Katherine Maria Jenkins is a Welsh mezzo-soprano. Jenkins performs operatic arias, popular songs, musical theatre and hymns. After winning singing competitions in her youth, Jenkins studied at the Royal Academy of Music, modelled and taught voice. She came to wide public attention in 2003 when she sang at Westminster Cathedral in honour of Pope John Paul II's silver jubilee. Since 2004, she has released numerous albums that have performed well on British and foreign charts. In both 2005 and 2006, her albums received Classic Brit Awards as Album of the Year. She has been seen widely in concert, including performing for British troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. She has sung at sporting events, on television shows and in support of many charities.
|Birth name:||Katherine Maria Jenkins|
|Born:||June 29, 1980, Neath, Wales|
|Genres:||Crossover music, pop music, operatic pop|
|Labels:||Universal, Warner, Decca|
|Website:||Katherine Jenkins's Official site|
|Twitter:||Katherine Jenkins's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Katherine Jenkins's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Katherine Jenkins's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Katherine Jenkins's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Katherine Jenkins's Spotify|
|iTunes:||Katherine Jenkins's iTunes|
About Katherine Jenkins
Popular Welsh classical crossover singer well known for her distinctive mezzo-soprano voice. She competed on Dancing with the Stars in 2012, finishing in second place.
She worked as a singing teacher, a tour guide, and a model before transitioning into music full time.
Her singing career was launched by her demo cover of "Una voce poco fa."
She married Andrew Levitas in 2014. They have a daughter named Aaliyah and a son named Xander. She previously dated TV presenter Gethin Jones.
She was paired with Mark Ballas on the fourteenth season of Dancing with the Stars.
Information related to Katherine Jenkins
- Welsh Christians
- People educated at Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive School
- Welsh mezzo-sopranos
- 20th-century Welsh singers
- British performers of Christian music
- Opera crossover singers
- Warner Music Group artists
- Universal Music Group artists
- Alumni of the Royal Academy of Music