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Paul Potts net worth:
$10 Million

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Paul Potts was born on 13 October 1970, in Bristol, England. Paul is an opera singer, who is best remembered for coming into prominence when winning “Britain`s Got Talent” in 2007, a British television talent show competition that originated from the “Got Talent” franchise, and Paul appeared in its first season, performing “Nessun dorma”, an aria from Puccini`s opera “Turandot”. Soon after Paul was announced as the winner, he released his debut album “One Chance”. The album entered to the first position on UK Albums Chart.

So how rich is Paul Potts? One of the most popular British tenors, sources estimate that Paul’s net worth is $10 million, virtually all earned from his impressive talent as an opera singer.

Paul Potts Net Worth $10 Million

Paul Potts came from a working-class family – his father was a bus driver and his mother was a supermarket cashier. Paul attended St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School, and it was while at school that Paul realized he loved singing, although he was mocked by other students, which resulted in him having weak self-confidence. Regardless, he continued singing at several Bristol churches through his teens. After school, Paul was employed in minor job positions, for example in Tesco. However, he then studied at University College, Plymouth, graduating in 1993 with a BA (Honours) degree in Humanities.

Paul Potts net worth began increasing when he became a manager at The Carphone Warehouse, an independent mobile phone retailer. From 1996 to 2003, Paul also served on the Bristol City Council, while concurrently performing in amateur opera from 1999 to 2003.

Paul Potts’ net worth was certainly boosted initially with the release of “One Chance”, as the debut album sold over 130.000 copies in its first week, and in total more than 3.5 million copies, being certified as gold and as multi-platinum. It reached the tops in such countries as Australia, New Zealand, Sweden and, of course, the United States.

Before appearing on “Britain`s Got Talent”, Paul performed some leading operatic roles on several occasions: Don Basilio in Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro” (2000), Don Carlos in Verdi’s “Don Carlos” (2001), Radames in Verdi’s “Aida” (2003), and Don Ottavio in Mozart’s “Don iovanni” (2003). These helped Paul to add a solid sum of money to his net worth.

Following his win on “Britain`s Got Talent”, Paul Potts’ career really expanded. He performed in Leipzig  in the live television broadcast of the 13th annual José Carreras Gala, then in 2008 he toured and performed in a series of 97 concerts in 85 cities across 23 countries.

Paul Potts then released a couple of studio albums, “Passionate” in 2009, and then with the help of Sony Music Entertainment “Cinema Paradiso” in 2010. Incomes from these albums considerably boosted Paul Potts net worth.

The American film studio “The Weinstein Company”, founded in 2005 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, created a film “One Chance” that is about Paul Potts`s life; English comedian and actor James Corden portrays Paul Potts in this movie. Further, Paul was invited to appear on “The Oprah Winfrey” during a subsequent tour of the USA.

In his private life, Paul Potts has been married to Julie-Ann since May, 2003. They met each other in an internet chat room, and they now reside in Port Talbot.

 


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Chance 2013 performer: "Vesti La Giubba from Pagliacci", "O Soave Fanciulla from La Boheme", "Che Gelida Manina from La Boheme", "I Love Thee Ich Liebe Dich", "Farewell to Earth from Aida", "Nessun Dorma from Turandot"
Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II 2010 performer: "Fasut Symphony"
Premios Ondas '07 2007 TV Movie performer: "Nessun dorma"
Britain's Got Talent 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II 2010 singer: "Faust Symphony"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway 2014 TV Series Himself - Performer
The Best Hit USA 2014 TV Series Himself
All Star Family Fortunes 2014 TV Series Himself
Loose Women 2007-2013 TV Series Himself - Performer / Himself
Daily Mirror: The Pride of Britain Awards 2013 TV Special Himself
Britain's Got More Talent 2009-2013 TV Series Himself
What's Cooking? From the Sainsbury's Kitchen 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
100 Years of the Royal Variety Performance 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Royal Variety Performance 2012 2012 TV Movie Himself - Performer
The Golden Rules of TV 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2012 TV Series Himself
Most Shocking Talent Show Moments 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Hour 2011 TV Series Himself
Die Hit-Giganten 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
BingoLotto 2010 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Canada A.M. 2010 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Granaten wie wir 2010 TV Series Himself
Aftenshowet 2007-2010 TV Series Himself
Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II 2010 Himself
Breakfast 2010 TV Series Himself
José Carreras Gala 2009 TV Series Himself
DAS! 2009 TV Series Himself
Lotta på Liseberg 2009 TV Series Himself
Britain's Got Talent 2007-2009 TV Series Himself - Contestant / Himself - Performer
Globos de Ouro 2008 2009 TV Movie Himself
Höchstpersönlich 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
Willkommen bei Carmen Nebel 2008-2009 TV Series Himself
Frühstücksfernsehen 2009 TV Series Himself
Menschen, Bilder, Emotionen 2008 TV Series Himself
TV total 2008 TV Series Himself
Verstehen Sie Spaß? 2008 TV Series Himself
Markus Lanz 2008 TV Series Himself
It Takes Two 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest Artist
Året der gik 2007 TV Special documentary Himself - Performer
DR's store juleshow 2007 TV Special documentary Himself - Performer
The Royal Variety Performance 2007 2007 TV Movie Himself
Premios Ondas '07 2007 TV Movie Himself
Life & Cooking 2007 TV Series Himself
Die Johannes B. Kerner Show 2007 TV Series Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2007 TV Series Himself
Richard & Judy 2007 TV Series Himself
GMTV 2007 TV Series Himself
Saturday Night with Miriam 2007 TV Series Himself
Today 2007 TV Series Himself
This Morning 2007 TV Series Himself
My Kind of Music 1999 TV Series Himself - Performer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Talent Show Story 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Schmidt & Pocher 2008 TV Series Himself
Shownieuws 2007 TV Series Himself
Aftenshowet 2007 TV Series Himself

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