Joss Stone Biography

Updated On Jul 18, 2018 Published On Nov 11, 2015
Facts of Joss Stone
Date of Birth: 1987 , April-11
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Joss Stone
Birth Name Joscelyn Eve Stoker
Nick Name Jossie
Father Richard Stoker
Mother Wendy (Skillin) Stoker
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Dover, Kent, England
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer and actress
Net Worth $15 million
Famous for The Soul Sessions
Affair with Danny Radford, Raphael Saadiq, Lemar and Beau Dozier
Married Not yet
Children N/A
Education Uffculme Comprehensive School with 3 GCSE qualifications
Awards 2 Brit Awards and 1 Grammy Award
Online Presence Instagram and Twitter
Movies Eragon, Tomorrow
TV Show Top Gear
Siblings Daniel, Lucy, and Harry
Albums The Soul Sessions, Mind Body and Soul, Colour Me Free
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Joss Stone is an English singer, songwriter, and actress famed for her debut album, The Soul Sessions, which was multi-Platinum. The 31-years-old Stone is the winner of 2 Brit Awards and 1 Grammy Award out of 5 nominations. She has also worked on the TV shows like The Tudors, Top Gear, Punk'd and many others.

Joss Stone was born as Joscelyn Eve Stoker in Dover, Kent, England, the United Kingdom to Wendy (Skillin) and Richard Stoker on April 11, 1987. She has three siblings; Daniel, Lucy, and Harry. She got her basic education from Uffculme Comprehensive School. But at the age of 16, Stone with dyslexia left school with only three GCSE qualifications.GCSE qualifications.

Inspired by the artists like Dusty Springfield and Aretha Franklin of 1960s and 1970s, Joss Stone took a step to her career at the age of 13 as she auditioned for the BBC Television talent show, Star for a Night in London in 2001.

Then in 2004, Stone's made her album debut releasing The Soul Sessions which made the way to 2004 Mercury Prize shortlist, and released her second album Mind Body & Soul on September 28, 2004. Athe 2005 Grammy Awards, Stone was nominated for Best New Artist and at 2007 Grammy Awards, Stone shared the award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for her collaboration with John Legend and Van Hunt.

After 2 years of her third album, Introducing Joss Stone, on  20 October 2009, she released her fourth album, Colour Me Free! reached the top 10 on Billboard followed by her fifth album, LP1, on 22 July 2011, to reach the top 10 on Billboard.

In 2006, Joss Stone made her acting debut with her appearance in the fantasy film Eragon while portraying Anne of Cleves in the Showtime series The Tudors in 2009, she made her television debut.  Good friends with Robbie Williams, ever since performing together at the 2005 Brit Awards, Joss Stone is also in good relation with stars like Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, and Angelina Jolie.

Stone with her other albums like Covered In Stone, Water for Your Soul, Rolling Stone, also made her prominence in the acting career by appearing in American Dreams (2005), Punk'd (2005)An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Smokey Robinson (2008), Top Gear (2013) and Tomorrow (2016).

As for Joss Stone's rumors of being a lesbian, it is not true. Though there is no news about her affair and dating any boyfriend currently, she is not free from past affairs. As for a fact, she is not married to date.

Reportedly, she has hooked up with Danny Radford (2008 - 2009), Raphael Saadiq (2007 - 2008), Lemar (2006) and Beau Dozier (2003 - 2005). Also, Joss is rumored to have dated Dallas Austin.

In an interview in 2016, she revealed that she dated with Si Chai (music) for 3 years.

Back in 2012, Joss Stone became the 5th richest British musician under 30 with her net worth of $16 million while as of 2018, Stone's net worth is estimated to be $15 million.

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Born in Dover, Kent, England

April 11 , 1987

Joss Stone full name Joscelyn Eve Stoker was born in Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom to Wendy (Skillin) and Richard Stoker. She has three siblings; Daniel, Lucy and Harry. She got her basic education from Uffculme Comprehensive School. 

Debut album The Soul sessions

2003

Joss Stone release her debut album, The Soul Sessions, in late 2003. The album was released under S-Curve Records. She worked with musician Benny Latimore, Little Beaver, Timmy Thomas and Betty Wright. The album is a multi-platinum hit.

Released her second album Mind Body & Soul

September 15 , 2004

It was September 15, 2004, when she released her second album Mind Body and Soul under S-Curve Records. The album got a good response. It was also a multi platinum hit and was nominated in three categories in Grammy Awards.

Debut film, Eragon

2006

Joss Stone debut in film from Eragon, a fantasy adventure film. It was based on novel under same title and was directed by Stefen Fangmeier. The cast includes Edward Speleers, Jeremy Irons, Garrett Hedlund and Joss Stone as Angela.

Previously in relatitonship with music promoter Si Chai

2016

In her Interview in 2016, Stone revelaed that she was in a 3-year relationship with Shi Chai. Besides that, she has dated Danny Radford, Raphael Saadiq, Lemar  and Beau Dozier.