Who is Sam Smith?

Sam Smith is a famous English singer and songwriter who was interested in singing from his early childhood days. He came in limelight after being featured on Disclosure’s breakthrough single ‘Latch’, which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart. His singing style covers various genres like pop, R&B, etc. His debut studio album ‘In the Lonely Hour’ released in May 2014 on Capitol Records, UK. As a whole, the album received good reviews and won four awards 57th Annual Grammy Award, Best Pop Vocal Album, Best New Artist and Record and Song of the Year.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameSam Smith
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter
Birth DateMay 19, 1992
Birth PlaceLondon
Full NameSamuel Frederick Smith
Star SignTaurus
ParentsFather: Fredrick Smith
Mother: Kate Cassidy
SisterLily Smith and Mabel Smith
Sexual OrientationGenderqueer
RelationshipBrandon Flynn (broke up)
Net Worth$40 million
NationalityBritish and English
Height6 feet and 2 inches (1.88m/188cm)
Weight92 kg (203 lbs)
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlack

Sam Smith


Sam Smith was born as Samuel Frederick Smith on May 19, 1992, in London. His father is Fredrick Smith and his mother is Kate Cassidy, who is a stockbroker. He has two sisters Lily Smith and Mabel Smith. He is of Taurus sun sign and he is 28 years old as of 2020.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Sam Smith holds British and English nationality. According to ethnicity he belongs to White and follows Jewish religion. Besides this, he stands 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88m/188cm) tall and weighs 92 kg (203 lbs). He has a pair of blue eye colour and black hair colour.

Early Life/ Education of Sam Smith

Sam Smith attended St Mary’s Catholic School, Bishop’s Stortford. He was bullied as a child for gynecomastia, a body image issue. Since he was interested in singing at learnt singing jazz when he was eight he enrolled in Youth Music Theatre, UK. He studied singing and songwriting for many years under jazz pianist Joanna Eden. He also joined Cantate Youth Choir and Bishop’s Stortford Musical Theater Society.



Sam Smith was recognized worldwide when his single ‘Latch’ was released on October 8, 2012. This song hit the eleventh in the UK Singles Chart. He then featured on Naughty Boy’s single ‘La La La’ which also became a hit and ranked at number 1 on the UK Single Chart. In 2014, Sam released his first EP named ‘Nirvana’ which also include Sam’s acoustic solo version of ‘Latch’ and three other tracks ‘Safe With Me,’ ‘Nirvana,’ and ‘I’ve Told You.’ Thereafter, on 26 May, he released his studio album through Capitol Records named ‘In the Lonely Hour.’ His first single ‘Lay Me Down’ and the second single of the album ‘Money on My Mind’ released in February 2013 and February 2014 respectively. The album was a huge success and reached number one in the UK Albums Chart and number two at Billboard 200.

Sam Smith

The same year in the spring, he also went on his first American tour with his huge repertoire of new and old hits. He was also featured on the cover page of the magazine ‘The Fader.’ He also made his debut TV appearance across America on January 2014 at the show ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ where he performed his hit single ‘Latch’ accompanied by Disclosure on electronic musical instruments. He also made his second TV appearance on the show Saturday Night Live where he performed another of his singles ‘Stay with me.’

Furthermore, in 2015 Sam and Jimmy Napes released their composition song ‘Writing’s on the Wall’ for James Bond film named ‘Specter.’ This song peaked number one in the UK. In 2016, he was working in the studio for his second studio album. He also worked with Adam Lambert on the new material.


Sam Smith released his new single ‘Too Good at Goodbyes’ on September 8, 2017. This also peaked at number one in the United Kingdom and number five on the US Billboard Hot 100. He also launched his second album ‘The Thrill of It All’ which also became number one album in the US. Moreover, he also started ‘The Thrill of It All Tour’ and visited different places in Europe, North America, Asia, New Zealand and Australia. Likewise, on 27 March 2018, they released ‘Pray’ featuring American rapper Logic. On 17 August 2018, the singer collaborated as the main vocalist on Calvin Harris’s new track ‘Promises.’

Recently he released his new song ‘Dancing with a Stranger’ on 6 July 2019 which reached the top ten in the UK. He was to release his third studio album on 1 May 2020 but then got delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, he released cover song of Coldplay’s ‘Fix You’ on July 6, 2020.


Sam Smith has been nominated in 74 awards, winning 29 of them for his contributions and association in the entertainment industry.

Personal Life of Sam Smith

Sam Smith came out in May 2014 and stated him as a gay. In September 2017, he revealed that he was dating Brandon Flynn. They ended their relationship after dating for nine months in June 2018. Likewise, in October 2017 he again came out as genderqueer.  He identifies himself as a feminist.

Sam Smith


Sam Smith is a famous social media celebrity as well. His Instagram account and Twitter account (@samsmith) has 15.1 million followers and 8.2 million followers respectively. Similarly, his Facebook page has 6.2 million likes and 7.9 million followers. He also has his own website (www.samsmithworld.com) where he posts updates about his songs and videos. He also has an official YouTube channel of his own name with 13.1 million subscribers.

Sam Smith Net Worth

Sam Smith is a famous singer who has earned a massive amount of popularity worldwide along with a handsome amount of money. His current net worth is approximately $40 million.