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Shirley Bassey (Shirley Veronica Bassey) was born on 8 January, 1937 in Tiger Bay, United Kingdom, is a Welsh singer. Discover Shirley Bassey's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 84 years old?

Popular As Shirley Veronica Bassey
Occupation soundtrack,music_department,actress
Age 84 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born 8 January 1937
Birthday 8 January
Birthplace Tiger Bay, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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Shirley Bassey Height, Weight & Measurements

At 84 years old, Shirley Bassey height is 5' 3" (1.6 m) .

Physical Status
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)
Weight Not Available
Body Measurements Not Available
Eye Color Not Available
Hair Color Not Available

Who Is Shirley Bassey's Husband?

Her husband is Sergio Novak (m. 1968–1979), Kenneth Hume (m. 1961–1965)

Parents Not Available
Husband Sergio Novak (m. 1968–1979), Kenneth Hume (m. 1961–1965)
Sibling Not Available
Children Sharon Novak, Samantha Bassey, Mark Novak

Shirley Bassey Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Shirley Bassey worth at the age of 84 years old? Shirley Bassey’s income source is mostly from being a successful Soundtrack. She is from United Kingdom. We have estimated Shirley Bassey's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
House Not Available
Cars Not Available
Source of Income Soundtrack

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She and Tom Jones are the only two Welsh artists (as of 2007) to have sung title songs from the James Bond series of movies.


Auctioned off the contents of her London flat, with proceeds going to charity. She now lives in Monaco. [June 2005]


Had a charity auction at Christies in 2003. "Dame Shirley Bassey: 50 Years of Glittering Gowns" raised £250,000 (US$500,000) for the Dame Shirley Bassey Scholarship at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and the Noah's Ark Appeal. Swarovski purchased a number of significant lots to display them at Crystal Worlds Museum in Austria.


She was awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2000 Queen's Millennium Honors List for her services to entertainment.


She returned to the UK top 40 with Propellerheads on the hit single "History Repeating" in 1997 after an absence from the UK singles chart for 24 years.


She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1994 Queen's New Year Honours List for her services to entertainment.


Her surprise performance of "Goldfinger" at the 85th Annual Academy Awards, commemorating 50 years of James Bond films, brought the house down. Bassey received a two minute standing ovation following her performance, more than any other performer that evening.


Winner, in 1977, of BRIT award for Best British Female Solo Artist of the previous 25 years (1977 awards commemorated the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth).


Her son, Mark, is her niece's biological son. She and her second husband adopted him in 1971. She also has two daughters with fathers she refuses to name.


Shirley Bassey was born in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales, and raised in the nearby working class neighborhood of Splott. Her mother was originally from Yorkshire, and her father was a Nigerian seaman who left the family when she was less than two. She later helped to support her family by working in an Enamelware factory. She made her professional debut at 16 appearing in a touring revue "Memories of Al Jolson". Her first major hit was "The Banana Boat Song," and she later sang "Goldfinger" in the James Bond movie Goldfinger (1964).


Daughter Samantha was born in 1963. She drowned in 1985, after falling into the River Avon from The Clifton suspension bridge in Bristol. Bassey has always maintained that her daughter did not commit suicide.


Her daughter Sharon was born in September, 1954. Shirley's sister raised her until she was nine. This caused a scandal when the public found out.