CLAIRE Richards rose to fame as a member of the pop band Steps in 1997.
She revealed the group, which hits include Tragedy and Chain Reaction, are set to release a new album. Here's everything you need to know about her.
Who is Claire Richards?
Claire Richards was born on August 17, 1977 in London.
She is best known as a singer-songwriter.
But she first started her singing career in pop trio TSD in 1995 for one year and had two hits that charted in the UK: 'Heart and Soul' at #69 and 'Baby I Love You' at #64.
The group were dropped by their record label AVEX after their second single which made way for her entrance into the famous pop band we all know as Steps.
She revealed in an interview with ITV's Lorraine that her band Steps are working on their new album.
Speaking to the host, she said: "Yes, we have a new album coming next year hopefully.
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"We have started working on it already and hopefully there will be a tour after that as well. It’s ongoing."
The band marked their 20th anniversary in 2017 with an album and tour.
What is her net worth?
According to Celebrity Networth, the singer-songwriter has an estimated net worth of £380,000.
Her wealth is likely to have been acquired through music sales, concert sales and TV appearances.
Why did Claire Richards leave Steps and why did they get back together?
Claire left Steps when the band split in 2001.
The band decided to split as Claire and H felt the other band members were isolating them.
Claire shared, “To those in the business it was always Claire and H together with Lisa, Faye and Lee elsewhere. They would go out to a premiere or something and we wouldn’t be invited.”
The group decided to put their differences aside reunite in 2017 and decided to go back on tour.
Is Claire Richards married and does she have children?
Claire got married to her husband Reece Hill in 2008.
The couple have two children, Daisy and Charlie
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