Have you been wondering what Susan Boyle net worth in 2018 is? Susan Boyle is a Scottish singer who rose to fame back in 2009 after taking the second position on Britain’s Got Talent. After releasing her debut album, I Dream a Dream the same year the album became United Kingdom’s best-selling debut album of all time, and as of today, it has sold more than 14 million copies.
Today Susan Boyle has released six more albums and has sold more than 20 million records worldwide. Let’s get more information regarding Susan Boyle net worth and also a few things you probably don’t know about Susan Boyle.
Susan Magdalane Boyle is the daughter of a typist Bridget and a singer, Patrick Boyle. She was born in 1961 and hails from Blackburn West Lothian where she was also raised up. She has nine other siblings four brothers and five sisters who are older than her. At school, Boyle wasn’t doing so well academically, and upon leaving the school, she did some government training programs.
Today she is dating her first boyfriend whom she met in 2014, and before 2014 she never dated anyone else in her life.
Boyle started off her music career in 1995 by training on how to sing in Edinburgh Acting School and her vocal coach was Fred O’Neil.in her early career years she would participate in several local singing competitions where she won several of them. In 1998 she recorded three tracks “Cry Me a River”, “Killing Me Softly with His Song and “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” which found their way into the internet and she started becoming noticed.
In 2008 her mother and O’Neil persuaded her to do Britain’s Got Talent audition even though she thought she was too old and in 2009 as contestant number 43212 she sang “Les Miserables” and I Dream a Dream”. During the competition, she did well, and she was so close to winning 2009 Britain’s Got Talent, but she became second.
Her first debut album was “I Dreamed a Dream” which was released in the year 2009. The album became the fastest selling UK album of all time, became the top-selling physical album, 2nd best-selling album in the US in 2009 and debuted at number one on Billboard 200, no one in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. As of today, the album has sold 14 million copies worldwide. The following year she released her second studio album The Gift which was also her first Christmas album. The album debuted at No 1 in the UK and No one at Billboard 200. To date, the album has sold around 2 million copies.
Other albums that Boyle has released to date are Someone to Watch Over Me (released 2011), Standing Ovation: The Greatest Songs from the Stage (realized 2012), Home for Christmas (released 2013), Hope (released 2014) and A Wonderful World (released in 2016).
Other than singing Boyle has had an acting career making her film debut with the film The Christmas Candle released in 2013. She has released several documentaries such as I Dreamed a Dream: The Susan Boyle Story 2011, Susan Boyle: An Unlikely Superstar, and Susan Boyle Her Secret Struggle.
On awards and achievements: Susan Boyle has three Guinness World Records, 2 honorary doctorates from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University, 1 Scottish Music Award, 1 Radio Forth Award, 1 Scottish Variety Award, 1 World Music Award, 1 Japan Gold Disc Award among several others.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Susan Boyle Net Worth is $40 million. The source of Susan Boyle net worth her music career earnings where she has sold more than 20 million records to date. Her debut music album I Dream a Dream sold 14 million copies worldwide which was the fastest-selling debut album ever in the UK. Her second music album The Gift sold 2 million copies worldwide. Another source of her net worth fortune is her earnings from tours.
6 Facts You Need To Know About Susan Boyle
From becoming the second runners-up in Britain’s Got Talent to an international star, she has become today Susan Boyle is one of the most successful byproducts of the show. Below we have listed a few things you probably don’t know about Susan Boyle.
1. When she was a child, she used to be bullied, and her most comfort came from music. She started singing at the age of 5.
2. She was born on April Fool’s Day.
3. When she joined Britain’s Got Talent, she was 47 years then.
4. With all the cash and fame, she still lives in the same house where she grew up.
5. She came to Britain’s Got Talent audition to make her mother proud even though she had already passed away.
6. The reason she didn’t move out of her home is that she was looking after her mother all these years.
Susan Boyle net worth fortune wouldn’t have come along today were it not for the fact that she overcame her fears and got to the auditions. Sometimes risk-taking can prove to be favorable in the