Are you a big fan of the boy band, One Direction? If your answer is a resounding yes, then Harry Styles is a familiar name. Who is Harry Styles and how exactly did he get to become a part of the one direction band? Harry Styles is a famous songwriter, English singer, and actor. How exactly did he rose to fame? Harry is best known for being a part of the One Direction band. Find out all the relevant facts about Harry Styles by reading through this piece. From this article, you will learn more about his personal life, music career and most importantly the net worth of Harry Styles in 2020. Read on to find out.
Early Life & Biography
Harry Styles born as Harry Edward Styles was born in 1994, 1st February. His place of birth was Redditch, Worcestershire England. His mother and father are Anne Cox and Desmond Styles, respectively. His dad worked in the finance department. He has openly said that most of his ancestors worked as farm laborers.
Harry’s family moved to Holmes Chapel, Cheshire when Styles was still young. He has an older sister called Gemma. They both grew up in Holmes Chapel. Like any other child in the world, Harry joined the Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School. His parents ended their marriage when he was seven years old. After this breakup, his mother tried the knot with his late stepfather, Robin Twist. Harry has two step-siblings from his mother’s second marriage. When Styles was sixteen, he started working in a Holmes Chapel bakery.
Harry Styles started a romantic relationship with an X-Factor host, Caroline Flack in 2011. They two dated for three months before ending their romantic relationship thanks to public critics due to their age differences. In 2012, he started dating Taylor Swift, an American singer. In 2018, Harry took the third position in the UK top singers. Styles is also an investor in a modern app, Calm by Michael Acton Smith, a famous entrepreneur. The app features games, audios, and videos that relaxes people’s mind.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Harry Styles interest in music was evident when he was very young. While in school, he was a member of a band, White Eskimo. Styles was the lead singer of the group. They won an award for best band in a local music competition. In 2010, Harry auditioned for season seven of the X-FACTOR music competition. Unfortunately, he failed the auditions. However, this was a blessing in disguise.
Nicole Scherzinger who was a guest judge in the competition put Harry Styles and other four contestants who had failed to compete as a group for the group category. As a result of that, they made it in the competition as a group. The members included Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne. These singers later formed the One Direction music band. The group made a deal with Syco Records. Their first album was released in 2011. They then released their second and third album in 2012 and 2013, respectively.
The group has received four MTV Video Music Awards, Kids Choice Awards, NME awards, Brit awards and others. In 2016, Harry started his label, Erskine Records. He also made a deal with Columbia Records as a solo music artist. His first solo album was released in 2017.
Net Worth & Earnings
Harry Styles has a huge net worth of $85 million. He amassed this net worth from One Direction’s hit singles and albums. He also owns a music label called Erskine Music Records. In the recent past, Styles participated in a famous Gucci fashion campaign as a model. Other than group music, he is also an active solo artist.
Destiny has a funny way of placing people in their right paths. Harry Styles contested in the X-FACTOR as a solo music artist but ended up joining his future bandmates. It is through this band that his net worth and popularity increased rapidly.