Andy Bell is an English musician, guitarist, songwriter, and TV personality who is known for being the lead guitarist of the rock band named Ride. Previously, he served as the bass guitarist for the British rock band Oasis as well as the guitarist for Beady Eye, the successor band of Oasis.
London, England, United Kingdom
Alternative Rock, Shoegazing, Britpop
Vocals, Bass Guitar, Guitar
Creation Records Ltd., Big Brother Recordings Ltd.
Girlfriend / Spouse
Andy Bell has dated –
- Idha Övelius – He was married to Swedish singer Idha Övelius and the duo parents 2 children – a daughter named Leia and a son named Leon.
- Shiarra Bell – Andy Bell got married the 2nd time to Shiarra Bell, a label rep from Universal Music.
- Lean physique
- Receding hairline
Andy Bell Facts
- In 1990, he appeared in the short music film, Ride: Like a Daydream.
- From 2009 to 2014, Andy Bell served as the rhythm and lead guitarist, bass guitarist, keyboardist, and backing vocalist of the rock band named Beady Eye. He co-founded the band alongside lead vocalist , guitarist Gem Archer, and drummer Chris Sharrock.
- With Beady Eye, he released the debut studio album, Different Gear, Still Speeding, on February 28, 2011, and it was ranked at number #2 in the Scottish Albums Chart and at number #3 in the UK Albums Chart as well as the Irish Albums Chart. Also, the album was certified ‘Gold’ in the United Kingdom.
- His Ride bandmates include Laurence Colbert, Mark Gardener, and Steve Queralt and the band released its first studio album, Nowhere, on October 15, 1990, which was certified ‘Silver’ in the United Kingdom.
- Along with musicians Liam Gallagher, , Paul Arthurs, Paul McGuigan, Tony McCarroll, Alan White, and Gem Archer, Andy Bell was a member of the popular rock band Oasis which has won several awards including Brit Award, MTV Europe Music Award, and UK Music Video Award.
- He is a huge fan of Swedish singer-songwriter Ted Gärdestad and has called him the “king of melody”.
- Over the years, Andy Bell has also appeared in a number of shows which include the likes of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Top of the Pops, MTV: The Super Dry Live, Late Night with , Glastonbury 2004, CD:UK, Late Show with , and The Voice UK.
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Facts of Andrew Piran Bell
- Gender Male
- full nameAndrew Piran Bell
- middle namePiran
- birthplaceCardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
- Date of Birth August 11, 1970
- Age 51 years 3 months
- Horoscope Leo
- Lucky Number 9
- Lucky Stone Ruby
- Lucky Color Gold
- Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
- net worth$25 Million
- professionMusician, Songwriter, Guitarist TV Personality
- weight70 kg or 154.5 lbs
- height6 ft or 183 cm
- hair colorSalt and Pepper
- eye colorBlue
- body type / buildSlim