Elena Jane Goulding (born December 30, 1986) is a multi-faceted British artist, singer and record producer.
The journey of her musical career began its rise in 2010, sparked by the release of her debut album, Lights. The musical tapestry, which was woven using those threads from Eyes Starry Eyed as well as Lights revealed the talents of Ellie Goulding on the world stage, a person who would gain prominence within the world of pop.
Ellie Goulding‘s sound is a fusion that is a harmonious mix of electronica’s pulse-pounding rhythms and the deep undertones of folk music. The sonic alchemy of her voice resonates across all continents and proves her artistic expression’s resonance.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Elena Jane Goulding|
|Stage Name:||Ellie Goulding|
|Born:||30 December 1986 (age 36 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Hereford, United Kingdom|
|Education:||University of Kent|
|Parents:||Arthur Goulding, Tracey Goulding|
|Siblings:||Isabel Goulding, Alex Goulding, Jordan Goulding|
|Spouse:||Caspar Jopling (m. 2019)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||Bobby Rich (2016), Dougie Poynter (2013-2016), Luke Friend (2013), Ed Sheeran (2013), Calvin Harris (2013), Jeremy Irvine (2012-2013), Skrillex (2012), Greg James (2009-2011), Prince Harry, Niall Horan (2013), Sam Karl (2014), Burns|
|Occupation:||Singer • Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$40 million|
Early Life & Education
Ellie Goulding was born on December 30, 1986 she was a star of Hereford, Herefordshire, England. Her early years were spent in Lyonshall which was a small town that was tucked away between the worlds that comprised England as well as Wales. Their parents, Arthur Goulding along with Tracey Goulding were the first to embrace her into a tapestry family that featured Isabel Goulding, Alex Goulding as well and Jordan Goulding as her cherished siblings.
Within the constellations of her family, Ellie Goulding shined as the second star. The songs of her life began with the whisper of the clarinet at nine. However, her soul was longing for the next note. Guitars called, and strings beckoned. became her friend and her verses grew as she grew older. The paths of school led her to Lady Hawkins Secondary School situated in Kington, Herefordshire, where her artistic roots were cultivated. Then she attended The University of Kent was her stage, where drama flourished.
In the midst of academia’s embrace, Ellie Goulding‘s brilliance was revealed. It was the University of Kent although not her final action, was an important catalyst. It gave her a unique style and talent. Strings of fame and recognition are woven through her personality and music.
Ellie Goulding is a name embraced by the tapestry of music, set out on a journey in the intimate spaces of local venues, where her captivating songs caught the attention of the most discerning record producers. In 2009 her first EP release, An Introduction to Ellie Goulding was a hit and led her to Polydor Records.
The beginning of Ellie Goulding‘s popularity was evident with Her debut album of studio work, “Lights, in 2010. The album soared to the top of praise, topping it on the UK Albums Chart and birthing famous hits such as Starry Eyed and the glowing song titled “Lights”.
After that, Ellie Goulding‘s journey took her through a swath of successes. Each album is a glowing testimony to her unique electronica, pop, and indie folk fusion. Halcyon (2012) was awash with tracks such as Anything Could Happen and Burn While Delirium (2015) released the stunning Love Me Like You Do the anthem that echoed the tangle that is Fifty Shades of Grey.
Collaborations with famous artists such as Calvin Harris and Diplo gave her a variety of colors to her musical canvas that created a symphony of variety and depth. But, Ellie Goulding‘s influence spanned beyond the boundaries of music. A champion of worthy causes, her voice of was a beacon for the well-being of Earth by weaving threads of advocacy for homeless people, the environment, and mental well-being into her poetic tapestry.
Accolades celebrated her journey, Brit Award, and MTV Video Music Awards as well as a sly acknowledgment from the Grammys, a halo of acknowledgment for her constant influence. This is how Ellie Goulding‘s story unfolded from her origins from Hereford to the stars of the sky of music and she is still a star whose passions and melodies have weaved threads of inspiration into the the fabric of art.
Awards & Nominations
- 2010: Critics’ Choice Award (Won)
- 2014: British Female Solo Artist (Nominated)
- 2014: British Single of the Year – “Burn” (Nominated)
- 2016: British Female Solo Artist (Nominated)
- 2016: British Single of the Year – “Love Me like You Do” (Nominated)
MTV Europe Music Awards
- 2010: Best New Act (Nominated)
- 2011: Best UK & Ireland Act (Nominated)
- 2014: Best World Stage Performance (Won)
Billboard Music Awards
- 2016: Top Dance/Electronic Artist (Nominated)
- 2014: Best Pop Solo Performance – “Burn” (Nominated)
Teen Choice Awards
- 2011: Choice Breakout Artist (Nominated)
- 2014: Choice Female Artist (Nominated)
- 2014: Choice Single Female Artist – “Burn” (Nominated)
- Instagram handle: @elliegoulding
- Twitter handle: Ellie Goulding (@elliegoulding)
- TikTok handle: Ellie Goulding (@elliegoulding)
- YouTube handle: @elliegoulding
Ellie Goulding‘s journey through relationships has woven intricate connections with various individuals. Her heart’s cadence found a rhythm with Bobby Rich in 2016 and shared harmonies with Dougie Poynter from 2013 to 2016. Moments of companionship danced with Luke Friend in 2013, echoed with Ed Sheeran and Calvin Harris. The melody deepened with Jeremy Irvine from 2012 to 2013 and briefly with Skrillex.
Earlier chapters featured Greg James from 2009 to 2011, and fleeting notes appeared with Prince Harry and Niall Horan in 2013. Hints of other stories whispered in the winds of speculation, with Sam Karl and Burns adding mystery in 2014.
Ellie Goulding is married to the renowned art dealer Caspar Jopling, and they have a son named Arthur Jopling, born in 2021.
Singles: “Under the Sheets,” “Starry Eyed,” “Guns and Horses,” “The Writer,” “Lights”
Singles: “Anything Could Happen,” “Figure 8,” “Explosions,” “Burn,” “How Long Will I Love You”
Singles: “On My Mind,” “Army,” “Something in the Way You Move,” “Still Falling for You”
Singles: “Worry About Me” (featuring Blackbear), “Power,” “Slow Grenade” (featuring Lauv), “Close to Me” (with Diplo featuring Swae Lee)
Singles: “Burn,” “How Long Will I Love You,” “Goodness Gracious,” “Beating Heart”
- iTunes Festival: London 2010 (2010)
- Live at Amoeba Music (2011)
- Live at the iTunes Festival 2012 (2012)
- An Introduction to Ellie Goulding (2009)
- iTunes Live: London Festival ’09 (2009)
- iTunes Session (2010)
- Spotify Sessions (2012)
- iTunes Festival: London 2013 (2013)
Singles: Ellie Goulding has released several standalone singles throughout her career, including collaborations and soundtrack contributions. Some notable ones include:
- “Love Me Like You Do” (2015) from the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack
- “Still Falling for You” (2016) from the Bridget Jones’ Baby soundtrack
- “Hate Me” (2019) with Juice Wrld
- “Worry About Me” (2020) featuring Blackbear
Ellie Goulding has a net worth of approximately $40 million. This is largely due to her successful music career, with hit singles such as Love Me Like You Do and Still Falling for You, as well as touring and merchandise sales.
Goulding has also been involved in various brand partnerships and endorsements throughout her career.