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Sam Smith is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure’s breakthrough single Latch, which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart. His subsequent feature on Naughty Boy’s La La La earned him his first number one single in May 2013. In December 2013, he was nominated for the 2014 Brit Critics’ Choice Award and the BBC’s Sound of 2014 poll, both of which he won. He also became famous for being nominated for six Grammy Awards and for winning four of them. His singing style encompasses several genres such as pop, soul, R&B and others. Smith is also a famous social media celebrity and has huge fan following on various social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Birth Name

Samuel Frederick Smith

Nickname

Sam, Smith

Profession

Singer, Songwriter

Genre

Pop, Soul, R&B

Instrument

Vocals

Label

Capitol, PMR

Nationality

English

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Sam Smith was born on the 19th of May 1992, in London, England.

Age

He’s currently 31 years old.

Sun Sign

Taurus

Ethnicity

White

Religion

Judaism

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Education

Smith attended St. Mary’s Catholic School in Bishop’s Stortford, England.

Family Details

  • Father – Frederick Smith (House Husband)
  • Mother – Kate Cassidy (Banker)
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Sam Smith has dated –

  • Jonathan Zeizel – Sam Smith admitted that he was in a relationship with the actor and model Jonathan Zeizel, but the two split later.

  • Brandon Flynn (2017-2018) – In September 2017, actor Brandon Flynn and Sam started dating each other. They called time off in June 2018 after spending about 9 months together.

Physical Statistics

Height

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

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 92 kg
  • In Pounds – 203 lbs

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Black

Sexuality

Gay

Professional Statistics

Famous For

For his single Latch that appeared in the album Disclosure (October 2012) and La La Lafrom Naughty Boy (May 2013). He is also known for his debut studio album In the Lonely Hour (2014).

Album Debut

In May 2014, Smith released his debut album In the Lonely Hour via Capitol Records, which won Best Pop Vocal Album at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.

Television Debut

In 2012, Sam first appeared in a TV series MSN Exclusives as a performer.

Sam Smith Net worth

Sam Smith estimated net worth of $45 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sam Smith

  • At the age of 8, he learnt singing under a jazz pianist named Joanna Eden at Saffron Walden in Essex and later joined a jazz band.
  • He started singing from a very early age and joined the Cantate Youth Choir and the Bishop’s Stortford Junior Operatics which later came to be known as Bishop’s Stortford Musical Theater Society.
  • He is a godfather to Jimmy Napes’ son Jackson.
  • He used to scrub bar toilets to earn a livelihood before he became a singer.
  • Sam is a trained jazz singer.
  • Smith is good friends with fashion model Daisy Lowe.
  • He has a double-jointed index finger.
  • He has sung a duet with Mary J Blige.
  • Adele and Amy Winehouse are his influences in singing. He is also influenced by Lady GagaChristina AguileraBeyonce, Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey.
  • In July 2013, the first song Safe With Me was broadcast for the first time on the BBC Radio 1Xtra show conducted by Mistajam.
  • In February 2014, Sam Smith came out with his second album Money on My Mind which hugely boosted his image as an emerging singer.
  • In February 2015, he won the British Breakthrough Award for the single Lay Me Down at the 2015 Brit Awards competition held at The O2 Arena in London, England.
  • In September 2015, Smith corroborated the fact that he had collaborated with Jimmy Napes to compose the theme song Writings On The Wall for the 24th James Bond film Spectre which hit the top spot in the charts in the UK.
  • In February 2016, Smith was awarded the Best Original Song award for Writings On The Wall at the Academy Awards function.
  • In 2017, he stated his latest album, The Thrill of It All, showed the gay guy I’ve become.
  • In September 2017, Smith said in an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that he was in a relationship; celebrity tabloid media reported Smith was dating actor Brandon Flynn.
  • In October 2017, Sam told the LGBT publication Attitude I feel just as much a woman as I am a man. The same month, in an interview with The Sunday Times, Smith came out as genderqueer, saying that he never classed himself as being a typical man or cisgender.
  • In January 2019, Smith released the song Dancing with a Stranger with Normani as a single and it reached the top ten in the UK, the US and other countries.
  • In February 2023, Sam and Petras won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for Unholy.
  • In July 2023, Smith and Scottish DJ Calvin Harris collaborated for a second time, and released a song titled Desire on 28 July 2023 with Sony Music.
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