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Dido Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Dido Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 54 kg
Date of Birth December 25, 1971
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Blue

Dido is an English singer and songwriter who rose to global acclaim with the release of her debut album No Angel (1999). Her discography also includes other albums and tracks such as Life for Rent, White Flag, Sand in My Shoes, Safe Trip HomeGirl Who Got Away, Still on My MindHere with Me, Thank YouDon’t Believe in LoveDon’t Leave HomeEverything to LoseFriends, and No Freedom. Dido also appeared as a featured artist on Eminem‘s track Stan which has been included in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time”. She was honored with the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors in 2019.

Born Name

Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong

Nick Name

Dido

Dido as seen while performing in 2019
Dido as seen while performing in 2019 (Raph_PH / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

St. Mary Abbot’s Hospital, Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

 

Education

Dido studied at Thornhill Primary School in Islington, Dallington School, City of London School for Girls (CLSG), and Westminster School.

When she was 5 years old, she stole a recorder from school. After that, her parents enrolled her at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Dido also attended Birkbeck, University of London where she studied law. However, she dropped out before completing the course.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter

Family

  • Father – William O’Malley Armstrong (1938-2006) (Irish Publisher, Former Managing Director of Sidgwick & Jackson)
  • Mother – Clare (née Collins) (Poet)
  • Siblings – Rowland Constantine O’Malley Armstrong (better known as record producer Rollo) (Older Brother) (Musician, Part of the British electronica trio Faithless)
  • Others – Alfred Elliott Armstrong (Paternal Grandfather), Maeve Josephine O’Malley (Paternal Grandmother), Bernard John Collins (Maternal Grandfather), Grete Elisabeth Piehler (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Dido has been signed with Logan Media Entertainment, Music Artist Management Company, Chobham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom.

Genre

Electropop, Downtempo, Trip Hop, Folktronica

Instruments

Vocals, Piano, Recorder, Violin

Labels

RCA Records, Cheeky, Arista Records, Sony Music, Legacy, BMG

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, her net worth has been $16 Million.

Build

Slim

Dido and Youssou N'Dour performing 'Seven Seconds' at Live 8 in Hyde Park in London, England
Dido and Youssou N’Dour performing ‘Seven Seconds’ at Live 8 in Hyde Park in London, England (Djr xi / English Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

54 kg or 119 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Dido has dated –

  1. Bob Page – She was romantically involved with entertainment lawyer Bob Page and during their 7-year relationship, the duo even got engaged. However, in 1999, they parted ways.
  2. Alan Smith (2004) – It is RUMORed that Dido had an affair with football coach & retired professional footballer Alan Smith in April 2004.
  3. Sol Campbell (2004) – In September 2004, she started dating professional football manager and former player Sol Campbell but they soon broke up in December 2004.
  4. Rohan Gavin (2010-Present) – Dido got married to Rohan Gavin in 2010 and they have a son named Stanley Gavin (b. July 2011).

Race / Ethnicity

White

Dido is of Irish, English, German, and French descent.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

High cheekbones

Dido in November 2019
Dido in November 2019 (Dido / Instagram)

Dido Facts

  1. Due to the complexity of her birth name, she was bullied in her childhood and considers “Dido” as her real name. The word “Dido” is derived from the legendary Queen of Carthage.
  2. On June 14, 1999, she released her debut studio album No Angel which became the 2nd best-selling album of the 2000s in the United Kingdom. Also, the album was listed as the 9th best-selling album of the 21st century in the UK and peaked at #1 on several charts including the US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart, UK Albums (OCC) chart, New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)chart, and European Albums (Music & Media) chart.
  3. Dido holds dual British-Irish citizenship.
  4. She released her 5th studio album Still on My Mind on March 8, 2019, via BMG. The album peaked at #1 on the US Independent Albums (Billboard) chart and UK Independent Albums (OCC) chart.
  5. Dido is a “diehard” lifelong supporter of Arsenal F.C.

Featured Image by Raph_PH / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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