Sam Smith is an English singer and songwriter. On February 6, 2023, Smith and Petras won Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Unholy”. This made Smith the first openly non-binary artist to win a Grammy and Petra the first openly transgender artist to win a Grammy in a major category.
Sam Smith Personal Life
Sam Smith was born on 19 May 1992 in London, England to Kate Cassidy Frederick Smith. He has two siblings named Mabel Smith and Lily Smith.
He was bullied as a child for his breasts and had liposuction at age 12. As part of Youth Music Theater UK, Smith appeared in the group’s 2007 production of Oh! Carol, is a musical with music by Neil Sedaka.
Before getting into music, he was in a big band. In October 2017, Smith came out as genderqueer, saying “I feel just as much a woman as I am a man” and talked about a period in his youth when he “didn’t own a piece of male clothing and would wear full makeup while attending school”.
In September 2019, he came out as non-binary and changed his preferred gender pronouns to they/them, stating, “After a lifetime of being at war with my gender I’ve decided to embrace myself for who I am, inside and out…”
Sam Smith Career
Smith released two singles before 2010, 2008’s “Bad Day All Week” and 2009’s “When It’s all right”. Smith featured on Disclosure’s “Latch”, which was released on 8 October 2012 and reached number 11 on the UK Singles Chart. Diagram. In February 2013, Smith released the first single from his debut album, Lay Me Down, and later in the year he appeared on Naughty Boy’s single, La La La. It was released on 19 May 2013 and reached number 1 on the UK Singles Chart. Smith’s first EP Nirvana was released the following year. The first track from the EP, titled “Safe with Me”, was produced by Two Inch Punch and was first broadcast on MistaJam’s BBC Radio 1Xtra show on 24 July 2013. The second track on the EP is titled “Nirvana” and was produced by Craze and Hoax and Jonathan Creek. The EP also includes Smith’s solo acoustic version of “Latch” and a live version of “I’ve Told You Now”.
On November 25, 2013, Smith released “Together”, a collaboration with Disclosure, Nile Rodgers, and Jimmy Napes, as the lead single from Settle: The Remixes. The second single from Smith’s debut album titled “Money on My Mind” was released on February 16, 2014. On December 16, it was announced that Smith’s debut studio album titled In the Lonely Hour would be released on 26 May 2014 at Capitol Records. The album reached number one on the UK Albums Chart and number two on the Billboard 200, and on November 5 became the second best-selling album of 2014 in the United States, behind Taylor Swift’s 1989.
In January 2015, In the Lonely Hour was voted the second best-selling album of 2014 in the UK, behind Ed Sheeran’s album x. On January 20, 2014, Smith made his American television debut performing “Latch” on Jimmy Fallon’s Late Night Show on Disclosure. Smith also appeared on Saturday Night Live on March 29, 2014, performing a gospel-tinged acoustic version of “Stay with Me” and “Lay Me Down”. “Stay with Me” reached number one on the UK Singles Chart and number two on the US Billboard Hot 100. In June 2014, Smith made his debut on the cover of The Fader magazine in its 92nd issue.
In August 2014, their single “Stay with Me” was named Song of the Summer by Variance magazine. Smith performed “Stay With Me” live at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards on August 24 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. In March 2015, “Lay Me Down” was re-released as the album’s sixth single, peaking at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 (Smith’s third US Top 10 single). That same month, Smith recorded another version of the song featuring John Legend for the British charity TV show Comic Relief, which reached number one in the UK. At the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on May 17, Smith won three Billboard Awards: Best Male Artist, Best New Artist, and Best Radio Song. He appeared on Disclosure’s single “Omen”, which was released on July 27, 2015.
On 8 September 2017, Smith released a new single titled “Too Good at Goodbyes”, which debuted at number one in the UK and number five on the US Billboard Hot 100. Their second studio album, The Thrill of It All, debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and number one on the US Billboard 200, becoming their first album in the US. On March 20, 2018, Smith embarked on The Thrill of It All Tour, which visited Europe, North America, Asia, New Zealand, and Australia. On March 27, 2018, he released the song “Pray” featuring American rapper Logic. On August 17, 2018, the singer collaborated as lead singer on Calvin Harris’ new song “Promises”. The song became Smith’s seventh number-one on the UK Singles Chart and first number-one on the Billboard Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart. They also released “Fire on Fire” as the soundtrack to Watership Down.
