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John Newman is an English DJ, singer, songwriter, composer, musician and record producer. He is best known for the track “Love Me Again” which peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart in July 2013 and appeared in FIFA 14, as well as co-writing and singing on Rudimental’s 2012 singles “Feel the Love” and “Not Giving In”, which peaked at number one and number 14 on the chart. In 2014, he featured in the Calvin Harris single “Blame” which also topped the UK charts. In 2014, Newman was nominated for three Brit Awards, including for British Male Solo Artist. As of February 2014, John has sold over 1.3 million records in the UK alone.

Birth Name

John William Peter Newman

Nickname

John

Profession

DJ, Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Musician, Record Producer

Genre

Soul, Pop, Breakbeat, Northern Soul

Instruments

Vocals, Piano, Guitar

Labels

Island Records, Universal, Warner

Nationality

English

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

John Newman was born on the 16th of June 1990, in Settle, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Age

He’s currently 32 years old.

Sun Sign

Gemini

Ethnicity

White

He is of English descent.

Religion

Christianity

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Education

Newman studied at Settle College.

Family Details

  • Father – Albert P. Newman
  • Mother – Jacqueline “Jackie” (Dunn) (Has worked as a receptionist)
  • Siblings – James Newman (Older Brother) (Singer, Songwriter, Musician)
  • Relatives – Albert Frank Newman (Paternal Grandfather), Dora Winifred Burt (Paternal Grandmother)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

John Newman has dated –

  • Nana-Maria (2018-Present) – On August 18, 2018, Newman got married to his Danish girlfriend Nana-Maria, in London.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 2 inches
  • In centimeters – 188 cm
  • In meters – 1.88 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 82 kg
  • In Pounds – 181 lbs

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For 

Newman known for the track Love Me Again which peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart in July 2013 and appeared in FIFA 14, as well as co-writing and singing on Rudimental’s 2012 singles Feel the Love and Not Giving In which peaked at number one and number 14 on the chart, respectively. As of February 2014, John has sold over 1.3 million records in the UK alone.

Singing Debut

In May 2012, John was featured on Rudimental’s single Feel the Love. The single peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart in early June 2012; the song was also a top 5 hit in Australia, Belgium, the Netherlands and New Zealand.

Album Debut

In June 2013, Newman released his debut single Love Me Again as the lead single from his debut studio album. He was nominated for three Brit Awards, including British Male Solo Artist and British Single of the Year, at the 2014 Brit Awards.

John Newman Net worth

John Newman has an estimated net worth of $6 million dollars as of 2023.

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Some Lesser Known Facts About John Newman

  • His father left the family when John was 6 years old.
  • Newman shifted to Leeds when he was 16 and it was there that he developed his voice and sound.
  • He was 20 years old when he relocated to London.
  • In 2012 and again 2016, John has been diagnosed with brain tumors twice and undergone surgery.
  • On October 14, 2013, Newman released his debut studio album Tribute via Universal and Island Records. The album peaked at #1 on the UK Albums (OCC) chart as well as Scottish Albums (OCC) chart and at #24 on the US Billboard 200 chart. The song peaked at number 9 on the UK Singles Chart. Also, it was certified ‘Platinum’ by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).
  • His favorite actor is Tom Hanks.
  • In December 2013, he released Losing Sleep as the third single from the album.
  • On 1 June 2015, Newman released Come and Get It, the first single from his second studio album.
  • On October 16, 2015, John’s 2nd studio album Revolve was released, through Universal and Island Records. Its tracklist included Tiring Game (ft. Charlie Wilson), Come and Get It, Give You My Love, We All Get Lonely, Revolve (ft. Idris Elba), Something Special, and I’m Not Your Man. The album peaked at #3 on the UK Albums (OCC) chart and at #29 on the Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade) chart.
  • He has worked on songs such as Blame by Calvin Harris and Feel the Love and Not Giving In by Rudimental.
  • In July 2016, Newman released the song Olé as a non-album single.
  • In March 2018, John released Fire in Me.
  • In March 2019, John released Feelings, co-written with Swedish collective Blnk and co-produced with Swedish producer Jarly.
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