|Betty Boo Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10½ in|
|Date of Birth||March 6, 1970|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Betty Boo is an English singer, songwriter, and pop-rap artist who rose to prominence with her collaboration with The Beatmasters for the hit track Hey DJ/I Can’t Dance (To That Music You’re Playing) that was released in 1989. From there, she put on a successful solo career in the early 90s, with the release of various hit tracks such as Doin’ the Do, Where Are You Baby?, and Let Me Take You There.
Alison Moira Clarkson
Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom
Betty attended the Holloway School of Audio Engineering, from where she studied Sound Engineering.
Singer, Songwriter, Pop-Rap Artist
Betty is represented by AAE Music.
Dance-Pop, Hip-Hop, Pop-Rap
She has released her music with various labels including Music of Life, Rhythm King, Sire, and Instant Karma.
5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (White and Asian)
She is of Dusun and Scottish descent.
- Her sassy and powerful music
- Betty’s similarity to the cartoon character Betty Boop
Betty Boo Facts
- She originally went with the stage name “Betty Boop” due to her close resemblance to the animated cartoon character of the same name that was created by Max Fleischer. However, she later changed her stage name to “Betty Boo” in order to avoid trademark-related legal issues.
- In an article that was published in August 1990, to The Guardian by author and journalist Lucy O’Brien, she had described Betty as a combination of the cartoon characters Betty Boop, Barbarella, and Buck Rogers.
- Betty started off her career as a singer while in school with a hip-hop group called She Rockers. After that, she went on to join the group Public Enemy. It was there, that Betty was encouraged to pursue a solo career as she did not quite fit in with the group.
- As a solo artist, Betty released her debut single titled Doin’ The Do in 1990. It was a huge success for her as it earned a place at #7 on the UK Singles Chart, followed by #1 on the US Dance Club Songs chart.
- Betty’s solo career diminished in the early 1990s after her mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer. However, she took to songwriting on the suggestion of talent manager Chris Herbert.
- She was TV personality Simon Cowell‘s inspiration during the creation of the pop girls group Spice Girls.
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