Sam Smith Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Awards.
Sam Smith Net Worth 2020 – Sam Smith is an English-born singer-songwriter. The talented musician shot to fame in the UK in October 2012 when he lent his amazing vocals to the single “Latch” by English duo Disclosure.
His popularity continued to soar when he was featured on Naughty Boy’s chart-topping 2013 single “La La La”.
As of December 2020, Sam Smith has a net worth of $30 million, and his annual earnings are also close to $4 million. All of his fortunes come from his musical career.
Sam Smith’s 2014 studio album, In the Lonely Hour, got sold for more than 12 million copies and eventually got platinum and gold certifications. After releasing Money on My Mind song from In the Lonely Hour album, Sam Smith earned nearly $1 million.
Sam Smith is a very talented singer and songwriter from the United Kingdom. Most of the songs he recorded and released got ranked on top charts and were sold for millions of copies.
Samuel Frederick Smith was born on May 19, 1992, in London to Frederick Smith and Kate Cassidy. The young Smith schooled at St Mary’s Catholic School in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, England.
He was a member of several choral groups including the Bishop’s Stortford Junior Operatics and the Cantate Youth Choir. Also, he sang in several jazz bands and later enrolled at the Youth Music Theatre UK. Sam Smith was also tutored by English jazz singer/pianist, Joanna Eden.
Height: 188 cm (6 ft 2)
Weight: 92 kg (203 pounds)
Shoes size: 12 US (46 EU)
After several uneventful years on the UK music scene, Sam Smith eventually hit his breakthrough when he got featured on the 2012 single “Latch”.
Following its release on October 8, 2012, the song debuted at No. 26 on the UK Singles Chart and it peaked at No. 11. In 2012, Smith was featured on the single “La La La” by Naughty Boy which made its way to the top of the UK Singles Chart. His debut EP Nirvana was released on May 19, 2013.
Sam Smith first studio album In the Lonely Hour was released on May 26, 2014, and the album made it to the top of the UK Albums Chart and No. 2 on the Billboard 200.
The first three singles off the album made it to the top of the UK Singles Chart. Smith also performed the third single off the album “Stay With Me” live at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. In the Lonely Hour has since been named as the 2nd highest selling album of 2014 behind Ed Sheeran‘s x album.
Sam Smith won eight nominations for his performance at the ‘57th Annual Grammy Awards’ ceremony held on February 8, 2015 at ‘Staples Center’ in Los Angeles.
He won three of the ‘Grammy Awards’ including ‘Record of the Year, ‘Best New Artist’ and ‘Song of the Year’ for his single ‘Stay With Me’ and one ‘Grammy Award’ of ‘Best Vocal Album’ for the studio album ‘In The Lonely Hour’.
On February 25, 2015 he won the ‘British Breakthrough Award’ for the single ‘Lay Me Down’ at the ‘2015 Brit Awards’ competition held at ‘The O2 Arena’ in London, England.
He received the ‘Top New Artist’, the ‘Top Male Artist’ and the ‘Top Radio Songs Artist’ awards at the ‘2015 Billboard Music Awards’ function held on May 17, 2015.
On October 19, 2015 he won the ‘Guinness World Record’ award for composing the theme song of ‘Spectre’ which reached the number one spot in the ‘UK Charts’ and a second ‘Guinness World Record’ award for the album ‘In The Lonely Hour’ which remained in the ‘UK Top Ten’ chart for the maximum number of consecutive weeks.
The ‘Award for Best Original Song’ was presented to him for ‘Writings On The Wall’ at the ‘73rd Golden Globe Awards’ function held on January 6, 2016.
He received an ‘Academy Award’ nomination for ‘Best Original Song’ and a ‘2016 Brit Awards’ nomination for ‘Best British Video’ on January 14, 2016 for the same song.
On February 28, 2016 Smith was awarded the ‘Best Original Song’ award for ‘Writings On The Wall’ at the ‘Academy Awards’ function.