As she was born on Christmas Day, she also celebrates an "official birthday" on June 25, just like Paddington Bear. She's worth millions, but Dido was racked with chronic insecurity - until having a family and turning 40 gave her the confidence she craved, ‘Stanley loves shopping, going round the aisles, holding the bags of salad,’ she says. It can be just playing two chords and making up lyrics about what you did that day or putting forward a point of view. In her head she thought she’d signed away the most personal part of herself, the solace her songs brought her. Being born on December 25 1971, Dido is 48 years old as of today’s date 5th November 2020. Dido has won many awards, and below is the list of few. 'You’re in this pretty cool place where you get up, get on the bus and do your show. She’s married to novelist Rohan Gavin, son of children’s writer Jamila Gavin, they have a two-year-old son Stanley, and she’s determined to live an ordinary life. The lyrics, written by poet Patrick Kavanagh, were about William’s aunt Hilda O’Malley. It looks like Dido had a new special someone to ring in the holidays with. It wasn’t until I came home that I realised what had happened. In 2004, she entered the top ten richest artists in the world with revenues of $19.47 million. The meaning of the name Dido: Wanderer. Even the singles “Here With Me” and “Thank You”, got good results in world chartings. ‘My love I know we’re losing but I will stand here by you,’ she wrote. ‘I was probably a lot more fragile when I started out in my career. I was in a band and we did gigs. The result was the 1999 album No Angel, which she took on a three-year tour round America and went on to sell 21 million copies. Having that option was vital for me. Dido got married to Rohan Gavin, a writer in 2010, and now they have a son named Stanley, who was then born in July 2011. Turning 40 you get this wave of acceptance. Before her solo career Dido was a back-up singer for Faithless, the band of her brother Rollo. Then she made the album Life for Rent in 2003, and she continued her success with the singles like “White Flag” and “Life for Rent.” She also performed in 2004 with many artists in the Band-Aid 20 version of the Charity single titled, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”. ‘Music had been my only refuge, the one solid thing in my life that I would go to if I was happy or sad. Her first musical instrument was the recorder. Still as a back singer she released the demo album “Odds and Ends” (1995) for promotional purposes; several pieces are also on her debut album “No Angel” (1999). ... Dido's birthday … It was a song we both had a huge connection with, and I sang it to him all the time when he was ill.’ She wrote the song Grafton Street on her 2008 album Safe Trip Home, based on Raglan Road, as a tribute to her father. As she was born on Christmas Day, she also celebrates an "official birthday" on June 25, just like Paddington Bear. Her height is 5â6ââ tall, and her weight is 58 kg. Dido was a bit off the world for some years, but in the year 2018, she embarked on her return with a new album, and the album was a success pretty soon.