Sam Smith is an English-based singer and songwriter. They came into fame in October 2012 by appearing on Disclosure’s breakthrough single “Latch”; the single peaked no. 11 on the UK Singles Chart, and subsequently, they appeared on Naughty Boy’s “La La La,” which in May 2013 became a no. 1 single. In December 2013, Sam was nominated and won both the 2014 Brit Critics’ Choice Award and the BBC’s Sound (2014) poll.
In May 2014, Sam’s debut studio album, named In the Lonely Hour, was released on Capitol Records UK. The album’s lead track, “Lay Me Down,” was released before “La La La .” The album’s 2nd single, “Money on My Mind,” became their second no. 1 single in the UK. The 3rd single, “Stay with Me,” was a success internationally; it reached no. 1 in the UK and no. 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100; in addition, subsequent singles, “Like I Can” and “I’m Not the Only One” reached the top 10 in the UK. The album won 4 awards at the Annual Grammy Awards (57th), including Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Album; additionally, 2 nominations for Best Pop Solo Performance and Album of the Year.
Sam and Jimmy Napes’s song “Writing’s on the Wall” won the Golden Globe and also the Academy Award for Best Original Song. The song was the theme for the James Bond film Spectre. Further, in November 2017, Sam’s 2nd studio album, The Thrill of It All, was released and debuted atop the US and UK album charts. The lead track, “Too Good at Goodbyes,” reached no. 1 in both the UK and Australia and 4 in the US. In 2018, single “Promises” with Calvin Harris reached no. 1 in the UK, and the following year, he released “Dancing with a Stranger” along with Normani, reaching the top 10 in the US and the UK.
Additionally, the single was nominated at the 2020 Brit Awards for Song of the Year. Sam released his 3rd album, Love Goes, in 2020, including the single “How Do You Sleep?”. In 2022, from Smith’s forthcoming 4th album Gloria (2023), Sam’s single “Unholy” with Kim Petras was released, becoming their first no.1 single in the US.
Sam’s achievements include 4 Grammy Awards, 3 Billboard Music Awards, 3 Brit Awards, a Golden Globe, an American Music Award, and an Academy Award.
Sam Smith and Cyndi Lauper sing at White House
On Tuesday, President Joe Biden (80) signed the Respect for Marriage Act into law, followed by a White House South Lawn celebration with musicians like Cyndi Lauper and Sam Smith.
The law admits that everyone should have the right to marriage, whom to love, and to whom the loyalty lies; some words by Joe Biden while signing the bill. Further, after he signed the bill, attendees enjoyed a performance by Sam, who sang their single “Stay With Me.” In addition, especially for the ceremony, they wore a winter-ready black colored coat with plus-size faux fur trim elbows; Underneath, Sam wore an unbuttoned white colored shirt along with pearl earrings and a pearl necklace. Sam also wore a white, pink, and baby blue fabric brooch along with a crystal centerpiece on their coat.
The Respect for Marriage Act gives federal recognition of same-sex and interracial marriages. President Biden joined the ceremony for the Respect for Marriage Act along with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, First Lady Jill Biden, outgoing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and Vice President Kamala Harris.
Sam Smith Early Life:
|Full Real Name||Samuel Frederick Smith|
|Profession||Singer and songwriter|
|Date Of Birth||May 19th, 1992|
|Age||30 years old|
|Year Of Birth||1992|
|Nick Name||Sam, Smith|
|Current Residence||London, England|
Sam Smith was born on 19th May 1992 in London and was raised in Great Chishill. At the age of 12, as a child, Sam was bullied for having gynecomastia, so later, they underwent liposuction.
They started his musical journey by being a part of jazz bands. For several years, Sam studied singing and songwriting under the guidance of jazz pianist Joanna Eden. Sam was a part of Youth Music Theatre UK, where they appeared in the troupe’s 2007 production of Oh! Carol, which is a musical featuring the music of Neil Sedaka.
Sam Smith Family Background:
|Sisters||Lily Smith and Mabel Smith|
Sam was born to Frederick Smith and Kate Cassidy. They have two sisters named Lily Smith and Mabel Smith. All siblings have matching tattoos, a Roman no. 3 on their wrists.
Sam is the godparent of Jimmy Napes’s son, a close friend, and a collaborator.
Sam Smith Education:
|Highest Qualification||High school degree|
|High School||St Mary\\\’s Catholic School|
Sam attended Thomas More Primary School and later enrolled at St Mary’s Catholic School (Bishop’s Stortford). They were a member of the Bishops Stortford Musical Theatre Society and also of the Cantate Youth Choir.
Sam Smith Physical stats:
|Weight In Kg||92kg|
|Height In Feet||6 ft 2 in|
Sam stands 6 ft 2 in tall and weighs around 92kg. They have beautiful hazel-blue eyes, a fair complexion, and an amazing smile. Further, his hair color is brownish, which they usually keep short. Sam mentioned that they have over 35 tattoos; the latest is on their neck and belly.
Sam is non-binary; in October 2017, they stated, “I feel just as much a woman as I am a man.”
