SAM Fender has found popular and critical acclaim as a rock singer and musician.
He picked up the Critics Choice Award at the 2019 Brits.
Who is Sam Fender?
Samuel Fender was born on April 25, 1994, in North Shields, Tyne and Wear.
He has a brother, Liam, who is 10 years older.
Fender was educated at Whitley Bay High School and picked up the guitar when he was just 10.
He started writing songs at the age of 14, having been introduced to the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Jeff Buckley by his brother and began performing at his brother’s open mic nights.
In 2013, Fender was spotted performing in the pub where he worked by Ben Howard’s manager Owain Davies, who took him on as a client.
His first single Play God was independently released in 2017 which was also featured in the video game FIFA 19.
In 2018, Fender made the BBC’s Sound of 2018 shortlist alongside Billie Eilish, Khalid, Lewis Capaldi and winner Sigrid.
He picked up more widespread attention with his song Dead Boys, which went on to get an Ivor Novello nomination.
His Dead Boys EP was released in November 2018.
Play God was re-released in January 2019 followed by the title track from his debut album Hypersonic Missiles in March.
His debut album was eventually released in September that year.
On 24 November 2020, Fender released the track ‘Winter Song’, a cover of a 1970s track by Lindisfarne.
The track was released to help raise funds for the Big Issue.
His second studio album Seventeen Going Under is due to be released on October 8, 2021.
What are Sam Fender’s most viral songs?
According to AllMusic, Fender’s top ten most popular songs are:
- Will We Talk?
- Hypersonic Missiles
- All is on My Side
- Play God
- Leave Fast
- The Borders
- Dead Boys
- That Sound
- White Privilege
Who is Sam Fender dating and does he have children?
Fender’s current dating status is unclear and little is known about his private life.
According to the website Celebs Couples he is not currently dating anyone and has not been engaged in the past.
He is not thought to have any children.
He is known to be a huge fan of Newcastle United.
What is Sam Fender’s net worth?
Estimates for Fender’s net worth vary widely and an exact figure is not known.
At the lower end of the scale, it is estimated he is worth £18million ($2.5m), according to Idol Net Worth.
While at the upper end, the site Popular Bio states he has a net worth of £54.6m ($74m).