Florence Welch was born on 28 August 1986, in Camberwell, London UK, and is a famous English musician probably best known as the lead singer of Florence + the Machine, an indie rock band, of which Florence is not only a singer, but mostly writes her own songs, making the artist unique and significantly contributing to her net worth. Another member of this band is Isabella “Machine” Summers. There are also other artists who contribute to the band`s performances.
So just how rich is Florence Welch? Sources estimate that Florence’s net worth is currently $14 million, virtually all accumulated from her activities in the musical entertainment industry.
Florence Welch Net Worth $14 Million
Florence Welch has very educated parents, with her father Nick being an advertising executive while her mom Evelyn a professor. Florence Welch attended such prominent schools as Thomas`s London Day School and Alleyn`s School in South East London. Despite problems resulting from dyslexia and dyspraxia, Florence Welch did well academically; she subsequently studied at Camberwell College of Arts, however, she soon left as she wanted to concentrate on her music, with support from her parents who encouraged her to start a career in the entertainment industry. At first, Florence took acting lessons as well as singing classes, and was good at both. Unfortunately, Florence’s parents divorced when she was four, and the three siblings and mother lived with Florence’s grandparents, who also died when she was young, however. It’s noticeable that most of the lyrics of Florence + the Machine`s first album were about her grandparents.
Florence + the Machine, which was founded in 2007, has been the main source of revenues boosting Florence Welch’s net worth. The band was popularized mostly by the BBC which promoted it as part of BBC Introducing. Their debut album Lungs was released in 2009, and their second album Ceremonials was released two years later. Florence + the Machine is unique for its style, as they easily mix various genres, including soul and rock: the band was nominated for Best New Artist in 2011, and Lungs was rewarded with MasterCard British Album of the Year, and also reached the top positions in many UK charts, lasting 28 weeks on the chart. Ceremonials was also well very received: it entered at #1 position in the UK and #6 in the United States. Of course these achievements added a solid sum to the overall amount of Florence Welch’s net worth, further assisted by the group being nominted for two Brit Awards in 2012. Florence + The Machine are planning to release their third album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful in 2015.
Florence Welsh also contributed to Calvin Harris`s song Sweet Nothing, which received a nomination for the Best Dance Recording at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Florence Welch net worth was further boosted for her collaborations with such famous artists as David Byrne and Drake as well.
In her personal life, Florence Welch had a long-term relationship with a literary editor, Stuart Hammond, from 2008 to 2011, but currently lives with her immediate family.
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