Farrokh Bulsara aka “Freddie Mercury” (born September 5, 1946 – died November 24, 1991) was a British Singer, Songwriter, and Record Producer from London, England. He was the lead singer of “Queen” Rock Band. Furthermore, the singer was also popular for writing various super hit songs. It includes Somebody to Love, Killer Queen, We Are the Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody, and many more.
In addition, Mercury also worked as a producer and guest musician for various artist. At the age of 17, he moved to Middlesex, England from Zanzibar. His most of childhood spent in India. In fact, in 1970, Freddie started his own band with two people Brian May (guitarist) and Roger Taylor (drummer). He is always considered as the greatest singer of all time.
Unfortunately, at the age of 45, Mercury died due to “Bronchopneumonia” (a complication of AIDS).
Recently, Heathrow Airport Staff (British Airways) celebrated the Queen’s singer birthday on 5 September 2018. Earlier, the legendary rock band singer used to work as a baggage handler before forming his band. The Airport staff performed Mercury’s inspired dance forms.
It is choreographed by “Strictly Come Dancing” and X Factor choreographer “Lyndon Lloyd”. Moreover, the celebration was held in the Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport and British Airways set up an “escape from reality” in here.
Freddie Mercury Profile, Age, Parents & Early Life
How old is Farrokh Bulsara? He was born on September 5, 1946, in Stone Town, Sultanate of Zanzibar (now Tanzania). Therefore, he was aged Forty-Five (45) years old as of 1991. His father “Bomi Bulsara” was Gujarat born Parsi. Mercury was very close to his mother “Jer Bulsara”.
Furthermore, he also had a sister named “Kashmira Cooke”. He went to St. Peter’s School, Panchgani, Bombay for his school education. During his school days, he developed an interest in the western music. Later, in 1963, he moved to his family in Zanzibar. Freddie’s family later moved to Middlesex, England (due to Zanzibar Revolution and safety reason).
Personal Life, Girlfriend & Spouse
He earned a diploma in Art and Graphic Design from Ealing Art College (now the Ealing campus of University of West London). During his college days, he started a relationship with girlfriend “Mary Austin”.
Later, they married in 1970. But they decided to call off their marriage in 1976. Apparently, Mercury was homosexual and started his relationship with Jim Hutton. This came as a shock to Mary but she understood. The couple remained best friends till his late day.
He has tied the knot with his gay spouse in 1985. The name of Freddie Mercury’s husband is “Jim Hutton“. In 1986, Mercury had his blood tested for HIV/AIDS at a Harley Street clinic. On November 24, 1991, he died at the age of 45 at his home in Kensington. Mary and Jim were with him in the last days of his life.
Freddie Mercury Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Parents, Net worth, Height, Weight & Details
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Farrokh Bulsara.|
|Working As||1. Singer & Songwriter.
2. Record Producer.
|Aged||Forty-Five (45) years old (As of 1991).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||September 5, 1946.|
|Date of Death||November 24, 1991.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Stone Town, Sultanate of Zanzibar (now Tanzania).|
|Nationality||British and Indian.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Virgo.|
|Current Residence||Kensington, London, England.|
|Famous For||1. The lead singer of "Queen" Rock Band.
2. Wrote many superhit songs like Somebody to Love, Killer Queen, We Are the Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody, and many more.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 1".
Centimeters: 183 cm.
Meters: 1.83 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 79 Kg.
Pounds: 174 lbs.
|Biceps Size||15.5 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||40-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Bomi Bulsara.
Mother: Jer Bulsara.
|Siblings||Sister: Kashmira Cooke.|
|Freddie Mercury Wife & Relationship|
|Dating History?||1. Mary Austin.
2. Jim Hutton.
3. Winfried Kirchberger.
|Girlfriend (Fiancee)||Will update.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||1. Mary Austin (m. 1970-1976)
2. Jim Hutton (m. 1985-1991).
|School||St. Peter's School, Panchgani, Bombay.|
|College/University||1. Isleworth Polytechnic (now West Thames College) in West London.
2. Ealing Art College (now the Ealing campus of University of West London).
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Sean Connery.
Actress: Emma Thompson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Singing, Listening to music, Playing Guitar, and Traveling.
|Favorite Dishes||Italian Food.|
|Freddie Mercury Net worth|
|Net Asset||Approx. £60 million British Pounds (As of 1991).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Facts about Farrokh Bulsara (Queen’s Rock Band Singer)
- In 1992, he awarded “Brit Award” for Outstanding Contribution to British Music.
- Mercury inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” in 2001 as a Queen’s member.
- A tribute concert also held in Wembley Stadium, London after his death in 1992.
- Furthermore, the legendary singer also included in the “Songwriters Hall of Fame” in 2003, and the “UK Music Hall of Fame” in 2004.
- As of 1991, the estimated Freddie Mercury’s Net worth was £60 million British Pounds.
- Farrokh belonged to the Zoroastrian religion.
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- At the age of 12, he formed the band “The Hectics” band in his school.
- He also sold second-hand clothes with his girlfriend “Mary Austin”.
- In fact, Mercury was also the godfather of Austin’s oldest son, Richard.
- “Love of My Life” song was made for Mary.
- He also left London home to Austin rather than his husband “Jim Hutton”.
- Moreover, Mercury also remained in news for dating Winfried Kirchberger (German restaurateur).