Lily Allen

Date of Birth: 02/05/1985
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Occupation: Recording artist, talk show host and businesswoman

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Career: Lily became a star thanks to MySpace. She created a profile and started posting demos of her songs in 2005. She attracted tens of thousands of listeners and was subsequently offered a record deal. She released her debut album, Alright, Still, in July 2006 and her second, It’s Not Me, It’s You, in February 2009. Both were hits in the UK, Europe and the U.S. In September 2009 she announced her intention to quit the music business and she opened the London vintage clothing store, Lucy in Disguise, with her sister Sarah in September 2010. She was also the star of 2011 fly-on-the-wall documentary, From Riches to Rags.

Relationships: Lily dated Ed Simons of The Chemical Brothers from 2008-2009. She started dating building company owner Sam Cooper in Summer 2009 and, in August 2009 she announced that they were expecting a baby. She went into pre-term labour six months into her pregnancy and her baby did not survive. She got engaged on Christmas day 2010 and they plan to marry on 11th June 2011.

FYI: Lily was named Songwriter of the Year at  the 2010 Ivor Novello Awards.