Adele Anderson - Updated Dec 2023

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Adele Anderson

Adele Anderson is a singer and actress from England. Moreover, Adele Anderson is best known as one-third of the cabaret group Fascinating Aïda.

Early Life

Adele Anderson was born on the 14th of June 1952, in Southampton, Hampshire, England. According to her birth date, she is 70 years old and holds British nationality. However, there is no other information related to her childhood life, ethical background, parents, and siblings.

Coming towards her academic qualification, she completed her graduation in drama at Birmingham University.

Professional Career

Regarding her professionally, she worked as a civil servant and as a secretary and was attempting to become a jazz singer. She auditioned for the all-girl singing group Fascinating Aida in 1984, a year after its establishment and her vocal range impressed them.

Since then, she has been performing with the group, and in 2014, the group recorded the show Charm Offensive which they toured nationwide. She has performed in concerts, theatrical plays, and on the BBC television show Gemma Masters.

Anderson also writes words for most of Fascinating Ada’s songs and has contributed to the songs of several famous musicals, including The Challenge (Shaw Theatre) and The Ten Commandments (The Place). Besides writing songs for others, she also made her debut solo album; Why Try to Change Me Now?, original songs by herself (with Sarah Travis).

Adele Anderson

Caption: Adele Anderson with Fascinating Aida group giving their performance (Source: YouTube)


The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Landor Theatre), Follies (Landor Theatre), Into the Woods (Derby Playhouse and The Forum, Wythenshawe), Achilles in Heels (Landor Theatre), When Florence Met Isadora (Rosemary Branch), Eminent Victorians and The Art of Love (Battersea Barge), Let’s Kick Arts (The Bridewell), Ken Hill’s Phantom of the Opera (National Tour), Die Fledermaus (European Chamber Opera Tour) are some of her theatrical credits.

She has appeared in five pantomimes across the country and directed two at Chipping Norton’s The Theatre. Kaye’s The Word, Paul Hull’s tribute to Danny Kaye, which performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the New End Theatre, was also directed by her.

She and Warren Wills have collaborated on jazz/cabaret performances at Pizza on the Park and the Langham Hilton, as well as at the Hong Kong Fringe Festival.

The film, Television, and Radio

She has also appeared in films, television, and radio. Lady Jane (directed by Trevor Nunn), Company Business, in which she serenaded Gene Hackman and Mikhail Baryshnikov, Dr. Tockley in Hotel Babylon (BBC1), Gemma Masters in Fish (BBC1), Cecily Watkins in New Tricks (BBC1), The Whingeing Pom (LWT), Plutopia (Radio 4) are some of her appearances on them.

Adele Anderson also consulted on (and appeared in) the film Different for Girls, starring Steven Mackintosh and Miriam Margolyes.


As of now, she or her group has not yet earned major awards or recognition during her career. But, she along with her group has been nominated for or Drama Desk Award with Fascinating Aïda and for Perrier Award with Fascinating Aïda. Looking at her progress, she might earn some of them with her group in the following years.

Adele Anderson – Net Worth

Being a well-known singer, and actress, Adele Anderson has collected a decent amount. But officially, she has not yet disclosed it in public. According to an online website, her net worth estimated at around $1,5 million.

Relationship Status

Talking about her relationship status, there is no exact data regarding whether Anderson is married or not. Regarding her sexuality, she is transgender. She was born male and got a sex transition after graduating from university. Moreover, she began transitioning with Dr. Randell at Charing Cross Hospital in 1973.

In addition, she had completed her social transformation before going public about her transsexual identity. She is a patron of Humanists UK (previously the British Humanist Association).

Moreover, she later became a Humanists UK humanist celebrant, specializing in non-religious weddings. Anderson, along with 54 other notable personalities, signed an open letter published in The Guardian on September 15, 2010, expressing their opposition to Pope Benedict XVI’s official visit to the United Kingdom.

Body Measurements

Adele Anderson stands 5 feet 10 inches tall. Likewise, she has brown hair with dark brown hair color and there is no other information regarding her other body stats.

Adele Anderson

Caption: Adele Anderson with Fascinating Aida group (Source: Fascinating Aïda)

Adele Anderson – Social Media

However, this English singer is not active on any kinds of social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.