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Olly Murs was born on 14 May 1984 in Witham, Essex England, of Latvian and British descent. Olly is a famous musician, who came into prominence in 2009 after winning second place in the 6th series of the TV program “X Factor”.
So how rich is Olly Murs? Sources have estimated that Olly has a net worth of $2 million. He has managed to accumulate such wealth while being a singer as well as a songwriter, and Olly’s net worth has been boosted with incomes from television, too.
Olly Murs Net Worth $2 Million
Olly Murs is the son of Vicki-Lynn and Pete Murs, and has two siblings. He was educated at Notley High School located in Braintree, Essex, where he became sufficently good at soccer to then play semi-professionally for several years, retiring because of injury. Olly was also encouraged to learn to play musical instruments from an early age, including piano and guitar.
In the music industry, Murs has been known since 2009, following his successful audition for and performance on “The X-Factor”. Olly signed a record deal with Epic Records and Syco Music, and released his first single called Please Don`t Let Me Go in 2010, which was very successful as it entered into top positions in the UK music charts: it was even certified as Gold by BPI. With a sure step, Olly Murs continued pursuing a career in music as well as boosting the total amount of his net worth. His other singles peaking at number one position are You Are Not Alone, Heart Skips a Beat and Dance with Me Tonight. Such an early success and great sales undoubtedly increased Olly Murs net worth. Thinking of Me was another successful single from Olly`s first album: this song rose to number 4 on the UK charts, and was also certified as Silver by BPI.
Olly Murs has now released three albums: Olly Murs (2010), In Case You Didn`t Know (2011), and Right Place Right Time (2012). Olly Murs was recognised as the one of the highest selling artists per week in the UK, with more than 108,000 albums were sold. Later on, the number of the sold copies increased to 600,000. Undoubtedly, all such great sales have enlarged the overall amount of Olly Murs net worth.
To date, Olly Murs has managed to boost his net worth by selling more than 10 million discs all over the world. Presently, Olly is still working in collaboration with such record companies as Syco Music, Epic Records in the UK, as well as with Columbia Records from the US.
As for his most recent career, there were rumours Murs would come back to the sequel of The X Factor titled as The Xtra Factor, in collaboration with Caroline Flack. Another source of great net worth for Olly is Happy Days, an autobiographical book of this great musician. It was published in 2012.
In his personal life, Olly Murs has reportedly been dating model Francesca Thomas. As with many other famous persons, Murs is also a philanthropist. In “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” Murs received £10,000 which was donated to charity. Olly is also known as a member of the BT Charity Trek.