Nate Ruess Biography

Nate Ruess

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Grammy Award winner musician, songwriter as well as a singer known for being the lead vocalist of the band "Fun", Nate Ruess was born as Nathaniel Joseph "Nate" Ruess on February 26, 1982, in Iowa City, Iowa, United. His parents are Larry Ruess and Bess Zinger. Nate Ruess grew up on a farm in Arizona with his sibling, Elizabeth. Nate Ruess attended Deer Valley High School and later did his graduation from there in 2000.

Nate Ruess holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Moving to his personal life, Nate Ruess has not married yet but he has been dating fashion designer girlfriend Charlotte Ronson since 2014. The two appeared together in public areas.Age 34, singer Nate was also in a romantic relationship with Ellie Goulding. She is an English singer and songwriter. But the couple broke up their relationship later, the reason behind their broke up was Nate's extra affair with Charlotte.

Nate Ruess is also rumored to have an affair with another fashion designer, Rachel Antonoff. Nate Ruess has become one of the highest paid singers in history. The shows he does and albums he releases adds up to his recent net worth of around U.S. $78 Million.

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Born in Iowa City, Iowa United States


Nate Ruess was born on February 26, 1982, in Iowa City, Iowa, United. He is the son of Larry Ruess and Bess Zinger. Nate Ruess grew up on a farm in Arizona with his elder sister, Elizabeth. His birth name is Nathaniel Joseph "Nate" Ruess.


Graduation from Deer Valley High School


Nate Ruess attended Deer Valley High School and later he did his graduation from there in 2000. During his time in school, Ruess played in punk bands and upon graduation chose to pursue music professionally.


Launched the Band The Format


At the age of nineteen, he launched the band "The Format" with his longtime best friend, Sam Means in 2002. Their style can be considered a mixture of indie, alternative, punk and folk music, with elements the 1960s and 1970s pop music.


Joined with Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff Fun


In 2008, Ruess joined forces with Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff to start the band "Fun". It is an American indie pop band based in New York City. It was formed by Nate Ruess, former lead singer of The Format, with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train.


Fun band is known for three hit singles Some Nights,"We Are Young and Carry On


His band " Fun" is best known for three hit singles from Some Nights: Grammy Award-winning "We Are Young", which reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and Digital Songs charts. It also peaked at number one in the United Kingdom. "Some Nights", and "Carry On".


His band "Fun" won Grammy Award


In 2013, his band "Fun" won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist and the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for "We Are Young". Fun was a nominee for four other Grammy Awards: Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo or Group Performance (both for "We Are Young") along with Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album.


Affair with Charlotte Ronson


Nate Ruess began to date Charlotte Ronson in the year 2014. The couple seems to be very happy to each other and appeared in many public places holding their hands. Charlotte Ronson is an English fashion designer, currently based in New York City.


Released a music video Take It Back


In 2016, he released a music video for his song "Take It Back" starring actor Patrick Fischler who is known for Once Upon A Time, Mad Men and LOST and also features a guitar solo from Jeff Tweedy of the band Wilco.

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