James Blunt is one of the most astonishing English musicians of all time. He has fans from all over the world who loves and supports him for his outstanding music. You may explore below the life, career and net worth of James Blunt in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
James Hillier Blount was born in Tidworth town in the United Kingdom, at a hospital for the army, on February 22, 1974. His father Charles Blount worked as a Reserve Officer and then as a helicopter pilot for the UK Army Air Corps as a Colonel, and his mother Jane Blount owned a company for ski chalet which was located in Méribel in the French Alps. James Blunt is the oldest brother to 2 sisters, Daisy Blount and Emily Blount.
James Blunt was grown and raised at several locations due to his father’s duty. He spent most of his growing days in St Mary Bourne village, but he also lived in York city and the British Army base AAC Middle Wallop. He also spent some time in Cyprus and Germany. James Blunt graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from the University of Bristol. He also received a Doctor of Music honorary degree from the University of Bristol.
James Blunt has been married to the socialite Sofia Wellesley since 2014. James and Sofia have one son together, and his name is not yet announced. James Blunt had a few relationships prior to his marriage; he dated Camilla Boler, the Czech model and TV host Petra Nemcova and the artist Natasha Archdale.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
James Blunt served in the British Army but left to begin his career in music. His debut album “Back to Bedlam” was released in 2004 and it debuted at one on several charts in many countries such as in Germany, United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, Sweden.
James Blunt continued successfully releasing albums that ranked on top charts in many countries. He now has five studio albums released, and the latest one is titled “The Afterlove”. Recently in 2018, James Blunt worked with Lost Frequencies on a song titled “Melody”.
James Blunt has received various great awards and honors since he began his musical career. He won 2 Brit Awards in the categories of Best Pop Act and Best British Album, 2 MTV Video Music Awards in the categories of Best Male Video and Best New Artist in a Video, among others.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The English musician James Blunt has an estimated net worth of more than $25 million. His earnings were accomplished from the music he released, sold and performed. James Blunt’s estimated earnings from his debut album “Back to Bedlam” record sales is $12 million.
James Blunt is a worldwide recognized English musician who has a very big fan base. His debut album “Back to Bedlam” made him gain a lot of popularity and now he has more than 15 different kinds of albums released. James Blunt is happily living with his wife Sofia Wellesley and their son.