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Famous as :

Soul singer

Birth Name :

Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel

Birth Date :

February 19, 1963

Birth Place :

Paddington, England, UK

Spouse :

Heidi Klum (supermodel, 10-May-05 - 15-Oct-14)

Claim to fame :

Album "Seal" (1994)


British singer Seal is born to a plumber Francis Samuel and a wig maker Adebisi Samuel. He is of Brazilian and Nigerian ancestry, who went to fame through his "Batman Forever" soundtrack single, "Kiss From a Rose," which in 1995 became #1 in US charts. Not only the success of this track earned Seal an MTV Video Music Award for Best Video from a Film (1995), but also it brought him to win three awards at the 1996 Grammys, mainly for Song of the Year, Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, and Record of the Year categories.

Though left-handed and has facial scarring from Lupus in childhood, Seal is a hard-worker. During his youth he ever took various jobs, including working at McDonald's, designing leather clothing and electrical engineering, before entering his musical voyage. His interest in music began when he started to sing at a club. He then joined an English funk band Push and touring Japan with the band in the mid '80s. At another time when he was in Asia for several occasions, he joined up with a Thailand-based blues band. It was soon a beginning for the singer who once in a life-altering motorcycle accident.

Latest News

Heidi Klum and Seal's Divorce Finalized

October 16, 2014 04:50:01 GMT

and her estranged husband are officially divorced. According to E! News, a Los Angeles judge signed off on their request on Wednesday, October 15. The pair, who got married in 2005, decided to go separate ways in 2012. The supermodel and the "Kiss From a Rose" hitmaker have three children together.

Rep: Seal and Heidi Klum Have Not Reunited as a Couple

February 20, 2014 08:16:20 GMT

and are not going back together, despite reports claiming otherwise. A representative for Seal has commented on reports suggesting that the couple would be together again following her split from boyfriend Martin Kristen, saying that the reunion did not happen.

Seal Apologizes for Twitter Rant Following Joel Madden Marijuana Bust

June 12, 2013 08:46:06 GMT

apologized for a series of angry tweets he posted following marijuana bust which involved fellow coach on Australia's "", Joel Madden. "I want to apologize for my rant earlier. Joel is one of my best friends and I was really hurting for him," he explained in several Twitter posts.

Jermaine Jackson Files Request to Change His Name to Jacksun for 'Artistic Reasons'

November 08, 2012 04:18:42 GMT

is going to change his famous last name. The 57-year-old brother of the late King of Pop , who made up The Jackson Five and later The Jacksons, has filed a legal petition in L.A. County Superior Court to alter his surname to Jacksun.

Jennifer Hudson and Seal to Perform at 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

November 08, 2012 04:12:12 GMT

Grammy Award-winning singers, and , will top bill at this year's Nobel Peace Prize concert which is set to take place at Oslo's Spektrum Arena on December 11. They will join other local Norwegian acts such as rap group Karpe Diem, singer Susanne Sundfor and Iranian-born Swedish singer-songwriter Laleh as performers during the concert's 19th year run.

Heidi Klum: 'I Never Looked at Another Man' During Marriage to Seal

September 09, 2012 17:05:00 GMT

speaks some more to clarify ex-husband 's statement about her cheating during their marriage. The "" host told in an interview that she remained faithful during their seven years of marriage.

Heidi Klum Steps Out With New Bodyguard After Seal's Criticizing Remark

September 05, 2012 02:29:54 GMT

ditched her rumored beau Martin Kristen when she dropped by "" on Tuesday, September 4. Instead of getting escorted by the tattooed man whom she got cozy with during a recent vacation in Italy, the "" host had a new bodyguard by her side.

Heidi Klum Responds to Seal's Statement of Her Cheating With Bodyguard

September 03, 2012 18:09:42 GMT

finally opens her lips to comment on 's recent revelation that she struck a romance with her bodyguard while they're still legally married. The supermodel insisted that it was a problem between the two of them that led to their separation, not because she was cheating on him.

Seal Denies Implying Heidi Klum Cheated on Him With Her Bodyguard

September 03, 2012 01:35:12 GMT

clarified his comment about "fornicating with the help." Contrary to reports on the web, he insisted that he never meant to accuse his estranged wife of cheating on him. According to his rep, he just noted that she should have waited for them to get officially divorced before she went public with her new romance.

Seal: I Wish Heidi Klum Did Not Sleep With the Bodyguard

September 01, 2012 17:47:32 GMT

revealed the real reason of his split from wife , claiming she cheated on him with her bodyguard. Pictures of the Victoria's Secret model with her bodyguard vacationing in Sardinia, Italy emerged this week and Seal was asked to comment on the heavily-tattooed man.

Seal Says He's in 'Excellent Place' After Divorce From Heidi Klum

July 06, 2012 08:06:06 GMT

is moving on after his divorce from his model wife of more than 6 years, . Almost a year after the split, the Grammy-winning singer says in an interview with USA Today, "I'm in an excellent place right now."

Seal Shares a Kiss With Delta Goodrem at 2012 Logie Awards

April 16, 2012 08:27:46 GMT

gets the media buzzing with his red carpet action at the 2012 Logie Awards. Attending Australia's television industry awards at Melbourne's Crown Palladium on Sunday, April 15 night, the estranged husband of was caught on camera sharing a smooch with fellow singer .

Seal Asks Joint Physical Custody in Response to Heidi Klum's Divorce Petition

April 11, 2012 05:49:50 GMT

has answered 's divorce petition with his own. On Tuesday, April 6, just four days after his estranged wife filed papers to end their seven-year marriage, the four-time Grammy winner submitted his in Los Angeles Superior Court, requesting joint physical custody of their four children.

