Lewis Capaldi is a Scottish singer and songwriter who rose to prominence with the release of his hit single “Someone You Loved”. He is the winner of the 2020 Brit Award for Best New Artist and holds many other awards and accolades in his name. Owing to his successful career he is also a millionaire, and Lewis Capaldi’s net worth in 2023 stands close to $10 million. Check this article for more details about the singer such as his biography, relationship timeline, career history, hit songs, and much more.
Lewis Capaldi Net Worth 2023
|Net worth (2023)||$10 million (est.)|
Lewis Capaldi’s Personal Biography
Lewis Capaldi was born on 7 October 1996 in Glasgow, Scotland to Carol Capaldi and Mark Capaldi. He has three more siblings and Lewis is the youngest of them. Capaldi became interested in singing started after his first performance on stage at the age of 4 years on a family trip to France. At the age of nine, Lewis learned how to play guitar and soon began writing songs too. He used to sneak out into pubs with the help of his eldest brother and played his gigs. Capaldi is a fan of association football and a supporter of the Glasgow-based Celtic F.C. Lewis if the second cousin (once removed) of the actor Peter Capaldi from his father’s side.
In 2015, Capaldi began dating Scottish singer Paige Turley but they broke up after a year and a half of dating. In 2020, he went into a relationship with Catherine Halliday but the couple too broke up after seven months of dating. Currently, Capaldi is dating the singer, dancer, and actor Ellie MacDowall.
|Full name||Lewis Marc Capaldi|
|Genres||Pop, blue-eyed soul|
|Instrument||Vocals, guitar, piano|
|Year active||2013 – present|
|Age||Born on 7 October 1996|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Education||New College Lanarkshire, Motherwell|
|Parents||Carol Capaldi (mother)Mark Capaldi (father)|
Lewis Capaldi’s Professional Career
Capaldi’s professional career began in 2014 when he took part in a tour with fellow Scottish singers Jacob, Rory Green, and Zoë Bestel. The same year, Capaldi was discovered by manager Ryan Walter who heard his song recorded in his bedroom via an iPhone and uploaded on SoundCloud. Getting impressed by his voice, Walter soon contacted Capaldi and to hear him play live he even flew from America to Britain.
In 2017, Capaldi released his first independent single “Bruises” which became a major hit, getting 28 million plays on Spotify worldwide. With this song, Lewis became the fastest-ever unsigned artist to reach 25 million plays on the platform. The song was later re-released in 2019 as a single and reached a peak of number 6 on the UK Singles Chart. Soon after the release of the song, Capaldi was signed to the German branch of Universal Music Group.
Capaldi’s breakthrough came with the release of his hit single “Someone You Loved” which charted in 29 countries. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and also made it to number one on the UK Singles Chart and remained there for 7 weeks. Capaldi also became the first Scottish solo artist to top the US charts since 1981. The song also received a Grammy nomination for the Song of the Year. “Someone You Loved” was later included in Capaldi’s debut album “Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent”. The album was the biggest-selling album in the UK and spent five weeks at number one in its first six weeks of release.
In 2020, Capaldi release his second UK Singles Chart-topper “Before You Go” which was also included in the extended edition of his debut album. Before the release of the album, Capaldi began a year-end tour and become the first artist to sell out an arena tour before the release of an album. Apart from his own tours, Lewis has also supported popular singers Rag’n’Bone Man, Jake Bugg, Niall Horan, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, and bands like Picture This, Milky Chance, etc on their tours.
In 2023, Lewis released his second album “Broken by Desire to Be Heavenly Sent”. The lead single “Forget Me” from the album became Capaldi’s first song to debut at the top of the UK Singles Chart. In April of same year, a documentary based on the life of Lewis Capaldi “How I’m Feeling Now” was released on Netflix. The documentary features the journey of Capaldi from an aspiring teen to become one of the most popular artists in the music industry.
Popular Songs of Lewis Capaldi
A list of famous songs by Lewis Capaldi along with the album name and year of release is given below:
|Songs||Albums||Year of release|
|Before You Go||Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent||2019|
|Someone You Loved||Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent||2019|
|Wish You The Best||Broken By Desire To Be Heavenly Sent||2023|
|Pointless||2023 Mega Hits||2023|
|Hold Me While You Wait||Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent||2019|
|Forget Me||Sad Songs 2022||2022|
|Haven’t You Ever Been in Love Before?||Broken By Desire To Be Heavenly Sent||2023|
|Bruises||Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent||2019|
|How I’m Feeling Now||Summer Time Sadness by The Circle Sessions||2023|
|Forever||Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent||2019|
Awards won by Lewis Capaldi
Here’s a list of all awards and accolades won by Lewis Capaldi:
- Scottish Alternative Music Awards Best Acoustic Act
- Scottish Music Awards Best Breakthrough Artist Award
- Great Scot Awards Breakthrough
- Forth Awards Rising Star Award
- Q Awards Best Track for “Someone You Loved”
- BBC Teen Awards Best British Singer for “Someone You Loved”
- BBC Teen Awards Best Single
- Brit Awards Best New Artist
- Brit Awards Song of the Year for “Someone You Loved”
- Global Awards Best Mass Appeal Artist
- Global Awards Most Played Song for “Someone You Loved”
- Scottish Music Awards Best UK Artist
- iHeartRadio Titanium Awards 1 Billion Total Audience Spins on iHeartRadio Stations for “Someone You Loved”
- ASCAP London Music Awards Songwriter of the Year
- ASCAP London Music Awards Winning Hot 100 Song for “Before You Go”
- Song of the Year for “Someone You Loved”
- Top Streaming Song “Someone You Loved”
- ASCAP London Music Awards Winning Hot Dance/Electronic Song for “Lasting Lover”
- British Phonographic Industry Brits Billion Award
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Frequently Asked Questions
$10 million (approx.)
Capaldi has been diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome.
Yes it sometimes affects his singing but the love of the fans keeps Lewis going despite the disorder.