Tony Hadley

  • 2 June 1960
  • Born Anthony Patrick in London
  • English pop singer and radio presenter.
  • He has five children over two marriages.
  • He co-founded Spandau Ballet in 1976 as The Cut, with Gary Kemp, Steve Norman, John Keeble and Michael Ellison, all of whom were students at Dame Alice Owen’s Grammar School
  • As the lead singer of Spandau Ballet, he became known for his suave image as well as his powerful voice, which has been described by AllMusic as a “dramatic warble”.
  • In April 1999 he failed in his attempt to sue Gary Kemp, the band’s songwriter, for a share of his royalties
  • He launched a solo career following the group’s split in 1990. Then returned to the band in 2009 but left again in 2017
  • In 1991, the Spandau Ballet song True was sampled by the American hip hop act P.M. Dawn for their song Set Adrift on Memory Bliss – our mystery guest made a cameo appearance in the music video for the song
  • He appeared in the British short movie Shoot The DJ, in which he plays Eddie Richards.
  • He used to be a co-owner of the Red Rat Craft Brewery
  • He was in the 2015 series of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!, finishing in sixth place.
  • In 2019 he was awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours for charitable services to Shooting Star Chase Children’s Hospice Care.
  • In the 80s they sold 25 million albums and had 23 hit singles worldwide
  • His hits include: “True”, “Gold” and “Through the Barricades”, “Communication” and “Lifeline”

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