Facts of Sam Smith
|Full Name||Sam Smith|
|Birth Name||Samuel Frederick Smith|
|Father Name||Frederick Smith|
|Mother Name||Kate Cassidy|
|Relation With||Brandon Flynn (2017-18)|
|Education||Youth Music Theatre UK|
|Date of Birth||May 19,1992|
What Is The Net Worth Of English Singer Sam Smith?
Grammy Award-winner, Sam Smith is an English singer who came to the limelight in October 2012 after being featured on Disclosure’s breakthrough single Latch. Smith was nominated for the 2014 Brit Critics’ Choice Award and the BBC’s Sound of 2014 poll winning both.
They released their debut titled In the Lonely Hour was released in May 2014 with hit singles like Lay Me Down, Money on My Mind, Stay with Me, and I’m Not the Only One. The English singer has won total 29 awards which includes Academy Awards, American Music Awards, BET Awards, and Billboard Music Awards.
Besides this, due to their musical achievements, they have been mentioned twice in the Guinness World Records. With a career of 12 years, Smith amassed a net worth of $40 million as of 2019.
In September 2019, Sam came out as genderqueer and announced their gender pronouns are they/them.
Journey To Million Dollars: Smith’s Career Breakthrough And Success
Sam grabbed public and media attention with the release of the disclosure song ‘Latch’ in October 2018. Thanks to their successful career of over 1 decade, Sam Smith currently enjoys a massive net worth of $40 million as of September 2019.
Moreover, Sam also pockets an impressive amount of money from their gigs, tours, concert, ticket, and merch sale.
Did You Know? In the United States, a singer can pocket $21,690 to $206,976 per year from their career.
EP & In the Lonely Hour
On 4th October 2013, Smith released the debut EP titled Nirvana was released. The extended play includes songs like Safe with Me, Nirvana, and a solo version of Latch.
The first single from their debut album, ‘Lay Me Down’ was released on 15 February 2013. The song peaked at no. 46 on the UK Singles Chart and no.25 on the US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles. On 16th February, the second single from the album titled ‘Money on My Mind’ was released.
The album In the Lonely Hour was released on 26 May 2014 through Capitol Records. The album debuted at no. 1 in the UK Albums Chart and no.2 on the Billboard 200 and sold 12 million copies worldwide.
The album’s third single, ‘Stay with Me’ peaked at no.1 on the UK Singles Chart and no.2 on the US Billboard Hot 100. In a similar way, the fourth single titled I’m Not the Only One reached no.3 in the UK and no.5 in the USA.
The Thrill of It All
Sam’s second studio album The Thrill of It All was released on 3rd November 2017 with Capitol Records. Smith’s album peaked atop the UK Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200 becoming their first number one album in the US. The sold has sold 9 million copies so far.
The album’s single titled Too Good at Goodbyes was released on 8th September 2017 and peaked at no.1 in the UK and no.5 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
The album’s other singles are One Last Song, Pray featuring Logic, Baby, You Make Me Crazy, Promises ft. Calvin Harris, Fire on Fire, Dancing with a Stranger ft. Normani, and How Do You Sleep.
Upcoming Album & Influences
On 9th July 2019, Smith took to their social media and announced about their upcoming album with a slip of the song.
Tours And Awards
In October 2014, Sam announced theirs In the Lonely Hour Tour. It began on 9 January 2015 in Atlanta and ended on 12 December 2015 in Brisbane.
During their tour, they visited North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. As per reports, the tour grossed $26.3 million from 62 shows and 490,854 ticket sales worldwide.
The Thrill of It All Tour began on 20 March 2018 in Sheffield, England and ended on 18 April 2019 in Cape Town with shows in Europe and North America. The tour earned $86.1 million selling a total 1.07 million tickets worldwide.
Smith has accrued several accolades from their successful career. They have won 29 awards out of 73 nominations.
Here is a list of a few of their achievements:
|2016||Writing’s on the Wall||Academy Award|
|2014||Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist||American Music Award|
|2014||Sound of 2014||BBC Sound of…|
|2015||Best New Artist||BET Awards|
|2015||Top Male Artist||Billboard Music Awards|
|2016||I’m Not The Only One||BMI Pop Awards|
|2016||Music Artist||British LBGT Awards|
|2018||Mass Appeal Award||Global Awards|
Do Sam Smith Has Any Endorsement Deals?
Apart from their successful career, Smith also earns a decent sum of money from their endorsements deals as well as sponsorship. To date, the singer has worked with big brands like 3.1 Phillip Lim, Adidas, Balenciaga, Armani, and Beats by Dr. Dre.
The English singer also pockets a decent sum from their social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. With over 13M followers on Instagram, they can earn around $26,743 to $44,571 per sponsored post.
According to Social Blade, Sam’s self-titled YouTube channel earns $922 to $14.8k annually. On the other hand, their official VEVO YouTube channel earns around $352.4k to $5.6M annually from where they get 80% of royalty.
Sam Smith Recently Dropped £12 million On His North London Listed Mansion
The 27-year-old singer purchased the four-story mansion in Hampstead, North London. They dropped £12 million which is USD $14,941,980 on the five-bedroom house.
The property is less than a mile from the 18th-century townhouse formerly owned by multimillionaire singer in 2015.
They are seen riding around expensive cars like Bentley worth $200,000, Classic Mustang costing around $17,529, Ferrari Convertible which cost around $210,783, and a Mercedes Benz starting at $33,100.
Besides this, they have not revealed information regarding their tax payments and insurance policy. Their expenses are mainly based on foods, cars, travel, and accommodations.
Apart from their profession, they are a charitable person and are involved in various philanthropic works. Smith has donated to numerous charities and events. They are also involved in various fundraising programs.
Recently, they announced to play four gigs in Los Angeles, New York, London, and Berlin in order to raise funds for War Child.
Here are a few charities supported by them:
- Children in Need
- Comic Relief
- GRAMMY Foundation
Short Biography Of Sam Smith
Born Samuel Frederick Smith on 19 May 1992 in London, England to parents Frederick Smith, and Kate Cassidy. They hold British nationality and has white ethnicity.
Smith grew up alongside their sister: Mabel and Lily. They enrolled at St. Mary’s Catholic School located in Bishop’s Stortford.
They began singing at a very young age and joined the Cantate Youth Choir. Later joined the Bishop’s Stortford Junior Operatics which is now known as Bishop’s Stortford Musical Theater Society.
They turned 27 recently in May 2019 and stands 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) tall in height.
Coming Out As Gay
Smith came out to the public as gay in May 2014. Since then they have been open about their sexual orientation.
Similarly, in October 2017, they came out as genderqueer and announced their gender pronouns as they/them. Smith also stated:
“after a lifetime of being at war with my gender I’ve decided to embrace myself for who I am, inside and out...”.
Is Sam Smith Dating Anyone At Present?
The English singer is currently single. Also, they are not married, however, Smith has been in a few high profile relationships.
The 27-year-old singer dated model Jonathan Zeizel in 2015. However, their romance lasted for only two months.
They then started dating actor Brandon Flynn in October 2017. The couple was seen together roaming around and shopping.
They were also spotted kissing and holding hands in Big Apple in mid-2017. Sadly, the pair parted their ways in June 2018 after nine months of dating.