|Net Worth:||$45 Million|
|Date of Birth:||February 19, 2023 (0 years old)|
What is Sam Smith’s Net Worth?
Sam Smith is an English singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $45 Million. They are well known for his hit singles “Lay Me Down”, “Stay with Me”, “Like I Can” and “Latch”. His breakthrough single was “Latch” which was released in 2012. Sam Smith has since then made a lot of hit songs and has won numerous awards. They performed “Unholy” with Petras in the just concluded 2023 GRAMMYs.
Sam Smith was born on 19th May 1992, they were born in London to Kate Cassidy and Frederick Smith. They attended Thomas More Primary School in Great Chishill where they grew up. Sam Smith was a victim of bullying as a child because they had breasts as a child, they had to undergo liposuction due to this.
Sam has been in Jazz bands before he later joined a musical theatre. They studied songwriting and singing under Joanna Eden for some years. Sam was enrolled in St. Mary’s Catholic School, they were also part of the Bishops Stortford Musical Theatre Society and also the Cantate Youth Choir.
Sam Smith made their debut in the music industry with singles “Bad Day All Week” and “When It’s Alright” which were released in 2009.
They were featured on a Disclosure song titled “Latch”, released in 2012, it made it to No. 11 on the UK Singles Chart. Sam released a single “Lay Me Down” from their debut album, and they were later featured on “La La La” Naughty Boy’s song. Their debut EP was released in 2013, the EP was produced by Craze & Hoax and Johnathan Creek.
Sam Smith released their first studio album in 2014, the album was titled “In the Lonely Hour” and it was released through Capitol Records. The album was described by Sam as “An album that talks about Unrequited love”, they said that the inspiration for the songs stemmed from personal experiences in their love life.
The album topped several charts in the UK including UK Albums Chart and Billboard 200, in 2014. It was also the second biggest-selling album of 2014 in the UK topped only by Taylor Swift’s “1989”. Sam made his debut American tour in 2014, with new singles.
Sam performed “Stay With Me” on Saturday Night live in 2014, the song reached US Billboard Hot 100 and UK Singles Chart. “I’m Not the Only One” which is the fourth song on their debut album made number 5 on the US charts and number 3 on the UK charts.
In 2015, Tom Petty noted that Sam’s Stay With Me was similar to his I Won’t Back Down released in 1989, they agreed to negotiate settlements out of court. Also in 2015, Smith received 4 Awards at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards: Best New Artist, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Album.
Sam received three Billboard Awards: Top Male Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist, and Top New Artist at the 201 Billboard Music Awards. They recorded a James Bond film Theme Song “Writing’s on the Wall” with Jimmy Napes. They were presented with 2 Guinness World Records; for topping the charts for the most number of consecutive weeks with a debut album and for recording the first James Bond Theme song to reach number one in the UK Charts.
They received a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song(Writing’s on the Wall), and also received an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2016. In 2017, Sam released a new single titled “Too Good at Goodbyes” which immediately reached N0. 1 on the UK charts and No. 5 on Billboard Hot 100.
Their second album also topped the charts in both the UK and the US, and in 2018 Sam started The Thrill of It All tour which involved visiting North America, New Zealand, Australia, Europe, and Asia. Pray was released in 2018, the song featured Logic, an American rapper.
Since 2018, Sam has released several hit singles featuring top stars in both the American and UK Music scenes. This includes Normani, Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, etc. Sam’s third which was set to be released earlier in 2020 was delayed due to Covid-19, the album “To Die For” was later released in October 2020.
Sam collaborated with German single Kim Petras on the song “Unholy”. They released another studio album ‘Gloria” which reached number one in the UK and number one in the US for the first time. “Gloria” which was released January in 2023 has already garnered favorable views globally.
On the matter of influences, Sam Smith has named Adele as his top influence. They stated that they hope to emulate Adele’s “honesty in her music” and the way in which she handles fame. Sam was advised earlier in their career by Chaka Chan and Mary J. Blige. Sam said this inspired them to help other budding artists, they also named Taylor swift as their role model.
They also mentioned Lady Gaga’s career beginning as an inspiration, Gaga was also credited for helping them come out as non-binary. Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, Brandy, Beyonce, Whitney Houston, and Mariah Carey have also been named by them as sources of inspiration.
Sam’s vocal style as noted by Joanna Eden, their voice coach tends to soar from baritone to tenor dramatically. Their vocals have oftentimes been compared to Adele’s vocals, and their vocals have also been mentioned alongside Whitney Houston’s and Luther Vandross’s.
Smith came out as gay to the public in 2014, they also acknowledged their relationship with Jonathan Zeizel, a model and actor. They credited “Stay With Me” to the man they fell in love with who broke their heart thereby inspiring the song which won them four Grammys.
They announced that they were in a relationship with Brandon Flynn, an actor. They however split up sometime in 2018. Sam explained in 2017 that they felt as much a woman as they felt as a man, they later came out as non-binary in 2019. They announced that their gender pronouns were They/Them.
Sam Smith’s net worth is estimated to be about $45 million. The net worth is calculated from album sales and royalties.
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