About James Blunt
It has been claimed that the current size of James Blunt net worth is 18 million dollars and this makes him one of the richest musicians in the world. In fact, he is also considered as one of the most successful English singers of all time. James Blunt was born in 1974 in Wiltshire, England. James Blunt was born into a family, which was a military one, and because of it he moved quite a lot when he was growing up. Before he became such a well known musician, James Blunt was studying at the University of Bristol, where he chose aerospace manufacturing engineering and sociology.
After graduation, for some time James Blunt was serving in the British Army. His service there was over in 2002, and he was serving in it for six years. He was interested into music when he was growing up. However, he decided to become a professional musician only when his service in army was over.
In 2004, his first album was released, called “Back to Bedlam”, in the United Kingdom. The first single of him was not as successful as his later work. The first single was called “High” and it landed only in the Top 75. James Blunt is known all around the world because of his most popular single called “You’re Beautiful”. This was his third single and probably the highest selling one. Thus, the sales of it have also added up to the total amount of James Blunt net worth.
In the United Kingdom, the single debuted in the 12th place. However, later it reached more success and climbed to the Top 1. In 2006, the single also placed as first in the charts in the United States. This also made James Blunt to be the first British singer whose song landed in the 1st place in the United States after almost the whole decade.
“You’re Beautiful” became a winner of two MTV Video Music Awards, in addition to many nominations. Because of the success of this song, James Blunt was invited to appear in many TV shows and TV series, too, such as “Saturday Night Live” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show”. During the 49th Grammy Awards, James Blunt was nominated for five awards.
His debut album also became a success since that time as more than 11 million copies of it have been sold internationally and thus such sales have also increased the overall size of James Blunt net worth.