Australian Female Singers

Throughout history, there have been many Australian women singers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Australian female singers such as Iggy Azalea, Delta Goodrem, Kylie Minogue, Natalie Imbruglia, Sia.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue
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Famous As: Her Single 'Can't Get You Out of My Head' Became One of The Most Successful Singles of The 2000s
Birthdate: May 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Regarded as a timeless icon, Kylie Minogue is one of the most popular singer-songwriters of her generation. Referred to as the Princess of Pop and Goddess of Pop, she is the best-selling female Australian musician of all time. Also known as the Mother of Reinvention, Kylie is revered for her contribution to fashion and music.

 2 Sia Furler

Sia Furler
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: December 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Australian singer-songwriter, voice-actress and director Sia Furler rose to fame with albums like We Are Born. Moving on, she bolstered her career with albums like 1000 Forms of Fear that debuted atop the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and singles like Cheap Thrills, her first Billboard Hot 100 number-one. Furler has also co-written hit songs like Diamonds, Titanium and Wild Ones.

 3 Natalie Imbruglia

Natalie Imbruglia
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Australian singer-songwriter, model, and actress Natalie Imbruglia aspired for a career in the show business since her youth. Beginning her career with minor roles in commercials, she worked hard to make a name for herself in the entertainment industry. She has acted in many hit films and is also active as a singer with many records to her credit.

 4 Roseanne Park

Roseanne Park
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Auckland
Roseanne Park , better known as Rosé, gained fame as part of the South Korean girl group Blackpink. She was featured on G-Dragon's hit track Without You. She has also endorsed Kiss Me and Yves Saint Laurent. As of 2021, she was the most-followed Korean personality on Instagram

 5 Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John
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Famous As: One of the Best-Selling Music Artists
Birthdate: September 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, England

A singer, actress, businesswoman and activist, Olivia Newton-John is an DBE honouree who has donned on many hats and shined in all of them. Her five Billboard No.1 singles and two Billboard No.1 albums made her a household name. Turning her personal pain into a global mission for cancer awareness, this four-time Grammy winner is truly a symbol of resilience.

 6 Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: June 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Rapper Iggy Azalea is known for her viral and chart-topping tracks Pu$$y, Two Times, and Fancy. A high-school dropout, she had worked illegally in Miami, before she hit the jackpot with her Billboard-topping debut album, The New Classic. She was the first non-American female rapper to top the Billboard chart.

 7 Delta Goodrem

Delta Goodrem
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Delta Goodrem is an Australian actress, singer, and songwriter. Many of her albums have topped the ARIA Albums Chart, with her debut album Innocent Eyes staying at the top for 29 consecutive weeks. Also known for her charity work, Goodrem established the Delta Goodrem Foundation in an attempt to raise money for blood cancer research.

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 8 Catriona Gray

Catriona Gray
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Filipino-Australian model Catriona Gray soared to fame after winning the 2018 Miss Universe pageant, thus becoming the fourth from her country to win the title. Apart from winning Miss Universe Philippines 2018, she had also been named Miss World Philippines 2016. She has worked for the OTOP initiative, too.

 9 Bindi Irwin

Bindi Irwin
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: July 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buderim, Australia

Daughter of legendary Australian wildlife expert The Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, Bindi Irwin has followed in her father’s footsteps and is now a renowned conservationist and TV personality. Her stint on Bindi the Jungle Girl made her the youngest Daytime Emmy winner. She is also associated with the Australia Zoo.

 10 Maia Mitchell

Maia Mitchell
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: August 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lismore, Australia

Australian actor Maia Mitchell is known as Brittany from the series Mortified and as Natasha from Trapped. She is also popular as Callie Adams Foster from The Fosters and its sequel, Good Trouble, and as McKenzie from the Teen Beach film franchise. She has also collaborated on the song Magic.

 11 Jessica Mauboy

Jessica Mauboy
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Famous As: Singer She Was the Runner-Up on the Fourth Season of Australian Idol, Her First Number-One Single, "Burn" Became The Second Highest-Selling Australian Album
Birthdate: August 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Darwin, Australia

Jessica Mauboy is an Australian singer, actress, and songwriter. She started hogging the limelight after finishing second in the fourth season of Australian Idol, which was aired in 2006. One of the most successful female artists in Australia, Mauboy has received several awards, such as ARIA Music Awards.

 12 Dannii Minogue

Dannii Minogue
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Famous As: Singer and actress
Birthdate: October 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

The younger sister of Australian popstar Kylie Minogue, Dannii Minogue had begun her career on Australian TV as a child actor. Known for her award-winning role of Emma Jackson in the soap Home and Away, she later also launched a music career, appeared in movies and plays, and introduced a clothing line.

 13 Toni Watson

Toni Watson
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mount Martha, Australia

Toni Watson is an Australian singer-songwriter whose single, Dance Monkey, broke Bing Crosby's all-time Australian record by spending 24 weeks at number one position on the ARIA Singles Chart. The single also earned Toni Watson several prestigious awards, such as APRA Music Award and ARIA Music Award.

