Kate Bush Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Kate Bush Quick Info
Height5 ft 3 in
Weight49 kg
Date of BirthJuly 30, 1958
Zodiac Sign Leo
SpouseDanny McIntosh

Kate Bush is an English singer, songwriter, musician, dancer, and record producer who rose to fame after the release of her first single titled Wuthering Heights. After that, she went on to release several other hit songs including The Man with the Child in His Eyes, Babooshka, Running Up That Hill, Don’t Give Up (a duet with Peter Gabriel), and King of the Mountain.

Born Name

Catherine Bush

Nick Name

Kate

Kate Bush as seen in a picture that was taken just as she was about to perform at Comic Relief 1986
Kate Bush as seen in a picture that was taken just as she was about to perform at Comic Relief 1986 (Katebushnew.com Forum / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Bexleyheath, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Residence

The United Kingdom

Nationality

English

 

Education

She studied at St Joseph’s Convent Grammar School, near Abbey Wood. Kate studied karate under the guidance of her brother John at Goldsmiths College.

She also trained in interpretive dance under the guidance of dancer, actor, and teacher Lindsay Kemp.

Bush had decided to stop attending school shortly after her A-level mock exams. Hence, only attaining her GCE O-level certificate.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Dancer, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – Robert Bush (1920–2008) (Doctor, General Practitioner)
  • Mother – Hannah Daly (1918–1992) (Staff Nurse)
  • Siblings – Patrick Bush (Older Brother) (Musician, Instrument Maker, Music Critic, Producer, Artist), John Bush (Older Brother) (Poet, Photographer)

Genre

Art Pop, Art Rock, Experimental Pop, Pop Rock, Avant-Pop

Instruments

Vocals, Piano, Keyboards, Synthesisers

Labels

Anti-

Kate has released her music with various record labels including Harvest Records, EMI Records Ltd., Fish People, Columbia Records, Concord Records, and Parlophone Records Limited.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

49 kg or 108 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Bush has dated –

  1. David Gilmour
  2. Steve Blacknell
  3. Del Palmer (1978-1993) – Kate was in a long-term relationship with bassist and engineer Del Palmer.
  4. Peter Gabriel – RUMOR
  5. Danny McIntosh (1993-Present) – She had married a man named Danny McIntosh in 1993, with whom she has a son named Bertie (b. Albert McIntosh).

Race / Ethnicity

White

She has English ancestry on her father’s side and Irish ancestry on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Beautiful eyes
  • Thin upper lip
  • Her light and airy tone

Brand Endorsements

She has been featured in the commercials for various brands including Seiko and Aerial.

Kate Bush Facts

  1. She spent most of her childhood on a farmhouse in East Wickham, located next to the town of Welling.
  2. Kate’s artistic nature came naturally as her mother was a dancer and her father, a pianist.
  3. She attended an all-girls Catholic school.
  4. It was musician and guitarist David Gilmour of Pink Floyd who discovered Kate’s talent when her family demo tape was turned down by several labels. David then went on to help her record many more tracks professionally.
  5. It was EMI Group Limited that presented Kate with her very first major contract deal.
  6. At Goldsmith College, she earned the nickname of “Ee-ee” as she would utter the word instead of the Japanese term “Kiai” that is used in martial arts while executing a move.
  7. She was brought up a Roman Catholic.
  8. Bush is a self-taught pianist, who began learning to play the instrument at the mere age of 11. Aside from that, she is also skilled at playing the violin and organ.
  9. On February 17, 1978, Kate released her debut album titled The Kick Inside that consisted of one of her number 1 hit songs titled Wuthering Heights. From there onwards, she went on to release several other albums, some of which are Lionheart (1978), Never for Ever (1980), The Dreaming (1982), Hounds of Love (1985), The Sensual World (1989), The Red Shoes (1993), and Aerial (2005).
  10. She is a vegetarian.

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