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Ellie Goulding is a famous singer and songwriter from the United Kingdom. Her net worth now reaches $1.3 million. She has accumulated most her net worth by releasing chart-topping albums, and by being involved in various musical projects. Elena Jane Goulding was born on 30 December 1986 in Hereford, Herefordshire, England. While studying drama at the University of Kent, she started making music by combing indie-folk and electro-pop styles. After two years she left Kent and moved to London with a dream to become an independent creator and performer. Ellie Goulding started her professional musical career in 2009 when she was signed by Polydor Records.
Ellie Goulding Net Worth $1.3 Million
Prior to that, she was involved in various internet projects and blogging sphere where her voice and personality first became known to the UK public. Despite being at the starting point of her career, she was already viewed as a promising singer and songwriter. Music professionals and critics named her the most perspective young talent in BBC’s poll “Sound of 2010”. Another big achievement was winning the “Brit Awards” prize in the Critic’s Choice category.
In 2011 she released her debut album “Lights”. The album was highly successful and ranked pretty high in the UK Album Charts. The album was a huge commercial success, thus increasing Ellie Goulding net worth. The same year she was invited to perform the cover of Elton John’s “Your Song” at the Royal Wedding of Price William and Katherine Middleton. In 2012 Ellie Goulding came back with her second album “Halcyon”. It did really good sales-wise and has sold 855,000 copies in the UK. Ellie Goulding became a global superstar. Noted for her distinct voice, Ellie Goulding was now invited to various music awards and talk shows. Her singles from an extended version “Halcyon Days’ such as “Burn”, “How Long Will I Love You”, “Anything Could Happen” and “I Need Your Love” became international hits and could be heard on the radio daily. One year after the release of the original album, “Halcyon Days” reached No 1 position in the UK charts.
From 2009 to 2011 Ellie Goulding dated an English television and radio presenter Greg James who inspired several songs on “Halcyon”. She also dated musicians Skrillex and Ed Sheeran, and in 2014 started a relationship with Dougie Poynter from an English band “McFly”. Ellie Goulding is known as an enthusiastic runner and ran several marathons in the UK, Europe and the United States. For Goulding, it is not only a good way to stay fit, but also a part of her charitable activities. On 28 April 2013 she ran the Nike Women Half Marathon in Washington and finished at 1:41:35. Ellie Goulding also uses her celebrity status and voice to raise awareness of various relevant issues. The charities she is involved in include “Free the Children”, “She Runs LA” and “Chime for Change”. So, this young and promising singer and songwriter is not only one of the biggest music starts of today, but also a great role model.