Seal is the professional name of Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel who is a popular English singer. He rose to fame with his song ‘Crazy’ which was an international hit. Seal has sold over 20 million records across the world. He is the winner of three Brit Awards and four Grammy Awards. He has also been the coach on The Voice reality talent search show. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of Seal in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Seal was born on 19th February 1963 in London. His mother was Nigerian, and his father was Brazilian. However, he was raised for the foster parents. He got his diploma in architecture and worked in many companies before coming to the music industry. He used to sing in local clubs and bars before joining the band Push.
Seal and Heidi Klum were a celebrity couple. He started dating the German model in 2004. He proposed to her at the end of the year and the next year, the couple got married. They closely follow a ritual of remarriage every year with family members and close friends. When Seal started dating Heidi, she was pregnant with her ex-boyfriend. She gave birth to her daughter Leni who was finally adopted by Seal in 2009. The couple is divorced now but they are still close friends.
Career, Award & Nominations
In the early career days, Seal joined the band named Push and visited Japan with the band members. After returning to England, he lived in a friend’s house. In 1990 he met Adamski and got the lyrics of “Killer”. This song was a great hit in those days. He signed ZTT Records and his first album released in 1991. His another international hit was Crazy in 1991. He won the awards in three categories Best British Video (“Killer”), Best British Male, and Best British Album (Seal) at 1992 Brit Awards.
His second album released in 1992. The singles like “Prayer for the Dying” and “Newborn Friend” of this album received a good response from the audiences. He was nominated at Grammy for his album. Human Being was his another hit release in the same year. Another hit release of the artist was “This Could Be Heaven”. He gave his voice for the song “You Are My Kind” which was the fourth track of the album Shaman. His fourth album Seal released in 2003 except Australia. “Get It Together,” “Waiting For You,” and “Love’s Divine were the songs of the album that received a great popularity among the audiences.
The Seal: Best 1991–2004 released in 2004. Seal performed at Olympia Theatre in 2004 and this show was recorded and released in the later days under the name of Live in Paris. In 2006, his another performance was released, and the title was Night To Remember. System released in 2007 and Soul released in 2008. The songs named “Wedding Day” and “Amazing were great hits of the album System.
Hits released in 2009. Two new tracks of this album were “I Am Your Man” and “Thank You”. His seventh album was Seal 6: Commitment released in 2010. Standards was the next album that released in 2015. He won the Pop Award in 2005 at BMI London Awards, and in the next year he won 4 Million Award for the song “Kiss from a Rose”.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth do you expect from a four-time Grammy Awards winner? Well, he has a net worth of over $23 million. Most of it has come from selling his records worldwide and stage performances across the world. Besides, his role as a coach on multiple seasons of The Voice Australia has helped him accumulate such wealth. He lives a simple life and does a lot of charity work.
Seal is a very down to earth person in spite of his huge success in the music industry. He is currently enjoying his roles as judge and coach, and he is preparing to release his next album next year.