Full Name: Anastacia Lyn Newkirk Nicknames: Stacey & Ana Dob: September 17, 1968 Pob: Chicago, IL
Nationality: American Ethnicity: German, Irish Occupation: Singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, fashion designer, philanthropist Music Style: Dance-Pop, Euro-Pop, Euro-Dance, Club/Dance, Electronic Net Worth: $40 Million
Religion: Roman Catholic Gay: No Spouse: Wayne Newton (m. 2007 - 2010)
Height: 5' 2" (1.57 m) Eye Color: Dark brown Hair Color: Blonde
Best Known: Anastacia Lyn Newkirk is an American singer-songwriter, producer and former dancer. She is best known for her eclectic pop music of the early 2000s which had a significant impact in Europe and Oceania. Her first two albums Not That Kind and Freak of Nature were released in quick succession to major success. Spurred on by the multi-platinum, global smash "I'm Outta Love", Anastacia was awarded as the 'World's Best-Selling New Female Pop Artist' in 2001. Her commercial appeal continued with international hits such as "Paid My Dues", "One Day In Your Life" and the official song of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, "Boom". After recovering from cancer, she returned with 2004's Anastacia which deviated from previous albums into pop-rock. Peaking at number one in 11 countries, it became Europe's second biggest selling album of the year. Its lead "Left Outside Alone" remained at number one on the European Billboard chart for 15 weeks and helped Anastacia launch the most successful European tour by a solo artist that same year. In 2005, the multi-platinum compilation project Pieces of a Dream was released which spawned the chart topping duet with Eros Ramazzotti, "I Belong to You". Anastacia established herself as one of the top selling international female pop-singers of the 2000s before taking a hiatus in late 2006.