Sinéad O’Connor or “Shuhada’ Davitt” (born December 8, 1966) is an Irish Singer and Songwriter from Glenageary, County Dublin. She became famous with her debut album named “The Lion and the Cobra” released in 1987.
Furthermore, the 51-year-old singer later gained international fame with her version of Prince’s song “Nothing Compares 2 U“. Sinéad Marie Bernadette O’Connor is her full real birth name.
The single released in the year 1990 which also got her several awards. Connor also nominated for her first album in the “Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance” in 1989. The album also reached gold record status.
Her single named “Mandinka” also became a big college radio hit in the USA. In addition, the track “Troy” reached number 5 on the Dutch Top 40 chart. In 2012, Sinéad single “Lay Your Head Down” released. The song also gained her nomination for Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.
On October 25, 2018, she shared a post on her Twitter account that the singer changed her religion. The 51-year-old singer shared that she is proud to announce that she became Muslim now. In fact, Sinéad also changed her name to Shuhada’ Davitt.
The celebrity also uploaded a video of herself singing the adhan (Islamic Prayers).
Wiki, Parents, Siblings & Early Life
The singer was born on 8th December 1966 in Glenageary, County Dublin, Ireland. Therefore, Sinéad O Connor’s age is Fifty-one (51) years old, as of 2018. The star was born to Sean O’Connor (father) and Marie O’Connor (mother).
Furthermore, the singer has four siblings. She has two brothers John & Joseph O’Connor and sisters Eimear and Eoin O’Connor. Connor enrolled in Newtown School. But later she dropped out in order to be a part of a band called Ton Ton Macoute.
At the age of 15, she caught shoplifting. Later, Sinéad placed for eighteen months in a Magdalene Asylum. Her dad was structural engineer later turned barrister. He was also the chairperson of the Divorce Action Group.
Moreover, Connor’s parents divorced each other when she was just a child. In 1979, she went to live with her father and her step-mother.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend & Children
In 1985, Sinéad started her relationship with boyfriend John Reynolds (music producer). They married in a small and intimate wedding ceremony in 1987. Later, she gave birth to their son, Jake.
Furthermore, they got officially divorced in 1991. In 1990, Sinéad started dating American singer Anthony Kiedis. She also had affairs with the Irish columnist “John Waters” and English singer “Peter Gabriel”.
Moreover, Connor later dated journalist Nick Sommerlad and they tied the knot in the summer of 2001. They got divorced in the early months of 2004. Sinéad also hooked up with Donal Lunny. The couple also welcomed their son, Shane Lunny in March 2004.
Unfortunately, the love partner decided to end their relationship in December 2004. She later started dating Frank Bonadio in 2006 and gave birth to their son, Yeshua Francis Neil Bonadio, the same year.
In July 2010, she tied the knot to “Steve Cooney” (a close friend and musician). Their divorce got finalized in April 2011. The singer married for the fourth time to Barry Herridge (Irish therapist) in December 2011. In fact, the star also has a daughter named Roisin Waters.
|Full Birth Name||1. Sinéad Marie Bernadette O'Connor.
2. Shuhada' Davitt.
|Age||Fifty-one (51) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||8th December 1966.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Glenageary, County Dublin, Ireland.|
|Famous for||1. Her debut album "The Lion and the Cobra".
2. Her song "Nothing Compares 2 U".
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 3".
Centimeters: 163 cm.
Meters: 1.63 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||33-28-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||7.|
|Parents||Father: Sean O’Connor.
Mother: Marie O’Connor.
|Siblings||Brother: 1. John O’Connor.
2. Joseph O’Connor.
Sister: 1. Eimear O’Connor.
2. Eoin O’Connor.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Sinead O Connor Husband & Relationship|
|Dating History?||1. John Reynolds (ex-husband).
2. Anthony Kiedis (ex-husband).
3. Peter Gabriel.
4. John Waters.
5. Nick Sommerlad (ex-husband).
6. Donal Lunny.
7. Frank Bonadio.
8. Steve Cooney (ex-spouse).
|Boyfriend||Name not Available.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Barry Herridge.|
|Son||1. Jake Reynolds.
2. Shane Lunny.
3. Yeshua Bonadio.
|Highest Qualification||High school drop-out.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Johnny Depp.
Actress: Kate Winslet.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Favorite Color||Pink and Grey.|
|Love to do||Reading, Shopping, Singing, Listening to music and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food.|
|Net Asset||Approx. $6 million USD (As of 2018).|
|Salary Per Episode||Will Update.|
|Debut Album||The Lion and the Cobra in 1987.|
|Television Debut||In the series Apb in 1988.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Sinéad O’Connor (Singer)
- The singer also made debut in film with the movie named “The Butcher Boy” in 1997.
- In June 1993, Connor published an open letter in The Irish Times.
- She accused her parents of abusing her as a child.
- Furthermore, Sinéad gained controversy by not performing in a concert where the U.S. anthem was played before the show.
- In May 2016, Arsenio Hall (comedian) filed a defamation case against her after she claimed that Arsenio had supplied drugs to Prince.
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- Money Factor: The estimated Net worth of Sinéad O’Connor is $6 million US Dollar.
- The 51-year-old singer also made an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show in October 2007.
- She also revealed that she diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2003.
- In fact, she also attempted suicide on her 33rd birthday.