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Myleene Angela Klass (born 6 April 1978) is an English actress, singer, model, pianist and media personality, formerly a member of the pop band Hear'Say.
Myleene Klass was born in Gorleston, Norfolk, England, to an English/Austrian father and a Filipina mother. She comes from six generations of classical musicians on her father's side: Klass's grandmother was an opera singer and her grandfather left his violin to her, which she later went on to play.
Myleene Klass began to learn the piano and (violin) from the age of four and then the harp at 12. She took Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) exams in violin, piano and voice. She received an A grade in A-level music, and became a Norfolk County scholar.
Myleene Klass was firstly educated at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School then she went to Cliff Park High School in Gorleston, before going to Notre Dame High School, Norwich for a short time. While at school she spent her Saturdays studying singing at the Junior Department of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and later on studied on the prestigious musical theatre course at the Royal Academy of Music, University of London.
Before finding fame via Popstars, Myleene Klass provided backing vocals on tour with the likes of k.d. lang, Michael Crawford and Robbie Williams. She has also toured with Cliff Richard.
In 1998, Myleene Klass spent a short period as part of a reality show for Bravo, called The Doll's House.
On 13 November 1999, Klass was also a featured back up singer for Cliff Richard's ITV1 An Audience With TV special, appearing on stage with him for a rendition of the number-one single The Millennium Prayer.
In July 2000, Myleene Klass was included in the programme of Stagecoach Theatre Arts' "Little Performers Holiday Workshop"'s presentation of "Mini Grease" as one of three dance and drama coaches.
More high profile work followed as Klass rapidly made her West End theatre debut in the hit show Miss Saigon. After her run in Saigon was completed, Klass then first auditioned for the first pop reality show which would go on to make her a household name.