 14 Helen Reddy

Helen Reddy
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 25, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Australia-born singer-songwriter Helen Maxine Reddy moved to the USA when she won a ticket to New York City, eventually remaining there, struggling to establish herself until she got her first hit, I Don’t Know How to Love Him. However, her best remembered song was I Am Woman, which went on to become a feminist anthem, making her an international star.

 15 Holly Valance

Holly Valance
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Famous As: Actress, Singer and Model
Birthdate: May 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Born to a Serbian musician/model father and a British model mother, Holly Valance first gained fame as Felicity Scully in the Australian soap opera Neighbours. She later created a sensation in the world of pop, with hits such as Kiss Kiss. She now co-owns The Candy Foundation with her husband, Nick Candy.

 16 Judith Durham

Judith Durham
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Famous As: Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist, Songwriter
Birthdate: July 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Essendon

Judith Durham is an Australian musician, singer, and songwriter. In 1963, she became the lead singer of the popular folk-influenced pop quartet The Seekers, which became the first Australian pop band to achieve major sales and chart success in the United States and the United Kingdom. Her services to music earned her the title Victorian of the Year in 2015.

 17 Anna Netrebko

Anna Netrebko
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Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: September 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Krasnodar, Russia

 18 Emma Watkins

Emma Watkins
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Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: September 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney

Australia’s beloved Yellow Wiggle, Emma Watkins grew up trained as a classical dancer and later became the first female member of the Australian dance group the Wiggles. She also completed a film studies course on a scholarship. Emma is an Endometriosis Australia ambassador, having suffered the ailment herself.  

 19 Sophie Monk

Sophie Monk
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: December 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England

Born in London, Sophie Monk moved to Australia with her family at age 2. Initially a Marilyn Monroe impersonator at a Warner Bros. entertainment center, Sophie won Popstars Australia to be part of the pop band Bardot. She later won The Celebrity Apprentice and gained phenomenal success as a reality star.

 20 Abbie Cornish

Abbie Cornish
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lochinvar, Australia

Australian actress and rapper, Abbie Cornish is best known for her role in the film Bright Star. She developed a fascination for acting early in her life and began her career when she was a teenager. At the beginning of her acting career, she also ventured into music. She is an ambassador for the Australian animal rights group, Voiceless.

 21 Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Courtney Barnett is an Australian musician, singer, and songwriter. Renowned for her witty lyrics and deadpan singing style, Barnett achieved international recognition after releasing her highly successful EP, The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas. Over the years, she has won several important awards, such as APRA Music Awards, ARIA Music Awards, and AIR Awards

 22 Nellie Melba

Nellie Melba
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Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: May 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond
Died: February 23, 1931

Nellie Melba was an Australian singer. One of the most popular singers of the early 20th century, Melba was the first Australian classical musician to achieve international recognition. Also known for her charity work during the First World War, Nellie Melba was made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1918.

 23 Joan Sutherland

Joan Sutherland
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Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: November 7, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: October 10, 2010

Australian soprano Joan Sutherland was exposed to music at an early age, being the daughter of a singer. Trained in voice and the piano by her mother, she made her debut as Dido in Dido and Aeneas. The first Australian to earn a Grammy, she was also awarded the DBE.

 24 Jessica Origliasso

Jessica Origliasso
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Famous As: One half of pop duo The Veronicas
Birthdate: December 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Albany Creek, Australia

Australian singer-songwriter Jessica Origliasso is one-half of the Australian pop-duo The Veronicas that she formed with her identical twin sister, Lisa Origliasso. They rose to fame with platinum-certified studio-albums like The Secret Life of... and Hook Me Up, and singles like You Ruin Me. They have also acted in the television series Cybergirl and co-designed a fashion line for Target.    

 25 Tina Arena

Tina Arena
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: November 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Tina Arena is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and musical theatre actress. Having sold more than 10 million records worldwide, Arena is one of the highest-selling Australian artists. Tina Arena has won several national and international awards, including two World Music Awards and seven ARIA Awards so far. In 2015, she was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.

 26 Indiana Evans

Indiana Evans
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sydney

Indiana Evans is an Australian actress, songwriter, and singer. She is best known for playing Matilda Hunter in a TV soap opera titled Home and Away, for which she won the Dolly Teen Choice Award under the Queen of Teen category. Evans is also known for contributing immensely to the 2011 soundtrack for series three of H2O: Just Add Water.

