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's early age
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.
Joss Stone's career & songs
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.
At the 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.
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).
Joss Stone's personal life and affairs
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.
Joss Stone's net worth in 2018
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.