Hozier

Andrew John Hozier-Byrne, known professionally as Hozier, was born on March 17, 1990, in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland. He is a musician, singer, and songwriter. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing his hit song ‘Take Me to Church,’ which blew up in the U.S. and peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. He has only released a total of two studio albums since his debut in 2012 but multiple of his E.P.s and singles have been certified platinum several times in different countries.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Andrew John Hozier-Byrne

Nickname:

Hozier

Birth date:

March 17, 1990

Age:

32

Zodiac Sign:

Pisces

Height:

6' 5"

Relationship Status:

Single

Net Worth:

$6 million

Andrew's Social Media:

Background

Andrew John Hozier-Byrne was born on March 17, 1990, and is mostly known as Hozier. He is a musician, singer, and songwriter. He rose to prominence in 2013 after releasing his hit song ‘Take Me to Church,’ which blew up in the U.S. and peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 2013, he released his debut E.P. which featured ‘Take Me to Church’ and became a rock radio hit in the U.S. He has only released a total of two studio albums since his debut in 2012 but his albums, E.P.s, and singles have been certified platinum in different countries.

In 2014, Hozier released his debut studio album titled “Hozier.” It has since been certified platinum six times in Ireland and multi-platinum in several countries. He released an extended play album in 2018 titled “Nina Cried Power.” In 2019, he released his second studio album titled “Wasteland, Baby!” He then released a new single in 2021 in anticipation of an upcoming studio album. The single, titled ‘Tell it to My Heart,’ was created in collaboration with Meduza. His latest upcoming studio is titled “Unreal Unearth” and it is set to release in 2022. So far, Hozier has only released snippets of some of the songs on social media as marketing for the official release of the album.

Hozier currently resides in Ireland where he continues to create music and work on his new album. He is an incredibly talented musician deserving of his accolades and accomplishments!

Career timeline

2013
His Debut

Hozier releases his debut song, ‘Take Me to Church.’

2014
His Debut Studio Album

Hozier releases his debut studio album, “Hozier.”

2019
His Second Album

Hozier releases his second studio album, "Wasteland, Baby!"

2021
His Latest Album

Hozier announces the release of his third studio album, “Unreal Unearth.”

Why We Love Hozier

  1. He does charity work

    Hozier is part of the Home Sweet Home organization and he works with them to provide safe housing for homeless people in Ireland. In 2016, they illegally occupied a building to provide housing for 31 homeless families after the government wouldn’t provide them with aid.

  2. He's positive

    Hozier opposes religion, especially the Catholic church, but he positively uses his religious upbringing. He feels that one positive thing from being raised religiously is that he was taught to look on the bright side of life and treat others with love and respect.

  3. His talent

    Hozier has only released a couple of albums and not many songs when you consider the length of his career. Despite this fact, he has become a household name in countries around the world because of his incredible musical talent.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. His tattoo

    Hozier has a tattoo of a quote by the Irish poet Seamus Heaney, which reads “noli timere," Latin for "don't be afraid."

  2. His religion

    Hozier has shared he identifies as agnostic.

  3. His admiration for other religions

    He has admitted that he admires the Quaker religion for its pacifism and anti-war beliefs.

  4. His influences

    Hozier is particularly influenced by folk, blues, and soul music.

  5. The themes of his music

    Hozier often uses religious and literary themes in his music.

Hozier FAQs

Is Hozier an introvert?

Yes, the singer has even said he’s an introvert himself.

How do you pronounce Hozier's name?

The singer pronounces it as “hose-ee-er.”

What's Hozier doing now?

He is currently working on the release of his new album.

Hozier’s birthday dates

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