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Michelle Gayle | Biography


90s singing sensation, Michelle Gayle entered the show business as an actress. However after stepping into the musical world, she has literally set the music industry into fire. A Brit Award nominee, Michelle Gayle took birth on 2nd of February 1971 in London, England. She attended the reputed Barbara Speake Stage School in Action along with another future actress Naomi Campbell. She began acting at age of sixteen.

Enlightening her personal life, Michelle Gayle is former wife of footballer Mark Bright. The couple stayed together of ten long years before splitting on 24th of February 2007. They were officially divorced on April 18, 2008. She has a son with him. They named him, Isaiah. In 2011, she gave birth to her second child. She named him, Luke. There are no evidences of her trying to enhance her look with any type of plastic surgery. Beautiful inside and out, Michelle finds immense pleasure in helping less fortunate. She has lent helping hands to a number of charity organizations, including the Willow Foundation.

Soap star turned pop sensation; Michelle Gayle first worked in front of camera in 1987 as Fiona Wilson in “Grange Hill”. She then appeared in television drama “London’s Burning as well as in the 1990’s “Press Gang”. The same year, she scored the part of Hattie Tavernier in hit “EastEnders”. Three years later, Michelle departed from the show in order to make her future in music. Signed by RCA Records, she launched her debut single titled “Looking Up”. She scored eleventh position with her first single. The following year, she attained her utmost success with the no. 4 hit “Sweetness’. She had additional chart success in the year 1994 with the no. 26 hit “I’ll Find You” and the following year with the number sixteen “Freedom” along with no. 11 “Happy Just to Be With You”. All these singles were from her debut album “Michelle Gayle”. Her self-titled album reached at 30th at the UK Albums Chart.

After appearing in the Childliners charity record called “The Gift of Christmas”, Michelle next made her place on the chats with her second album titled “Sensational”, featuring the tracks “Do You Know”, which took the sixth position and the title track “Sensational” took the fourteenth position. Though the critics praised her second album, it faced disappointed sales. She was dropped from the label. While working with RCA, she earned three nominations for BRIT Award. She soon signed with EMI, however could not release her follow up album due to some issues. She departed from the recording label without launching any single or album. After disappearing from the musical scenario, she returned back with her own music production house called “M Media Production”. In the year 2003, she appeared in the reality TV show “Reborn in the USA”. She ended up in second position. After her success on the show, she started working on new songs. Michelle revived herself as a R&B singer. After working with Terence Dudley (50 Cent), she started promoting her comeback track “Got to Be Me”. However the launch was pulled as well as her label was folded. Returning back to television, she portrayed Cara in 2005’s “Family Affairs”. The same year, she scored female lead, Yvonne in the movie “Joy Division”. The movie hit the theaters in November 2006. Before she had played Belle in 1999’s “Beauty and the Beast”. She landed guest spot in “Holby City” and “Doctors”.  She next starred in “The Naked Poet”. She played the character of Joanne in the movie. In April 2006, she performed on the stage in “The Brother at the Hackney Empire” and then in “Mum’s the World”. In addition to this, she participated in a number of reality shows, including “The Games” and “Dancing on Wheels’. Embarking into new ventures, she penned a noble titled “Pride and Premiership”. The book was premiered on 5th of May 2011. Looking at her career graph it is not difficult to anticipate that she has earned a good amount of fortune through her successful career, however no sites has revealed the numerical data of her net worth

The beautiful and talented British actress and singer can be followed in her Facebook and twitter. A number of sites have made her biographical details available, including wiki.