born as Declan Patrick MacManus in Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom to Lilian Alda and Ross MacManus. He was also raised in Twickenham. His father was also a great musician. He is English and is of Irish descent.

1971

Attended St Francis Xavier's College

Elvis was raised in Twickenham. There he was enrolled at Archbishop Myers R.C. School. As his father was also a great musician, he joined his father in his broadcast recording for R. White's Lemonade. He began living with his mother since the early 1970s. There he got enrolled at St. Francis Xavier's College and he also completed secondary education from there. 

1974

Formed the band, Flip City

As his father was also a great musician, he joined his father in his broadcast recording for R. White's Lemonade. While he was in Birkenhead, Cheshire, he Allan Mayes and they formed a folk duo called Rusty. In 1974, he also formed the Flip City and they were active for several years. 

July 22 , 1977

Released his debut album, My Aim Is True

He worked for several musical artists before he even started his solo career. From 1977, he began pursuing his solo career and his debut solo album My Aim Is True was finally released 22nd of July 1977. It was released in US at the end of that year. 

1979

Began his acting career

In 1979, he starred in the comedy movie Americathon where he played the role of The Earl of Manchester. Half a decade later he appeared in the TV series Scully where he starred the role of Henry Scully.

2003

Appeared in the movie, I Love Your Work

He has also starred in several movies in his life. In 2003, he starred in the TV series I Love Your Work. It was an American psychological thriller film. He has also starred in the movie Delirious.

1974

Married to Mary Burgoyne

In November 1974, Elvis got married to Mary Burgoyne. He also had a son from this married life. They were happily married but they got divorced in 1984. The reason behind this divorce was his extra affairs with model and actresses. 

1983

Began dating Bebe Buell

In the early 1980s, Elvis had romantic love affairs with Bebe Buell. Bebe Buell is a signer and she is also a fashion model. They had on and off relationship for several months. This love life dissolved his first married life.

May 16 , 1986

Married to Cait O'Riordan

In 1985, Elvis met Cait O'Riordan. Cait O'Riordan is great musician from United Kingdom. They dated each other for about a year and they finally got married on 16th of May 1986. He is happy to have her as his wife, they broke up in 2002 and dissolved their married life the same year.

December 6 , 2003

Married to Diana Krall

In the early 2003, Elvis got engaged to Diana Krall. Diana Krall is a jazz pianist and singer from Canada. After being engaged for several months, they got married on 6th of December 2003. They are still together as a happy married couple. 

December 6 , 2006

Welcomed twin sons

From his first married life to Mary Burgoyne, he became father for the first time in his life. After being married to Diana Krall, he became father of twin sons. She gave birth to twin sons on 6th of December 2006 and they named them Dexter Henry Lorcan and Frank Harlan James.

1999

Won Grammy Awards

Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious musical awards in the world and it's an honor if anyone wins this award. He has also won this award once in his life and that was in 1999 for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. 

1992

Won BAFTA Awards

In 1992, he got nominated in BAFTA Awards for the first time in his life and he also won this award that year. He was honored with this award that year for Best Original Television Music. He also got nominated in this award in 2000. 

2010

Won Gemini Awards

Till now he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has won several of them. In 2010, he got nominated in Gemini Awards for the first time in his life and he won this award that year for Best Talk Series. 

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In November 1974, Elvis got married to Mary Burgoyne. He also had a son from this married life. They were happily married but they got divorced in 1984. The reason behind this divorce was his extra affairs.

In the early 1980s, Elvis had romantic love affairs with Bebe Buell. Bebe Buell is a signer and she is also a fashion model. They had on and off relationship for several months. This love life dissolved his first married life.

In 1985, Elvis met Cait O'Riordan. Cait O'Riordan is great musician from United Kingdom. They dated each other for about a year and they finally got married on 16th of May 1986. He is happy to have her as his wife; they broke up in 2002 and dissolved their married life the same year.

In the early 2003, Elvis got engaged to Diana Krall. Diana Krall is a jazz pianist and singer from Canada. After being engaged for several months, they got married on 6th of December 2003.

Elvis was raised in Twickenham. There he was enrolled at Archbishop Myers R.C. School. As his father was also a great musician, he joined his father in his broadcast recording for R. White's Lemonade. He began living with his mother since the early 1970s. There he got enrolled at St. Francis Xavier's College and he also completed secondary education from there. While he was in Birkenhead, Cheshire, he Allan Mayes and they formed a folk duo called Rusty. Besides his big interest in music, he also worked at Midland Bank as a computer operator. He worked for several musical artists before he even started his solo career. From 1977, he began pursuing his solo career and his debut solo album My Aim Is True was finally released 22nd of July 1977. In 1979, he starred in the comedy movie Americathon where he played the role of The Earl of Manchester. He has been earning lucrative amount of salary annually and his net worth is said to be around $60 million dollars.