Very few people have earned fame and respect at the age of 14, in fact less number of people get the opportunity to do so. A boy from Cheshire who used to dance in the streets of England to earn for his family, suddenly became a popular face among the masses. Supremely talented, winner of Britain’s Got Talent and recent ‘Emmerdale’ actor, he is none other than George William Sampson. His dancing style and melodious singings truly amazed the people all over the world. At the age of 23, he is going great in his profession and rocking the whole world upside down.
George William Sampson was born on 29th June 1993 in the city of Warrington, Cheshire in England. He is an English street dancer, very good presenter, terrific dancer, melodious singer and a skilful actor. He is truly a multi talented and god gifted artist who is ruling the heart of millions across the globe.
It all started in the year 2007, when George’s dance teacher Dominic Chambers told him about the audition that was going to happen for Britain’s Got Talent for the first time in the country. Without thinking about the ifs and buts, George readily went for the audition. There he performed on ‘Drop’ (a dance number featuring Magoo and Fatman Scoop). His performance was well appreciated by all the three judges but couldn’t get a ‘Yes’ vote from the two judges named Amanda Holden and Piers Morgan despite the enthusiasm of the other judge (Simon Cowell) for the proceedings to the live semi-finals. This sad experience made Sampson to re-audition the next year and literally proved Holden and Morgan wrong.
In 2008 series of Britain’s Got Talent, George was fully trained and experienced for all the challenges that was thrown towards him. His skill set was evident in his performance. George’s skill only got better with every passing episode. He effortlessly got through all the rounds and ultimately won the title of that year. Although the journey was never easy for George, from 2007 to 2008, he danced whole-heartedly on the streets of Manchester to improve his style and to raise money for his family.
Career: After winning the title in May 2008, he made his stage debut on 4th August with hip-hop musical ‘Into the Hoods’. George’s multiple talent led him to record songs for Simon Cowell’s dance video which turned out to be a huge hit. His debut single titled “Get Up on the Dance Floor/ Headz up” was released on 24th November the same year and acquired the list of chartbusters for continuously 4 weeks. On 1st December, his dance DVD named “Access to All Areas’ was released. It was a documentary about his dance, singings and the journey to stardom.
The next year, on 2nd January, Sampson joined the cast of BBC drama named “Waterloo” in which he played a character of 17 year old boy Kyle Stack. In the following year, he appeared in the second series of “Mount Pleasant”. He has also starred in films like “Street Dance 3D” and “Street Dance 2”. In 2013, he returned to “Waterloo Reload” but this time as a 19 year old Kyle Stack in the episode number 30. Later, in 2016, he joined the cast of “Emmerdale” in which he plays the character of Ryan.
George Sampson Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $0.2 Million US Dollars
At the young age of 23, he has achieved many things what other young boys and girls think of. As of 2017, his net worth is estimated to be around $0.2 million US dollars.
George Sampson has won the under 16 category of World Street Dance championship in the year 2007. As mentioned earlier, he is the winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2008. He even received an honorary Scout Badge in the same year. He is also a receiver of ‘Favorite Winner’ award at the 2008 Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards.
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With his winnings from the reality show Britain’s Got Talent, he purchased a home with a jaw dropping 120,000 pound in Warrington, Cheshire. George seems to have an elegant taste in cars. He owns a silver Mercedes Van and a black BMW X4.
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Giving so much of his hard work to dancing, he has been chosen as the official ambassador of the United Dance Organization.
George Sampson has been in the news for quite a sometime. Recently, he had fall out with his mother, Lesley Sampson, who is not leaving his second home even after his insistence. For this, George has taken this matter to the court. Hopefully, both mother and son will call it truce in the end.
True to his zodiac, cancer, George Sampson is humble, domestic and loves to nurture others. He is that kind of person who takes immense pleasure to entertain others and at the same time try to get as much success as possible. Through the difficulties of life, George has found comfort in his work. At a very tender age, George’s talent has been acknowledged and appreciated. This young talent has just set his foot in the industry, he has got lot more to achieve.