Róisín Murphy Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Róisín Murphy Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight56 kg
Date of BirthJuly 5, 1973
Zodiac SignCancer
Eye ColorBlue

Róisín Murphy is an Irish singer, songwriter, director, and record producer who is known for having been a member of the English-Irish electronic music duo, Moloko, alongside English bassist, guitarist, and composer, Mark Brydon. The duo has produced several popular albums and singles including Things to Make and DoDo You Like My Tight Sweater?, and Statues. Apart from that, Róisín Murphy has also made a name for herself as a solo artist and has released albums like Ruby Blue and Take Her Up to Monto.

Born Name

Róisín Marie Murphy

Nick Name

Róisín

Róisín Murphy performing during an event in August 2008
Róisín Murphy performing during an event in August 2008 (Maarten van Maanen / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland

Nationality

Irish

 

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Director

Family

  • Mother – She has been an antique dealer.
Róisín Murphy as seen while delivering a performance at the Orange Music Experience Festival, Haifa in June 2005
Róisín Murphy as seen while delivering a performance at the Orange Music Experience Festival, Haifa in June 2005 (Amire80 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Manager

Róisín Murphy is managed by Maria May, Creative Artists Agency,

Genre

Electropop, Dance-Pop, Art Pop, Experimental Pop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Echo, EMI, PIAS

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Róisín Murphy has dated –

  1. Simon Henwood – She was previously in a relationship with Simon Henwood, a British artist, author, film director, and music video director. Their relationship resulted in the birth of a daughter named Clodagh on December 15, 2009.
  2. Sebastiano Properzi – Róisín Murphy is in a relationship with Sebastiano Properzi and the duo parents a son named Tadhg who was born in September 2012.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Róisín Murphy is of Irish descent.

Róisín Murphy as seen while performing during an event in November 2007
Róisín Murphy as seen while performing during an event in November 2007 (Bewareaelk / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Hair Color

Light Brown (Natural)

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Freckled face
  • Deep-set eyes

Róisín Murphy Favorite Things

  • Moloko Song Forever More of Statues
  • Some Of Her Favorite Hotels From Across The Globe – Radisson Collection Hotel in Moscow, Le Bristol Paris, The Principal Manchester, Tbilisi Marriott Hotel in Georgia

SourceThe Guardian, Condé Nast Traveller

Róisín Murphy while performing live in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2008
Róisín Murphy while performing live in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2008 (SilentShout666 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Róisín Murphy Facts

  1. She grew up in Arklow, County Wicklow, Ireland until the age of 12.
  2. At the age of 12, Róisín Murphy shifted to Manchester, England alongside her family.
  3. She developed a keen interest in the 1960s fashions by going to car boot sales and charity shops along with her mother.
  4. Her parents got divorced when she was around 15 years old and after that, Róisín Murphy stayed alone in England.
  5. During her younger years, she used to hide her original voice because she was somewhat embarrassed about the fact that she “sounded like Elaine Paige” when she preferred listening to the likes of Sonic Youth and Pixies instead.
  6. Róisín Murphy has revealed that during her school years, she became friends with a group of “weird boys who wore black” and who listened to the rock band, Jesus and Mary Chain.
  7. In October 1995, Moloko released its first album, Do You Like My Tight Sweater?, and it was placed at number #92 in the UK Albums Chart and at number #179 in the Australian Albums Chart.
  8. As a solo artist, Róisín Murphy released her debut studio album, Ruby Blue, on June 13, 2005, via Echo and it was ranked at number #88 in the UK Albums (OCC) chart.
  9. She has also garnered a decent social media fan base and enjoys more than 500k followers on Facebook, more than 100k followers on Instagram, and more than 50k followers on Twitter.

Featured Image by Maarten van Maanen / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

Did we miss anyone?

Loading...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here