Sam Smith is a singer and songwriter from the United Kingdom who has a net worth of million dollars. His popularity grew a lot when he collaborated with the electronic duo band, Disclosure, with its members Howard Lawrence and Guy Lawrence, in a song called Latch which was released in 2012 and later ranked on top Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States.
Biography & Wiki
Samuel Frederick Smith was born on May 19, 1992 in London, United Kingdom. His father is Frederick Smith, his mother worked as a broker and her name is Kate Cassidy. Sam Smith was taught music by Joanna Eden. He went to the Roman Catholic secondary school, St Mary’s Catholic School in Bishop’s Stortford and later graduated from the Youth Music Theatre United Kingdom.
In 2014, Sam Smith said on a TV and magazine interviews that he is gay, but his mother used to know that already since he was like 3 years old.
Sam Smith had a relationship with the model and actor Jonathan Zeizel but they broke up in or before 2015. Recent information says that Sam Smith is dating the famous actor Brandon Flynn who had a main rule in the most popular drama series 13 Reasons Why.
Around 2009, Sam Smith recorded 2 songs but not sure if they got released to the public. In 2012, he collaborated with the electronic duo band, Disclosure in a song called Latch and it was very successful and got him an excellent, exposed career start.
In 2013, 1 extended play album was released by Sam Smith, on October 4th called Nirvana with 4 songs in it. On May 26, 2014, his first studio album ever was released called In the Lonely Hour and it had a lot of exposure that got ranked 1st on the United Kingdom albums chart, 2nd then 5th on the Billboard 200 most popular music albums and the 2014 second biggest selling album in the United States, and later second best selling album in the United Kingdom.
During that period, Sam Smith appeared in the late-night talk show that aired on NBC, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, with Disclosure band performing Latch. He also performed on NBC’s Saturday Night Live show, on 2014th MTV’s video music awards and other occasions.
Sam Smith won the BBC poll of music critics finding the new music talent, Sound of 2014.
His second album will be released on November 3, 2017 called, The Thrill of It All. He already released a few singles from it and one of them is called Too Good at Goodbyes and it ranked 1st in the United Kingdom.
Awards & Achievements
Sam Smith has been earning a lot of awards including Nexty award for Best New Male Musician, Image Award for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Stay with Me), BET Award for Best New Artist, Golden Globe award for Best Original Song – Motion Picture (Writing’s on the Wall), Oscar award for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song (Writing’s on the Wall) and many others.
Sam Smith’s Grammy award winnings include Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album (In the Lonely Hour), Grammy Award for Record of the Year (2015), Grammy Award for Best New Artist (2015) and Grammy Award for Song of the Year (Stay with Me).
Net Worth of Sam Smith
Sam Smith has a net worth of $18 million and his annual earnings are also close to $4 million. All of his fortune comes from his musical career. Sam Smith’s 2014 studio album, In the Lonely Hour got sold for more than 12 million copies and eventually got platinum and gold certifications. After releasing Money on My Mind song from In the Lonely Hour album, Sam Smith earned nearly $1 million.
Sam Smith is a very talented singer and songwriter from the United Kingdom. Most of the songs he recorded and released got ranked on top charts and were sold for millions of copies. In 2017, Sam Smith is going to release his 2nd studio alum called The Thrill Of It All, which he already released a few songs from it.