Helen Reddy (born October 25, 1941 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian singer/songwriter. She has won a Grammy Award, been a theatrical stage performer appearing on Broadway, an actress in feature films and credited with singing and writing one of the most iconic and culturally significant songs of the 1970s, "I Am Woman."
She also became the first Australian to have a #1 single in the United States, win a Grammy Award, and have her own variety shows on United States television. Born and raised in Australia, Helen Reddy became a naturalized United States citizen in 1974. In 2002, she retired from performing concerts and recording and now resides in Sydney, Australia.