Who is Alexandra Burke? Bio, Age, Parents, Net Worth, Relationship, Height

Who is Alexandra Burke?

Imelda Alexandra Alexandra Burke is a British singer, songwriter, and actress born Cecelia Ewen Burke. She rose to prominence after winning the fifth series of the British television show “The X Factor” in 2008. She has record deals with Epic Records, RCA Records, and Syco Music. As a nine-year-old competing on the British show “Star for a Night,” she lost to Joss Stone. She appeared on “Strictly Come Dancing” in 2017.

Her first single, “Hallelujah,” broke records by selling over 105,000 copies in twenty-four hours, and her debut studio album “Overcome” was released on Syco Music on October 19, 2009. Alexandra is also the daughter of Soul II Soul singer Melissa Bell from the 1990s. In June 2014, she took over for Beverley Knight in the lead role of Rachel Marron in the West End musical “The Bodyguard,” and in 2016, she began a 12-month residency in “Sister Act The Musical,” leading the cast as Deloris Van Cartier. Alexandra will also star in a film based on Tina Turner’s character, which will be released in June 2021.

Relationship Details, Alexandra Burke is Married?

Alexandra Burke is a single woman. She is currently engaged to footballer Darren Randolph. She announced on February 14, 2022, that they were expecting a child in June 2022. Previously, she married stage manager Joshua Ginnelly in January 2018. Burke was photographed with their new boyfriend Rotherham United defender Angus Macdonald during their date at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in July 2019, three weeks after her divorce from her fiance. By August 2019, Macdonald had been diagnosed with bowel cancer, from which he recovered. Burke’s acknowledged supportive role and the couple’s affectionate relationship sustained the relationship until the couple announced their separation on October 21, 2020. Burke is also straight when it comes to her sexual orientation.

Alexandra Burke has announced her first pregnancy. In an adorable Instagram video, the former X Factor winner revealed her pregnancy to footballer Darren Randolph. The video, which Alex shared with his thousands of followers, showed the soon-to-be parents walking their dogs in a park. Before revealing Alexandra’s growing baby bump, the couple was filmed holding hands and taking selfies together. In the one-minute video, Darren kissed her baby bump before the happy couple kissed.

The video then cuts to the beaming couple at home, snuggled up on the sofa surrounded by bouquets of beautiful flowers. Alexandra is also seen caressing her bump in front of a window before laughing and smiling with her other half. The video concludes with Alexandra and Darren kissing again in the park. “Due June 2022,” the singer/actor simply captioned the photo.

Quick facts about Alexandra Burke

Celebrated Name Alexandra Burke
Age 33 years old.
Nick Name Alexandra Burke
Birth Name Alexandra Burke
Birth Date 1988-08-25
Gender Male
Profession Singer
Place Of Birth Islington, London, England
Birth Nation England
Nationality British
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christian
Race Black
Horoscope Virgo
Mother Melissa Bell
Siblings 2
School Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School
Marital Status Unmarried
Boyfriend Darren Randolph
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Singer, songwriter, and actress career
Net Worth $80 million
Salary $381,920 per year
Height 5 ft 4 in or 163 cm
Weight 57 kg or 126 pounds
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Measurement 35-26-37 in or 89-66-94 cm
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Alexandra Burke: Early Life, Age, Wiki, Parents, Ethnicity

Alexandra Burke first opened her eyes on August 25, 1988, in Islington, London, England. She was born in a Christian family with the given name Alexandra Imelda Cecelia Ewen Burke. She is of British nationality and mixed ancestry, being of African, Douglas, Indian, Irish, and Jamaican descent. Burke’s current age is 33, which she celebrated in 2021, and her star sign is Virgo, according to her birth date. As a result, she is black. Her father, David Burke (born 1954), and mother, Melissa Bell, are her parents (5th March 1964 – 28th August 2017). She has two siblings, Sheneice (sister), David (brother), and Aaron (Brother).

Education, Schooling, University

Burke received her education at the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School in Islington, Angel. She left school as soon as she received her GCSEs to pursue her music career.

