Samuel Fredrick Smith is an English singer and songwriter who goes by the stage name Sam Smith. He became famous following his role in Disclosure’s 2012 hit track Latch, followed by a subsequent feature on Naughty Boy’s La La La in 2013.
Since his breakthrough, Sam Smith has gone on to become one of the world’s biggest artists winning both the BBC Sound and Brit Critics’ Choice Awards in 2014.
Sam Smith Early Life
Sam Smith was born in London England on 19 May 1992 to Kate Cassidy and Frederick Smith. He was raised in the company of his two siblings Lily and Mabel Smith by his parents in London.
Sam Smith is a British national and his ethnicity is English. His love for music was formed when he was a little child and he started singing and performing during his childhood.
Sam Smith is a former student of St Mary Catholic School in Bishop Stortford and he was a part of the Bishop’s Stortford Junior Operatics as well as a member of the Cantate Youth Choir. Currently, he is a member of the Bishop Stortford Musical Theatre Society.
Additionally, Sam Smith learned singing and songwriting under the guidance of jazz pianist Joanna Eden for a good number of years.
Sam Smith’s Career
As a former member and an alumnus of the Youth Music Theatre UK, he made an appearance in their 2007 record. He was also part of several jazz bands before he entered the musical theatre.
He became famous following his role in Disclosure’s 2012 hit track Latch, followed by a subsequent feature on Naughty Boy’s La La La in 2013.
Both tracks were massive hits and widely enjoyed in the UK and across several other countries. Since his breakthrough, Sam Smith has gone on to become one of the world’s biggest artists winning both the BBC Sound and Brit Critics’ Choice Awards in 2014.
After his famous entrance to the music spotlight, Sam Smith net worth gained extra weight when he recorded and released his debut studio album with Capitol Records UK in 2014 which he called In the Lonely Hour.
The melodious singer has recorded a good number of singles including Money On My Mind, Lay Me Down, I’m Not the Only One, Stay With Me, Like I Can, and several more which claim the top rank on the US Billboard Hot 100.
In November 2017 Sam Smith recorded and released his second studio album which he called The Thrill of It All. His album debuted on top of both the UK Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200.
His career has since been sensational and you can tell this from how much fame and wealth Sam Smith has swiftly acquired since the start of his successful career.
Sam Smith’s Achievements & Awards
The talented Samuel Fredrick Smith A.K.A Sam Smith has enjoyed a career of awards and recognition since his debut. Sam Smith has gone on to become one of the world’s biggest artists winning both the BBC Sound and Brit Critics’ Choice Awards in 2014. In December of that same year, he was nominated for six Grammy Awards.
In February 2015 at the 57th Grammy Awards, Sam Smith went home after the annual ceremony with four Grammy Awards in his bag.
Additionally, his name has been included twice in the Guinness World Book of Records due to his performances in his musical career.
Sam Smith’s Personal Life & Relationships
Sam Smith, who identifies as a feminist, came out publicly as gay in May 2014. Rumor had it that he dated Daisy Lowe in 2014, and since he is a homosexual, most of his relationships have been with male personalities.
Sam Smith admitted to having had a romantic relationship with the model and actor Jonathan Zeizel, who he later split with.
In 2017 Sam Smith started to date actor Brandon Flynn but in June 2018, after a period of nine months together, the pair called time off.
Currently, nothing suggests that Sam Smith is having a relationship and it could possibly mean that he is being focused on his career.
Sam Smith Net Worth
His annual earnings have since grown to a good sum of $4 million. All of his wealth comes from his musical career.
Sam Smith’s first studio album, titled In the Lonely Hour which debuted in 2014 sold over 12 million copies and equally attained gold and platinum certifications.
After releasing the song Money on My Mind from his debut album In the Lonely Hour album, Mr. Sam Smith earned almost $1 million for that song alone.