Beautiful, Delta Goodrem is an Australian singer-songwriter and actress. Started her career as a child actress, she has starred in various television shows. She rose to fame after her portrayal as Nina Tucker in the Australian soap opera, Neighbours.
Early Life and Education
Goodrem was born in 1984 in 4th of November, in Sydney, Australia. Her father’s name is Denis while her mother’s name is Lea Goodrem. The family has a son apart from Delta and he is younger than her.
Goodrem was named Delta because their parents’ loved the song Delta Lady and the name was extracted from there. She was interested in artistic stuff from her very early age. She played the piano when she was very small.
At the very age apart from a piano lesson, Goodrem was seen taking singing, acting as well as a dancing lesson. She started her schooling attending Hills Grammar School until she was 10.
Career and Struggle
Goodrem started her career as a child actress. She appeared in American Advertisement Company she was starring alongside Australian fellow. She was seen in several commercials such as Nesquik and Optus. She also landed in some series like Hey Dad..! A country Practice and Police Rescue.
When she was 13, she was already recording 5 of her songs which got financed through TV work. She signed an artist development deal with independent label, Empire Records. For a year she worked for an album Delta.
At the age of 15, Goodrem signed a record deal with very reputed company Sony and with that she also started working as an album of pop-dance songs. In 2002 she was seen as a singer in series Neighbors.
Goodrem was then awarded 2003 Logie Awards and 2004 Logie Awards. Later in 2003 her album Innocent Eyes was released in March and was debuted at number-one. She won 7 ARIA awards of which 6 were received in 1999.When she was 18 she was diagnosed with Lymphoma.
In 2002, she suffered from fatigue, weight loss, night sweats and limp on her neck.
Later after diagnosis of her disease, Goodrem received ARIA nominations. She soon started working for her second album an later she became the face of Pepsi Company in Australia. The name of her second album was Mistaken Identity.
In 2005, Goodrem was seen in her first film Hating Alison Ashley and the movie was based on children novel. She also showed in last 2 episodes of American series North Shore. Her musical tour was released on DVD as The Visualize Tour: live in Concert.
In 2006, Goodrem performed “Together we are alone” at Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. She was also seen in the series of X Factor to perform duet title All Out of Love.
During the end of 2011, Goodrem was part of Australian version: The Voice where she was there as a judge. Later at the end of 2012, she released her new album Sitting on the top of the world, which followed with another single Dancing with a broken heart. Her third singles were Wish you were which was then followed by fourth album Child of Universe.
In the beginning of 2013, Goodrem signed with US manager Irving Azoff and perform a the Mardi. She released her new single Heart Hypnotic on 17 June 2013, which she performed on the Live Finale of The Voice as well.
In November of 2013, Goodrem celebrated 10 years since the release of her multi-platinum album The Innocent Eyes. She has been currently working on her fifth album and she is expecting to launch it sometime in 2014. Moreover, she is getting back as a judge on The Voice of Australia in the year of 2014.
In the year of 2004, Goodrem was seen with Australian tennis player Mark Philippoussis for about 9 months. Media exaggerated some issues which made them and their relationship. The same year she was seen dating Brian Mc Fadden.
In 2007, Goodrem got married to him but later suddenly they got Divorced without any reason. In 2011 she was seen dating Nick Jonas but later at the end of the beginning of 2012, they broke up although she said that latter was a genuine love.
Body measurements and Net worth
Goodrem is 1.74 m tall and weighs around 59kg. Her body measurement is 36-26-32. She is basically popular in Acting and Modeling. Her neck size is 9.4 while her shoe size is 10. She has a good earning from her work, which adds up her net worth of $1.5 million USD.
by sushma, 31 May, 2014