Christine McVie Height, Age, Family, Facts, Biography

0
Christine McVie Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 50 kg
Date of Birth July 12, 1943
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Eye Color Blue

Christine McVie is a veteran English singer and songwriter who is best known being the lead vocalist and keyboardist for the rock band Fleetwood Mac since 1970. Besides that, she is also popularly known as a solo artist and most importantly for her smoky, contralto vocals, and her knack for coming up with direct but poignant lyrics. With time, she has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 200k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Christine Anne Perfect

Nick Name

Chris

Christine McVie as seen in a picture taken on November 4, 2017
Christine McVie as seen in a picture taken on November 4, 2017 (Raph_PH / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Bouth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

Christine attended an art college based in Birmingham for 5 years to study sculpture. In the year 2002, she was presented with an Honorary Doctorate in Music by the University of Greenwich.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Keyboardist

Family

  • Father – Cyril Percy Absell Perfect (Concert Violinist, Music Lecturer)
  • Mother – Beatrice Edith Maud Perfect (Medium, Psychic, Faith Healer)
  • Siblings  – John Perfect (Older Brother) (Former Entomologist), Cyril Perfect (Older Brother)

Manager

As a member of Fleetwood Mac, Christine is represented by Carl Stubner.

Genre

Blues, Blues Rock, Pop Rock, Rock, Soft Rock

Instruments

Vocals, Keyboard

Labels

She has released her music with various labels such as Warner Records, Blue Horizon, RepriseE1 (US)Sanctuary, and Columbia. 

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm

Weight

50 kg or 110 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Christine’s name has been linked with –

  1. John McVie (1968-1976)
  2. Dennis Wilson (1979-1982)
  3. Eduardo Quintela (1986-2003)
Fleetwood Mac members (From Left to Right) Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Lindsey Buckingham as seen in a picture taken for their album cover of Rumours
Fleetwood Mac members (From Left to Right) Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Lindsey Buckingham as seen in a picture taken for their album cover of Rumours (Warner Bros. Records / Billboard / Public Domain)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Christine McVie as seen in a picture taken during a live performance at the BOK Center Tulsa on Wednesday on October 3, 2018
Christine McVie as seen in a picture taken during a live performance at the BOK Center Tulsa on Wednesday on October 3, 2018 (Raph_PH / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Distinctive Features

  • Platinum blonde hair
  • Sports a fringe cut
  • Floaty clothes
  • Husky voice
Christine McVie as seen in a picture that was uploaded as her Facebook profile picture on May 9, 2014
Christine McVie as seen in a picture that was uploaded as her Facebook profile picture on May 9, 2014 (Christine McVie / Facebook)

Christine McVie Facts

  1. She was brought up in the Bearwood area of Smethwick on the outskirts of Birmingham city.
  2. Christine inherited her musical genes from her father who taught music at St Peter’s College of Education and the violin at St Philip’s Grammar School.
  3. Her mother was a medium, psychic, and faith healer.
  4. She was 4 years old when her parents wanted her to learn to play the piano. However, Christine did not show much interest until she 11 years old. She continued to show an interest in her classical music until she 15 years old.
  5. It was a friend of her older brother John named, Philip Fisher who got her interested in playing the piano once again.
  6. Her focus shifted from classical music to rock and roll after she had come across a songbook of pianist and singer Fats Domino that was brought home by her brother.
  7. She has credited The Everly Brothers as an early influence.
  8. Initially, she had wanted to become a teacher and pursued a 5-year study in sculpture.
  9. The first band that she joined was Sounds Of Blue with guitarist Stan Webb and bassist Andy Silvester. However, the group split a while after, leaving Christine to fend for herself. This led her to move to London after which, she worked as a department store window dresser.
  10. As of February 2020, she has released 3 solo albums, In the Meantime (2004), Christine McVie (1984), and Christine Perfect (1970).

Featured Image By Raph_PH / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

Did we miss anyone?

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here