|Celebrated Name:||Calum Scott|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Calum Scott|
|Age:||35 years old|
|Birth Date:||12 October 1988|
|Birth Place:||Kingston Upon Hull, England|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Yes (name undisclosed)|
|Is Calum ScottGay?:||Yes|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$4 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2023|
Openly gay, athletic, a sonorous voice, a Britain’s Got Talent golden buzzer winner, prefixes that will tell anyone that we are talking about the blue-eyed Calum Scott. Since 2015, Calum has come a long way from a salaried corporate employee to a millionaire in less than half a decade’s time.
Maybe you know about Calum Scott very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Calum Scott’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Calum was born to British parents, Debbie and Kevin Scott, on 12 October 1988. He was the elder of two siblings. His younger sister Jade was the one you pursued him to try vocals when he was trying his hands at drumming. In 2013 she entered him into the Star Search competition run by The Hull Daily Mail (a local paper). Calum won this competition. Later he joined Maroon 4, a local band. In 2014 he quit his job as a recruitment consultant at Hull City Council and to concentrate on his singing career.
Calum Scott is gay and has been quite vocal about his sexuality. His camaraderie with Sam Smith led to rumor mills were abuzz with the news that they were more than just friends. Calum has admitted that his proximity with many celebrities, including Smith, has been questioned time and again, and he has now come to terms with the gossip. Calum prefers to keep his partner’s name a secret as he is an introvert and likes to keep his personal life to himself. However, it is said that he is currently dating an Australian rugby player.
Calum is absolutely gaga over his toddler nephew, Oliver Calum. He dotes on his nephew and finds every chance to spend time with him. He is also close to Daniel Docherty, who is his best friend.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 12 October 1988, Calum Scott is 35 years old as of today’s date 30th November 2023. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 65 kg.
After quitting his job, Calum formed the electronic duo, The Experiment with John McIntyre. The debut single, “Girl (You’re Beautiful),” was released on 14 June. John and Calum performed the song on Good Morning Britain and BBC Look North. Later the duo parted ways.
Calum and his sister Jade auditioned for the ninth series of Britain’s Got Talent in 2015. But Jade did not qualify the auditions. When it was his turn, Calum performed a cover of Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own,” the performance was met with a standing ovation from the judges. Judge Cowell, in fact, pressed the Golden Buzzer, guaranteeing Scott, a place in the live shows. Cowell said of Scott’s singing: “I’ve never ever in all the years I’ve done this show heard a guy with the talent you’ve got. Seriously. And the version was sensational, and that shows to me that you’re more than a singer, you’re an artist.”
Soon after this audition, Calum’s Twitter following went from 400 to 25,000. The video of the audition itself was viewed over 262,000,000 times on YouTub. Calum became a household name and also got support from celebrities like Little Mix and Ashton Kutcher. Scott made it all the way to the semi-finals where he performed “We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off” by Jermaine Stewart, which fetched him 25.6% of the votes, sending him straight to the finals. In the finals, he performed Rihanna’s “Diamonds,” but his performance got him 8.2% of the votes, and he finished 6th among the 12 finalists. BGT changed Scott’s career graph entirely.
Calum traversed the entire length of the United Kingdom performing in shows, including Viking FM Future Star Awards, Flamingo Land Resort Fair, Westwood Cross Shopping Centre’s tenth anniversary, Gibraltar Summer Nights, Hull Daily Mail’s Star, and Dartford Festival. Exactly a year later, he released his cover of “Dancing On My Own” independently.
It became a sleeper hit, first hitting number 40 in the charts in May and climbing into the top 40. On 5 August, it hit number two on the UK Singles Chart. It sold over 600,000 copies in the UK. The same year he released the promotional single “Transformar” with Brazilian recording artist Ivete Sangalo as the official theme of the 2016 Summer Paralympics Games. The duo performed the song at the closing ceremony of the Paralympics on 18 September.
Scott announced on Twitter on 24 May 2016 that he had signed a record deal with Capitol Records for his debut album Only Human. In 2017 he started working on his debut album, which finally released in 2018. He also toured the US in 2017 and released the single “You Are the Reason,” which was later revised and released in collaboration with Leona Lewis, and performed by the two on The One Show in February 2018. “What I Miss Most” was the fourth single from Only Human, which was released in May 2018.
In October 2018, Scott released a new single, which spoke of his personal journey as a member of the LGBTQ community, his experience of coming out in the open. The single called “No Matter What” is, according to Scott, is the best performance so far as the song was so close to his heart.
Awards & Achievements
Calum Scott has 509k Insta followers, 191k Twitter followers. He had won a local singing competition before he finally became a sensation on BGT 2015.
Net Worth& Salary of Calum Scott in 2023
As of November 2023, Calum’s net worth is $4 million. Most of his earnings come from the albums that he releases and shows that he performs. He has just started his career, and his worth will be increasing in the days to come, given his humungous popularity. He is not only famous is Britain but now has been part of international tours making him a popular figure worldwide.
From proving how hard work and determination can make dreams come true to coming to terms with his sexuality and admitting it openly to the world – Calum Scott is a true celebrity. He has many more albums and singles in the pipeline, with which he plans to enthrall his audiences as always.