Ingrid Michaelson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Ingrid Michaelson Quick Info
Height5 ft 5 in
Weight52 kg
Date of BirthDecember 8, 1979
Zodiac SignSagittarius
BoyfriendWill Chase

Ingrid Michaelson has earned a dedicated fan following over the years for her folk and indie style music. Her songwriting ability is one of the finest in the folk music genre and has helped her carve a unique place in the industry. After having released her first 2 albums on her own, she signed a special record deal with Original Signal Recordings which entitles her to retain her creative freedom. She started earning mainstream success with the release of her 4th studio album, Everybody. Her next album, Human Again, was an even bigger commercial success. She also hit it big with The Human Again Tour which was sold out for almost every night.

Born Name

Ingrid Ellen Michaelson

Nick Name

Ingrid

Ingrid Michaelson as seen while performing in a live concert in April 2012
Ingrid Michaelson as seen while performing in a live concert in April 2012 (True Endeavors / Darren Lee Photography / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Ingrid Michaelson went to the Staten Island Technical High School. Then, she got enrolled at Binghamton University and graduated with a degree in theater.

Until the age of 7, she took music training from Manhattan’s Third Street Music School. She later honed her skills at Dorothy Delson Kuhn Music Institute at the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter

Family

  • Father – Carl Michaelson (Music composer and manager of copyrights for the publishing company Carl Fischer Music)
  • Mother – Elizabeth Egbert (Sculptor)
  • Siblings – Charles Michaelson (Brother)

Manager

Ingrid Michaelson is represented by –

  • Secret Road Artist Management
  • Paradigm Talent Agency

Genre

Folk-Pop, Indie Pop, Indie Folk

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele

Labels

Cabin 24, Mom + Pop Music

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

52 kg or 114.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Ingrid Michaelson has dated –

  1. Greg Laswell (2009-2015) – Ingrid started going out with musician Greg Laswell in the summer of 2009. They got married in August 2011 in a low key and intimate wedding ceremony held in Maine. However, in February 2015, they released a statement revealing that they had officially divorced. Soon after, it was revealed that they had been living apart for months.
  2. Will Chase (2015-Present) – Michaelson started going out with actor Will Chase in the summer of 2015. They made their relationship public in July 2015 by walking the red carpet at the Lincoln Center Festival in New York City.
Ingrid Michaelson in a selfie with Will Chase in July 2018
Ingrid Michaelson in a selfie with Will Chase in July 2018 (Ingrid Michaelson / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

She has Swedish ancestry on her father’s side while she is of Dutch descent on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

She often wears black rimmed glasses.

Brand Endorsements

In 2013, Coca-Cola created a TV commercial which included Ingrid Michaelson’s song, Be Ok. Her songs and music have been used in TV adverts for several other brands such as Old Navy and Extra Gum. She has also appeared in a TV advert for Tropicana.

Best Known For

  • The commercial success of her singles such as Maybe, Girls Chase Boys, and The Way I Am
  • The popularity of her studio album, Human Again, which made its debut on the Billboard charts at the 5th spot
  • Having collaborated with established music artists such as William Fitzsimmons, Allie Moss, Bess Rogers, and Sara Bareilles
Ingrid Michaelson performing at Fryshuset, Stockholm in September 2008
Ingrid Michaelson performing at Fryshuset, Stockholm in September 2008 (Daniel Berglund / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

First Album

In January 2005, she released her debut studio album, Slow the RainAs she couldn’t find any suitable record label to release her work, she decided to release the album on her own.

First Film

In 2017, she made her theatrical film debut in the comedy movie, Humor MeShe was cast in an important role in the movie which was premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival and received positive reviews from the critics.

First TV Show

In 2007, Ingrid Michaelson made her first TV show appearance on the show, Good Morning America.

Ingrid Michaelson Favorite Things

  • Food – Fries and Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Celebrity – Taylor Swift
  • Comforting SongsHide And Seek by Imogen, In This Heart by Sinead, Better Man by Pearl Jam
  • Songwriters – Foy Vance, Justin Vernon, Sia, Greg Laswell, Paul McCartney
SourceReddit
Ingrid Michaelson as seen in August 2018
Ingrid Michaelson as seen in August 2018 (Ingrid Michaelson / Instagram)

Ingrid Michaelson Facts

  1. She irked her loyal fans by claiming on Twitter that her best-selling songs are her least favorite songs and was heavily criticized by many.
  2. She started learning piano at the age of 4.
  3. While studying at Binghamton University, she was a member of the co-ed a cappella group called Binghamtonics. She was also a member of the improv comedy group called Pappy Parker Players.
  4. While growing up, she worked with a musical theatre group, Kids on Stage. Later, she performed with the theatre repertory company under Sue Peters at the university.
  5. In 2006, she released her second album, Girls and Boys, independently and streamed it on Myspace. The album was discovered by a music producer from the ABC drama Grey’s Anatomy who got in touch with her. Soon after, she was contacted by several recording companies.
  6. As she wanted to retain the rights and creative control of her music, she reached a special deal with Original Signal Recordings because of which Original Signal assumed the responsibility of marketing and distribution of her music while her own label took care of the production.
  7. Soon after, her album, Girls and Boys, was re-released by Original Signal Recordings as a mainstream work. The album managed to peak at the 63rd spot on the Billboard charts.
  8. In 2014, she had to battle a couple of health problems as she struggled with stomach and throat ailments.
  9. Visit her official website @ ingridmichaelson.com.
  10. Follow Ingrid Michaelson on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Myspace.

Featured Image by True Endeavors / Darren Lee Photography / CC BY-SA 4.0

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