How much does the singer Susan Boyle earn?
The Scottish singer Susan Magdalene Boyle is a popular face on the entertainment scene. Coming to an international recognition after her appearance on the popular TV reality show- “Britain’s Got Talent,” she auditioned for a place in the show with the song- “I Dreamed a Dream” from Les Miserables.
She debuted with the album “I Dreamed a Dream” in 2009 and topped the British Billboard Charts for six consecutive weeks. With her soulful singing, she has won the hearts of billions and billions worldwide from her each album release. Making her net worth value the total of around $26 Million, she has achieved her life-long aim.
Born to a Veteran Father- Patrick Boyle and a Shorthand Typist mother Bridget Boyle, she is one of the nine children of her parents. She is the youngest of four brothers and five sisters and was raised in Blackburn, West Lohan.
When she was born on April 1, 1961, her mother was already forty-five years old. Her birth was a difficult one, and she was briefly deprived of oxygen. The condition led her to be diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome. She spent her childhood in a very musical family where her father used to sing, and her mother played the piano.
At an early age, she started finding comfort in music.
Susan was bullied at school because of her learning difficulties. That is when she sought her serenity became her music. She joined the Edinburgh Acting School and started taking vocal lessons from the coach- Fred O’Neil. She was also part of the local choir group of their church.
In 1997, she lost her father, and thus the burden of the family fell upon her shoulders. Her mother being supportive of her singing encouraged her to take part in talent competitions.
Before she auditioned for Britain’s got Talent, she had already competed in local competitions like- “My Kind of People.” Her mother was also the one who wanted her to compete in the Britain’s Got Talent.
However, she only went to audition after facing yet another personal loss of her mother’s death.
Britain’s Got Talent
Boyle auditioned for the Britain’s Got Talent in August 2008. Singing her version of the, “I Dreamed a Dream;” she was instantly appreciated by every audience member as well as the judges.
The video of her audition has over 10 million views so far since it first aired on 11 April 2009.
Her performance was a tribute to her mother as that was the first time she performed in public after her mother passed away. Competing in the BGT, she became one of the 40 acts that went through the semi-finals.
Her performance was also the act that received the highest number of votes to go through the finals. However, she ended up being second when the dance troupe- Diversity won the competition.
Album Release and Sucess
She debuted to the music scene with her first official album- “I Dreamed a Dream” on November 23, 2009. The album debuted as one of the fastest selling UK albums and outsold the top 5 albums in its first week.
The album also received positive reviews worldwide selling over 701 th0usnd copies in its first week in the US. It topped the US Billboard charts for six weeks and became the best-selling album of 2009.
After the success of her first album, she then released her albums- “The Gift,” “Someone To Watch Over Me,” “Standing Ovation: The Greatest Songs From the Stage,” “Home For Christmas,” “Hope and A Wonderful World.”
She also debuted to the acting field with the film- “The Christmas Candle” in 2013.
|Date of birth||April 1, 1961|
|Birthplace||Blackburn, West Lothian, Scotland|
|Profession||Singer, TV personality|
|Father’s name||Patrick Boyle|
|Mother’s name||Bridget Boyle|
|Net Worth||$26 Million|
|Siblings||Four Brothers, Five Sisters|
Relationship and Lovelife
Boyle has not yet been in a relationship with anyone. After coming of age, she dedicated her life helping her aging mother.
However, even after the death of her mother, she is not involved with anyone romantically.
After her successful career in music, she has maintained her reputation on the internet as well. Winning the hearts of millions, she is quite popular on the internet as well. On her official Twitter, she has around 26.2 thousand followers while on her Instagram she has over 7 thousand followers.
With fans worldwide, she has made millions with here each album release. She currently has the net worth value that amounts up to $26 million so far.
Rumors and Controversy
Susan Boyle No longer able to perform Live
Diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome in 2012, Boyle was told that she suffered from brain damage at birth. The talented singer has battled illness all her life.
However, she recently lost an incredible amount of weight. But being no improvement in her condition, she has stated that she no longer can perform in front of a live audience.
Although she recently released her album- A Wonderful World, she said that her Asperger’s Syndrome had led her to a crippling condition where she is no longer able to perform.