PJ Harvey is an English musician primarily known for her vocals and guitar playing skills. She is also an expert in playing a number of other musical instruments.
PJ Harvey and her childhood wiki
PJ Harvey was born as Polly Jean Harvey on 9 October 1969 in England. Her town is Yeovil in Somerset. Her father Reginald Ray J Harvey was a quarryman and her mother Eva J Waters was an artist. She was raised in a sheep rearing farm in Yeovil. She has an older brother named Saul. PJ Harvey had a keen interest in music from her young days. She learned to play a number of musical instruments when she was small and by the time she grew to her teens, she had already started playing in different bands.
She also nurtured a desire to become a vet or a nurse and was not sure which profession she should take up as the primary one. Ultimately music won and she formed her own band called PJ Harvey at her age of 21.
After her high school graduation, PJ joined the Yeovil college and did a visual arts foundation course. She also has a degree in sculpture from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. She is a British citizen and her ethnicity is English with the possibility of being mixed. Talking about herself, she had once said:
“I’m a Libra. That means that I can make a decision, but only after much thought.”
PJ Harvey-music and band
The other members which came together for her band were Steve Vaughn who was the bassist and Robert Ellis who was their band’s drummer. They recorded their first EP on a low budget but it was good enough for them to procure a deal with British indie label called Too Pure. This label released their EP in 1991 and it was received with a lot of praise. Her first full-length record was released the same year and it too was highly praised. The same record was released in the US the next year.
She did a promotional tour but was stressed out at the end of it. Nonetheless, she released her second album called Rid of Me in 1993 and this was also a success. After this, she went solo.
Her next album was To Bring You My Love released in 1995 was also a hit. She did the tour for it and then took off in 1996. Her next album released in 1998 had a pessimistic tone and was a bit confused and people were worried about her personal life but she refrained from making any comments.
In 1999, she reunited with her previous bandmates and they released an album in 2000. She received awards for this album which also was a hit with the masses.
PJ also likes to act and do sculpture work. She also has a degree in sculpture and her work exhibitions have taken place in several galleries of the UK. Her net worth is estimated to be $ 3 million.
She has a height of 5 feet and 4 inches and weighs 55 kg. She has brown hair and hazel eyes. Her body stats are 32-25-30 inches and her dress size is 4 US and shoe size is 6.5 US. She has a Facebook with more than 900k likes, Twitter and an Instagram account.
PJ Harvey and her personal life-boyfriend, husband, children
She has dated a number of handsome boys. She was in a relationship with photographer and drummer Joe Dilworth in the 1990s. Later she dated actor from the US called Vicent Gallo. From 1996 to 1997, she was with Nick Cave who is an Australian singer. In 2003, she was dating musician from the US named Josh Homme and later in 2004-2005 she was involved with American singer Josh Klinghoffer.
She is not married and has no children. Her current relationship status is probably single.
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