Born May 22, 1959
Age 56
Hometown Davyhulme
Net Worth $31 Million
Genres Indie pop + Alter...
Instruments Guitar + Singing ...
Performed With Slaughter and The...
Record Label RCA Records

Steven Patrick Morrissey, known as Morrissey, is an English singer and lyricist. He rose to prominence in the 1980s as the lyricist and vocalist of the alternative rock band The Smiths. The band was highly successful in the United Kingdom but broke up in 1987, and Morrissey began a solo career, making the top ten of the UK Singles Chart on ten occasions.… Read More

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  • Gelato
    Dated 2006
  • Tina Dehghani
    Dated 1999
  • Jake Walters
    Dated 1994 - 1996
  • Annalisa Jablonska
    Dated 1984
  • Johnny Marr
    Dated 1982 - 1987


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1959 Birth Morrissey was born on 22 May 1959 at Park Hospital in Davyhulme, Lancashire, England to Irish Catholic parents who had emigrated to Manchester from County Kildare with his only sibling, elder sister Jackie, a year prior to his birth. … Read More
1965 6 Years Old His family first lived at Harper Street in Hulme before moving to nearby Queen's Square in 1965.
1969 10 Years Old In 1969, when many of the old streets and tenements were facing demolition, Morrissey's parents moved to a three-bedroomed house on King's Road in the suburb of Stretford.


1974 15 Years Old …  From 1974, he frequently wrote letters to music magazines like Melody Maker and the NME, giving his opinions on various bands. … Read More
1978 19 Years Old Morrissey was an early convert to punk rock. Morrissey, then still with forename, briefly fronted The Nosebleeds in 1978, who by that time included Billy Duffy (later of The Cult) on guitar. … Read More


1982 - 1984 2 More Events
1986 27 Years Old Meanwhile, Rourke was fired in early 1986 for his use of heroin. … Read More
1987 28 Years Old …  The band was highly successful in the United Kingdom but broke up in 1987, and Morrissey began a solo career, making the top ten of the UK Singles Chart on ten occasions. … Read More
1988 29 Years Old In March 1988, a mere six months after the Smiths' final album, Morrissey released his first solo album, Viva Hate. … Read More


1989 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Morrissey initially planned to release a follow-up album entitled Bona Drag after releasing a few holdover singles from the Viva Hate sessions. As such, he released "The Last of the Famous International Playboys," "Interesting Drug," and "Ouija Board, Ouija Board" over the course of 1989. … Read More
1991 - 1994 2 More Events
1995 36 Years Old Following the success of Vauxhall and I Morrissey began work on Southpaw Grammar in early 1995. … Read More
1996 37 Years Old In 1996, Joyce took Morrissey and Marr to court, claiming that he had not received his fair share of recording and performance royalties. … Read More
1997 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Morrissey returned on a new record label in 1997 with the single "Alma Matters" in promotion of his album Maladjusted. … Read More


1999 - 2002 2 More Events
2003 44 Years Old 1 More Event
It was during this time that Channel 4 filmed The Importance of Being Morrissey, a documentary which eventually aired in 2003.
At a Dublin concert in June 2004, Morrissey caused controversy by announcing the death of former US President Ronald Reagan and stating that he would have preferred it if the then current President, George W. Bush, had died.
2005 46 Years Old 1 More Event
The performance at the Manchester Arena on Morrissey's 45th birthday was recorded and released on the DVD Who Put the M in Manchester? in 2005. … Read More
2006 47 Years Old John Murphy of musicOMH has even speculated that the lyrics "Nothing entered me, 'til you came with the key" to Morrissey's 2006 song "You Have Killed Me" give reference to a sexual encounter he had. … Read More
In January 2007, the BBC confirmed that it was in talks with Morrissey for him to write a song for the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest. … Read More
On 30 May 2008, it was announced that Morrissey's ninth studio album, Years of Refusal would have 12 tracks and be produced by Jerry Finn. … Read More


2009 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2009, following persistent rumours over preceding months of an imminent Smiths reunion, Morrissey was once again forced to deny that any such reunion would take place. … Read More
In February 2011, EMI announced that a brand new compilation, Very Best of Morrissey, would be released in April that year. … Read More
As a child, Morrissey developed interests and role models, including female singers and pop stars such as Dusty Springfield, Sandie Shaw, Marianne Faithfull, as well as Billy Fury. In 2012 in an email interview, Morrissey revealed that "Wikipedia names Dusty Springfield as my first influence.
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