Cat Ellington


Birthday November 28, 1970

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Illinois

Age 53 years old

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Known for her work in numerous music genres, this American songwriter is also notable for founding a business called The Centaur Agency and an independent music publishing company called The Black Jaguar Music Company.

Before Fame

She wanted to be a singer growing up and wrote her first song when she was just ten years old.


She published a work of poetry that pays tribute to Mariah Carey.

Family Life

Her marriage to filmmaker Joseph Strickland resulted in children named Nathaniel, Nairobi, and Naras.

Associated With

She idolized fellow Illinois-born singer Chaka Khan growing up.