Tanita Tikaram was born in the UK but has Asian heritage. Fans love her for the special voice and lyrics with deep philosophical meaning. The celebrity was born on 29 August 1969. Her British father was in the military. Her mom had a Malaysian heritage. She was the one, who gave the singer her special first name.
Tikaram’s family moved a lot due to her father’s job. In her interviews, Tanita shared that since childhood she tried not to get too close to people because eventually, she would have to leave them and suffer from separation.
When the singer was 12, her family came back to the UK. She graduated from high school and went to the University of Manchester to study English literature.
The artist wrote her first songs when she was very young. By the time Tanita turned 16, she already had many ready-to-use songs, which allowed her to perform on stage.
He favorite musicians were Joni Mitchell, John Lennon, and Leonard Cohen.