Well-known as an English musician, singer-songwriter and record producer, Elvis Costello landed on his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early 1970s and later became associated with the first wave of the British punk and new wave movement of the mid-to-late 1970s. His first three albums including My Aim Is True, This Year's Model, and Armed Forces all appeared on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. He also toured and recorded together with the Attractions for the better part of a decade. In his career, he won a Grammy Award, and has twice been nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Male.
Costello was born to Lilian Alda and Ross MacManus, a musician and bandleader. He used to attend Archbishop Myers R.C.School ( now St Mark's Catholic Secondary School). Togerther with his musically inclined father, Costello recorded first in a TV commercial for R.White's Lemonade. His father wrote and sang the song while he provided backing vocals. Afterthat, he moved to Birkenhead, Cheshire, and formed his first band, a folk duo called Rusty in 1971.
Costello has been married three times, the first time to Mary Burgoyne in 1974, and they had a son named
Matthew; the next one was Bebe Buell, then-girlfriend of Todd Rundgren. In 1985, he became involved with Cait O'Riordan and married her in 1986 until they split up by the end of 2002. His next relationship was with Diana Krallin 2003 with twin sons, Dexter Henry Lorcan and Frank Harlan James.