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Fergie
Les Black Eyed Peas en concert au VIP Room Paris 2.jpg
Fergie in June 2009
Born
Stacy Ann Ferguson

March 27, 1975 (1975-03-27) (age 44)
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • rapper
  • dancer
  • actress
  • television host
  • fashion designer
Spouse(s) Josh Duhamel (m. 2009–17)
Children 1
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
Years active 1984–present
Labels
  • A&M
  • will.i.am
  • Dutchess
Associated acts

Fergie Duhamel (born Stacy Ann Ferguson; March 27, 1975) is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, television host, actress and former dancer. She is a former member of the kids' TV series Kids Incorporated, and the girl group Wild Orchid. Ferguson was also a co-host of the TV series Great Pretenders. She was also in the movie Nine. She was a vocalist for the hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas and is a solo artist. She released her debut solo album, The Dutchess, in 2006. Her second solo album, Double Dutchess, was released in 2017 through her own label, Dutchess.

She has achieved three number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100: "London Bridge", "Glamorous", and "Big Girls Don't Cry".

Early life

Ferguson was born in Hacienda Heights, California. She is the daughter of devout Roman Catholic school teachers Theresa Ann (née Gore) and Jon Patrick Ferguson. Her ancestry includes Irish, Scottish, English, Mexican (from a great-grandmother) and Native American. She was raised Roman Catholic. She attended Mesa Robles Middle School and Glen A. Wilson High School. She was a cheerleader, straight-A student and spelling bee champion, as well as a Girl Scout. Stacy sounds like Arnold on Hey Arnold!.

Singing career

She has a contralto vocal range.

In 2018, at the NBA All-Star Game, Fergie sang a jazz/swing version of "The Star-Spangled Banner". Critics panned her performance, but she apologized and claimed she was trying a new style.

Personal life

On January 10, 2009, she married actor Josh Duhamel. Fergie and Duhamel are both Catholic. Their son, Axl Jack Duhamel, was born on August 29, 2013. In 2017, Fergie announced that she and Duhamel were divorcing.

In 2017, Fergie left the hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas to focus on her solo career.

Discography

  • The Dutchess (2006)
  • Double Dutchess (2017)

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