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Paul Potts Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

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Paul Potts net worth:
$10 Million

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Paul Potts Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Paul Potts was born on 13 October 1970, in Bristol, England. Paul is an opera singer, who is best remembered for coming into prominence when winning “Britain`s Got Talent” in 2007, a British television talent show competition that originated from the “Got Talent” franchise, and Paul appeared in its first season, performing “Nessun dorma”, an aria from Puccini`s opera “Turandot”. Soon after Paul was announced as the winner, he released his debut album “One Chance”. The album entered to the first position on UK Albums Chart.

So how rich is Paul Potts? One of the most popular British tenors, sources estimate that Paul’s net worth is $10 million, virtually all earned from his impressive talent as an opera singer.

Paul Potts Net Worth $10 Million

Paul Potts came from a working-class family – his father was a bus driver and his mother was a supermarket cashier. Paul attended St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School, and it was while at school that Paul realized he loved singing, although he was mocked by other students, which resulted in him having weak self-confidence. Regardless, he continued singing at several Bristol churches through his teens. After school, Paul was employed in minor job positions, for example in Tesco. However, he then studied at University College, Plymouth, graduating in 1993 with a BA (Honours) degree in Humanities.

Paul Potts net worth began increasing when he became a manager at The Carphone Warehouse, an independent mobile phone retailer. From 1996 to 2003, Paul also served on the Bristol City Council, while concurrently performing in amateur opera from 1999 to 2003.

Paul Potts’ net worth was certainly boosted initially with the release of “One Chance”, as the debut album sold over 130.000 copies in its first week, and in total more than 3.5 million copies, being certified as gold and as multi-platinum. It reached the tops in such countries as Australia, New Zealand, Sweden and, of course, the United States.

Before appearing on “Britain`s Got Talent”, Paul performed some leading operatic roles on several occasions: Don Basilio in Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro” (2000), Don Carlos in Verdi’s “Don Carlos” (2001), Radames in Verdi’s “Aida” (2003), and Don Ottavio in Mozart’s “Don iovanni” (2003). These helped Paul to add a solid sum of money to his net worth.

Following his win on “Britain`s Got Talent”, Paul Potts’ career really expanded. He performed in Leipzig  in the live television broadcast of the 13th annual José Carreras Gala, then in 2008 he toured and performed in a series of 97 concerts in 85 cities across 23 countries.

Paul Potts then released a couple of studio albums, “Passionate” in 2009, and then with the help of Sony Music Entertainment “Cinema Paradiso” in 2010. Incomes from these albums considerably boosted Paul Potts net worth.

The American film studio “The Weinstein Company”, founded in 2005 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, created a film “One Chance” that is about Paul Potts`s life; English comedian and actor James Corden portrays Paul Potts in this movie. Further, Paul was invited to appear on “The Oprah Winfrey” during a subsequent tour of the USA.

In his private life, Paul Potts has been married to Julie-Ann since May, 2003. They met each other in an internet chat room, and they now reside in Port Talbot.

 


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Chance2013performer: "Vesti La Giubba from Pagliacci", "O Soave Fanciulla from La Boheme", "Che Gelida Manina from La Boheme", "I Love Thee Ich Liebe Dich", "Farewell to Earth from Aida", "Nessun Dorma from Turandot"
Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II2010performer: "Fasut Symphony"
Premios Ondas '072007TV Movie performer: "Nessun dorma"
Britain's Got Talent2007TV Series performer - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II2010singer: "Faust Symphony"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2014TV SeriesHimself - Performer
The Best Hit USA2014TV SeriesHimself
All Star Family Fortunes2014TV SeriesHimself
Loose Women2007-2013TV SeriesHimself - Performer / Himself
Daily Mirror: The Pride of Britain Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Britain's Got More Talent2009-2013TV SeriesHimself
What's Cooking? From the Sainsbury's Kitchen2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
100 Years of the Royal Variety Performance2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Royal Variety Performance 20122012TV MovieHimself - Performer
The Golden Rules of TV2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2012TV SeriesHimself
Most Shocking Talent Show Moments2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Hour2011TV SeriesHimself
Die Hit-Giganten2010TV Series documentaryHimself
BingoLotto2010TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Canada A.M.2010TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Granaten wie wir2010TV SeriesHimself
Aftenshowet2007-2010TV SeriesHimself
Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II2010Himself
Breakfast2010TV SeriesHimself
José Carreras Gala2009TV SeriesHimself
DAS!2009TV SeriesHimself
Lotta på Liseberg2009TV SeriesHimself
Britain's Got Talent2007-2009TV SeriesHimself - Contestant / Himself - Performer
Globos de Ouro 20082009TV MovieHimself
Höchstpersönlich2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Willkommen bei Carmen Nebel2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Frühstücksfernsehen2009TV SeriesHimself
Menschen, Bilder, Emotionen2008TV SeriesHimself
TV total2008TV SeriesHimself
Verstehen Sie Spaß?2008TV SeriesHimself
Markus Lanz2008TV SeriesHimself
It Takes Two2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest Artist
Året der gik2007TV Special documentaryHimself - Performer
DR's store juleshow2007TV Special documentaryHimself - Performer
The Royal Variety Performance 20072007TV MovieHimself
Premios Ondas '072007TV MovieHimself
Life & Cooking2007TV SeriesHimself
Die Johannes B. Kerner Show2007TV SeriesHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2007TV SeriesHimself
Richard & Judy2007TV SeriesHimself
GMTV2007TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night with Miriam2007TV SeriesHimself
Today2007TV SeriesHimself
This Morning2007TV SeriesHimself
My Kind of Music1999TV SeriesHimself - Performer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Talent Show Story2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Schmidt & Pocher2008TV SeriesHimself
Shownieuws2007TV SeriesHimself
Aftenshowet2007TV SeriesHimself

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