Birth Name: Shirley Veronica Bassey
Place of Birth: Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales
Date of Birth: 8 January, 1937
Shirley Bassey is a Welsh singer. She is famous for singing the theme songs for the James Bond films Goldfinger, Diamonds are Forever, and Moonraker.
Her father, Henry Bassey, was Nigerian. Her mother, Eliza Jane (Start), was white, of English descent.
Shirley’s maternal grandparents were David Start (the son of Emanuel Start and Mary Ann White) and Eliza Jane Barber (the daughter of George Barber and Mary J.).
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