Sam Smith Birth Signs:
|Birth Sign Duality||Passive|
|Birth Sign Modality||Fixed|
According to Sam’s birthdate, they fall under the zodiac Taurus. Currently, they are 30 years old. Further, his birth flower is the Lily Of The Valley and Hawthorn.
Sam Smith Net worth:
|Net Worth||$45 million|
Sam is a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter whose estimated net worth should be around $45 million. His best hit singles are “Lay Me Down,” “Latch,” “Stay with me,” How Do You Sleep?” and “Like I Can.”
Sam Smith Relationship Status:
Sam is currently single and unmarried. Early they dated actor and model Jonathan Zeizel, and later in September 2017, Sam revealed a relationship with actor Brandon Flynn through an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Further, they split after nine months of dating in June 2018.
Sam Smith Career:
With the release of the single ‘Latch’ on 8th October 2012, Sam got the 1st break, and the single immediately hit the no. 11 on the UK Singles Chart. Further, in February 2013, they released their debut album titled ‘Lay Me Down .’ On 1st May 2013, Sam, along with ‘Naughty Boy’ created a single ‘La La La’ which reached the top spot in the ‘UK Singles Chart.’
Then they released the 1st EP titled ‘Nirvana,’ which included four tracks ‘Nirvana,’ ‘Latch,’ ‘Safe With Me,’ and ‘I’ve Told You.’ On 24th July 2013, the 1st song ‘Safe With Me’ was broadcast for the 1st time on the BBC Radio 1Xtra show. On 27th December 2013, Amazon.com declared that it was offering Sam’s song ‘I’ve Told You Now’ as a free promotional download from the internet at the St. Pancras Old Church.
In February 2014, Sam released their 2nd album’ Money on My Mind’, a booster for their singing career. Further, on 26th May 2014, they released their 1st studio album, ‘In the Lonely Hour,’ under the Capitol Records label. The album achieved the top position in the UK Albums Chart; in addition, the album reached the 2nd position on the ‘Billboard 200’ in America and sold millions of copies in America and the UK.
Sam joined British and Irish groups, including ‘Band Aid 30’, which raised funds for the victims of the ‘Ebola crisis,’ which occurred in western Africa in 2014.
Further, from 13th January 2014, Amazon.com’s, ‘iTunes Store’ started offering the single ‘Make It To Me’ as a free promotional download from the internet. Sam went on their 1st American tour in the spring of 2014.
On 20th January 2014, Sam made his 1st appearance on TV across America when they performed his hit single ‘Latch,’ along with Disclosure at the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show. Sam’s 2nd TV appearance was on 29th March 2014, when they performed on Saturday Night Live.’ Further, on 24th August 2014, they performed their 1st live show held at ‘The Forum’ (in California) at the ‘2014 MTV Video Music Awards.’
The magazine ‘The Fader,’ published in June 2014, featured Sam on its cover page along with their single ‘Stay With Me.’ the Variance Magazine declared this single as the ‘Song of Summer’ in August 2014. Further, Sam’s single ‘Lay Me Down’ reached no. 8 at the top of the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ chart after it was re-released in March 2015.
On 27th July 2015, the single ‘Omen,’ where Sam was on the vocals and Disclosure was on the instruments, was released.
On 19th October 2015, Sam was presented with two Guinness World Records, 1st for recording the 1st James Bond theme song to peaked no. 1 in the UK and 2nd for scoring the most consecutive weeks by a debut album ‘In the Lonely Hour’ in the UK top 10.
On 10th January 2016, at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, they earned the Award for Best Original Song for the single “Writing’s on the Wall .” Throughout 2016, Sam was working on new music for the release of their 2nd studio album. On 8th September 2017, they released a new single, “Too Good at Goodbyes,” which reached no. 1 in the UK and no. 5 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Further, their 2nd studio album, The Thrill of It All, topped the US Billboard 200 and the UK Albums Chart, becoming their 1st number-one album in the US. On 20th March 2018, Sam started The Thrill of It All Tour and visited Europe, Asia, North America, New Zealand, and Australia. On 27th March 2018, Sam released “Pray” featuring American rapper Logic, and on 17th August 2018, they collaborated as the main vocalist on the track “Promises.”
In January 2019, Sam released the song “Dancing with a Stranger” along with Normani, which reached the top 10 in the UK, the US, and many other countries. Their 3rd studio album, To Die For, was all set to be released but was later delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Further, on 16th April 2020, “I’m Ready,” a collaboration with American-based singer Demi Lovato was released and did well in the charts of the top 40 of several countries. On 17th September, Sam released a new track, “Diamonds,” and announced as the new title of their 3rd album, Love Goes; the album was released on 30th October. On 30th October, Sam performed a live-stream concert from Abbey Road Studios in London.
On 25th August 2022, they announced they had collaborated on a song titled “Unholy” with German singer Kim Petras. Further, the 1st single from Sam’s 4th studio album Gloria reached no. 1 in the UK, the US, Australia, and other markets. On 18th November, they released the single “Night Before Christmas.”
Sam Smith Social Appearance:
Sam has a massive fan following. On Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, they have around 14.5M, 9.5M, and 7.7M followers, respectively. Further, on YouTube, Sam has around 15.7M subscribers. They usually post their professional life pictures and videos, including their studios, concerts, and several solo clicks.