 27 Clare Bowen

Clare Bowen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South Coast, New South Wales,
 Australian actress Clare Bowen is best known for her role as Scarlett O'Connor in the musical-drama television series Nashville. Bowen appeared as the female lead in the Australian drama film The Combination in 2009 and has enjoyed a flourishing career in film, theatre, and television. She also guest-starred in the TV series The Cut, Gangs of Oz, Chandon Pictures and Home and Away
 

 28 Cecilia Cheung

Cecilia Cheung
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

 29 Kate Ceberano

Kate Ceberano
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

 30 Chrissy Amphlett

Chrissy Amphlett
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Famous As: Former Singer best known as the frontwoman of the Australian rock band Divinyls
Birthdate: October 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Geelong, Australia
Died: April 21, 2013

 31 Brody Armstrong

Brody Armstrong
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Brody Armstrong is an Australian singer-songwriter and musician. She had a tumultuous childhood marred by abuse and violence. She sought solace in music and began her career as a teenager. As a young woman, she was part of many bands with which she released numerous hit albums and singles. She also has a successful career as a soloist. 

 32 Kate Miller-Heidke

Kate Miller-Heidke
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Birthdate: November 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gladstone Central, Australia

Award-winning Australian singer Kate MillerÔÇÉHeidke specializes in both contemporary pop and classical music. Apart from releasing multi-platinum hits such as Last Day on Earth, she has also composed the opera Rabbits and performed at various international music festivals. Her album O Vertigo! became the fastest crowdfunded project on Pledge.

 33 Danielle Spencer

Danielle Spencer
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter and actress who released singles like "Blast Off" and "Forgive Me."
Birthdate: May 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

 34 Tal Wilkenfeld

Tal Wilkenfeld
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Tal Wilkenfeld is an Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She developed an early interest in music and graduated from Los Angeles Music Academy College of Music. She is the bandleader of her own bands and has also performed in collaboration with artists including Jeff Beck, Herbie Hancock, Prince, and Mick Jagger. She is a regular practitioner of meditation. 

 35 Tammin Sursok

Tammin Sursok
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Famous As: Actress known for Pretty Little Liars (2010), Rules of Engagement (2007) and Crossing Over (2009)
Birthdate: August 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Tammin Sursok is an actress and singer whose portrayal of Dani Sutherland earned her the Logie Award for Most Popular New Female Talent in 2001. Sursok is also known for her singing skills; her debut studio album Whatever Will Be peaked at number 13 on the ARIA Charts. Apart from acting and singing, Sursok has also been campaigning against bullying.

 36 Lisa Origliasso

Lisa Origliasso
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: December 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Albany Creek, Queensland, Australia

Lisa Origliasso is an Australian singer-songwriter best known for forming the popular pop duo The Veronicas along with her twin sister, Jessica. Origliasso is also known for her humanitarian efforts; in 2006, she joined the Wildlife Warriors Worldwide, an organization that aims at protecting animals and their natural environments.

 37 Missy Higgins

Missy Higgins
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: August 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Australian singer-songwriter Missy Higgins is known for her chartbusting singles such as Scar and Where I Stood. She has also performed at international events such as TEDx. Her hit album The Sound of White made it to the top 5 of the End of Decade Top 100 Albums Chart in 2010.

 38 Erica Packer

Erica Packer
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Famous As: Model, Singer, Ex-wife of James Packer
Birthdate: November 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gunnedah, New South Wales

Australian singer and model Erica Packer is best known as the second wife of billionaire business magnate James Packer. Known for her ARIA-charting hit I Spy, Erica later separated from James and got engaged to Cuban artist Enrique Martínez Celaya. She has also dated British singer Seal for a while.

 39 Darlene Zschech

Darlene Zschech
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: September 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brisbane

 40 Lenka

Lenka
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Actress
Birthdate: March 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bega, Australia

 41 Rebecca St. James

Rebecca St. James
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Actress
Birthdate: July 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

 42 Samantha Jade

Samantha Jade
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Famous As: Winner of fourth season of The X Factor Australia
Birthdate: April 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Perth, Australia

 43 Christine Anu

Christine Anu
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: March 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cairns

 44 Vanessa Amorosi

Vanessa Amorosi
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: August 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne

 45 Betty Who

Betty Who
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Betty Who is a singer-songwriter best known for her cover of Donna Lewis’ song I Love You Always Forever. Born in Australia, she moved to USA as a young girl to attend Interlochen Center for the Arts. She began her career as an independent artist and later signed with RCA Records. She is openly bisexual. 

 46 Kasey Chambers

Kasey Chambers
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 4, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mount Gambier

Though known as a country singer, Australian singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers also mixes folk, blues, and rock n’ roll in her music. Born to the country singer duo Bill and Diane Chambers, she joined her family band at age 10. She later released chartbusting solo hits such as Not Pretty Enough.

 47 Deborah Mailman

Deborah Mailman
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mount Isa, Australia

 48 Gina Riley

Gina Riley
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Famous As: Actress, writer, singer and comedian, known for portraying Kim Craig in the television series Kath & Kim
Birthdate: May 6, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

 49 Kathleen de Leon Jones

Kathleen de Leon Jones
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Famous As: Actress, singer, and dancer known for her role in the Hi-5 musical children's television series
Birthdate: September 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 50 Suze DeMarchi

Suze DeMarchi
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: February 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Perth