The British singer and songwriter, Boy George is also renowned as a fashion designer and photographer. The artist born on June 14, 1961 is currently of age 54. His full name must be George Alan O’Dowd born to his parents, Jeremiah and Dinah O’Dowd. They are from Thurles, County Tipperary originally. He has other five siblings and lived with his family on the Middle Park Estate and joined Eltham Green School in Eltham. He was always a follower and a part of the ‘New Romantic’ movement, which was famous in the early 1980s in Britain. He is from Irish ethnicity.
His music is usually classified as ‘blue-eyed soul’, which is influenced, by reggae and rhythm and blues. He formed his own record label called More Protein and started recording under the name ‘Jesus Love You’. He released a number of underground hits in the early 1990s like ‘Generations of Love’, ‘After the Love’ and ‘Bow Down Mister’ which provided him a in UK Top 30 hit the year 1991. He had also written a song I India inspired by his involvement in the ‘Hare Krishna’ movement. He himself presented a music and chat show on the channel called ‘Blue Radio’. He also had a major UK and US hit with the song ‘The Crying Game’ in 1992 for the sound track of the movie with the same title.
He enjoyed his next career a notable music DJ. He worked at Philip Sallon’s nightclub for first gig. He came to the attention of the rave promoters ‘Fantazia’ who allowed him to play of the discs on the two volumes in ‘The House Collection 2’, their new compilation which became a massive success in the UK going gold and was sold to Sony o as to release in Europe. Single ‘More Than Likely’ also became a moderate hit in UK and US. In the further years, he released a number of songs and albums among which most them became major and helped him to rise to the height of success. He is declared to be a coach on the fifth series of ‘The Voice UK’ in early 2016 replacing Tom Jones.
He struggled with heroin addiction for many years by the late 1980s. He was arrested for heroin possession as a part of ‘Operation Culture’. Kirk Brandon, George’ s so called girlfriend sued for libel claiming that George mentioned a love affair between in his autobiography, ’Take It a Man’. George was arrested in Manhattan with the reason of cocaine possession and also wrongly reporting a burglary on 7th of October, 2005.
Even though he never denied that he was a gay, there started speculation about his sexuality. He was reported of secretly dating the punk rock singer ‘Kirk Brandon’ and the drummer of Culture Club, Jon Moss. He states his realization being a gay in a 2008 documentary. He is not married and has no children so, no wife and divorce too. He had boyfriends but no any girlfriend.
He has a net worth of $35 million dollars and has so huge fan following in his twitter accounts. He made a number of tours and increased the support of his fans of his wiki.