Susan Boyle Net Worth Is $18 Million
A native of Blackburn, West Lothian, Scotland, Susan Boyle was one of the notable members of “Britain's Got Talent” Through her competition on the reality show, she drew the attention of viewers and the audience. Her rendition of “I Dreamed a Dream” resonated with millions of YouTube Viewers and became a song on the musical, Les Miserables. Although she drew the admiration and attention of the audience, she only finished the contest as the second runner up.
By 2009, she released the album, “I Dreamed a Dream”, with Simon Cowell's Syco record label. This song hit the top of the charts in the United States and United Kingdom and also set the record for the United Kingdom's first-week sales. Ultimately, it was 2009's second largest seller in the United States. Susan Boyle holds the record for being the oldest person in history to create and release a debut album. She also holds the record in the UK for having the fastest-selling initial album. By 2010, she released “The Gift”. Following the debut of this album, it hit number one on United Kingdom charts and sold 102,000 copies within the first seven days. In addition to originally competing on Britain's Got Talent, Boyle also returned as a guest to sing “You'll See”.
She performed at the Diamond Jubilee Pageant at Windsor Castle and with Donny Osmond in Las Vegas, Nevada. A significant amount of her earnings are attributed to earnings from concerts and royalties. Altogether, she has sold a total of 19 million albums and is seeking a worldwide tour in 2014. On a personal note, Boyle has recently purchased a new household and was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. Her father and mother died in the last two decades. After caring for her mother during the last few years of her life, Susan Boyle stopped singing publicly until her audition with Britain's Got Talent. She originally was going to skip the audition, but chose to attend in honor of her mother.