Duffy Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Feb, 2020
Facts of Duffy
Date of Birth: 1984 , June-23
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Name Duffy
Birth Name Aimee Anne Duffy
Father John Duffy
Mother Joyce Duffy
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Nefyn, Gwynedd
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Singer
Net Worth $10 million
Online Presence Instagram and Twitter
Movies Legend, Patagonia
TV Show Saturday Night Live
Albums Rockferry, Endlessly
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Duffy is a Grammy Award-winning Welsh, singer, songwriter, and actress. She released her first album titled Rockferry in 2008, which entered the UK Album Chart at number one, and became the best-selling album in the United Kingdom. In 2015, she starred as Timi Yuro, an American singer in the biographical crime thriller film Legend.

University Of Cheaster Graduate

Duffy was born as Aimee Anne Duffy on June 23, 1984, in Nefyn, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom. She holds British nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.

Her father, John Duffy, is of Irish ancestry who born in Liverpool and her mother, Joyce Duffy, was born in Caernarfonshire and brought up in Nefyn.

Duffy enrolled at Ysgol Nefyn School and Sir Thomas Picton School in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire. When she was 17, she joined the Pwllheli campus of Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor for A-levels study. 

Afterward, she attended the University of Chester, where she studied Commercial Music Production on the Warrington campus. In 2004, she went to the Parkgate campus to study Performing Arts.

Debut Album Was 'Rockferry'

Amiee Anne Duffy first came to limelight after she signed a contract with A&M Records (UK) on November 23, 2007. She then performed on the BBC television show Later with Jools Holland.

Duffy performing in the stage SOURCE: WalesOnline

Duffy released her debut album titled Rockferry in 2008, which entered the UK Album Chart at number one, becoming the best-selling album in the United Kingdom. 

In 2010, Duffy released her second album, Endlessly. The same year, she made her film debut as Sissy in the drama film Patagonia.

In 2015, she played Timi Yuro, an American singer, in the film Legend alongside Tom Hardy, Colin Morgan, and David Thewlis.

She Was Drugged, Raped and Held Captive

Welsh-born singer, Duffy shared an Instagram post on February 25, 2020, revealing that she was "drugged, raped and held captive." 

Welsh-born singer, Duffy shared an Instagram post on February 15, 2020 SOURCE: Instagram

Aimee Anne wrote that she an attacker drugged, raped and held captive over some days. She had an interview with a journalist about the ordeal but the interview is yet to come out.

Net Worth is $10 Million

Aimee Anne Duffy has an estimated net worth of $10 million, as of February 2020. She has gathered a good sum of fortune from her professional singing career.

Duffy's record sales earning is also a part of her net worth. Here is the list of her albums and their record sales earnings;

Year  Album Earning
2010 Endlessly  $449,800
2009 The Boat That Rocked soundtrack $45,500
2008 Rockferry  $11,700,000

Furthermore, Anne used to live in the rented penthouse apartment, Abbots House in Kensington, London. But, she left the apartment after it destroyed by catching fire on October 3, 2012.

She has not since disclosed where she currently resides.

Previously Dated Mike Phillips

In 2001, Aimee Anne Duffy, 35, started dating Cheshire-born Mark Durston. The couple used to live in Abersoch. The two dated for five years until calling it quits in November 2006.

Duffy with her ex-boyfriend, Mike Phillips SOURCE: Daily Mail

After breaking up with Durston, she began dating Mike Phillips, a rugby union star, in September 2009. Likewise, the couple stayed in a romantic relationship for two years until they broke up in May 2011.

She also previously dated a guy named Jonathan Lee.

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