American singer and songwriter Bonnie Leigh McKee was born on January 20, 1984 in Vacaville that is located in California. She was brought up in Seattle, Washington. She is a trained classical pianist. At the age of 12 she became a part of the Seattle Girls Choir Prime Voci and even toured the American and European continent as a member of that group. She studied classical piano and became a member of the Seattle Girls Choir Prime Voci at age 12, and also made various tours with the choir throughout North America and Europe and has also recorded two albums with them titled “Jackson Berkley Meets the Seattle Girls’ Choir” and “Cantate”. She had previously attended “The Bush School” but was later expelled; during her time at the school she even recorded a demo for her class project. She briefly attended where she recorded a demo as part of a class project, before being kicked out soon after. She released her first studio album in the year 2004 titled “Trouble”.
McKee has co-written over 50 songs for various artists out of whom eight singles have topped the charts in the United States and the United Kingdom. She has also co-written over 50 songs that have been recorded by other artists. She has extensively collaborated with Katy Perry on songs like Teenage Dream, Wide Awake, Roar, California Gurls and also with singers like Lea Michele, Kesha, Christina Augilera, Carly Rae Jepsen, Adam Lambert and many more. In 2013 she released a single titled “American Girl” which features in her second studio album which is to be released in 2014. Her personal fortune is said to be at $30 million.
How Rich? – Net Worth (in Dollars) – $30 millions
Height in cm -152 cm
Height in feet – 4.98 feet
Height in Inch – 59.84 inches
Height with Shoes/Heels –
Weight in kg / lbs (pounds) – 46 kg / 101.5 lbs
Figure Size (Bust/Breast Size – Waist Size – Hips/Butt Size) -34-25-36 inches
Bra size(Cup) – 32B
Birthdate – 01-20-1984
Age in 2014 – 30
Eye Color – Blue
Shoe Size(US) – 6.5
Above are the most likely body measurements of Bonnie.
- Bonnie is a natural blonde with blue eyes.Her height is 5’0’’.
- She started dinging when she was barely 3 years old.
- When she was 12 she was a member of the Seattle Girls Choir Prime Voci that also performed at the Vatican.
- At the age of 13, she wrote her first single Kitten.
- She was signed on to the record company Reprise Records when she was just a teenager.
- She wrote all the songs for the album Trouble before she had completed sixteen years of age.
- She is a classical trained pianist.
- In 2012 she was signed on by Epic Records.
- She has written 9 songs that have topped the music charts in both the United States and the United Kingdom in between 2010 – 2012.She has been married previously.
Relationships and Controversies:Bonnie recently announced that she was a bisexual and even made it very public while making an appearance on “In Bed with Joan”. She is currently in a long term serious relationship with Oliver Goldstein whom she has been dating for almost 7 years.
Brands and Endorsements:When bonnie were just 15 she started her professional music career. Colin Falkow , an executive who previously worked for Priority Records saw that she was capable and talented and later signed her onto his company , Platinum Partners Artist Management that was situated in Beverly Hills. He later took her demos to various publishers and record companies and was signed by Warner Brothers and got a very lucrative contract which was rare especially for a newcomer in the music industry.
In 2004 she released her debut album titled “Trouble” which was produced by Rob Cavallo. She even appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! To promote her new album and performed the single “Somebody”. Her album trouble was appreciated critically and the video for somebody which was directed by Wayne Isham was featured on MTV’s Buzzworthy List and also on the list of videos you ought to know aired by Vh1. The song Somebody was also featured in the movie “Win a Date with Tad Hamilton”. Even though her album trouble received fairly decent reviews in magazines like Nylon and the LA Times her album was not a commercial success. The failure of her first album caused her to become depressed and she started abusing drugs. She was later dropped from Reprise Records after defacing the car of the CEO with lipstick. After being let go from Reprise Records she starred in the movie “August Rush” and in 2011 made a guest appearance on the show Platinum Hit that aired on Bravo.
Her manager Josh Abraham introduced her to music producer Dr. Luke who had previously worked with her friend Katy Perry’s album “One of the Boys” and together they began writing songs for Katy Perry’s platinum award winning album “Teenage Dream” which sold millions of copies worldwide and was a commercial success. Bonnie even won awards in 2011 and 2012 for her work on the album as a songwriter. Other songs which topped charts during 2011-2012 are Dynamite performed by British artist Taio Cruz and How We Do (Party) sung by Rita Ora. She has also co-written songs with Adam Lambert for his album “Trespassing ” that topped the Billboard 200 Album. She later signed a contract as a solo artist for Epic Records with whom she is currently working on her second album which is going to be released in 2014. She even released a single “American Girl” on YouTube to promote the video.