Marina Diamandis is a Welsh singer-songwriter known by her stage name Marina and the Diamonds. Her debut studio album, The Family Jewels, incorporates indie pop and new wave musical styles. It entered the UK Albums Chart at number five and was certified gold by the British Phonographic Industry. The album’s second single, Hollywood peaked at number 12 on the UK Singles Chart. In 2018, she was featured on Clean Bandit’s single Baby which reached the top 15 in the UK.

Birth Name

Marina Lambrini Diamandis

Nickname

Marina, Marina and the Diamonds

Profession

Singer-songwriter

Genre

Indie Pop, Electropop, New Wave, Alternative

Instruments

Vocals, Piano, Keyboards, Glockenspiel, Organ, Casio VL-Tone, Ukulele

Labels

679 Artists (Subdivision of Warner Music Group), Atlantic Records, Chop Shop, Neon Gold, Elektra

Nationality

Welsh

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Marina Diamandis was born on the 10th of October 1985, in Brynmawr, Blaenau Gwent, Wales.

Age

She’s currently 34 years old.

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

White

She has Welsh ancestry on her mom’s side while she is of Greek descent on her dad’s side.

Religion

Atheism

Education

Diamandis went to Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls in Monmouth, Wales. She first began writing music when she was 18 years old; she moved to London to attend dance school but quit after two months. She studied music at the University of East London and transferred to a classic composition course in Middlesex University the following year but after two months she dropped out.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Lafina Diamandis (Older Sister)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Marina Diamandis has dated –

  • Jack Patterson (2015-Present) – English musician Jack Patterson (who has served as Clean Bandit’s vocalist, pianist, bass guitarist and keyboardist) started dating Marina in 2015. They made their relationship public in 2016.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 163 cm
  • In meters – 1.63 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 56 kg
  • In Pounds – 126 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-26-36
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32G

Body Build

Voluptuous

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Marina is known for her albums The Family Jewels (2010), Electra Heart (2012) and Froot (2015).

Album Debut

In February 15, 2010, she released her debut album The Family Jewels via 679 Artists and Atlantic Records. It charted at #5 in UK, #138 in U.S., #9 in Ireland, #12 in Germany, #79 in Australia and likewise.

Brand Endorsements

Marina has endorsed Max Factor.

Awards & Nominations

Year Organisation Work Award Result
2010 BBC Sound of 2010 Herself Sound of 2010 Second place
Sweden GAFFA Awards Best Foreign New Act Won
Brit Awards Critics’ Choice Nominated
BT Digital Music Awards Breakthrough Artist of the Year Nominated
MTV Europe Music Awards Best UK & Ireland Act Won
Best European Act Nominated
UK Festival Awards Best Breakthrough Act Nominated
Virgin Media Music Awards Best Newcomer Won
NME Awards Hottest Female Nominated
Popjustice £20 Music Prize I Am Not a Robot Best British Pop Single Nominated
2011 Glamour Awards Herself Best UK Solo Artist Nominated
2012 Attitude Magazine Awards Best Music Award Won
Popjustice £20 Music Prize Power & Control Best British Pop Single Nominated
2015 I’m a Ruin Nominated
2016 Gay Music Chart Awards True Colors Best Cover Nominated
2019 Popjustice £20 Music Prize Baby (with Clean Bandit & Luis Fonsi) Best British Pop Single Nominated

Marina Diamandis Favorites

  • Favorite Fashion Icons – Sophia Loren, Gwen Stefani
  • Favorite Band – Poliça
  • Favorite Restaurant – Giorgio Baldi (in Santa Monica)
  • Favorite Designers – Meadham Kirchhoff, Christopher Kane, Marchesa, Rachel Gilbert, Natalie B. Coleman
  • Favorite Place – Athens, Greece
  • Favorite Beauty Product – NuBo Diamond Peel

Marina Diamandis Net worth

Marina Diamandis has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Marina Diamandis

  • Marina is the only member of Marina and the Diamonds.
  • She is quite good at baking.
  • Her parents split when she was 16 years old. After her parents divorce, she had stayed with her father and mother individually.
  • She started songwriting at the age of 18.
  • She calls her fans as the Diamonds and hence the band name Marina and the Diamonds.
  • In 2007, she independently released her first EP, Mermaid vs. Sailor which she herself produced and composed with the help of GarageBand software.
  • In 2010, Marina won the Best UK & Ireland Act honor at the MTV Europe Music Awards and was named the Best Newcomer at Virgin Media Music Awards.
  • In 2011, she opened for American pop icon Katy Perry during her California Dreams Tour, along with Swedish artist Robyn.
  • In August 11, 2013, she launched her own fashion line called 11 Diamonds.
  • In November 2018, a second collaboration with Clean Bandit and Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi, Baby was released peaking at number 15 in the UK.
  • In 11 December 2018, Diamandis performed at the Royal Variety Performance alongside Clean Bandit with their song Baby.
  • In 29 April 2019, Diamandis embarked on her Love + Fear Tour with six UK gigs, including sold-out dates in London and Manchester.
  • Visit her official website @ marinaofficial.co.uk.
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