Fergie is a famous singer whose music and career have spanned almost three decades. With her impressive list of accomplishments, Fergie has proven that she can gracefully transition from one genre to another as well as produce memorable music. Here are some interesting facts about Fergie that prove just how much she’s accomplished in her career and why she’s such an important figure in the world of pop music.

Interesting Facts About Fergie


Fergie’s first album, “The Dutchess,” released in 2006, peaked at number four on the Billboard 200 and sold almost 2.5 million units in its first week of release.

In 2013, Fergie performed with Beyoncé on the Super Bowl halftime show and released her new single “M.I.L.F. $” with Lil’ Kim.

In 2016, Fergie released a new album titled Double Dutchess that is set to be released in 2017.

Fergie’s Early Life

Fergie was born in the Netherlands. Her parents divorced when she was eight-years old and she moved to be with her mother in New York City.

Fergie attended high school at the private McBurney School in Manhattan where she excelled as a student and was involved in many extracurriculars, including cheerleading, performing for charity events, and playing soccer.

Upon graduation from high school, Fergie went on to study dance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for one year before beginning her music career.

In 1999, Fergie released her debut album called M.I.L.F. Money Is Like Jewels which became her first number one hit on the US Billboard 200 chart and spawned five other singles that made it onto the US Billboard Hot 100 chart with “Big Girls Don’t Cry” reaching number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and becoming her first top-five hit there.

How Did Fergie Get Her Start?

Fergie first started singing as a member of the Black-Eyed Peas in 1985. She was part of the group with her then-husband, A&R executive Jimmy Iovine who later went on to co-found Interscope Records.

The Most Successful Period Of Fergie’s Career

Fergie’s most successful period of her career was during the late 90s, when she had a top ten singles and album on Billboard. Her first album “The Dutchess” peaked at number two on the Billboard 200 chart and received critical acclaim from music critics after its release. The album won Fergie several awards including “Best New Artist” at the Grammy Awards.

Another significant point in her career was her transition from singer to actress, which she did with great success. In 2006, she starred as Queen Latifah’s daughter in the musical “Chicago.” She made headlines for being the first person of African-American descent to play a lead role in a Broadway show since 1985. It was also around this time that she began dating David Beckham, which led to marriage and the birth of their son, Brooklyn.

What Is The Latest News On Fergie?

Fergie is slated to release her new album, Double Dutchess, on March 16th. On the heels of its announcement, Fergie released a new song with the help of DJ Khaled called “Wildest Dreams”.

Fergie is also rumored to be dating her long-time collaborator Will Smith. The two have collaborated on multiple songs together and are rumored to have even been romantically involved in the past.

Lastly, Fergie sang at the 2017 NBA All-Star Game and performed alongside Queen Bey herself as well as Chris Brown and JAY-Z.


Fergie is an American singer, songwriter, actress, fashion designer and professional dancer known for her role as a member of the popular girl group The Black Eyed Peas. Fergie has released four studio albums and has sold approximately 62 million records worldwide. In 2009, she won five Grammy Awards. Her latest album, Double Dutchess, was released on June 23, 2017.


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