Sep. 16th, 1984
Kutaisi, Georgia, USSR
Katie Melua's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2007 - Grindhouse
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Musical Guest
- Was spotted by her now-manager 'Mike Batt' (qv) while she was studying music at the BRIT Performing Arts & Technology School in Croydon, Surrey, England. A classmate was 'Amy Winehouse' (qv).
- After spending her childhood in Batumi, Georgia, she moved to Belfast, Northern Ireland with her family at the age of 9.
- She can speak three languages, Georgian, Russian and English.
- A fan of the music of 'Kate Bush' (qv).
- Her father is a Doctor and her mother is a nurse.
- Her favorite songs are "Jammin'" by 'Bob Marley (I)' (qv), "Porcelain" by 'Moby (I)' (qv), "Suddenly I See" by 'K.T. Tunstall' (qv), "Jesus To A Child" by 'George Michael (II)' (qv), "Life On Mars" by 'David Bowie (I)' (qv), "I Want To Break Free" by 'Queen (I)' (qv), "Where Do The Children Play" by 'Cat Stevens' (qv), "Under The Bridge" by 'Red Hot Chili Peppers' (qv) and "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" by 'Ella Fitzgerald' (qv). (Source: BBC Radio 2 "Tracks of My Years").
- (14 November 2004) Took part in the Band Aid 20 re-recording of "Do They Know It's Christmas?".
- A tulip is named after her.