Both of his parents are now retired, but his father, Alan, was a headmaster and his mother, Rosemary, a special needs teacher.
He and his sister, Catherine, who works in recruitment at Deutsche Bank, recently took over their parents' mortgage - one of the few ambitions he had when he became financially secure.4.
She also went through a high-profile break-up with Radio 1 DJ Greg James. She said: “I suppose it is kind of a break-up album, although I didn’t mean it that way.
“I’ve been splitting my time between my work and seeing him on tour because he pretty much does a show every night, so if I want to see him, I go along.” Earlier this month, Goulding revealed that although she and Skrillex had recorded a track together, the collaboration would not feature on her new LP ‘Halycon’ – although she did hint they would team up in the future.
“I definitely wanted him to work with this record, and…
But the 25-year-old singer-songwriter has revealed how moving to central London has helped her settle down. It’s just an album based around the last couple of years, when I’ve had a lot to think about.
Goulding, who has just bought a flat in the West End, said: “It’s really calm, it’s friendly. Because he’s well known people are always going to be interested.
Apparently he is in the small category of celebrities that you could safely introduce to your parents.6.