Jamie Cullum (born August 20, 1979 in Rochford) is a British singer-songwriter, pianist and singer.
Jamie Cullum was born in Rochford, Essex County> and grew up in Hullavington (en) in Wiltshire>. His mother, Yvonne>, was a secretary of Anglo-Burmese origin, whose family moved to the north of England after the independence of Burma. His father, John Cullum, worked in finance. Jamie Cullum's paternal grandfather was an officer in the British Army while his paternal grandmother was a Jewish refugee from Prussia who sang in many cabarets in Berlin.
Jamie Cullum studied Grittleton House School and Sheldon School of Chippenham. He then went on to study English and Film Literature at the University of Reading, where he graduated with honors from the first class.
In 1999, he released his first album Heard It All Before.