With a velvety smooth voice which many have described as a ‘soothing balm’, Juliet Richardson is one singer who has wowed audiences with her incredible talent over the years, often leaving many totally spellbound after live sessions. Having been in the industry for nearly 2 decades, Juliet has caught the attention of fans with her hit songs which include the single Avalon in 2005. Juliet Richardson who is just simply known as a Juliet, did a lot of work in the Dance/Electronic and Pop genres, winning loads of fans to herself.
Apart from her incredible work as a singer, Juliet Richardson is also known for being married to another popular person called Kyle Korver. Kyle Korver is a famous American professional basketball player who now plays for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association. Their union has been devoid of controversies over the years as they both pursue their individual careers.
Juliet Richardson – Biography
Juliet Richardson was born on the very 1st day of the month of January in the year 1980. The pop singer was born in Philadelphia, the largest city in the state of Pennsylvania. It was also in the city of Philadelphia that she was raised by her parents who are strict Christians and did everything they could to make sure she followed the Christian tenets. Juliet has often talked about her parents but has not disclosed their names. She has a brother whom she has also talked about but has not revealed what his name is.
The singer attended the Life Center Academy, a private school which is located in Burlington, New Jersey. Not much is known about what other institutions of learning she attended. Growing up, she had interests in music and modeling and tried to do something for herself in both fields as she became older.
Facts About Kyle Korver’s Wife
1. She did not Listen to Pop and Rock Music as a Child
Juliet Richardson is known today as a singer who made waves in the mid-2000s with her beautiful renditions of hit songs. As such, one would think that she grew up listening to a lot of music as a child. However, it turns out that this is the exact opposite of what happened to her. According to sources, Juliet was banned by her parents from listening to pop and rock music when she was a child.
Talking about this, Juliet revealed that she was not allowed to listen to these kinds of music because her parents were born-again Christians and did not want anything outside Christianity inside their home. Pop and rock music were apparently not a Christian thing and so they were banned from the ears of the young Juliet. It was a lot later when Juliet had left home that she started listening to rock music and began to take some interest in making music.
2. She had a Brief Career in Modeling
Juliet Richardson had interests in modeling as a kid and ventured out to pursue a career in modeling when she had grown up. According to reports, she had to leave home to pursue the dream and it was while modeling that she began to listen some more to music and eventually got influenced by it.
Talking about this period of her life, Juliet revealed that her brother was instrumental in helping her develop an interest in music. It was he who gave her a CD care package which consisted of several songs including Homework by Daft Punk, Joshua Tree by U2, Loveless by My Bloody Valentine, Ok Computer by Radiohead and a lot more such songs.
After she started listening to music, she realized that she was more interested in making music than pursuing a career in modeling. She later confessed that she did not enjoy all the fashion shoots that came with modeling at all. She even labeled them ‘ridiculous’.
3. Her Career as a Singer
Soon after she realized her passion for making music and stopped modeling, Juliet Richardson joined a band called 1 Plus 1 and became its lead singer in the year 2000. It was with 1 Plus 1 that she initially found success. The band which was signed to Electra Record, became famous after their single titled Cherry Bomb was released.
Cherry Bomb did quite well and eventually reached Top 40 of the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart in 2001. It also reached the Top 50 on the Billboard Dance chart. However, Juliet was not very satisfied with the marketing director for the band, so she quit and went on her solo journey.
In 2004, after signing with Virgin Records through the help Josh Deutsch, she met Stuart Price, a record producer and started working on her debut album. The album which was titled Random Order was released in August 2005 and was well received by many fans and critics. In fact, the lead single from the project, Avalon, reached top 5 on the European Dance chart. It also reached the number 1 spot on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart.
The song became popular at the Miami Winter Music Conference in 2005 and established her as an artist to watch. That same year, she scored another number 1 song when her single Ride the Pain emerged. Years later in 2007, Juliet collaborated with David Guetta on the single titled Do Something Love for his Pop Life album.
4. How Juliet Richardson met Kyle Korver
Juliet Richardson first met Kyle Korver in church. Both Juliet and Kyle are reportedly very religious and took Christianity seriously. It is not surprising then that they had to meet in church. According to sources, Kyle was introduced to Juliet by the pastor of Juliet’s church in Utah. They took an interest in each other and started dating.
The couple finally tied the knot as husband an wife on the 10th of August in 2011. They now have three kids together. Their first child, a girl named Kyra Elyse, was born on the 5th of December 2012. Their second child, a boy called Knox Korver was born in 2014 and their third child, another boy called Koen Korver was born in 2016.
5. Net Worth
There is no denying that Juliet Richardson has made a lot of money over the years with her involvement in making music. She has had a couple of hit songs and made fame as a singer of high repute across America, raking in wealth as a result.
At the moment, her net worth has been pegged at about $1 million by celebrity wealth calculators. On the other hand, her husband, Kyle Korver’s net worth is reported to be about $20 million.