Brooke Fraser - Updated Apr 2024

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Brooke Fraser


Brooke Fraser is a singer-songwriter from New Zealand. Brooke Fraser is best known for her 2010 hit single “Something in the Water.”

Early Life and Childhood

Brooke Fraser was born on December 15, 1983, in Wellington, New Zealand. Her age is 40 years old as of 2024 and Fraser is a naturalized New Zealander citizen who practices Christianity.

Similarly, her birth name is Brooke Gabrielle Fraser and her birth sign is Sagittarius Currently, Fraser is living in Los Angeles. Fraser is the eldest of three children born to former All-Black Bernie Fraser, who was born in Lautoka, Fiji, and his wife Lynda.

Brooke Fraser’s father is from Fiji, Portugal, and Scotland. Fraser has two brothers, Matthew and Shea, who live in Wellington and Dunedin, respectively. From the age of seven to seventeen, Fraser studied piano.

She began writing songs when she was twelve years old and taught herself to play the acoustic guitar when she was fifteen.


Talking about her educational background, Fraser grew up in Lower Hutt’s Naenae, where she attended Dyer Street School, Naenae Intermediate School, and Naenae College.

Brooke Fraser – Net Worth 2024

Brooke Fraser is a singer-songwriter from New Zealand who has earned a considerable income from her work. Fraser’s estimated net worth is around $7 million. Also, Fraser’s annual salary is $500k per year and her source of income is mainly her singing and songwriting profession.

Career and Professional Life

Regarding her career, Brooke Fraser began writing for Soul Purpose magazine at the age of fifteen and was promoted to editor in 2002. However, Fraser quit her job as an editor shortly after moving to Auckland in late 2002 to pursue her music career.

Moreover, Fraser signed a multi-album deal with Sony Music in 2002, at the age of 18, after a fierce bidding war between labels. Fraser’s debut album, What to Do with Daylight, was released in late 2003 in New Zealand, where it debuted at No. 1 and went gold the same week.

The album went seven times platinum selling over 105,000 copies in New Zealand alone. The album’s five singles all charted in the top twenty in New Zealand. Her album also topped the New Zealand Top 50 Albums chart for the entire year of 2004.

In Australia, the album was certified gold. Fraser traveled to Rwanda before visiting her World Vision-sponsored children in Tanzania in 2005, before writing and preparing her follow-up album. Fraser wrote the song “Albertine” about a young genocide survivor (Albertine) she met in Rwanda.

This song was chosen as the title track for her second album. Fraser decided to enlist a new band of American session musicians who had previously worked with a variety of notable artists, both live and recorded, for this album.

In addition, Fraser and the band went into the studio with producer Marshall Altman in Los Angeles in 2006 to record the album. In 2006, the first single, “Deciphering Me,” peaked at No. 4 on the New Zealand singles chart.

Brooke Fraser

Caption: Brooke giving a pose. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Fraser has not endorsed any brand, nor has she promoted anything, nor has she been seen in any brand collaborations.

Awards and Nominations

Fraser won Grammy Awards for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song. Similarly, Fraser won a nomination in the GMA Dove Awards for Female Vocalist of the Year.

Similarly, she was nominated and won the Vodafone Pacific Music Awards for New Zealand On Air Radio Airplay. Likewise, she was nominated and has won the APRA Awards (New Zealand) for Most Performed Work in New Zealand.

Also, she was nominated and has won the New Zealand Music Awards for Best Female Solo Artist, Breakthrough Artist of the Year, International Achievement Award, and many more.

Brooke Fraser

Caption: Brooke in an award show. Source: Instagram

Relationship Status

Brooke married Scott Ligertwood in Sydney on March 17, 2008. Except for her live album Seven, she continues to perform under her maiden name “Brooke Fraser” for her solo career.

Moreover, on September 18, 2015, her first daughter Dylan Wilde Ligertwood was born. Fraser currently resides in Los Angeles, where she occasionally serves on the Hillsong Church Los Angeles campus’s Sunday worship team. Similarly, on July 10, 2017, another daughter Rooney Ives Ligertwood was born.

Brooke Fraser

Caption: Brooke with her husband. Source: Flickr


Fraser hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies. Also, Fraser avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage her professional singing career.

Body Measurements

Talking about her height Fraser is 5 Feet 7 inches tall and weighs 56kg. Similarly, Fraser’s body measurement is 34-27-35 inches and her eye color is black and her hair color is brown. Also, Fraser’s dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 8(US).

Brooke Fraser – Social Media

Brooke Fraser is very active on Instagram. She has 610k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @brookeligertwood. Similarly, her Twitter handle @brookefraser is followed by 146.9k followers. Her Facebook account is @brookefraser and has 448k followers.