Fergie is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and actress. She originally achieved chart success as part of the hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas.
Her debut solo album, The Dutchess (2006), saw commercial success and spawned three Billboard Hot 100 number one singles: “London Bridge”, “Glamorous”, and “Big Girls Don’t Cry”.
- Full name: Stacy Ann Ferguson
- Born: 27 March 1975, Hacienda Heights, California, United States
- Profession: American singer, songwriter
- Spouse: Josh Duhamel (m. 2009–2017)
- Albums: The Dutchess, Double Dutchess
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Fergie was born on 27 March 1975 in Los Angeles County, California, United States. To a mother with the maiden name Gore.
Her ancestry includes English, Irish, Mexican, and Scottish. She was raised Roman Catholic and attended Mesa Robles Middle School and Glen A. Wilson High School.
She was a cheerleader, straight-A student, spelling bee champion, and Girl Scout.
Fergie was originally a member of the children’s television series Kids Incorporated and the girl group Wild Orchid.
In 2001, she left the group and in the subsequent year joined The Black Eyed Peas. She worked with The Black Eyed Peas on two albums before releasing her debut solo album, The Dutchess, in 2006.
She continued her collaboration with The Black Eyed Peas and released a further two albums with them, The E.N.D. (2009) and The Beginning (2010).
Fergie began touring with her own group in 2009. Her second solo album, Double Dutchess, was released in 2017.
Fergie launched her first fragrance, Outspoken, under Avon in May 2010 and has since released four more fragrances.