Quick Facts Susan Boyle

  • NameSusan Boyle
  • Birth NameSusan Magdalane Boyle
  • FatherPatrick Boyle
  • NationalityBritish
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionSinger
  • Net Worth?26 million
  • Eye ColorBlack
  • Hair ColorBlack
  • Face ColorWhite
  • Affair withN/A
  • BoyfriendN/A
  • TV ShowThe Christmas Candle, I Dreamed a Dream: The Susan Boyle Story
  • SiblingsBrigid McCaw, John Boyle, Gerry Boyle, Mary Brady Boyle

Susan Boyle is globally recognized as Scottish Singer, best known for her appearance as a contestant on the Tv program British Got Talent(2009). Fan Choice Award winner, Susan is also known for supporting various charitable causes like BBC Children in Need and Comic Relief.

Susan Boyle Early Life and Education

Susan Magdalane Boyle was born on April 1, 1961, in Blackburn, West Lothian, Scotland. She is the daughter of Patrick Boyle, a veteran of World War II, and Bridget, shorthand typist. His father, Patrick was also the singer of Bishop’s Blaize. She was youngest of four brothers and five sisters. Her nickname in the school was “Susie Simple“. In school, she was a victim of bullying in her school days. Later, she left her school and joined West Lothian College as a trainee cook for six months.

Susan Boyle during her early years
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Susan joined Edinburgh Acting School and also took a singing class from the vocal coach, Fred O’Neil. She was passionate towards singing since her childhood. She was inspired by her mother and went for the audition of singing talent several times before starting her career.

Susan Musical Career

Prior to her professional career, Susan used to sing in local Catholic Church, local choirs, Karaoke performance at a pub in and around the village. She took part in Britain’s Got Talent on 11 April 2009, singing a song, I dreamed a dream“.

Susan released her debut album I Dreamed a Dream in November 2009, which was UK’s best-selling debut of all time. It was the second best selling album of 2009 in U.S. Similarly, as a lead of singles, “I dreamed a dream” and “Wild Horses”, she earned fame rapidly. Again, in 2010, she released a second album “The Gift” which leads her to the height of success. She became the third act ever to top both the UK and US album chart

Susan Boyle as a lead singer for I dreamed a dream.

Again On 31st October 2011, Susan released her third album, Someone to watch over me“. Also, in 2102, she released her fourth album, Standing Ovation which reached to top 7 in the UK and top 12 in US single chart. In 2013, she released her fifth album Home For Christmas and sixth album Hope, reached top 10 and top 20 in UK chart respectively.

Youtube: Susan Boyle’s Standing Ovation

In 2012, she joined the cast of “I dreamed a dream” as a cameo appearance.  After that, she went for a musical tour in UK and Ireland. In 2016, she appeared as a cameo role in “Zoolander 2“.

Furthermore, her new album A Wonderful World is available now in the market.

Susan Boyle Awards and Achievement

In 2009, she won Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards for the category Top Scot of the Year. Similarly, in 2010, she was nominated for Best New Artist and World’s Best Album I dreamed a dream. Aria Music Award Australia nominated her as the most popular international award in 2010.

Susan won Japan Gold Disc Award for the category, Best New Artist International in the same year. In 2011, She received Scottish Variety Awards for the category Outstanding Achievement Award. In 2013, she received honorable  Fan Choice Award with the abundance of votes from the public for Scottish Talent.

Susan Boyle receiving “Fan Choice Award” from the Chairman(Nordon Robbins Music Therapy), Donald MacLeod
Source: The Edinburgh

In 2015, she received an honorary doctorate in music field from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow. She also made a record in the Guinness World Record for Fastest Selling Album by a Female, Most Successful Debut Album sales(UK) and Oldest artist to reach No. 1 in debut album ranked by the United Kingdom and the United States. 

Susan Boyle Personal Life

The famous Scottish artist, Susan is unmarried till now. She has already crossed over fifty and there is no revelation about her past relationship. She never had a boyfriend during her teenage. However, there is a rumor that, she has found during her US tour in 2014.

In an interview with the Sun, she confirmed that she meets a doctor while staying in the hotel. They went for a romantic date with dinner. Both are in the same age so, they have a strong bond together. They have not done official announcement yet about their marriage plan till now.

With a BBC interview in, she reveals about facing serious health condition. She copes with Asperger’s Syndrome and she found difficulties in social interaction which caused a gap in her musical career. She finally diagnosed in 2012. Susan is slipped in and out in the limelight because of her size as well. She has loose her weight after diagnosis and she is gorgeous and beautiful now.

Susan Boyle Net Worth

The singing sensation, Susan Boyle, with her stunning voice, achieved name and fame from her first audition in British Got Talent. She achieved $ 6 million from her first debut album, which rose her popularity beyond imagination. Her major source of income includes acting and singing now.

After getting huge success from every released album, she became successful to accumulate lots of money. Breaking out several records in the music industry as a talented oldest singer,  her estimated net worth is multiple millions.