Professional Career

  • Alexandra Burke began her career by auditioning for the second series of “The X Factor” in 2005, where she was rejected by Walsh because he felt she was too young, after which she performed Christina Aguilera’s “Candyman” and received her first standing ovation.
  • She performed her debut single, a cover of Leonard Cohen’s 1984 song “Hallelujah,” for the first time, and with over eight million votes cast, Burke was declared the winner with 58 percent of the final vote.
  • Then she signed a recording contract with Syco, a record label co-owned by Sony Music Entertainment.
  • Burke signed a £3.5 million, five-album US record deal with Epic Records on 13th February 2009, and her first album was originally scheduled for March 2009, whereas the album was released on 19th October 2009 in the UK, titled “Overcome,” and her first commercial single from her debut album is titled “Bad Boys.”
  • Burke confirmed on July 19, 2009, that she had signed a six-figure contract with Dolce & Gabbana to become the face of a new fashion line.
  • On March 12, 2012, she confirmed on Twitter that “All Night Long,” featuring Pitbull, would be her new single, and her next single was a completely new song, “Start Without You,” which was released on September 5, 2010.
  • She signed a record deal with RCA Records in June, and the album will be handled jointly by Syco and RCA Records.
  • Her first single from the album, “Elephant,” produced by Erick Morillo, was released on March 11, 2012, and she announced in mid-April 2012 that the title of her second studio album, “Heartbreak on Hold,” would be released on June 4, 2012.
  • Burke left Syco Records to join RCA Records in February 2012, and it was revealed in September 2012 that she would participate in “Les Miserables” for Children in Need.
  • In December 2012, she released her first holiday extended play, “Christmas Gift,” and in May 2013, she signed a deal with a US management company after impressing former Def Jam president Kevin Liles during a meeting in New York.
  • On June 10, 2013, she made her U.S. performance debut at Apollo Theater as part of the line-up for The Apollo Theater Legends Hall of Fame 2013, and on August 30, she released her second EP, “#NewRules.”
  • Following that, on June 2, 2014, she made her West End debut as a leading cast member in the £5 million productions of “The Bodyguard” at London’s Adelphi Theatre, taking over the lead role from Beverley Knight.
  • On January 8, 2016, it was announced that she would also take over the lead role of Deloris Van Cartier in the all-new UK touring production of “Sister Act The Musical.”
  • On August 21, 2017, she was announced as a contestant for the fifteenth series of “Strictly Come Dancing,” where she advanced to the final, where she was defeated by Joe McFadden.
  • Burke announced on December 22, 2017, that she had signed with Universal Music Group’s Decca Records for her third album, “The Truth Is,” which was released on March 16, 2018.
  • She appeared for eight weeks as Roxie Hart in the London West End production of “Chicago,” and she reprised her role as Rachel Marron in a worldwide touring production of “The Bodyguard,” which concluded in late 2019.
  • She will also play the Narrator in the West End revival of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” which will open on July 12, 2021.
  • It was announced that she would play Julianne Potter in “My Best Friend’s Wedding The Musical,” based on the 1997 film, beginning a UK and Ireland tour in September 2021, but this was canceled due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Alexandra will star in a film inspired by Tina Turner, which will be released in June 2021.
  • Burke can also be seen in the 2021 TV shows “Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins” and “The Great Celebrity Bake Off For Su2c.”

Achievements and Awards

  • Best Newcomer at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards
  • 2010 Urban Music Award for Best Album
  • Best Collaboration in Urban Music
  • Music Video Urban Music Award
  • Best Female Artist at the BT Digital Music Awards
  • Best British Star XS AWARDS
  • WSC Gala Awards for Best Female Artist 2010
  • Best UK Musician/Solo Artist at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards

Net Worth, Salary, Assets

Alexandra Burke’s net worth as of 2022 is $8 million. She also makes a good living, earning around $381,920 per year. Burke was named Sure Women’s first brand ambassador, and she appeared in a television commercial for the company. When she agreed to become the face of Dolce & Gabbana in the United Kingdom and Ireland, she first signed a merchandise contract. She also launched her lipgloss line, “Lip Boom,” in collaboration with MUA Cosmetics in March 2012, and was named Slimfast’s ambassador in April 2016. This endorsement was still active in 2019. Her primary source of income comes from her work as a singer, songwriter, and actress.

Rumors and Controversy

Talking about her rumors and controversy, she has not been in any part of rumors and controversy to date.

What is Alexandra Burke’s height?

Alexandra Burke is a stunning singer with an ideal height of 5 ft 4 in or 163 cm and a healthy body weight of 57 kg or 126 pounds. She has attractive dark brown hair and eyes. Alexandra gained some weight in 2011, but it appears she made some lifestyle and eating changes and has returned to amazing shape. Burke also has a slim body build, measuring 35-26-37 inches (89-66-94 cm).

Social Media Accounts

Alexandra Burke is not active on any social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, or Snapchat.

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