Chris Norman Biography | Wikipedia
Chris Norman is an English soft Rock Singer who first rose to fame as a band member on a popular rock band called Smokie. He also gained public attention and fame in Europe back in the 1970s through his famous hit called Stumblin In. This particular track was a duet he did with a famous American Songstress and Guitarist named Suzi Quatro. Eventually, the song became an instant hit in the United States back 1979.
Chris Norman Age and Birthday
How old is Christopher? Norman is 72 years old as of 2022. He was born Christopher Ward Norman on October 25, 1950, in Redcar, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. His birthday is celebrated on 25th October every year. Norman’s zodiac birth sign is Sagittarius. ALSO READ: Alyssa Salerno
Chris Norman Education
Growing up, Norman’s parents traveled around the country a lot. Therefore, he attended nine different schools in various locations around England. At the age of twelve, he joined the St. Bede’s Grammer School where he graduated with a Diploma.
Chris Norman Nationality | Ethnicity
Norman holds British and English nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born in Redcar, York Shire but grew up traveling across other towns in England like Kimpton and Nottingham. Chris even spent most of his childhood at his mother’s hometown in Bradford, England. Therefore, Christopher is of white British ethnicity/heritage and ancestry.
Chris Norman Height and Body Measurements
How tall is Chris? Norman stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches. She also maintains an average bodyweight of around 75 kilograms (165 Ib). He also has an average body stature but information regarding his other body measurements is currently under review. Nevertheless, Chris has light brown hair and his eye color is blue.
Chris Norman Family
Noman was born and raised as the son of Pip Norman (father) and Pat Norman (mother). His parents moved around England because of their father’s work. The family then finally settled in Pat’s hometown in Bradford when Chris was only twelve years old.
Chris’s musical influences at this time were Elvis Presley, Little Richard and Lonnie Donegan. Norman’s parents supported his interest in music since the time he was thirteen. However, they like to live a low-profile life away from the public eye and media attention.
Chris Norman Wife
Is Chris Married? Norman is married to his lovely wife, Linda Norman Mackenzie. The two lovebirds met for the first time when they were at the age of seventeen. Therefore they are high school sweethearts. After College, the couple exchanged vows in a private wedding ceremony that was held at an exotic resort based in England. Chris calls this day one of the happiest days in his life. Linda was given the chance to work as the stylist of Chris and his other members as they toured across England just after the wedding.
Chris Norman And Suzi Quatro Married (Stumblin’ In)
Suzi Quatro is a famous American singer and songwriter who rose to fame in the early 1970s where she scored a string of hit singles that all went Number one in Europe and Australia. She also released her own self-titled album in 1973 that did very well in both the United Kingdom and the United States.
In 1978, Suzi did a duet that became an international hit back in 1978 with Chris Norman., The song debuted at number one in the United States and Europe. Their chemistry on the song sparked the rumors that they were dating and married. However, the two have never dated before and they are currently married to their own spouses.
Chris Norman Smokie and Band Members
Norman formed the Smokie rock band back in 1964 with his four friends whom he met at St Bede’s Grammar School back in 1970. Norman began Smokie with Alan Silicon and Terry Uttley as when they were teenagers. Eventually, Mick McConnell, Petespencer, martin Bullard, Allan Barton and Mike Craft joined. The group ended back in 1980
Chris Norman Singing Career
Norman first developed an interest in music when he was just a child. He enjoyed listening to Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Lonnie Donegan and other musicians who influenced hsi musical style. After he joined St. Bede’s Grammar School, Chris met Alan Silson and Terry Uttley became his official band members when they were teenagers. Their musical style as a band was influenced by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.
Initially, Norman met up with Silson to spend time working on and learning new songs using their guitars. Eventually, they persuaded Uttley to join them alongside Rori Kelly who became their professional Drummer.
Their first name as a band was The Yen, later they changed it to The Elizabethans before finally settling on Smokie before Rori Kelley left the band back in 1975. From 1974 to 1975, Chris and the guys began toting the world after signing a record label deal.
Norman and his fellow band member were the ones who wrote other hits like Head Over Heels I Live by Kevin Keegan, The England Football Team song and worked on a number of solo albums for various Uk artists. Norman began pursuing his solo career in 1986 after releasing his debut single, Midnight Lady. He followed up his release with another single from Some Hearts Are Diamond, No Arms Can Ever Hold You and Broken Heroes. He was then honored by CMT Europe as their International Video Star of the Year.
Chris Norman Net Worth
How much is Chris Worth? Norman is an accomplished English soft Rock Singer and songwriter who has an estimated net worth of around $2 million dollars as of 2021.
Chris Norman Today | 2021 and 2022
According to our findings, Chris is still an active musician nad paerrformer. His upcomninbg evenst and tours are as follows:
- Mar 7, Dresden, Germany
Konzertsaal im Kulturpalast Dresden
- Mar 8, Dresden, Germany
Konzertsaal im Kulturpalast Dresden
- Apr 8, Gera, Germany
Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Gera
- Apr 9, Magdeburg, Germany
GETEC Arena Magdeburg
- Apr 11, Hamburg, Germany
- Apr 12, Rostock, Germany
- Apr 14, Zwickau, Germany
- Apr 17 Erfurt, Germany
- Apr 18, Leipzig, Germany
Chris Norman Songs
- Chris Norman Midnight Lady
- Stumblin’ In
- smokie who the f… is Alice?
- Baby, I Miss You
- no arms can ever hold you
- smokie I’ll meet you at midnight
- midnight lady
- smokie Mexican girl
- No Arms Can Ever Hold You
- Gypsy Queen
Chris Norman Awards
- Löwe von Radio Luxemburg Silver Award
- Goldene Europa
- CMT Europe International Video Star of the Year
- Gala zur Verleihung des Internationalen Schlagerpreises
- Radio Regenbogen Award