Heidi Klum Files for Divorce From Seal, Seeks Joint Legal Custody

April 07, 2012 01:04:37 GMT

is making her split from official. Nearly three months after announcing that she and her singer husband were putting an end to their nearly seven years of marriage, the 38-year-old supermodel has through her lawyer Laura Wasser filed her divorce petition at Los Angeles Superior Court.

Video: Seal and Rascal Flatts Perform on 'Dancing With the Stars'

April 04, 2012 07:42:28 GMT

and served as musical guests during "" result show that aired Tuesday night, April 3. The soul/R&B crooner and the country music band performed in separate sets before the second elimination on the fourteenth season was announced.

Seal Defends Decision to Be Open About Split From Heidi Klum

February 25, 2012 02:39:23 GMT

has been open about the end of his nearly seven years of marriage to , and he recently explained the reason why. During a Thursday, February 23 interview on Australian radio show Fifi and Jules, the four-time Grammy winner said he believes people deserve to get explanation about their split.

Report: Heidi Klum Moving Forward With Divorce From Seal

February 20, 2012 02:18:31 GMT

and are unlikely to get back together after all. Less than a month after the estranged couple announced they were putting an end to their nearly seven years of marriage, they were both spotted going out without their wedding ring on, and rumors that the supermodel is moving forward with the divorce were quick to swirl around.

Seal Spotted Without Wedding Ring for First Time Since Split From Heidi Klum

February 16, 2012 06:31:36 GMT

seems to have finally accepted his separation from . The 48-year-old singer was photographed without his wedding ring when arriving in Australia on Wednesday, February 15 morning. He drew attention to his bare hand with bright yellow nail polish on his fingers.

Report: Heidi Klum Lives in Hotel Post-Split, Seal Stays With Kids

January 28, 2012 03:31:22 GMT

Since announcing her separation from , has managed to keep herself away from the spotlight. The 38-year-old supermodel is rarely being spotted going out and about, and the latest report suggests that she is hiding out in a posh hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Heidi Klum Spotted Wearing Wedding Ring Upside Down

January 26, 2012 08:56:38 GMT

isn't the only one who is still wearing his wedding ring post-split announcement after all. His wife of nearly seven years, , has been caught on camera also having her gold band around her ring finger as she left a local studio in Los Angeles on Wednesday, January 25.

Seal: My Love for Heidi Klum Has Not Waned One Iota

January 26, 2012 02:18:45 GMT

may have separated from wife of nearly seven years , but he clearly isn't going to restraint himself from declaring his love for her. Having called the supermodel "the most wonderful woman in the world" on "", the 48-year-old musician said in another interview that his love for her hasn't changed one bit.

Video: Seal Belts Out 'Let's Stay Together' Amidst Divorce

January 25, 2012 06:20:47 GMT

While remains mum about their divorce, might have revealed what his heart truly desires. Amidst the buzzing news about his split from the actress, the Grammy winner crooned a song about an unconditional love wherein he's determined to stick it out through good and bad times.

Seal: Wearing My Wedding Ring Is a Token of How I Feel About Heidi Klum

January 24, 2012 05:37:28 GMT

might have split from after nearly seven years of marriage, but he's planning to keep wearing his wedding ring for a while longer. The 48-year-old musician explained the reason why to when taping for the Tuesday, January 24 episode of "".

Seal Still Wears Wedding Ring When Stepping Out After Splitting From Heidi Klum

January 24, 2012 02:13:40 GMT

apparently is not in a hurry to get rid of his wedding ring. The four-time Grammy winner has been spotted wearing a gold band on his left ring finger when he stepped out on Monday, January 23 afternoon, just hours after he and wife confirmed rumors that they are separating.

Heidi Klum and Seal Confirm Separation: We Have Grown Apart

January 23, 2012 06:44:44 GMT

and are indeed ending their marriage after more than six years together. Shortly after reports that debunked their split rumors surfaced, the supermodel and her soul singer husband issued a joint statement in which they confirmed that they have decided to part ways.

Report: Heidi Klum and Seal Going Through Rough Patch, but Still Together

January 23, 2012 01:53:51 GMT

and are said to still be working together to save their marriage. After words came out Saturday, January 21 that the power couple has plans to file for a divorce, OK! magazine reported that the two are still together and not yet ready to put an end to their more-than-six-year marriage.

Report: Heidi Klum and Seal Going for a Divorce

January 21, 2012 19:08:36 GMT

and are heading to Splitsville, it has been reported. Several sources told celebrity websites that the power couple is set to file for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court this coming week.

Video: Shirtless Chris Brown Treats Female Fan to Lap Dance

May 30, 2011 04:21:20 GMT

has treated a female fan of his with an intimate performance she won't soon forget. The "Look at Me Now" singer was performing at Miami's Spring Fest: Best of the Best concert, which was held at Bicentennial Park in Miami, Florida last Saturday, May 28, when he pulled the lucky fan to the stage and served her with a sexy lap dance.

Video: Kelly Clarkson Singing National Anthem With Seal at Indy 500

May 30, 2011 04:10:45 GMT

was paired up with to kick off Indy 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the Memorial Day weekend, Sunday morning, May 29. The duo performed National Anthem "The Star-Spangled Banner" and was accompanied by on the piano.

Seal Fires Back at Twitter User Who Calls Him 'Ugly'

February 25, 2011 02:28:17 GMT

Singer launched a vicious war of words on a Twitter.com user who branded him "ugly" - accusing his detractor of "cowardice". The "Kiss from a Rose" hitmaker was infuriated after reading a message on the social networking site declaring, "Seal is ugly. Sorry."

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