Xavier Naidoo

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Birthday
2, 1971
Birthplace
Mannheim, Germany
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
Mannheim, Germany

About

German soul and R&B singer known for his smooth voice and religiously-themed lyrics. He became a sensation in his home country in the late 90's and early 2000's with chart-topping albums like Nicht Von Dieser Welt and Telegramm Fur X.

Before Fame

He worked in the gastronomy industry before turning to music. He moved to the United States in the early 90's and began performing under the stage name Kobra.

Trivia

In 2002, he was given the MTV Europe Music Award for Best German Act, the Comet Award for Best National Act and the Goldene Stimmgabel prize for most albums sold in a given year.

Family Life

His father is Indian and German. His mother is Irish and South African.

Associated With

He collaborated with Canadian-born singer Deborah Cox on the song "Souls on Fire."