Harry Styles is a singer, actor and also a songwriter. Firstly, he became famous when he was a part of the boyband One Direction and then after the group was disbanded, he enjoyed his successful solo career. Now, what is his net worth?
Harry Styles’ Net Worth
As reported by Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth is $80 million dollars.
Harry Styles’ Early Life
The complete name of Harry is Harry Edward Styles. He was born on February 1st, 1994 in Redditch, Worcestershire, England. He was raised in Holmes Chapel, Chesire. He has an older sister. Her name is Gemma. His mother is Anne Twist and his father is a finance worker Desmond Styles. When Harry Styles was seven years old, his parents decided to divorce.
When he was a child, he recorded covers on a karaoke machine which was given by his grandfather. The first song that he recorded was “The Girl of My Best Friend” from Elvis Presley.
He became a student of Holms Chapel Comprehensive School. There, he was the lead singer for the band White Eskimo and this band won a local battle of the bands competition. He worked part-time at the W. Mandeville Bakery in Holmes Chapel. He did it when he was 16 years old.
How Harry Styles Becomes Popular
In 2010, Harry Styles auditioned for a British singing competition show “The X Factor” in the seventh season. He auditioned because his mother suggested it. At first, he appeared as a solo contestant on that show. However, he failed to make judges impressed. Then, with four other solo contestants from his age group who also failed, he was grouped in the competition under the “Groups” category. In the group, there were Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson. Their group name was One Direction and this name was the suggestion of Harry Styles. Then, they enjoyed their popularity in the UK even though they were in the third place in the competition.
In January 2011, Simon Cowell signed One Direction to Syco Records. The contract was supposedly £2 million. In November 2011, One Direction’s debut album entitled “Up All Night” was released. They became the first UK group who had debut album which could reach number one in the United States.
“Take Me Home” was their second album which was released in November 2012. It had the same success. Then, in November 2013, their third album was released. The title was “Midnight Memories”. And in November 2014, their “Four” album was released. They became the first group in the history of the Billboard 200 chart which have their first four albums debut at number one.
In November 2015, their fifth album entitled “Made in the A.M.” was released. It also became their last album. In this album, they featured only four of the members because Malik decided to leave the group in early 2015.
As a group, One Direction has seven BRIT Awards, six Billboard Music Awards, seven American Music Awards, and four MTV Video Music Awards.
Harry Styles’ Music Career
After the hiatus of One Direction which was announced in August 2015 and made official in January 2016, Harry Styles decided to pursue his successful career as a solo artist. In May 2016, he launched his own record label named Erskine Records. And in June 2016, he signed a recording contract with Columbia Records as a solo artist.
On April 7th, 2017, his first solo single entitled “Sign of the Times” was released. This single peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart. On the Billboard Hot 100, this single could reach number four. The music video for this single won the BRIT Award for British Video of the Year.
Then, he debuted solo performance on television on “The Graham Norton Show” in the UK and on “Saturday Nigh Live” as a musical guest in the US.
In May 2017, his self-titled debut solo album was released and it got positive reviews. He did his first concert tour, Harry Styles: Live on Tour, to promote the album. This tour was held from September 2017 to July 2018. The stops of the tour was in North and South American, Europe, Asia and Australia.
In October 2019, his second album entitled “Fine Line” was released. It topped US charts and could break the record as the biggest sales debut from an English male artist in the US.
Harry Styles is also talented in writing songs. He co-wrote a lot of songs for One Direction. One of them was “Best Song Ever”. The other songs were “Just a Little Bit of Your Heart” by Ariana Grande and “Someday” by Michael Buble.
Harry Styles’ Acting and Other Pursuits
Harry Styles made his debut film in “Dunkirk” which was a war film in 2017 by Christopher Nolan. Harry Styles is also an executive producer for the CBS sitcom entitled “Happy Together”. Besides, he is a model which has appeared in several campaigns for Gucci in 2018.
In December 2017 and December 2019, he became a guest host for “The Late Late Show with James Corden” and in November 2019, he became a host on “Saturday Night Live”.
Harry Styles’ Awards
Until now, Harry Styles have achieved a number of awards as you are able to see below.
- In 2021, he won GAFFA Awards for International Hit of the Year for “Watermelon Sugar”.
- In 2020, he won American Music Award for Favorite Pop/ Rock Album for “Fine Line”.
- In 2020, he won Global Award for Best Song for “Lights Up”.
- In 2020, he won Billboard Music Award for Billboard Chart Achievement Award.
- In 2020, he and Columbia Records won Music Week Award for Artist Marketing Campaign.
- In 2020, he won Variety’s Hitmakers Award for Hitmaker of the Year.
- In 2019, he won iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Song Cover for “You’re Still the One”.
- In 2018, he won Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Tour for his tour “Harry Styles: Live on Tour”.
- In 2017, he won ARIA Music Award for Best International Artist.
- and many more.