Joscelyn Eve Stoker also known as Joss Stone is an English song writer, soul singer and an actress. She was born in the year 1987 in the month of April. She was born at Buckland Hospital located in Dover, Kent. She had spent her teenage years in a village named Ashill which is near Cullompton in Devon. Stone is the third child among the four children who were born to Wendy (mother) and Richard Stoker (father). Her father, Richard is an owner of a fruit and nut import/export business. Her mother worked as Stone's manager till October 2004. She had made her first public appearance at the Uffculme Comprehensive School with a cover version of Jackie Wilson's 1957 song "Reet Petite". Stone opines that her dyslexia had caused her to leave school at age thirteen. She says that it’s just that she is more artistic than academic.
She grew up listening to a wide range of music which mostly included 1960s and 1970s American R&B which resulted in her developing a soulful style of singing. She possesses vocal range of a contralto and mezzo-soprano. She is best known for her barefoot performances.
She was able to get fame in late 2003 with her debut album, The Soul Sessions. This album of hers made to the 2004 Mercury Prize shortlist. Her second album, which was named as “Mind Body & Soul” topped the UK Albums Chart. Both the album as well as singles received one nomination at the 2005 Grammy Awards and Stone was nominated for the Best New Artist. In a BBC poll of music critics, Sound of 2004, was ranked fifth as breakthrough act of 2004. She also became the youngest British female singer to top the UK Albums Chart. Her third album which was named “Introducing Joss Stone”, released in March 2007 and it achieved gold record status by the RIAA and also returned the second-ever highest debut on the Billboard 200.
She released her fourth album, “Colour Me Free!”, in the year 2009 in the month of October and it reached the Top 10 on Billboard. She released her fifth album, “LP1”, in the year 2011 and it also reached the Top 10 on Billboard. In her whole career, she has sold over 14 million albums worldwide and has established herself as one of the best-selling artists. Her first three albums have sold over 2,723,000 copies only in the United States but her first two albums have sold over 2,000,000 copies solely in the UK.
She also has been awarded with numerous accolades which include two BRIT Awards and a Grammy Award out of five nominations. She also made her acting debut in the year 2006 in the film named “Eragon” and made a television debut which had portrayed “Anne of Cleves” in the Showtime series “The Tudors” in 2009. She also was named as the rich youngest woman. Her net worth is about 10 million pounds.
In the 2013, she split up with her boyfriend named Danny Radford who had been married for about two years and had been dating for a long time. This beautiful singer with a height of 5 feet and 8 inches and age of 28 is available at facebook, twitter and instagram as well. The lyrics of her songs are soulful and mood soothing.