George Michael Age, Affairs, Wife, Biography, Death Cause & More

George Michael

Real NameGeorgios Kyriacos Panayiotou
NicknameYOG (Yours Only George), Knobby, TLTI
ProfessionSinger, songwriter Producer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weightin Kilograms- 82 kg
in Pounds- 181 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 35 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlonde
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 June 1963
Date of Death25 December 2016 (aged 53)
Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England
Death CauseHeart Failure
Age (as in 2016)53 Years
Birth PlaceEast Finchley, London, England
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
SignatureGeorge Michael signature
HometownGoring, Oxfordshire, England, United Knigdom
SchoolKingsbury High School, Kingsbury, London
Bushey Meads School, Bushey, Hertfordshire, England
Educational QualificationsHigh School
DebutSinging Debut: Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do?)(1982)
FamilyFather- Kyriacos Panayiotou (aka Jack Panos)(Restaurateur)
Mother- Lesley Angold Panayiotou (Dancer)
George Michael with his parents
Brother- N/A
Sister- Melanie Panayiotou, Yioda Panayiotou
George Michael with his parents and sisters
Katriona Slatayiotou (Half-sister)
George Michael with his half-sister Katriona Slatayiotou
Ethnicity Greek
AddressGoring, Oxfordshire, London
The Grove, Highgate, London
Controversies• In early 1998, he was arrested at a public bathroom in Beverly Hills, California for his lewd conduct in front of an undercover police officer.
• During the Iraq War period in 2004, he released the single "Shoot The Dog" as a political satire which showed cartoon versions of then US President George Bush in bed with the then UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. The song received strong criticism and he was forced to leave USA.
George Michael - Shoot the Dog
• In 2007, he was arrested for falling asleep at the wheel of a car in the middle of London traffic. As a result, he temporarily lost his license, in 2010, he was in a drug-related car accident again and had to serve an 8-month prison term.
• In 2010, he was arrested after he crashed his car into a branch of Snappy Snaps in Hampstead, North London.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodSalads, Chocolate
Favourite MusicianQueen (Rock band), Tom Jones, The Beatles
Favourite ColourBrown, Orange
Favourite PerfumeLe Male by Jean Paul Gaultier
Girls, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationBi-Sexual
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends/Partner Pat Fernandez (Dancer, 1983-84)
George Michael with Pat Fernandez
Brooke Shields (American Actress, 1985)
George Michael with Brooke Shields
Kathy Jeung (1988)
George Michael with Kathy Jeung
Anselmo Feleppa (Brazilian Fashion Designer, 1991-93)
Anselmo Feleppa
Kenneth Goss (American Relative, 1996-2009)
George Michael with Kenneth Goss
Fadi Fawaz (Lebanese, 2009-16)
George Michael with his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz
ChildrenSon- N/A
Daughter- N/A
Style Quotient
Car CollectionFerrari 599 GTB Fiorano
George Michael Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano
Money Factor
Net Worth $175 million

George Michael

Some Lesser Known Facts About George Michael

  • Did George Michael smoke?: Yes
  • Did George Michael drink alcohol?: Yes
  • George was born to a Greek father and a Jewish mother.
  • Very few people know that his first band was ‘The Executive’ (1979-80), which was formed in the summer of 1979, who played their first show on 5 November 1979, at a misty Bonfire night, in a Methodist church hall in Bushey, England. George Michael The Executive band
  • After his schooling, he formed the band Wham!, with his friend Andrew Ridgeley and gave their 1st U.S. hit with “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go.”

  • In 1986, the band split up after which he went solo and gave a hit “I Want Your Sex” with 7 million copies sold.
  • In 1988, he won a Grammy Award for the song “I Knew You Were Waiting (for Me),” a duet with Aretha Franklin, and his album ‘Faith’ won the Grammy for album of the year.

  • In 1998, he announced that he was gay after he was arrested for lewd conduct in a public bathroom in Beverly Hills, California.
  • In 2000, he bought John Lennon’s Steinway Model Z upright piano for £1.67m, but returned it to Liverpool’s Beatles Story museum. John Lennon Steinway Model Z upright piano
  • In 2008, he released his song “December Song” as a free download with a hope that people would donate money to charity.
  • He was partially colour-blind and used to wear contact lenses.
  • He had 11 UK #1 and sold more than 100 million albums throughout his career span.
  • His last album, Symphonica, was released in 2014.
  • He died on Christmas 2016, 32 years after he wrote the song ‘Last Christmas’.