Sam Smith is a British born, English singer and song writer. As he started professional singing career, he immediately rose to the success. His first song “Latch” on October 2012, which was written by Disclosure (Band), co-written by Jimmy Napes was a big hit in UK and it rated number eleven on the “UK Singles Chart”. As a result, he was rewarded with plenty of nominations and awards. In November 2013, he won 2014 Brit Critics Choice Awards and BBC’s Sound of 2014. He has also won four Grammy Awards in 2015.
Sam Smith Biography and Family
Samuel Frederick Sam Smith was born on 19 may, 1992 in London, United Kingdom. His family was not a stereo type family. His father Frederick Smith is a homemaker while his mother Kate Cassidy used to work in a bank. Sam has two younger sisters, Lily and Mabel. He spends his childhood in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. Sam is a cousin of famous singer Lily Allen and Game of Thrones fame actor Alfie Allen.
Sam took his initial steps toward stardom when he joined the youth music theater UK. In 2007, as a member of theater group, he took participates in the production of “Oh! Carol”. Before his musical theater, he was member of jazz band. For few years he learns singing and song writing from Joanna Eden, who was the pianist in jazz band. He also went to St Mary’s Catholic School in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire.
Sam Smith was a born singer. His parents supported him throughout his life. His family faced set back, when his mother was fired from her job as she was giving more time to his son’s singing career then to the office. He recorded two songs at the age of 15. The singer came into lime light when he launched his first song in 2012, which proved to be the huge hit of the year. In a very short span of time, he became a successful singer.
In 2014, Sam announced to the public that he is a homosexual. He was in relationship with dancer and model Jonathon Ziezel but their relationship didn’t last long. They broke up in 2015. According to media reports, these days Sam is dating model Jay Camilleri. In his interview with “4music”, he confesses that he is suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Sam Smith Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $17 Million US Dollars
Sam Smith net worth of 2017 is estimated to be $17 million US dollars. Sam earned $1.8 million as his annual income. Sam’s major source of income is his musical hits. His first song “Latch” earned him great success in music industry. Sam’s first album turned out as a great hit of 2013 and ranked as a no.1 position on “UK Singles Chart”. In addition, Sam has won many awards for his super hit singles and albums, which also add to his Net Worth. According to media report Sam earned about $937,000 from his album “Money on My Mind” and from his another huge hit album “In the Lonely Hour” he earned about $2 million in 2014.
At the age of 24, Sam resumes boats of many successful albums and Awards. As he entered musical stream soon he become a success. He featured in Naughty Boy’s “La La La” song in May 2013. This song gathered the number one position in UK Singles Chart. His debut single album was “In the Lonely Hour” which was released in UK by Capitol UK and Method Records on 26th of May 2014 and in United States by Capitol Records America on 17th June 2014.
This album gained the top spot by replacing the Coldplay’s “Ghost Story” and it till date it is the fastest selling debut album. Sam also performed in American’s famous talk shows like Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Saturday Night Live in March 2014.
Sam’s trophy cabinet is pretty impressive. By the age of 24, he already had bagged 26 awards for her debut album. He was nominated 69 times for the prestigious awards. Sam has also bagged the Academy Award, American Music Awards, BET Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Brit Awards, Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Grammy Awards, iHeart Radio Music Awards, JUNO Awards, MOBO Awards, Q Awards, and Young Hollywood Awards.
Sam Smith is someone who is always in headline either for his good work or for his controversy. Sam is very well known for his controversial tweets. His Oscar acceptance speech is also turned out to be big controversy, as he made remark about gay Academy Award winners. This wasn’t well received by media.
Samuel Frederick Sam Smith rose to stardom very early in his life. He is considered as great singer and by his hard work and dedication he becomes successful in the music industry. He is a successful person as well as great human being also. He has also supported many charities and foundations like Children in Need, Comic Relief, GRAMMY Foundation, and MusiCares.