Tori Kelly is a well-known American songwriter, singer as well as a record producer. She gained much of her popularity after releasing one of her cover of the Frank Ocean’s known as ‘Thinkin Bout You’ which at this time became very popular making it viral in the YouTube. She is one of the outstanding musicians in which she has a natural talent through which she used to create her own songs and then post them online hence reaching the audience which was the root for her popularity. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Tori Kelly in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Tori Kelly was born on 14th December in the year 1992 in Wildomar, California. Her full name was at birth was Victoria Loren “Tori” Kelly. She was born to Allwyn together with Laura Kelly in which she has one sibling who is her younger brother known as Noah. She has the ancestry of German, Irish, Jamaican as well as Puerto Rican both from her mother and her father as well.
Though her father was a construction worker, he could play bass guitar as well as sing while her mother was very good as a keyboard artist as well as a saxophone player. With the music background, she grew up listening to all the different types of music in which she would listen to gospel though later she got much influence from the R&B and hip-hop music. This was from singers such as Jill Scott, Crystal Lewis, Maxwell and Jeff Buckley who influenced her the most.
Tori Kelly is linked to Ed Sheeran in several times who is a British artist. However, in an interview, she claimed that Ed is just but a mentor as well as a friend in which their relationship is purely on the professional basis. She is also claimed to be engaged to Andre Murillo who is a basketball player.
Career, Awards & Nominations
With the passion to sing, Tori Kelly was featured in a television show known as Star Search in the year 2003 in which in 2004, she became a candidate in contesting for the America’s Most Talented Kids’ where she won the tournament after which she got signed up by the Geffen Records though she did not manage to release any music with the Geffen. She then commenced creating music in the year 2007 while at the age of 14 years old where she recorded her own songs on the computer and then posted them on YouTube. She did this through having cover version of the popular songs.
In this, a cover of Thinkin Bout You of Frank Ocean’s brought about her popularity. In the year 2010 she began creating her own in which she then released her first own production in 2012 known as Handmade Songs by Tori Kelly in which she wrote, recorded and even produced this album. She then released another single in 2013 known as Fill a Heart. In this year also Scooter Braun became her manager after watching her YouTube videos through which she got signed with Capitol Records.
She then later in the same year released another production known as Foreword which was a success. Other production include; Silent in the film known as The Giver in 2014, Lullaby, Funny, Dear No One, Nobody Love in 2015, and an album known as Unbreakable Smile. Recent release include a song known as Blink of an Eye. Tori Kelly has also been featured in many awards winning through which she has won in different awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Tori Kelly has an estimated net worth of $4 Million. This comes from the fortunate earnings she as made mainly through selling her EPs. Additionally, her earnings come from the live performances in different events she has attended. Also her YouTube channel earns her much with the popularity of her songs. She is also the brand’s ambassador of the William East clothing line providing extra earnings.
Being a very successful lady at her young age, Tori Kelly must appreciate that her parents influenced much of her growth in her career. She has been best known in releasing very outstanding lyrics of her songs which has seen her get many awards coupled with nominations.