In January 2019, Smith released “Dancing with a Stranger” as a single with Norman and it reached the top ten in the UK, US, and other countries. In February, Smith performed several songs at the 2019 Brit Awards at London’s O2 Arena alongside Calvin Harris, Rag’n’Bone Man, and Dua Lipa. On July 6, 2019, new 102.7 radio host Mike Adam released “How Do You Sleep?” on his Twitter account. On February 13, 2020, Smith revealed that the third studio album, then titled To Die For, was to be released on May 1.
On March 30, Smith announced that due to the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, they would delay the release of their third album and make several changes to the album’s tracklist and title while they continued to work on it. However, they stated that it will still be released sometime in 2020. “I’m Ready”, a collaboration with American singer Demi Lovato, was released on 16 April and charted well in the top 40 in several countries. On July 6, Smith released his cover of Coldplay’s “Fix You.” They originally performed the song earlier in May for iHeartRadio’s Living Room series. On September 17, they released a new single, “Diamonds”, and then announced the new title of their third album, Love Goes, which was released on October 30. On 29 September, they announced that they would be performing a live concert at London’s Abbey Road Studios on 30 October, their only live performance of 2020.
On August 25, 2022, Smith announced that he had collaborated with German singer Kim Petras on “Unholy”, which Petras called “the best song” he had been involved with. The first single from Smith’s fourth studio album, Gloria, reached number one in the UK, US (Smith’s first US number one), Australia, and other markets. The song made Smith and Petra the first openly non-binary and the first openly transgender musicians to release a song that reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. On 18 November, Smith released the single “Night Before Christmas”, which was included on their EP The Holly and the Ivy. Gloria was released on January 27, 2023, to generally positive reviews from critics.
On February 6, 2023, Smith and Petras won Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Unholy”. This made Smith the first openly non-binary artist to win a Grammy and Petra the first openly transgender artist to win a Grammy in a major category.
Sam Smith Net Worth
Sam has a net worth of $2 million. He earns by being a singer and a songwriter. He also earns via doing concerts that are attended by his wide fanbase.
Sam Smith Relationship
In January 2015, Smith and Jonathon Zeizel announced their relationship on Instagram. According to the interview, Sam and Jonathon first met on the set of their “Like I Can” music video. Unfortunately, the couple broke up two months after the announcement. At a concert in Toronto in March 2015, Sam told the audience about their breakup.
In 2015, there were rumors that Sam and reality star Charlie King were together. A few months later, in August 2015, fans speculated that they had rekindled their romance after Charlie took to Twitter and posted a picture of himself with his arm around a mystery person. It was never confirmed that the person in the photo was Sam, but fans were quick to speculate that the snap looked like the singer from behind. In March 2016, news broke online that Sam was dating British model Jay.
In October 2017, the internet went crazy after photos of Sam and Brandon running out in New York City first surfaced. A few days later, the singer confirmed his relationship with the actor in an interview.
The romance between Sam and Christian Cowan first sparked romance rumors in January 2023 when they were spotted together in NYC. At that moment, Sam kissed Christian on the head, apparently hinting at their romance. However, no one has confirmed their relationship status so far.
Sam Smith Education
Smith attended St Mary’s Catholic School, Bishop’s Stortford, and was a member of Bishop’s Stortford Junior Operatics and the Cantate youth choir. Smith attended the Anglican St. Mary’s in Saffron Walden.
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Sam Smith Physical Stats
|Height||6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)|
|Weight||92 kg (203 lbs)|
|Shoe Size||12.5 (US)|
Sam Smith Wiki/Bio
|Full Name||Samuel Frederick Smith|
|Date Of Birth||19 May 1992|
|Age||30 (as of 2023)|
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