She's Australia's darling of stage, screen and music.
Who is Delta Goodrem?
Delta Lea Goodrem is a singer, songwriter, TV and movie actress and popular judge on the Australian version of The Voice.
From a young age, Delta had an interest in the arts, she took piano, singing, dancing and acting classes. Growing up she landed several minor roles in Australian television shows such as Hey Dad..!, A Country Practice, and Police Rescue before landing a role in long-running soap Neighbours.
Delta's foray into the music industry started young. At age 13, she recorded five songs which she sent to Sydney Swans Football Club, who then passed it onto entertainment executive Glenn Wheatley. Wheatley saw potential in Delta and signed her as an artist. At age 15, things were starting to move for Delta when she inked a deal with Sony and began working on a collection of pop-dance songs. Unfortunately, her debut single I Don’t Care only peaked at number sixty-four on the ARIA charts and Sony decided to put the breaks on and re-evaluate her musical direction.
Delta went on to release her first album Innocent Eyes in 2003, which debuted at number one in the Australian Albums Chart, selling 4.5 million copies worldwide. It also included the lead single Born to Try, which spent a total of twenty-two weeks in the Australian Singles Chart and was certified triple-platinum by ARIA.
How many record sales has Delta Goodrem made?
Goodrem has nine number-one singles and 17 top-ten hits on the ARIA Singles Chart. With all her albums in mind, sales exceed 8 million.
What was Delta Goodrem’s first song?
Her debut single was I Don’t Care.
How many albums does Delta Goodrem have?
Delta has five studio albums;
- Innocent Eyes (2003)
- Mistaken Identity (2004)
- Delta (2007)
- Child of the Universe (2012)
- Wings of the Wild (2016)
Is Delta Goodrem an actress?
Delta started her career in TV and the movies at the young age of seven appearing in Hey Dad..!, A Country Practice, and Police Rescue.
At 15, she got the role of Nina Tucker, an aspiring singer in the soap opera, Neighbours.
Goodrem made her first screen appearance in 2002 after she was approached by the shows producers when they saw her debut single. Delta almost turned the role down because she felt the character did not suit her style of music, but the whole role was rewritten from a bad girl character to a shy student described as the quintessential girl-next-door. She won a Logie Award as Most Popular New Talent in 2003.
Her most recent role was acting as her idol and friend, Olivia Newton John, in the miniseries Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted to You.
In July 2003, with her music career and acting career in full throttle, Delta was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, which is a blood cancer. She was forced to leave the show Neighbours to immediately start treatment for her disease. She opted for chemotherapy and radiation therapy which then resulted in hair loss. In March 2004, she returned to Neighbours to finish her contract and the producers and cast members made sure that all her scenes would be shot in just three days.
How old is Delta Goodrem?
Born on November 9, 1984, Delta is currently 34 years old.
How many siblings does Delta Goodrem have?
Delta has one sibling, brother, Trent who plays AFL and is currently captain of the Central District Football Club.
Does Delta Goodrem have a boyfriend or partner?
Delta was photographed kissing and hugging her ex, Matthew Copley, in Los Angeles just this October. The singer has not officially confirmed if they are back together.
Who has Delta Goodrem dated in the past?
Delta has had a string of high profile romances.
Mark Philippoussis is an Australian tennis player who Delta Goodrem dated in 2004, while still receiving chemotherapy. Delta's song Out of the Blue was supposedly about Mark Philippoussis' support during her during this difficult time. Unfortunately, things did not end well as there were rumours of infidelity, with Paris Hilton being the third party.
Another celebrity Delta dated was Irish singer and Westlife member, Brian McFadden. They met in 2004 when they collaborated in the song Almost Here, but only got together in 2007. McFadden resided in Australia for a few years and was a judge on Australia’s Got Talent. The two dated on and off for years, got engaged, but eventually decided to end their relationship in 2011.
Nick Jonas is an American singer, songwriter and actor. He is the youngest of the Jonas Brothers. They dated for 10 months from May 2011 to February 2012, and their relationship was highly criticised as fans did not appreciate their 8-year age gap. Their breakup was said to be mutual, but rumour has it that Nick was having an affair.
A British singer and songwriter, Seal has won multiple awards and has sold over 20 million records in the world. The rumours of Seal and Delta dating began in 2012 when they first started working together on The Voice Australia. The speculations were brought on by their undeniable chemistry but the rumour was finally put to rest when Delta addressed it on The Kyle and Jackie O Show saying, "I'm getting sick of saying 'guys, I never dated Seal', but no one seems to care when I say that."
Does Delta Goodrem have a boyfriend or partner?
Delta's most recent love interest is rock star and guitarist, Matthew Copley. The couple met on Delta's Wings of The Wild Tour, which started in October 2017. The pair were spotted kissing while enjoying their romantic holiday in Hawaii over the New Year. There was speculation that Goodrem was already pregnant as she was photographed cradling her tummy, however, after just two months Delta surprised everyone at The Kyle and Jackie O Show as she confirmed that she was single again.
Despite their quick fling earlier in the year, the latest Delta Goodrem news is that the two are now back together. They were spotted hugging and locking lips as recently as October. Delta has kept a tight lip about her rekindled relationship with her ex, and rumour has it that they are either secretly married and Matthew is already her husband, or they are currently in the works of planning a secret wedding.
What is Delta Goodrem's net worth?
Delta Goodrem's current net worth according to Celebrity Net Worth is $AU21.3 million.
How tall is Delta Goodrem?
The Lost Without You singer is 1.78m tall.
Is Delta Goodrem on Twitter?
Yes, Delta's official Twitter account is @DeltaGoodrem.
You can also find her on Instagram @DeltaGoodrem.
Has Delta Goodrem ever posed nude or topless?
Yes. In 2015, Delta was named the hottest woman in Australia and posed topless on the cover of Maxim magazine's hot 100 special.
Where does Delta Goodrem live?
Delta still lives in Sydney, New South Wales, where she was also born and raised. She just sold her Hollywood Hills home for $3.4 million.
Has Delta Goodrem had plastic surgery?
Delta has never confirmed she has ever had plastic surgery.
Who is Delta Goodrem manager?
Delta's first manager was Glenn Wheatley. He was replaced by her mum, Lea Goodrem, and in 2013 they signed with US manager Irving Azoff. She now works under Sony Music.
Does Delta Goodrem have her own perfume?
Yes. The Australian pop icon has two perfumes in the market right now. Her first scent was Delta by Delta Goodrem, released in April 2017. Delta's second scent was just released this August, named Dream.
Which you can purchase here.
Does Delta Goodrem smoke?
No. In 2009, Perez Hilton, an American controversial gossip writer accused Delta of smoking cigarettes. Considering the singer's history of battling cancer, her mum and then manager, was very furious and quickly shot down the rumours.
What is Delta Goodrem's most famous hairstyle?
Delta is popularly known for her long flowy blonde highlighted locks. Her hair is parted in the middle with long fringes on the sides. Lately, she has dabbled with being a brunette and is sporting an almost full fringe.
We hope you have enjoyed this wrap up of Delta Goodrem news. This popular performer is just a bundle of talent. She sings, she dances, she acts, she mentors and to top it off, she is so very beautiful inside and out.