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Nate Ruess is an American singer best known as the lead singer of the pop band, Fun

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BirthdayFebruary 26, 1982
NationalityAmerican
FamousSingers
City/StateIowa
Girl FriendsEllie Goulding, Ellie Goulding (ex-girlfriend)
SpousesCharlotte Ronson (current partner)
SiblingsElizabeth
Known asNathaniel Joseph Ruess
Birth PlaceIowa City
Height174cm
GenderMale
FatherLarry Ruess
MotherBess Zinger
Sun SignPisces
Born inIowa City
Famous asSinger
Socials

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Who is Nate Ruess?

Nate Ruess, born as Nathaniel Joseph Ruess, is an American singer and songwriter. He is best recognized as the lead singer of the pop band, Fun, and a former member of the band, The Format. With Fun, he has released the albums 'Aim and Ignite' and 'Some Nights' and several singles including "At Least I'm Not as Sad", "We Are Young", "All the Pretty Girls", "Walking the Dog", "C'mon", "Carry On" and "Why Am I the One". With The Format, Ruess has contributed to the albums 'Interventions + Lullabies' and 'Dog Problems' as well as the EPs 'Snails', 'Live from the Living Room: Volume One' and 'And Now I Hope You're Alright - Live in California.’ The American singer has also contributed to numerous tracks as a solo artist. Some of the hit singles he has recorded till date are “AhHa", "Great Big Storm" and "What This World Is Coming To".

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Career

Before forming The Format in 2002, Nate Ruess and his friend Sam Means performed in the bands Nevergonnascore and This Past Year. The duo's first single titled "The First Single" from one of their EPs became a hit on Phoenix radio station KEDJ which ultimately garnered the duo a deal with Elektra Records in 2002. The following year, they released their first studio album titled ‘Interventions + Lullabies’.

The Format released their second EP titled ‘Snails’ with Atlantic Records in 2005. Ruess and his music partner then began working on their second album ‘Dog Problems’ which was released by their own newly established label, The Vanity Label, later on.

Following The Format's breakup in 2008, Ruess collaborated with Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff to form the band Fun. On August 25, 2009, the band released its first studio album ‘Aim and Ignite’ that included the singles “At Least I'm Not as Sad" and “Walking the Dog".

Three years later, they came out with their second album titled ‘Some Nights’ that included hits like "We Are Young", "Some Nights" and "Carry On". Soon after this they released several EPs including ‘Shane Went to Bangkok: Live in the USA’, ‘The Ghost That You Are to Me’ and ‘Point and Light’. The band Fun won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2013.

Nate Ruess also performs as a solo artiste. In 2015, he released his solo album ‘Grand Romantic.’

Personal Life

Nate Ruess was born as Nathaniel Joseph Ruess on February 26, 1982 in Iowa City, Iowa, USA to Bess Zinger and Larry Ruess. He has an older sister named Elizabeth. He studied at the Deer Valley High School.

Talking about the singer’s love life, he dated singer Ellie Goulding and fashion designer Rachel Antonoff before starting a relationship with Charlotte Ronson in 2014. The couple welcomed their son, Levon Ronson-Ruess, in 2017. As for now, the family resides in Manhattan, New York.

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Nate Ruess awards

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2013Song of the YearWinner

MTV Video Music Awards

2013Best CollaborationP!Nk Feat. Nate Ruess: Just Give Me a Reason (2013)

Nate Ruess biography timelines

  • // 1982
    Nate Ruess was born as Nathaniel Joseph Ruess on February 26, 1982 in Iowa City, Iowa, USA to Bess Zinger and Larry Ruess. He has an older sister named Elizabeth. He studied at the Deer Valley High School.
  • // 2002
    Before forming The Format in 2002, Nate Ruess and his friend Sam Means performed in the bands Nevergonnascore and This Past Year. The duo's first single titled "The First Single" from one of their EPs became a hit on Phoenix radio station KEDJ which ultimately garnered the duo a deal with Elektra Records in 2002. The following year, they released their first studio album titled ‘Interventions + Lullabies’.
  • // 2005
    The Format released their second EP titled ‘Snails’ with Atlantic Records in 2005. Ruess and his music partner then began working on their second album ‘Dog Problems’ which was released by their own newly established label, The Vanity Label, later on.
  • // 2009
    Following The Format's breakup in 2008, Ruess collaborated with Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff to form the band Fun. On August 25, 2009, the band released its first studio album ‘Aim and Ignite’ that included the singles “At Least I'm Not as Sad" and “Walking the Dog".
  • // 2013
    Three years later, they came out with their second album titled ‘Some Nights’ that included hits like "We Are Young", "Some Nights" and "Carry On". Soon after this they released several EPs including ‘Shane Went to Bangkok: Live in the USA’, ‘The Ghost That You Are to Me’ and ‘Point and Light’. The band Fun won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2013.
  • // 2014
    Talking about the singer’s love life, he dated singer Ellie Goulding and fashion designer Rachel Antonoff before starting a relationship with Charlotte Ronson in 2014. The couple welcomed their son, Levon Ronson-Ruess, in 2017. As for now, the family resides in Manhattan, New York.
  • // 2015
    Nate Ruess also performs as a solo artiste. In 2015, he released his solo album ‘Grand Romantic.’

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Nate Ruess's FAQ

  • What is Nate Ruess birthday?

    Nate Ruess was born at 1982-02-26

  • Where is Nate Ruess's birth place?

    Nate Ruess was born in Iowa City

  • What is Nate Ruess nationalities?

    Nate Ruess's nationalities is American

  • Who is Nate Ruess girl friends?

    Nate Ruess's girlFriends is Ellie Goulding, Ellie Goulding (ex-girlfriend)

  • Who is Nate Ruess spouses?

    Nate Ruess's spouses is Charlotte Ronson (current partner)

  • Who is Nate Ruess siblings?

    Nate Ruess's siblings is Elizabeth

  • How tall is Nate Ruess?

    Nate Ruess's height is 174

  • Who is Nate Ruess's father?

    Nate Ruess's father is Larry Ruess

  • Who is Nate Ruess's mother?

    Nate Ruess's mother is Bess Zinger

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