The fifth runner up of the eighth season of ‘X Factor’ is a northern pop and Irish folk song writer and singer. She first rose to fame with her audition on the show. Without prior music experience, she was an amateur on the show. What started from an audition has turned into a professional career for the singer. She considers John Frusciante, City and Colors, Nirvana and Devendra Banhart, as one of the biggest influences on her music style. She is a trained instrumentalist, who can play guitar, ukulele and drums flawlessly.
Janet Devlin Biography and Family –
Janet Maureen Aoife Ni Devlin was born in 1994 on 12th November to mother Aquinas and father Pat Devlin. She is the youngest sister of three elder brothers; Jason Devlin, Gavin Devlin and Aaron Devlin. She was born and raised in Gortin, Northern Ireland. She is known for maintaining a pretty secretive life. In the past she shared a long relationship with Brendan Sally, but the couple separated in 2014. Since then Janet hasn’t confirmed any rumors or speculations.
Education: She completed her schooling from Irish Language Pre – School. Later she got enrolled in Drumragh Integrated College to complete her secondary education.
Career: She started off her career at just 17 with ‘X Factor’, she auditioned for the sow with Elton John’s ‘Your Song’, which earned her four “yes” from the judges. Her ‘X Factor’ journey transformed her into the star she is today. Soon after leaving the show, Janet was being chased by record labels.
She released her first album in 2013 titled as ‘Hide & Seek’ with Pledge Music Records. Following which she released an extended play ‘Nothing Lost’ in the same year. In 2013, she also gave background vocals to three of Newton Faulkner’s album #studious which included ‘Plastic Hearts’.
In early 2014, she released another album ‘Running with Scissors’. Following this, she also released a Christmas EP ‘December Daze’ the next year by collaborating with Pledge Music Records. She released another EP in 2015 ‘Duvet Daze’. One of her recent EP launched in 2016 titled ‘Little Lights’.
She was a part of ‘100 Reasons to live’ which is Gareth Emery’s new album, which released in 2016.
In 2013, she got the honor to perform for the Holiness, Dalai Lama who was a part of an Irish Charity.
She has been a part of two Pledger concerts, one in 2012 and the other in 2013 at London’s Troubadour.
Janet Devlin Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $1 Million US Dollars
Janet is known to make thousands of dollars from her album sales as well as her tour performances. She used her breakthrough in the best way possible and turned it into a professional career, which is constantly adding more digits in her account. Her contracts with Pledge Music and Insomnia Music Records allow her to increase her bank balance. The net worth of this Irish singer is estimated to be around $1 million US dollars as of 2017.
Janet Devlin Business Model
Apart from being a singer, she is also a songwriter and is known for writing all of her own songs. She has been a part of 4 tours now, which include ‘The X Factor Tour’, ‘The Imaginarium Tour’ and ‘The X Factor Live Tour’ and ‘Happy Mistakes: Unplugged tour’. These tours also helped her gain new fans and brought her in front of the world.
She has also done some work in collaboration with artists like Gareth Emery, Joshua Radin etc, sometimes as a song writer and sometimes as a background vocalist.
Janet is going on a winter tour this year, which includes places around UK and Ireland. The tour is named ‘My Opinion’. Tour dates and tickets are available on her website. Recently, Janet is receiving a lot of positive response from her fans, for her transformation. She is definitely growing beautifully.
The beautiful singer is definitely one of the best discoveries of the talent hunt show. The young singer has gained so much popularity with only two albums. She has the talent music industry would love to explore and cherish. She is just 22 and is able to contribute so much as an artist. She is also working on an album currently, which might release next year. You can witness her live performance, by going on her website and booking a ticket now.