|Celebrated Name:||Sam Bailey|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Samantha Florence Bailey|
|Age:||43 years old|
|Birth Date:||29 June 1977|
|Birth Place:||Bexley, London, U.K.|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Craig Pearson (m, 2003)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Tommy, Brooke, and Miley)|
|Is Sam Bailey Lesbian?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$8 Million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
Sam Bailey is a popular English singer. She rose to prominence when she became the winner of the 10th series of “The X Factor” in 2013. Her debut single, which was a cover of popular singer Demi Lovato’s song, “Skyscraper” was released on 15th December 2013. The song became the Christmas number one, just a week later. Her debut album, “The Power of Love,” was released in March of 2014 and reached the top position on the UK Albums Chart.
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Early Life & Biography
Sam Bailey was born on the 29th of June 1977 in Bexley, London, the U.K. to parents Ronnie and Jackie Bailey. She has two brothers, Charlie and Danny, and her father died from oral cancer in 2008. When it comes to her education, she went to Cleeve Park School and Bexley College. Before her audition in The X Factor, she worked as a prison officer at HM Prison Gartree. She quit her job once she was declared the winner of the competition.
Sam Bailey married Craig Pearson on the 29th of January 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. The couple has three children, Tommy, Brooke, and Miley. Popular English TV personality, Sharon Osbourne, is Miley’s godmother. After the birth of her daughter Miley she has suffered from Bell’s palsy.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 29 June 1977, Sam Bailey is 43 years old as of today’s date 16th June 2021. Her height is 1.57 M tall, and her weight is 65 Kg.
Sam Bailey’s music career began in 2013 when she auditioned for the 10th series of “The X Factor,” where she sang Beyoncé’s song “Listen.” In that series, she was mentored by popular English TV personality, Sharon Osbourne. Her final performance on the show was a cover of “Skyscraper” by Demi Lovato. She received more than 1 million votes and was declared the winner. Being the winner, she received a £1 million recording contract with Syco Music and the chance to support popular singer Beyoncé on the UK leg of The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour in February of 2014.
Her cover of “Skyscraper” was released for digital download on the 16th of December 2013, a day after she had just won the 10th series of “The X Factor.” A couple of days later, the song received a physical release, which also included three of Bailey’s other best performances, which were “The Power of Love,” “Make You Feel My Love,” and “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough).” The song was massively successful as it sold more than 149,000 copies in its first week, and reached the top position at the UK Singles Chart and became the Christmas number one as well.
Her debut album was “The Power of Love,” which was released on 24 March 2014. Although the album wasn’t critically appreciated, the album did sell 72,644 copies in its first week, making it the fastest-selling album of 2014 in the UK at the time. In support of the album, she went on her first headline tour in January and February of 2015. The album was re-packaged and re-released in December of 2014, which included five new tracks.
Sam Bailey was cast in the UK tour of the musical, “Chicago.” Her second album was “Sing My Heart Out,” which was released on the 16th of September 2016. She has also worked in the musical, “Fat Friends – The Musical.”
Awards & Achievements
Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements of Sam Bailey:
- She is the winner of the 10th Series of “The X Factor.”
- When her cover of Demi Lovato’s song, “Skyscraper” became the Christmas number one on 22nd of December 2013, she became the first X Factor winner in 3 years to achieve the Christmas number one spot.
- Her album, “The Power of Love,” was at one time the fastest-selling album of 2014 in the UK.
- The web series, which she produced “Brown Girls,” was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series in 2017.
Net Worth & Salary of Sam Bailey in 2021
As of June 2021, Sam Bailey has gathered a net worth of $8 Million. She has accumulated most of her earnings from her singing career and the different concerts she had. Her album “The Power of Love” was a great commercial success, and so was her cover of Demi Lovato’s “Skyscraper.” She had worked in musicals, headlined tours, and produced a web series as well. She is the winner of the 10th series of “The X Factor” too.
Sam Bailey is an incredible singer, and her X Factor win and other records speak volumes about the quality of work she does. What often gets overlooked is the kind of heart she has. Sam has joined the charitable music project “Stronger Together” in support of LGBTI people living in fear in Chechnya, Russia. Here’s wishing her the best of luck for all her future endeavors and hope she continues her noble deeds like she always has.