James Blake is a famous English singer, songwriter, record producer and musician. His self-named album ‘James Blake’ got him nominated as the Best New Artist at the 56th Grammy Awards. Continue reading to find the net worth of James Blake as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
James Blake was born on 26th September 1989 in London, the UK. James Blake’s father, James Litherland was a famous musician. Realizing his son’s great interest in music, his father provided him with classical piano lessons. James Blake attended Grange Park Primary School, Winchmore Hill, Latymer School, and Edmonton. He earned his degree in Popular Music from Goldsmiths, University of London.
James Blake dated Theresa Wayman, the guitarist of ‘Warpaint’ band. In 2015, James Blake began his romantic relationship with Jameela Jamil, the British actress and comedy writer. As of now, James Blake is still unmarried.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
James Blake released his first album, ‘Air & Lack Thereof’ (2009). In his sophomore year, James Blake submitted his second EP, ‘Klavierwerke’ as a music project. James Blake released his third EP with Feist’s ‘Limit to Your Love.’
James Blake released a full-length album, ‘James Blake’ (2010) and appeared on FADER’s cover. This album reached E1 in Belgium. It ranked no.2 in Denmark and no.4 in the US dance charts. The most popular song from his first album was ‘Limit to Your Love.’ This song was one of the Top 10 in Belgium, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
James Blake released his second album ‘Overgrown’ (2013). As per Variance Magazine, this album was named ‘Album of the Year.’ The album ranked no.1 on the US dance charts and no.2 in Denmark.
Nominations for album ‘James Blake’: BRIT Awards Critic’s Choice; Mercury Prize; Q Awards for Breakthrough Artist (2011); BRIT Awards British Male Solo Artist (2012); 56th Grammy Awards for Best New Artist (2014); BRIT Awards for British Male Solo Artist (2014); World Music Awards for World’s Best Male Artist ‘James Blake’; World’s Best Live Act; World’s Best Entertainer.
Nomination for others: Ivor Novello Awards for Best Contemporary Song ‘The Wilhelm Scream’ (2012); MTV Video Music Awards Japan for Best New Artist ‘Limit to Your Love’ (2012); Best Dance Video (2012); UK Music Video Awards for Best Alternative Video ‘Overgrown’ (2013); Best Colour Grade In a Video for ‘Retrograde’ (2013); MTV U Woodie Awards for Best Collaboration Woodie (shared with Chance the Rapper) for ‘Life Round Here’ (2014); Music Producers Guild Awards for UK Album of the Year (sponsored by Universal Audio) for ‘Overgrown’ (2014); 59th Grammy Awards for Album of the Year for ‘Lemonade’ (as featured artist and producer) (2017).
Winnings: Worldwide Winners Awards for Single of the Year for ‘CMYK’ (2010); BBC Sound of 2011 for ‘James Blake’ Second position (2011); Mercury Prize for ‘Overgrown’; and Ivor Novello Awards for Best Contemporary Song for ‘Retrograde.’
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of James Blake is $9 million. Most of James Blake’s wealth comes from the sale of his various albums, songs, and singles. James Blake earns from his various contracts signed with many reputable record labels of the music industry. James Blake has earned from his composed theme songs for small brands in the UK.
James Blake has 280K followers on Twitter, 160k followers on Instagram and 790k followers on Facebook.