Ivor Novello Award-winning musician and vocalist for the glam rock band Scissor Sisters.
He studied music production at Columbia University and met his future bandmate Jake Shears in New York.
He contributed to some of Scissor Sisters' lyrics, and plays guitar, keyboards, and banjo in the band.
He was born Scott Hoffman in Houston Texas, and his brother Ben hosted the eponymous Ben Show on Comedy Central.
He and his Jake Shears, his Scissor Sisters co-lyricist, wrote the words to Kylie Minogue's hit single "I Believe in You."