Vance Joy: Net Worth, Tour, Bio (Career)

How much is Vance Joy worth?

His gross income is $13 Million

Singer James Gabriel Keogh a.k.a. Vance Joy from Australia is among the artists who have gained attention and fame in a very short period.

Joy started his career as a professional singer after, in 2013, he signed deals with Atlantic Records.

Furthermore, he released his first EP in March of the year and is titled ‘God Loves You When You’re Dancing.’

Additionally, his song ‘Riptide’ is also the number 1 song in 2013’s Hot 100 by Triple J. Furthermore, he has also won an ARIA Music Awards.


Early Life

James Gabriel Keogh’s date of birth is 1st December of 1987, and he was born in Melbourne, Australia. The details about his parents and siblings are not available.


In 2005, Vance graduated from St Kevin’s College. Later he graduated with a degree in Arts and Law from Monash University.

Also, the singer has a perfect score of 50 in English.

Early Career

Before getting indulged in music and singing, Joy was a football player. He played in the VFL (Victorian Football League) for Coburg Football Club. In 2008, he also won the award for the ‘best first-year player.’

He still supports the club.


As a Singer

Joy released his first single ‘From Afar’ on 21st January of 2013, followed by his first EP ‘God Loves You When You’re Dancing,’ on 22nd March of the year.

His single ‘Riptide,’ is one of his most successful songs and it also helped the young singer gain huge prominence in short period. The song was a massive hit and was in the 6th place of ARIA Singles Chart along with success on commercial radio of Australia.

Furthermore, (ARIA) Australian Record Industry Association also certified the song as a triple platinum. Moreover, the song has been featured in USA’s advertising campaign for GoPro.

In addition to that, the singer also shared that the inspiration for his song ‘Riptide’ was the motel in which he and his family stayed during a vacation. The song is a high point in the career of the singer as it helped him to get recognized all over the world as it was a massive hit elsewhere like UK, Sweden, Germany, Canada. It also landed in the 30th place on Hot 100 of Billboard.

Moreover, he also performed the song at the MTV Europe Music Awards in 2014.

Later on 9th September of 2014, the singer launched his debut album titled ‘ Dream Your Life Away,’ in the USA. However, in Australia, it was released on 5th September after he announced it on 15th July of the year.

In the month of July, Joy also released the third single from the album titled ‘Mess Is Mine, ‘ and it also landed in the 37th place in Australia followed by the fourth single ‘First Time; on 7th September.

Later from 5th September of 2014, he started to perform the album through the out world and started out from Melbourne.


Tours and Collaborations

On 3rd November of 2014, the singer announced that he would be working with fellow singer Taylor Swift on her World Tour of ‘The 1989’. With Taylor, he appeared in his home country, UK, and North America and Furthermore, Taylor also performed Riptide for a segment of BBC on 9th October 2014.

On 8th August of 2015, while Joy was at a show of Taylor Swift, he announced about his
new album ‘Dream Your Life Away.’

Awards and Nominations

In 2015, Vance was nominated for an MTV Video Music Awards for his song’ Riptide.’

Furthermore, he also won an ARIA Music Awards under the category ‘Best Male Artist’ in 2015.

Personal Information

Name James Gabriel Keogh
Birthdate  December 1, 1987
Birth Place Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Profession Singer, Songwriter
Mother’s Name  N/A
Father’s Name N/A
Siblings N/A
Height 6’ 4″ (194 cm)
Weight  85 kg (188 lbs)
Body Measurement N/A
Horoscope Sagittarius
 Net Worth $13 Million

Relationship and Dating

The details about his dating life are not available.

Social Reach

Vance Joy has 209 thousand followers on his Instagram. He also has 150 thousand followers on Twitter.

Net Worth

Gross Worth of singer Vance Joy is $30 Million. As a singer, he earned the sum in a very short period.

Rumors and Controversies

There are no gossips and rumors about the singer available.

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