Very few things are as transcending as the sound of music; the delicate sound of strings interacting with the gentle but affirmative press of the piano and a melodious voice. There are very few human experiences or creations who elevate the human mind beyond our mundane realities into a celestial plane. This is why those who are able to create great music as Natalie Imbruglia does are celebrated members of our society.
Imbruglia is an Australian born singer who has sold several million records and received nominations from various major music organizations, including the Grammy and Billboard Music Awards. She started her entertainment career as an actress but is now blessing the world with her voice. Learn more about Natalie Imbruglia below.
Natalie Imbruglia’s Bio
Natalie Imbruglia is officially a British woman having nationalized to become a citizen of the great Island in 2013, but she was born in Australia to Maxene and Elliot Imbruglia as one of their four daughters. One of her sisters, Laura Imbruglia, is also a singer and a songwriter. As one could probably tell from her surname, Natalie is of Italian descent with Irish and English ancestry. She was raised in Australia, specifically in Berkeley Vale, New South Wales where she attended St. Peters Catholic College.
Her family’s decision to relocate to Sydney put Natalie in contact with her passion to become an entertainer. She enrolled in a dance school where she studied ballet, tap and highland dancing. Her personality and looks helped her secure a couple of roles in television commercials as a teenager, giving her the first taste of acting. Having experienced the world of acting, Natalie quit school in other to become a full-time actress. It did not turn out to be a rash move as she immediately secured a role on the Australian popular television soap opera, Neighbours where she played the character of Beth Brennan.
After two seasons of the show, however, Natalie Imbruglia grew disillusioned by both her character and the show and moved to London in 1994 in hopes of finding other projects of interest. A chance meeting with a talent manager, Anne Barret led her to record four demo songs which got her a record deal with Anne Barret eventually becoming her manager.
She left Sydney as an actress but become a singer in London and it has been the most defining change of Natalie’s life. She released her first single, Torn, which was a part of the demo songs that got her a record deal from RCA Records. The song was well received and it reached number two on the UK Singles Chart in 1997. The single also enjoyed international success, topping charts on global airplay and on the Billboard Airplay chart for 14 consecutive weeks.
The song also broke several records which translated into a strong anticipation for her debut album, which she eventually released in the same year on the 8th of December, 1997. The album was certified platinum in its first week of release having sold over 350,000 copies in the first week.
The album which she titled Left of the Middle would turn out to be one of the several successful albums of Natalie Imbruglia’s career. She has so far released five albums with her last album, Male, making a show in 2015. Although music became her primary profession, Natalie did not abandon her acting roots. She has credits in films like Johnny English, which was her film debut, Closed for Winter, Little Loopers, Underdogs. She has gone as far as appearing on stage for the production of Things We Do For Love.
In her career, which has so far lasted 22 years, she has been nominated for 41 awards, winning 18 of them, including a Billboard Music Award and is expected to release a new album in 2019.
Natalie Imbruglia’s very successful career is believed to have earned her a net worth of $14 million; this is not bad for someon who decided to drop out of school to pursue her passion. Her sizeable net worth comes from her commercially successful albums, endorsements, tours and the few movies she has appeared in.
Is Natalie Imbruglia Married? Husband
Imbruglia’s early introduction to the entertainment industry placed her in the path of David Schwimmer whom she dated for a while in the 90s. In the 2000s, she dated Daniel Johns, who like her, was also a musician. The love magic stuck this time and the two eventually got married in 2003 and remained married until 2008 when they got divorced due to the distance caused by their professions.
After her divorce, it looked like the star too a break from the love but has since decided to try again. Sometime in 2018, she was spotted with Matt Field who it was confirmed she was in a relationship with.