Seal is a singer and songwriter from the United Kingdom who has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. His most popular song is called Kiss from a Rose, and it appeared in the superhero film, Batman Forever. He worked as a coach in The Voice Australia 1st, 2nd and 6th seasons. Seal’s latest album was released in 2015, it’s called 7 and it has 11 songs in it.
Biography & Wiki
Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel was born on February 19, 1963 in Paddington, London, England. His origin parents are Adebisi Ogundeji and Francis Samuel, from Nigeria and Brazil. Seal Henry was raised by a foster family in London. He has a 2 year diploma in architecture. Seal’s brother is a music producer, singer, songwriter and filmmaker and his name is The Bullitts.
Seal was married to the American-German model Heidi Klum from 2005–2014. In 2004, Heidi Klum gave birth to Helene Boshoven Samuel and the father is Flavio Briatore, but Seal adapted her in 2009. Seal and Heidi are also the parents of 2 sons and 1 daughter, Henry Günther Ademola Dashtu Samuel, Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel and Lou Sulola Samuel.
Seal had a relationship with the Australian singer and model, Erica Packer, it started in 2015 but seems like they separated around 2016.
Just like a lot of other singers, Seal started his career in bars and clubs, then he joined a band called Push and they went on a tour together in Japan. In 1990, Seal recorded and released a song with the DJ and record producer, Adamski, called Killer. The song was very successful and it encouraged Seal to go on his career. In 1991, he released his first album ever called Seal and it was great with a few songs ranking on top United Kingdom Singles Chart and Billboard Hot 100.
In 1994, Seal released his second album called Seal 2, it also was great with songs receiving award nominations, ranking on Billboard Hot 100 and in the United Kingdom charts. Seal continued on recording and releasing successful albums including Human Being, Seal IV, System, Soul, Seal 6: Commitment, Soul 2 and 7 which was released in 2015.
Recently, Seal has been working on an upcoming studio called Standards.
Seal had an amazing concert at the Olympia Theatre in Paris, France, where he recorded his first live album called Live in Paris and it was released in 2005.
Seal was one of the coaches of The Voice Australia in its 1st, 2nd and 6th seasons (2012, 2013 and 2017).
Awards & Achievements
Seal has a great list of award winnings and nominations. His winnings include Ivor Novello Award for Best Contemporary Song (Killer), Ivor Novello Award for International Hit of the Year (Crazy, 1992), 3 Brit Awards including British Male Solo Artist (Seal) British Video (Killer) and British Album (Seal), MTV Video Music Award for Best Video from a Film (Kiss from a Rose), and BMI Film & TV Award for Most Performed Song from a Film (Kiss from a Rose). Seal won 3 Grammy awards for (Kiss from a Rose), including Grammy Award for Song of the Year (1996), Grammy Award for Record of the Year (1996) and Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. He also received a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals in 2010 (Imagine).
Net Worth of Seal
Seal has an estimated net worth of more than $30 million. His fortune comes from the albums that he has been recording, releasing and selling as well as his concerts and tours. Information says that he made from his 1991 album, Seal around $2 million, his 1994 album, Seal 2 around $4 million, and his 2008 album, Soul more than $2 million. Most of Seal’s album got platinum and gold certified.
Seal is a successful singer and songwriter from the United Kingdom. A lot of the songs he recorded and released were ranked on top charts in the United States and the United Kingdom. In 2017, Seal is expected to release an album called Standards. His last relationship was with the Australian singer and model, Erica Packer but they separated last year.