Kirsty Bertarelli

Kirsty Bertarelli ( born Roper, * June 30, 1971 in Staffordshire ) is a British-Swiss singer-songwriter and former Miss United Kingdom.

Life and career

Kirsty Roper grew up as the daughter of a British entrepreneur on in Staffordshire, England. Her father headed the then completely and still partly owned by the Roper family located ceramics company Churchill China.

Bertarelli was elected in 1988 at the age of 17 years for Miss United Kingdom. As a result, she was for a time worked as a model. With the move to London, however, she focused on writing songs and was later at Warner under contract. Your biggest success as a songwriter they had in 2000 as a co -author of the number - one hits Black Coffee All Saints.

In addition, Bertarelli was also active in various projects, including its own women's collection under the label as well as Alinghi for the charity Smiling Children, for which she also wrote several songs and interpreted. As a result, she was taken in 2009 by Universal contract. Their debut album, Elusive, in which she also wrote the lyrics, was released in January 2010 and reached the Top 20 of the Swiss charts.

Since 2000 she has been married to the Swiss-Italian entrepreneur and billionaire Ernesto Bertarelli. With him, she lives in Switzerland. She is the mother of three children.