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George Ezra Barnett was born on 7 June 1993, in Hertford, Hertfordshire England, and is a musician, singer, and songwriter, best known for his hit single “Budapest” that reached the top 10 of numerous countries around the world. He has released several EPs and albums, and all of these efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is George Ezra? As of mid-2016, sources estimate a net worth of over $3 million, mostly earned through a successful career in the music industry. He’s worked with various artists and had an album that was ranked the third best-selling album in the UK. He’s also been nominated for several awards, and as he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.
George Ezra Net Worth $3 million
George attended Simon Balle School and after matriculating, moved to Bristol to study at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute. He slowly develoed his voice, that is described by many as soulful and deep in tone. He learned a lot about American blues and folk artists; he found fascination in singing with a big voice and it developed into his musical style.
After playing at the Glastonbury Festival, he released his debut EP entitled “Did You Hear the Rain?” in 2013. A lot of his songs were played through BBC Radio 1 and he started being featured by various publications. He also became a part of “Sound of…2014” and achieved fifth place. He then got a lot more exposure after releasing “Budapest”, and the song would certify platinum, charting highly in various countries, and he would then perform with other artists such as Sam Smith. In 2014, he released his second EP – “Cass O’” and it was followed by his debut album entitled “Wanted on Voyage”. The album would enter in third spot on the UK Albums Chart, and would also chart highly in the Netherlands, New Zealand, Denmark, Austria, and Australia. His net worth was well established.
After 14 weeks on the charts, it reached the top spot on the UK charts, and by December 2014 had sold almost 700,000 copies in the UK. It became the third best-selling album in the UK in 2014, only trailing behind Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith. He released a video entitled “Listen to the Man” in 2014, also featuring Ian McKellen. He then appeared at the 2014 Brit Awards, and was nominated in four categories. In 2015, he toured around North America in a sold out tour, and later appeared in various shows, including “Saturday night Live” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden”.He also performed at Radio 1’s “Big Weekend”, singing several of his hit songs. One of his latest performances was in “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”.
For his personal life, any information on relationships is kept strictly private. Ezra cites Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan as his musical influences. His fascination for folk and blues artists led him to his vocal style. He also mentioned that he discovered Lead Belly, and tried to emulate his style.