|Lewis Marc Capaldi
|7th October 1996
Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi is one of the trending sensational young artists of the moment. His melodious singing abilities allowed him to earn a nomination for the Critics Choice Award at the Brit Awards in 2019.
In March 2019, his single “Someone You Loved” topped the UK Singles Chart and remained there for seven weeks. In October 2019, the same song reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated for Song of the Year at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.
The same song won Song of the Year at the 2020 Brit Award. These adventures have put Capaldi on the front line of the music scene, as the young artist also won a Brit Award for Best New Artist in 2020. The following is further information on Lewis Capaldi net worth, biography, personal life, and the talented singer’s career journey so far.
Lewis Capaldi Early Life
Lewis Capaldi was born in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, on October 7, 1996, as Lewis Marc Capaldi. He grew up in Bathgate, located between Edinburgh and Glasgow, as the youngest of four children of his parents. He discovered his passion for music at the early age of 4. With supportive parents, he constantly worked on preparing for his future in music.
By the time he was 11 years old, he was playing the guitar, writing songs, and playing at venues around Bathgate, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Even while in school, he preferred playing music and enjoying himself instead of devoting time to academics. He started recording himself while he composed and played his music and uploaded his works on YouTube, where he soon had a loyal fan base.
Lewis Capaldi Career Life
The young Scotsman found his way to earn his money through his career path as a singer, whose career began officially in 2017 when he released his album, Bloom, which contained the track ‘Bruises’, and became the fastest unsigned artist to score 250,000 plays on ‘Spotify‘.
His track eventually got over 28 million plays on the platform. Soon after the success of his first single, he got signed by “Virgin EMI Records” and “Capitol Records”. Following the success of “Bruises” and his first EP, he received invites to support many popular musicians and bands such as Rag’n’Bone Man 2017, Milky Chance, Niall Horan, and Sam Smith all in 2018.
His individual career continued with tours around Europe where he performed in front of huge crowds. On July 13, 2018, he was selected by “BBC Radio 1” as one of the two acts on “Brit List”. Following this, in August of the same year, he was invited to the Belfast concert to open for the Irish indie rock band “Kodaline”.
Now fueled by confidence and his passion, Lewis Capaldi released his second EP, “Breach,” on November 8, 2018. A few days later, on November 14, 2018, he performed a cover of Lady Gaga’s “Shallow” from her popular movie “A Star Is Born,” live on the “BBC Radio 1” segment “Live Lounge.”
He continued touring and playing at multiple locations across the world, including several years of festivals, with tickets for his shows getting sold out before the performance dates.
On February 18, 2019, he announced his debut album “Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent”, and released it on May 17, 2019. The album became the best-selling album in the United Kingdom in five years, spending 5 weeks at the number one spot in its first 6 weeks of release.
The album earned gold status in the UK just 2 weeks after its release. At the 2019 Brit Awards, the Scot was nominated for a Brit Critics’ Choice Award which he lost to Sam Fender. Lewis Capaldi has made history with his record as the first-ever artist in world history to announce and sell out an arena tour before a debut album’s release.
In August 2019, Capaldi supported singer Ed Sheeran at the end of his “Divide world tour”, playing 5 gigs with him in Leeds and Ipswich. At the end of the same year, his song “Someone You Loved” reached the Billboard Hot 100 number one spot, making him the first-ever Scottish solo artist to top the United States charts since Sheena Easton in 1981.
His track “Someone You Loved” was nominated as Song of the Year at the Grammys in 2020, and he received additional three nominations at the Brit Awards in 2020, winning 2 awards. On January 31, 2020, his single “Before You Go” from his album “Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent” became his second UK singles chart.
Awards & Nominations
So far, Lewis Capaldi has had an interesting award-winning career. In 2017, he won the “Best Acoustic Act” award at the “Scottish Alternative Music Awards”, and also the “Best Breakthrough Artist Award” at the “Scottish Music Awards”.
In 2018, he won the “Breakthrough” Award at the “Great Scot Awards” and also the “Rising Star Award” at the “Forth Awards”. In 2019, he won the “MTV Brand New for 2019” award, and was nominated for the “Brit Critic’s Choice Award”.
His track “Someone You Loved” was nominated as Song of the Year at the Grammys in 2020, and he received additional three nominations at the Brit Awards in 2020, winning 2 awards.
Lewis Capaldi is the first ever Scottish solo artist to top the United States charts since Sheena Easton in 1981. He has made history with his record as the first-ever artist in world history to announce and sell out an arena tour before a debut album’s release.
Lewis Capaldi is not married and looks like he is enjoying his single life as he hasn’t revealed anything about being in a relationship. He has mentioned that he is an active football fan, and supports the Scottish national team and the Scottish premier league side Celtic Football Club.
Talking about Lewis Capaldi’s physical appearance, he is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 78kg. His eyes are gray in color and his hair is a light brown color.
Lewis Capaldi Net Worth
Despite several reliable sources including Forbes and Wikipedia mentioning that Lewis Capaldi net worth is roughly $10 million, the singer has come out to say something else.
For sure, we know that Lewis Capaldi net worth must have come from his impressive award-laced music career, but we cannot completely say we know how much he is worth exactly, or how much he has made in his career especially as he has come out in April 2019 to say that he had only £200 in his bank account.
There are no records of assets or businesses owned by this man, who looks like he is simply just trying to stay focused and dedicated to writing and making his music for now.
As of February 2020, the musician still lives with his parents in Whitburn, West Lothian, in Scotland, in the same bedroom he has used since he was 10 years old, but nothing takes away the fact that he is a pure talent who has made quite a name for himself. Still just 23 years old, there is definitely more to be expected from Lewis Capaldi.