Bonnie Tyler


Bonnie Tyler Trivia


  • Trivia

    • Bonnie's smash hit, "Total Eclipse of The Heart", was covered by Westlife and was released in March 2007.

    • Bonnie's first stage name, during the time she was in the Bobby Wayne & The Dixies group, was Sherene Davies - her niece name.

    • Bonnie's Chinese Astrology sign is Rabbit - a papular and attractive person, who gives a lot to a relationship, and when gets off-balance - gets back to place by the love of his family and friends.

    • Bonnie's Sun Astrology sign is Gemini.

    • Bonnie's husband, Robert Sullivan, is the cousin of David Jones, Catherine Zeta-Jones's father.

    • Bonnie's biggest smash hit was Total Eclipse Of The Heart, in 1983. It was ranked #1 in UK, US, France, South Africa, Norway, Australia, Canada, Brazil, Ireland, and succeeded all around the world, selling 6 million copies.

    • Bonnie's hit song Holding Out For A Hero, was featured on the movie Footloose's soundtrack.

    • Bonnie has recorded a duet with French singer Kareen Antonn, Si Demain, a French cover for Holding Our For A Hero. It was released on January 2004, and was ranked #1 in France, Belgium, and Poland, selling more than million copies all over Europe.

    • Bonnie was awarded Best International Female Vocalist in the 1993's German Music Awards.

    • Bonnie is the first female singer ever to have an album getting straight to the #1 in the UK albums chart. That achievement awarded her a Guinness record.

    • Bonnie had a surgery to remove nodules from her vocal cords just before releasing her first album, in 1977. She began to talk before she healed - which led to the famous husky voice of hers.

    • Bonnie's first hit was Lost in France, which achieved Top 10 in both America and Europe. It was her second single.

    • Bonnie's first ever single was My My Honeycomb. It had failed in the charts.

    • Bonnie has covered famous hits, such as: Making Love (Out Of Nothing At All) - Originally by Air Supply; Amazed - Originally by Lonestar; and In My Life - Originally by The Beatles.

    • Bonnie's hit song, Holding Out For A Hero, was covered twice: by Frou Frou, and by Jennifer Saunders. Both covers were for the movie Shrek 2's soundtrack.

    • Bonnie was part of the charity project Rock Against Repatriation, back in 1990.

    • Bonnie, when younger, formed her own music band, calling it "Imagination". That's when she chose her stage name, Bonnie Tyler. The band was performing in Pubs around South Wales.

    • When Bonnie was teenage, she was part of the music group Bobby Wayne And The Dixies.

    • Bonnie was influenced by artists such as Janis Joplin and Tina Turner.

    • Bonnie's father was a miner and her mother was an Opera fan.

    • Bonnie Tyler has married Robert Sullivan on July 4, 1973.

    • Bonnie Tyler was born as Gaynor Hopkins.

    • Bonnie has a characteristic and unusual husky voice, which became her trademark.

    • Bonnie is one of the best selling singers in the UK.

  • Quotes

    • Bonnie Tyler: I've been around for such a long time. My first hit record was over 20 years ago and the people who bought my records then are married now and they probably still play these records and their children like them.

    • Bonnie Tyler: I love Tina Turner. I'm one of Tina Turner's biggest fans. Tina Turner was a big influence on me to become a singer. A role model and in a way she gave me back my confidence in choosing my material.