Sia Biography

Sia Kate Isobelle Furler, known as Sia, is a highly accomplished Australian singer-songwriter, music video director, and record producer. With a career spanning over two decades, she has experienced both triumphs and challenges. Sia began her journey as a vocalist in her hometown of Adelaide, Australia, with the acid jazz band ‘Crisp’. She then ventured to England, collaborating with renowned bands ‘Zero 7’ and ‘Jamiroquai’ as a vocalist. After signing with ‘Dance Pool’, she released her second studio album, ‘Healing Is Difficult’. Following her signing with ‘Go! Beat’, her third album ‘Colour the Small One’ aimed for success. Sia later relocated to New York, USA, and took a break from being a recording artist to focus on songwriting for others, collaborating with notable artists such as Rihanna, David Guetta, and Flo Rida. However, she made a triumphant return to mainstream singing with her studio albums ‘1000 Forms of Fear’ and ‘This Is Acting’, with the former debuting at the top of the US Billboard 200.

Quick Facts

  • Australian Celebrities Born In December
  • Also Known As: Sia Kate Isobelle Furler
  • Age: 48 Years, 48 Year Old Females
  • Family:
    • Spouse/Ex-: Erik Anders Lang
    • Father: Phil B. Colson
    • Mother: Loene Furler
  • Musicians
  • Lyricists & Songwriters
  • Height: 5’4″ (163 cm), 5’4″ Females
  • City: Adelaide, Australia
  • More Facts:
    • Education: Adelaide High School

Childhood & Early Life

Sia Kate Isobelle Furler, known as Sia, was born on December 18, 1975, in Adelaide, South Australia. Her father, Phil Colson, is a musician, and her mother, Loene Furler, is an art lecturer. Sia attended Adelaide High School. Growing up, she was exposed to music from an early age, with her father being a musician and her uncle Kevin Colsan being an actor-singer. She was also influenced by artists such as Sting, Stevie Wonder, and Aretha Franklin.

Career

Sia began her music career in the mid-90s as a vocalist for the acid jazz band Crisp. She contributed to two of their EPs before the band disbanded in 1997. In the same year, Sia released her first studio album, “OnlySee.” She then decided to move to London to further her music career and be with her boyfriend, but tragically, he was killed in a car accident. Devastated, Sia still relocated to London and became a background vocalist for the British funk and acid jazz band Jamiroquai. She also worked with the English musical duo Zero 7, becoming an unofficial lead singer for the group.

Sia released her debut single, “Taken for Granted,” in 2000 and signed with Dance Pool, a sub-label of Sony Music. She released her third studio album, “Colour the Small One,” in 2004, but it did not achieve much success. In 2005, she moved to the US and started touring across the country. Her fourth studio album, “Some People Have Real Problems,” was released in 2008 and marked her first album to achieve success in the US. She continued to release albums and gained international fame with her sixth studio album, “1000 Forms of Fear,” in 2014.

Personal Life & Legacy

Sia has had several romantic relationships, including with Dan Pontifex and JD Samson. She married documentary filmmaker Erik Anders Lang in 2014, but they separated in 2016. Sia is a vegan and actively supports animal welfare causes.

In addition to her music career, Sia has also ventured into acting, appearing in films such as “Annie” (2014) and TV series like “Transparent” (2015) and “Beat Bugs” (2016). She has upcoming acting projects in films like “Charming,” “My Little Pony: The Movie,” and “Sister.”

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