Mick Hucknall

Singer and Songwriter
Born Jun 8, 1960

Michael "Mick" Hucknall is a British singer and songwriter. He was the lead singer of the British band Simply Red, and is recognisable for his smooth, distinctive voice and wide vocal range, as well as his red curly hair.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mick Hucknall.


1960 Birth Born on June 8, 1960.


1976 16 Years Old Hucknall was among the people present at the Lesser Free Trade Hall in Manchester in June 1976 where the Sex Pistols were playing. … Read More


1997 37 Years Old Hucknall is active in politics and is a prominent celebrity supporter of the UK Labour Party. In 1997, he declared his support for the Labour Party at that year's general election – which it won by a landslide under the leadership of Tony Blair to return to government after 18 years in opposition.
1998 38 Years Old In 1998 Hucknall was named in a list of those who donated more than £5,000 to the party.


2003 43 Years Old In 2003, Hucknall backed Tony Blair's stance on Operation Iraqi Freedom, claiming he had "more respect for Blair than ever" and pointed out that British critics of the war were lucky to be living in a country where they could express their opinions. … Read More
2007 47 Years Old 1 More Event
Hucknall and his partner, Gabriella Wesberry, had a daughter, Romy True Hucknall, in June 2007.


2010 50 Years Old 1 More Event
Hucknall and Wesberry married in 2010, at the 16th-century Forter Castle in Glenisla, Perthshire, Scotland. … Read More
2012 52 Years Old In October 2012, he released American Soul, a collection of his favourite music re-recorded with his vocals. … Read More
2014 54 Years Old Hucknall was a guest on the panel for the BBC's political discussion series Question Time, broadcast on 27 March 2014, and declared his support for same-sex marriage.
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