We already brought you part one of our list of 15 things you probably did not know about Ellie Goulding, and now we’re back with part two! Check out eight more fascinating facts about the singer and musician that you definitely (probably) did not know below. You might be surprised by what you find out!
Number Eight: She Holds a Billboard Record. In 2012, Goulding’s single, “Lights,” was on the Billboard charts for an impressive 33 weeks. This was longer than any other song released that year!
Number Seven: She Keeps Stuffed Animals. Goulding has said that she has both a stuffed rabbit and a stuffed crow in her apartment. We wonder what she does with them!
Number Six: She Has Never Seen Star Wars or Lord of the Rings. In an interview Goulding did in 2013, she said she had never seen a single Star Wars or Lord of the Rings film. Considering the explosion of the Star Wars franchise in recent months, we’re guessing things may have changed since then…
Number Five: She Loves Christmas. Goulding has said that she absolutely loves snow, and she loves the Christmas movie, The Snowman. Her favorite Christmas song is George Michael’s “Last Christmas.” She has even dressed up as Santa Claus on Christmas Eve!
Number Four: She Once Ran a 5k With 200 People. It’s no secret that Goulding loves to run, but one time, she got to run a 5k with about 200 of her fans in Sydney, Australia. She has said that she would be a personal trainer if she wasn’t a rock star.
Number Three: She Is a Vegetarian. Goulding became a full-on vegetarian in 2013. Since becoming a vegetarian, she says that her skin has gotten better, her body has changed, and her eyes have even become brighter.
Number Two: She Can Act! Goulding played the part of “Scarecrow” in her school’s production of The Wizard of Oz. Is there anything this girl can’t do?!
Number One: She Is a Great Gift Giver. Goulding said in an interview that her favorite things to give to her friends as gifts are books and booze. We bet she has some lucky friends.