Richard Coles

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Birthday
26, 1962
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
26, 1962 (age 57)
Birthplace
England

About

English musician, journalist and Church of England priest. He is best known for being a part of the multi-instrumentalist group the Communards, which achieved three Top Ten hits. He is also known for his multiple appearances in both radio and television. 

Before Fame

He attended King's College in London where he studied theology in the 1990s. He was awarded an MA by research from the University of Leeds in 2005 for his work on the Greek text of the Epistle to the Ephesians. With a passion for music at a young age, he learned how to play the saxophone, clarinet and keyboards. 

Trivia

 He is also openly gay and lives with his civil partner, the Reverend David Coles. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Northampton, England. 

Associated With

As a member of the Communards, he performed alongside Sarah Jane Morris and Jimmy Somerville