Myleene Klass - Biography
Last Modified: Aug 28, 2022
|Born on :
|April 6, 1978 (age 45)
|Birth Name /
|Myleene Angela Klass
|Gorleston, Norfolk, England
Jessie Klass (sister), Don Klass (brother), Martin Klass (brother)
|Cliff Park High School, Notre Dame High School
|Guildhall School of Music and Drama , Royal Academy of Music, University of London, Great Yarmouth C
|Multi-ethnic (Filipino, Austrian)
|Simon Motson (engaged)
Graham Quinn (21 October 2011 - 23 April 2013)
Ava Bailey Quinn (daughter)
|1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
|54 kg (119.05 lb)
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Who is Myleene Klass?
Myleene Klass is a British model, pianist, Television presenter, and singer who was known as a sex symbol! From her well-tuned songs, presenting skills, and nude shot in Playboy magazine, she still has time to juggle motherhood.
Read the facts below to know the amazing Myleene Klass!
Myleene Klass – Age, Parents, Siblings
Myleene Klass was born on 6 April 1978 in Gorleston, Norfolk, England. Her birth name/ full name is Myleene Angela Klass. Her father's name is Oscar Klass and her mother’s name is Bong Klass. Her mother is of Filipino descent while her father is of Austrian descent. She was raised with her siblings- sister Jessie Klass and brothers Don and Martin Klass.
She was indeed born into a family of classical musicians which has a great impact on her inclination toward music. She is actually the sixth generation of musicians in her paternal family. At the age of 4, Klass learned to play the violin and piano, and later at the age of 12 learned to play the harp.
Myleene Klass attended Cliff Park High School in Gorleston but later shifted to Notre Dame High School, Norwich from where she graduated. She then joined Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she spent her Saturdays studying singing.
She then spent the next two years at Great Yarmouth College studying A-levels. Klass then enrolled in a musical theatre class at the Royal Academy of Music, University of London.
Myleene Klass – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
Myleene Klass was in a relationship with Graham Quinn while she was a contestant in I'm a Celebrity... Get Me out of Here. During her 3 weeks there, she revealed that she was sex-deprived and her hunger for sex increased so much that after the 3 weeks were over, she and her boyfriend Quinn had lots of unprotected sex! As she later revealed, this resulted in her pregnancy.
On 1 April 2007, she announced that she was pregnant and was due on 7 September 2007. She was engaged to Quinn at that time after 4 years of on-and-off dating but delayed the marriage until after the baby’s birth. Quinn used to be her bodyguard when she was in the band Hear'Say.
Klass’ and Quinn’s first child, a daughter they named Ava Bailey Quinn, was born on 16 August 2007. The couple’s second child, a daughter named Hero Harper Quinn was born on 25 March 2011.
Source: Instagram (Myleene Klass with her children - posted Aug 2021)
And On 21 October 2011, they tied the knot and 16 of their close friends and family were present at the marriage ceremony. But the tide soon turned for the married couple.
As the relationship could not sustain, Quinn is said to have walked out on Klass on her 34th birthday, only after about 6 months of marriage in 2012. Klass and Quinn finalized their divorce on 23 April 2013.
Klass is now in a relationship with Simon Motson, the owner of Ley Line Studio. They had reportedly met in autumn 2015 and Motson had just split from his wife. Motson also has two children from his previous marriage.
In mid-February 2019 she announced that she is pregnant with Motson's child. Many fans and friends including Vicky Pattison congratulated her. She welcomed her son Apollo Motson in August 2019. The couple announced their engagement in September 2020.
Myleene Klass – Career
Klass’ career in music started as soon as she graduated. She worked for a short time in the reality show The Dolls' House. In 2001, Myleene Klass auditioned for the Popstars. The show gave the contestant an opportunity to become a member of a formed pop band. She was then chosen to become a member pop band Hear'Say.
The band won the show and their following album was also a success. This new success gave them their own TV show called Hear'Say It's Saturday.
But in October 2002, the band split. A year after, Klass signed a five-album deal with Universal Classics and Jazz. Her first single titled Toccata and Fugue was released and on 20 October 2003, her solo album Moving On was released.
Albums, TV Shows
Then on 28 March 2007, Klass signed a contract with EMI Classics and on 2 July 2007, her second album Myleene's Music for Romance was released followed by the release of her third album Myleene's Music for Mothers on 18 February 2008.
In addition to being a singer, Klass is also a presenter. In August 2005, she was signed as a presenter for the music show CD: UK alongside Lauren Laverne and Johny P which was produced by ITV. She also co-hosted 10 Years Younger, The One Show, Ghost Towns, I'm a Celebrity... Get Me out of Here!, BBQ Champ.
As her popularity grew, she was offered to pose nude for Playboy magazine and cemented herself as a sex symbol. She also posed for Loaded Magazine (November 2004), and Maxim magazine (February 2006).
Myleene Klass – Legal issue and Fright
In December 2005, Klass was attacked! The attackers were a group of teenagers who dropped a bag of chips on her head, pushed her to the ground and they even tried to take pictures of Klass on their mobile phones.
In January 2010, a group of teenagers entered her garden when Klass and her daughter were home alone. Terrified, she threw a knife at them through the window. Hertfordshire Police then issued her a warning for her actions while the police denied having made such a warning.
Myleene Klass – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Klass is estimated to be around $4 million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.
Myleene Klass – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Myleene Klass is followed by millions of followers and counting.
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