Engelbert Humperdinck Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Engelbert Humperdinck Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1.5 in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth May 2, 1936
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Spouse Patricia Healey

Engelbert Humperdinck is an English singer whose songs like Release Me (1967) and The Last Waltz (1967) had topped the UK music charts in the year of release, having sold more than a million copies each. He has enjoyed chart successes outside the UK too with singles such as This Moment in Time (1979) and has sold more than 140 million records worldwide. Engelbert has dropped numerous albums including We Made It Happen (1970) and After the Lovin’ (1976) the latter having got nominated for a Grammy in 1977 for “Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male”. He is the recipient of several other honors and awards such as being conferred a star on Leicester’s Walk of Fame in Leicester, England on April 24, 2010.

Born Name

Arnold George Dorsey

Nick Name

Gerry, Engelbert Humperdinck

Engelbert Humperdinck in December 2018 enjoying playing the saxophone while recalling fond memories
Engelbert Humperdinck in December 2018 enjoying playing the saxophone while recalling fond memories (Engelbert Humperdinck / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Residence

  • Beverly Hills, California, United States
  • United Kingdom

Nationality

English

 

Education

He attended the University of Leicester and acquired the honorary degree of Doctor of Music in January 2006.

Occupation

Singer, Musician

Family

  • Father – Mervyn Dorsey (British Army NCO)
  • Mother – Olive Dorsey
  • Siblings – He has 9 siblings.

Manager

He is represented by The Random House Group Limited.

Genre

Traditional Pop, Easy Listening, Schlager

Instruments

Vocals, Piano, Saxophone

Labels

  • Decca Records
  • Parrot Records
  • Epic Records
  • White Records
  • OK! Good Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 1.5 in or 187 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Patricia Healey (1964-Present) – He tied the knot with Patricia on April 18, 1964. They have 3 sons named Scott, Jason, and Bradley and a daughter named Louise.
  2. Jayne Mansfield (1967) – Rumor
Engelbert Humperdinck with his wife in the past
Engelbert Humperdinck with his wife in the past (Engelbert Humperdinck / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Welsh descent on his father’s side of the family and of German descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Salt-and-Pepper

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tall stature
  • Fuller lips
  • Sharp nose

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Engelbert Humperdinck Favorite Things

  • Keen Fan Of – Leicester City Football Club
  • Sunday Breakfast – Chilli, egg and onions on toast preparing which he has usually smoked out the whole house while frying up the chilli and onions
  • Has Relaxed By – Playing golf at a course that is 2 miles from his Beverly Hills home followed by enjoying some lunch with a glass of wine in its clubhouse, Riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle around the Hollywood Hills
  • Activity On Sundays – Playing Scrabble with friends who come over having loved the game as he has loved words

SourceWikipedia, Guardian

Engelbert Humperdinck in November 2019 thinking he should be called Engelbert Scissorhands in the photo
Engelbert Humperdinck in November 2019 thinking he should be called Engelbert Scissorhands in the photo (Engelbert Humperdinck / Instagram)

Engelbert Humperdinck Facts

  1. He developedĀ an interest in music in his early teens and started learning the saxophone. He soon began playing the instrument in nightclubs and it was in his late teens that he started singing.
  2. His impression of Jerry Lewis had led his friends to call him “Gerry Dorsey” and he worked under the moniker for almost a decade. In 1965, he selected his stage name after the German composer Engelbert Humperdinck.
  3. Engelbert has disclosed that he has usually got up at 6:30 am after which he has watched some television to wake up his mind and then done exercises, followed by having his breakfast.
  4. He has affirmed that he has dreamed music and if he has a strong idea for a song, he has woken up, recorded it on his phone, and then recorded it the next day. He has realized that his dreams have been the blueprints of his reality.

Featured Image by Engelbert Humperdinck / Instagram

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