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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 11 April 1969Cardiff, Wales, UK
Birth NameCerys Elizabeth Philip Matthews
Height 5' 3½" (1.61 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Cerys Matthews was born on April 11, 1969 in Cardiff, Wales as Cerys Elizabeth Philip Matthews. She was previously married to Seth Riddle.

Spouse (1)

Seth Riddle (22 February 2003 - 2007) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (12)

Lead singer of the Welsh pop band Catatonia.
Gave birth to a baby girl on August 10, 2003, weighing 6lbs. 10ozs
Speaks fluent Welsh and English, also has a firm grasp of French, Spanish and Catalan
BBC Radio 1's 21st Best Female Vocalist of the Millenium
Won 'SKY's Lungs of the Year' 1998
Was FHM 36th `Sexiest Woman in the World' 1999
Named her daughter, Glenys Pearl y Felin
Daughter, Glenys Pearl
Gave birth to her second child, christened Johnny Natchez Jones Riddle August 2005. It was a home birth at their Nashville estate.
Taking part in UK reality show 'I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!' in Australia. [November 2007]
At her parents' home in Pemborkeshire, South Wales with her husband Seth and their new baby Glenys Pearl y-Felin [August 2003]
She was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to music. She is a singer, broadcaster, and author in London, England.

Personal Quotes (3)

I've got nothing against pornography - except all the bad knickers.
I once dressed up as a mountain when I was in Spain. It was for some fancy dress do. It was awful though - nobody knew what I was! I had my face painted green and I had green hair and I had sheep stuck all around my thighs! Mountains don't come without sheep, do they?
There's somebody down the road from me, I can't believe how rude she is. The other day she told me to cut my lawn! 'Long grass could kill a child,' she said. Presumably they fall over and it lodges in their eye. Death by grass - can't be very common.

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