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Gareth Gates

Biography

British pop singer who completed second in the 1st season of Pop Idol. He offers appeared in a number of musicals and released strikes like “Anyone folks (Stupid Mistake).” He sang a choir single for the Queen of Britain at age group eleven. He has already established four #1 singles since 2002, including “Unchained Melody” and “The Long and Winding Street.” He wedded dancer Suzanne Gates in 2008; the few announced their parting in 2012. In ’09 2009 they welcomed a child called Missy. He arrived in second put on Pop Idol behind Will Youthful.

Quick Facts


Full Name Gareth Gates
Date Of Birth July 12, 1984
Place Of Birth Bradford, England
Profession Pop Singer
Education Dixons City Academy, Royal Northern College of Music
Nationality British
Spouse Suzanne Mole
Children Missy Gates
Parents Paul Gates, Wendy Broadbent Farry
Siblings Nicola Gates, Charlotte Gates, Jessica Gates
Nominations Brit Award for British Single, Brit Award for Pop Act, NME Award for Worst Album, NME Award for Worst Haircut, NME Award for Worst Dressed, Mnet Asian Music Award for Best International Artist
Movies Seeing Double
TV Shows Celebrity Driving School
Star Sign Cancer

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#Fact
1Member of 5th Story.
2Daughter, Missy, born April 6, 2009.
3Announced that he and his wife, Suzanne, are expecting their first child. [October 13, 2008].
4Plays the piano, all sorts of guitar, drums and writes songs.
5Was first choir-boy at Bradford Cathedral from 1994-1997.
6Sang a solo for Queen Elizabeth II when she visited Bradford Cathedral (1997).
7Unchained Melody won the UK 'Record of the year' 2002 (voted for by the UK public).
8He has 3 younger sisters.
9Got to Number #1 with a cover version of Unchained Melody for 4 weeks.
10Suffered with a stammering problem throughout Pop Idol.
11Came 2nd in the finals of Pop Idol.
123rd of 3 "Pop Idol" finalists to release a single in the UK.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Official Top 50 Best-Selling Singles of the 90s and 00s2015TV Movie performer: "Unchained Melody"
EastEnders2003-2010TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Pop Idol2001-2003TV Series performer - 12 episodes
Idols2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kelly2002-2003TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Deutschland sucht den Superstar2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
Top of the Pops2002-2003TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Idols!2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
Steps to the Stars2001TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
S Club Seeing Double2003Gareth Gates clone

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Trigger Happy TV2016TV SeriesHimself
Surprise Surprise!2015TV SeriesHimself - Performer
20 Moments That Rocked Talent Shows2015TV MovieHimself - Singer / Pop Idol Contestant
The Big Reunion2014TV SeriesHimself
Lorraine2014TV SeriesHimself
Dancing on Ice2008-2014TV SeriesHimself - Contestant / Himself
This Morning2002-2014TV SeriesHimself
The Nation's Favourite Elvis Song2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Big Fat Quiz of the 00s2012TV SpecialHimself
Celebrity Masterchef2012TV SeriesHimself
Loose Women2007-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Performer
The Talent Show Story2012TV Series documentaryHimself
The Real Hustle2011TV Series documentaryHimself
My Life: Toy Soldiers2010TV Series documentaryNarrator
The Michael Ball Show2010TV SeriesHimself
All Star Mr & Mrs2010TV SeriesHimself
All Star Family Fortunes2009TV SeriesHimself
The National Lottery: Big 72009TV MovieHimself - Celebrity Presenter
Saturday Kitchen2009TV SeriesHimself
The Paul O'Grady Show2009TV SeriesHimself
The Alan Titchmarsh Show2009TV SeriesHimself
A Question of Sport2008TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Juice2008TV SeriesHimself
TV Burp2008TV SeriesHimself
The Graham Norton Show2007TV SeriesHimself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2007TV SeriesHimself
Whatever Happened to Gareth Gates?2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Brit Awards 20042004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Childline Concert 20042004TV MovieHimself - Performer
Música sí2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
SM:TV Live2002-2003TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops2002-2003TV SeriesHimself
Un juguete, una ilusión2003TV MovieHimself
The Record of the Year 20032003TV Movie documentaryHimself - Performer
The Christmas Show2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Smile2002-2003TV SeriesHimself
Pop Idol2001-2003TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Finalist
Children in Need2003TV SeriesHimself
Popworld2003TV SeriesHimself
The National Music Awards 20032003TV Movie documentaryHimself - Performer
Idols2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Greasemania2003TV Movie documentaryHimself - Performer
The Late Late Show2003TV SeriesHimself
Kelly2002-2003TV SeriesHimself
Today with Des and Mel2003TV SeriesHimself
CD:UK2002-2003TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Performer
The Saturday Show2002-2003TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning Australia2003TV SeriesHimself
Rove Live2003TV SeriesHimself
In Entertainment2003TV Series documentaryHimself
95.8 Capital FM's Party in the Park for the Prince's Trust 20032003TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Spring Break Live 20032003TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Un paso adelante: la fiesta2003TV MovieHimself
No n'hi ha prou2003TV SeriesHimself
Deutschland sucht den Superstar2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2002-2003TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do2003TV SpecialHimself - Performer
V Graham Norton2003TV SeriesHimself
Richard & Judy2003TV SeriesHimself
The Kumars at No. 422003TV SeriesHimself
Idols!2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Celebrity Driving School2003TV Series documentaryHimself
So Fresh 2003: Volume 22003VideoHimself
CBBC Prom in the Park2002TV SpecialHimself - Performer
T42002TV SeriesHimself
Will and Gareth on Tour2002TV Series documentaryHimself
The Royal Variety Performance 20022002TV SpecialHimself
The Record of the Year 20022002TV SpecialHimself - Performer
2002 Top of the Pops Awards2002TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 20022002TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The National Music Awards 20022002TV Special documentaryHimself - Performer
GMTV2002TV SeriesHimself
Sport Relief2002TV SpecialPerformer
Party in the Park 20022002TV SpecialPerformer
Liquid News2002TV SeriesHimself
Exclusive2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Pop Idol Extra2001TV Series documentaryHimself (Series 1) (2001-2002)
Steps to the Stars2001TV Series documentaryHimself - Contestant
Tonight's Talent of Tomorrow1997TV MovieHimself - Contestant

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Official Top 50 Best-Selling Singles of the 90s and 00s2015TV MovieHimself
The Talent Show Story2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Dancing on Ice Friday2010TV SeriesHimself
A Question of Sport2008TV SeriesHimself
CD:UK2006TV SeriesHimself
Favouritism2005TV SeriesHimself
Who Killed Saturday Night TV?2004TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)

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#Trademark
1Spikey hair


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