About Paul Potts
It has been claimed that the overall amount of Paul Potts net worth is as much as 10 million dollars, as of right now. Paul Potts has earned his net worth through his career as a British opera singer. In 2007 he became a huge success when he became a winner of the first season of the show called “Britain’s Got Talent”. In the final episode of the show, he performed a song called “Nessun dorma”, which is an aria from the production by Puccini called “Turandot”. Paul Potts released an album called “One Chance”, in which he performed operatic pop songs. The sales of his album have also added up to the overall estimate of Paul Potts net worth. The album landed in the top spots in charts in 9 countries.
Before he focused on his career as a singer, Paul Potts was working as a manager of the Carphone Warehouse. In the period of 1996-2003, Paul Potts was working as a Bristol city councilor. In the period of 1999-2003, Paul Potts appeared in an amateur opera, too.
Paul Potts was born in 1970 in Kingswood. Paul Potts was raised with his one sister and two brothers. His mother was working as a supermarket cashier and his father was a bus driver. When he was a student at St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School, Paul Potts realized that he wanted to become a singer. He belonged to some choirs, too. Paul Potts has stated that when he was attending school, he was bullied a lot. This resulted into him lacking self-confidence, too. Also, Paul Potts has stated that it was also around this time when he found solace from his hard life in singing.
In 1993, Paul Potts graduated from University College Plymouth St Mark & St John from which he earned his BA degree in Humanities. In 1996 Paul Potts was chosen to be a Bristol city councilor, where he stayed till 2003. This involvement has also added up to the overall size of Paul Potts net worth. Paul Potts was attending singing lessons in Italy, however, they were very expensive and he decided to quit it.
In 2007, Paul Potts auditioned to appear on the TV show called “Britain’s Got Talent”, which made him a huge star. With winning this show, Paul Potts became successful not only nationally, but also internationally. He soon booked a lot of gigs, which have increased the overall sum of Paul Potts net worth.