Otakukart dug a little into the life of British singer and actress Joscelyn Eve Stoker. We will have a close look at her personal life, career, net worth, and much more. On April 11, 1987, Joscelyn Eve Stoker, aka Joss Stone, was born in Buckland Hospital in Dover, Kent. Her teenage days were spent in Ashill, which is a small village near the Cullompton in Devon. Joss is the third child of four among the four kids of Wendy and Richard Stoker. Joss’s father owns a fruit and nut import-export business. Her mom worked as Stone manager until October 2004.
As we all know, Stone made her first appearance at the Uffculme Comprehensive School. She finished her studies at the same institution. She was diagnosed with dyslexia and had to leave school at the age of 16 with just three GCSE qualifications. She grew up listing to a lot of songs and music, especially 1960’s and 1970’s American R&B and soul music performed by artists Dusty Springfield and Aretha Franklin. Soon she developed a soulful singing style similar to her idols. Now she is well known as a singer and actress in America and internationally. The Soul Sessions was her first album released in 2003.
Joss Stone Net Worth
As of 2021, the 34-year-old Joss Stone has accumulated a net worth of around $15 million. The major part of her net worth is earned through the films she has done so far and the music albums and the songs she has released in the past few years. Among her net worth, a major contribution came from the albums she has sold so far. As of now, she sold around 17 million albums worldwide. She is one of the best-selling artists of the last decade. Joss Stone is the winner of the BRIT and the Grammy award too. Recently the actress invited the majority of her net worth to start her own business and have career freedom.
In the year 2001, Joss Stone started off with her career. She released her album Beginnings and the Soul sessions the same year. In the year 2004, Joss not only released her second album, Mind Body and Soul she also made her film debut through the film An Evening of Stars Tribute of Quincy Jones. Her second album won her several awards and records, including the 2005 BRIT Award and the Guinness World Records. It also ranked in the top 11 on the US Billboard 200. Her song You Made Me from the same album was a hit and ranked at no 9 in the UK.
Later in the year 2007, she was dragged into a controversy when he presented the BRIT Award to the British Male Solo Artist Robbie Williams. At the Award ceremony, the British Singer was made the primary target by the host Russell Brand in his jokes. Following this, fans made a joke out of the American accent she had used while giving her speech. In reaction to the trolls, Joss replied and made it clear that she never cared about what people thought about her and her accent. In fact, she doesn’t get bothered by what people say about her accent and the way she speaks.
Joss Stone Dating History
Talking about Joss Stone’s dating and love life, the American singer began dating her long-term boyfriend, Beau Dozier. She met him while they were working together on her song ‘Spoiled’. Stone’s boyfriend Dozier is the son of the Motown producer Lamont Dozier. His father is best known as the part of the Holland-Dozier-Holland. Due to some reason, they put an end to their relationship in November 2005. She was also in a relationship with a music promoter Sichai for almost three years.
It might surprise most of you that Stone is a lifelong vegetarian. To promote the vegetarian lifestyle, she took part in numerous campaigns and animal rights groups such as PETA and several others. As of 2021, she is dating Cody DaLuz. The couple welcomed their first child, a baby girl, recently. She also founded her own charity foundation, the Joss Stone Foundation, which supported more than 200 charities worldwide.