Leona Naess, born Leona Kristina Naess is a British singer-songwriter who released her debut album, "Comatised", in March 2000. The album produced the hit single, Charm Attack, which was the fans' favorite. Besides, she has hits like "Ballerina" and "I Tried to Rock You But You Only Roll".
As mentioned above, she was born Leona Kristina Naess on July 31, 1974, in New York, New York, the United States of America. She is now 45 years old. Her Zodiac sign is Leo. She is the daughter of Arne Naess Jr. and Filippa Kumlin D'Orey. Her parents divorced in 1982 when she was just 7 years old.
She grew up with her siblings, an older brother, Christoffer Naess, and a younger sister, Katinka Naess. These siblings are the former stepdaughter Diana Ross. Evan Ross and Ross Naess are her half-siblings. As per nationality, she is American and belongs to the mixed (German and Swedish) ethnicity.
For her education, she was enrolled at the school in London's Chelsea area and later attended the Purcell School in Hertfordshire. In Purcell, she studied music composition. Afterward, she studied music at New York University and also graduated with a degree in anthropology from that University.
Well, this legendary American singer has a slim body structure, however, the actual sizes of her breast, waist & hips are unavailable. She stands at a decent height of 5 feet 11.7 inches or 182 cm and weighs around 59 kg or 130 lbs. Similarly, her eyes are Hazel and Brown.
She began her music career by performing with her guitar at open mics and performed regularly in coffeehouses, clubs, and bars such as like The Bitter End. When she was 22, Leona signed with producer Scott Litt's record label, Outpost Records. She released her debut album in Comatised, in March 2000, and it featured the single "Charm Attack".
Besides, she was featured in two songs of Ray LaMontagne's album, Gossip in the Grain, "I Still Care for You" and "A Falling Through." Well, this lovely singer has toured with Ryan Adams, Hem, Josh Rouse, Eagle-Eye Cherry, Travis, David Gray, Emm Gryner, Ben Lee and Badly Drawn Boy.
Apart from her singing career, she is also an actress who has appeared on Channel 4's reality television show, The Next Big Thing, in 1993.
One of the most renowned singers of her era, Leona Naess has accumulated a decent amount of fortunes from her career. However, no source has disclosed the exact figure of her net worth and salary yet. However, some tabloids suggest that the total fortune of Naess should be in millions.
The source also claims that a singer in the United States gets paid $51 per hour. Thus, from her professional life, she has pocketed a good amount and from it, she is living a lavishing lifestyle.
Well, it is not known whether the singer is married or not. But, she has welcomed two kids from her anonymous partner. She announced the news of her pregnancy in January 2010, via MySpace.
Naess gave birth to an adorable baby boy on June 4, 2010, and she also welcomed her second child in 2011. Besides, she was previously engaged to popular singer-songwriter Ryan Adams. They engaged in 2002 and called it quits in 2003.