Freddie Mercury Bio, Age, Net worth, Height, Relationship, Nationality, Body Measurements, Career

Freddie Mercury was a famous British singer-songwriter. Freddie Mercury was also the lead artist of the rock and roll band, Queen. According to some sources, he became interested in music from a young age. Let us know more about the late celebrity’s professional and personal life.

Early life

Musician Freddie Mercury was born on September 5, 1946. His birth name is Farrokh Bulsara. He was also born to Bomi and Jer Bulsara. The birthplace of Mercury is in the British territory of the Sultanate of Zanzibar, Tanzania. According to his date of birth, his zodiac sign is Virgo. He is of British nationality.

Jer Bulsara

Caption: Freddie Mercury’s mother Jer Bulsara (Source: Instagram)

He also had a younger sibling, Kashmira. Freddie grew up in India. And he learned piano at the tender age of seven. He had attended St. Peters School in Panchgani near Mumbai. During this period, his earliest idol was Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar. During his school days he founded a music group, The hustle. Then the band played rock ‘n’ roll songs sung by Little Richard and Cliff Richard.

In 1963 he settled with his family in the English town of Feltham. He later took an art course at Isleworth Polytechnic in west London. He also graduated from Ealing Art College with a degree in Fine Art and Graphic Design.

working life and career

After graduating, Freddie made a living selling second-hand clothes at London’s Kensington Market. He also started working at Heathrow Airport. He has also performed for various music bands including Ibex and Sour Milk Sea.

In 1970, the singer formed a band with English drummer Roger Taylor and guitarist Brian May. They named the band queen. He also changed his name from Farrokh Bulsara to Freddie Mercury. During this time he worked as a singer-songwriter for several albums by Queen. Some of the bands albums were “News of the World”, “The Game”, “A Day at the Races”, “Greatest Hits”.

Between 1981 and 1983 he worked with Michael Jackson on soundtracks such as There Must Be More to Life Than This, State of Shock and Victory. He also worked side by side on Emotions in Motion by teaming up with queen. In 1984, he also attempted to go solo with the song. ‘love kills’. After a year, queen performed at the ‘Live Aid’ concert on July 13, 1985.

Freddie Mercury's band Queen

Caption: Freddie Mercury’s band Queen (Source: Instagram)

More career

In 1986 he also released his first solo album, mr villain, by collaborating with keyboard players rather than playing the piano himself. In the same year he performed with his band, Queen in Budapest. In 1988 he released his second studio album, Barcelona.

net worth

During his death he estimated net worth was approximately $50 million. However, his annual salary, personal belongings and other notations are not available through any information sources.

Personal life

In the 1970s, Mercury was in a relationship with Mary Austin. He met her through guitarist Brian May. They lived together in West Kensington, London for several years. He later began his relationship with David Minns in the mid-1970s. David Minns is an American record executive at Elektra Records.

Freddie Mercury and Jim Hutton

Caption: Freddie Mercury and Jim Hutton (Source: Instagram)

Unfortunately, their relationship ended when Mercury opened up about his sexuality. After some time, he reportedly met with Barbara Valentin, an Austrian actress. During this time he was also rumored to be dating German restaurateur Winfried “Winnie” Kirchberger. By 1985, he had begun another long-term relationship with Irish-born hairstylist Jim Hutton.

unfortunate death

Unfortunately, Hutton tested positive for HIV in 1990. Mercury and Hutton stayed together for the last seven years of Mercury’s life. Mercury left the world peacefully November 24th, 1991. He also cared for him during his illness.

According to sources, Mercury considered Hutton the true love of his life. Until the end of his life he wore a gold wedding ring, which he received from Hutton in 1986.

After that, Hutton later moved from London to the bungalow he and Murcery had built for themselves in Ireland.

Body Measurements and Social Media

During this time Mercury was 5 feet and 9 inches high. In addition, he used to weigh 74 kg. His chest, waist, and biceps are 43 inches, 32 inches, and 14 inches, respectively. And his shoe size is usually a 10 (US). In addition, his eyes were dark brown and his hair was black.

In terms of social media, Freddie Mercury has verified fan pages on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. At Instagram, His fan page username is @freddiemercuryfanclub with more than 171,000 followers. Likewise, his verified Twitter fan page has over 292,000 followers with the username @freddie_mercury. Regarding his Facebook fan page, his username is @freddiemercuty with more than 7 million followers.

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