Seal



  • Seal
    • 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)

Biography

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.

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