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The actor-singer, Boy George was born on 14th June 1961. His star sign is Gemini. He was born in London, England. George is a singer-songwriter, photographer, fashion designer by occupation. His birth name was George Alan O'Dowd. He was born to Dinah O'Dowd and Jeremiah. His parents were Irish. His trademark is brightly colored clothes and flamboyant dress sense. George claimed he had a love affair with rock singer Kirk Brandon but she denied. He declared himself bankrupt and paid some legal fees as required. George struggled with heroin addiction for years.


The singer with a soulful voice, Boy George has been the lead singer of a pop band Culture Club. George founded the band Country Club with a Jewish drummer Moss and guitarist Roy Hay. They recorded their first album titled Kissing to be Clever. The next was a huge success titled Color by Numbers. His singles include Karma Chameleon, Move Away, The War Song and Church of the Poison Mind. The third album was titled Waking Up With the House on Fire. His fourth album titled From Luxury to Heartache.

His next album was titled Don't Mind if I Do, but did not receive much appreciation. The Country Club gave two live concerts in Sydney and Dubai. George created his own record label called More Protein, under the name Jesus Loves You in 1989. The songs included in this album were Hare Krishna, Generations of Love, After the Love and Bow Down Mister. His second career was as a music DJ.

He released another album Cheapness and Beauty in 1995. George appeared as a guest on a comedy talk show The Kumars at No. 42. He was a guest host of a comedy variety show The Friday Night Project. George performed as a DJ for the Mardi Gas Festival in Sydney. He released another album titled Ordinary Alien in the year 2010. George appeared as a guest DJ at the Melbourne International Arts Festival. He collaborated on Pitbull's album titled Climate Change in 2017.

George participated in a reality TV show The Celebrity Apprentice and came second, to support the charity Safe Kids Worldwide. George published a macrobiotic cooking book titled Karma Cookbook - To Nourish Your Body and Soul. His music is classified as Blued-eyed soul or White soul. George was the lead singer of a his own British band Jesus Loves You.

He has performed with the group Bow Wow Wow, a wave band by Malcolm McLaren. He made a cameo appearance an action adventure TV series The A-team aired on NBC. George provided the soundtrack for the song Live My Life, from a comedy drama film Hiding Out in 1987. He appeared in a TV drama film Worried About the Boy in 2010, centered on the life of Boy George. George owns a fashion line called B-rude.

In 1999, George was nominated for a Grammy for Best Dance Recording for the song When Will You Learn. George has 454,667 followers on Twitter. He has 332k followers on Instagram. He has 22271 likes and 22166 followers on Facebook. He has 19,539 followers on YouTube. George has earned a Net worth of $35 million.

Last Modified: Mar 7, 2020

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