|Artist Birtday :||15/10/1984 (Age 37)|
|Born In :||Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom|
|Occupation(s) :||Singer, Songwriter|
|Genres :||Pop, R&B, Electronic, Soul|
|Web Site :||www.jessieware.com/|
Jessie Ware, Jessica Lois Ware (born 15 October 1984) is a British singer-songwriter and podcaster. Her debut studio album Devotion (2012) peaked at number five on the UK Albums Chart and produced the single “Wildest Moments”. Her follow-up record, Tough Love (2014), reached number nine in the United Kingdom. In October 2017, Ware released her third studio album, Glasshouse, by Island Records. Her fourth album, What’s Your Pleasure?, was released in June 2020 to critical acclaim, and reached number three in the United Kingdom. Ware presents a food podcast called Table Manners with her mother.
Ware was born at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital in Hammersmith, London, on 15 October 1984. She was raised in Clapham, London. She is the daughter of Helena (née Keell, usually called Lennie), a social worker, and John Ware, a BBC Panorama reporter, who divorced when she was 10. She is the younger sister of British actress Hannah Ware. Her mother was supportive in her early musical career and Ware considers her to be “her hero”, saying “She brought up my sister, brother and me with so much love and fun and always told me I could do anything I want.” Ware’s mother is Jewish and she was raised in the faith.
Ware was educated at Alleyn’s School, a co-educational independent school in Dulwich in South London, where she was a schoolmate of Florence Welch, Jack Peñate, and Felix White of the Maccabees. She then attended the University of Sussex, where she graduated with a degree in English literature. After her studies, Ware briefly worked as a journalist at The Jewish Chronicle, did sports journalism at The Daily Mirror and worked behind the scenes at TV company Love Productions. There, she was a colleague of Erika Leonard, otherwise known as E. L. James, the author of Fifty Shades of Grey.