The English American singer, Domino Kirke has garnered huge fame not just as a singer but also through her relationship with the famous American musician and actor, Penn Badgley. Penn is best known for his role in American teen drama, Gossip Girl where he starred as Dan Humphrey from 2007 to 2012. He is also popular as the lead vocalist of the Brooklyn-based indie band known as MOTHXR.
The couple began their love story in 2014 and after a few years together, they sealed their love in a nuptial ceremony held in a New York courthouse in 2017. Since then, fans have been curious to know about the wife of the Gossip Girl actor. Here, we have gathered all the interesting facts you need to know about Domino Kirke.
Domino Kirke – Biography
The gorgeous singer was born as Domino Suzy Kirke in Westminster city of London. She was born in 1983, however, the exact date and month in which she was born have not been revealed.
She is the daughter of Simon Kirke, a drummer for the English rock group Free and Bad Company and his wife, Lorraine who runs a boutique located in SoHo neighborhood of New York. Domino has two sisters – Jemima and Lola Kirke who have established themselves as Hollywood actresses. Domino Kirke was said to have been named after Domino Harvey whom her mother met when Harvey was a young girl.
Growing up, the talented singer developed a keen interest in music after seeing her father perform with his band. As a result of this, she was trained musically by her father. When she was 9, Domino had already started singing in church choirs and operas. She spent her formative years in London but later moved to New York City in the United States.
Upon arrival, the young Domino was enrolled into Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School to study Classical Voice and Piano. Being so talented at what she does, Domino excelled in high school and distinguished herself as one of the emerging stars of the American music industry.
Domino Kirke’s career in music took off at the age of 17 when she was spotted while performing at Joe’s Pub by a music producer named Andres Levin. Thereafter, Levin signed Kirke to his record label, Fun Machine. During her time at the recording label, the singer joined forces with the American musician and filmmaker, Jordan Galland to form a music group called DOMINO.
Later on, DOMINO collaborated with Mark Ronson to release their first extended play (EP). The video of their song, Green Umbrella was directed by Jordan and went on to win the Best Musical Form at the Da Vinci Film and Video Festival. The group also went on tours, some of which they performed alongside other groups and artists such as Lily Allen and Gang of Four, among others. Notably, they were also featured in Lena Dunham’s 2010 comedy drama, Tiny Furniture.
So far, DOMINO has released several EPs including Everyone Else Is Boring (2007), Tropical Moonlight (2007), Adults Only (2010), and The Guard (2012). Their first studio album, Beyond Waves was released in 2017.
Other Facts About Penn Badgley’s Wife
Relationship with Penn Badgley
It’s no news that Domino Kirke is the wife of the renowned Hollywood star, Penn Badgley. Penn is famous for his role in notable projects such as Gossip Girl, The Mountain, The Bedford Diaries, and You. Beyond acting, he is also a musician best known as the lead singer of MOTHXR, a Brooklyn-based indie band.
The couple began their relationship back in 2014. However, the details of their meeting and where they met has not been disclosed. After three years of a successful relationship, they walked down the aisle in 2017. Their wedding was held in a New York courthouse on the 27th of February 2017. Since then, they have been living happily ever after.
She Has a Son From Previous Relationship
While the union between Domino Kirke and her lovely husband, Penn Badgley, is yet to produce a child, it is important to note that Kirke already has a son from a previous relationship. Before her relationship with Penn, Kirke was in a relationship with the music star, Morgan O’Kane. There are no much details regarding their relationship, however, it is already known that they had a son named Cassius Riley in 2009.
Domino Kirke stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches with a corresponding body weight of 60 kg. Her body measurements have been revealed to be 34-25-35 inches for her bust, waist, hips respectively. In addition, she has brown hair and a pair of blue eyes.