James Blunt is an English singer, musician and former military officer. He served in the military for six years and then resigned in 2002. After that he has been in the music industry and produced a number of real hit solo albums. He earns most of his wealth from music he produces and the military career also brought him enough money. Apart from music, he makes money from advertisements, commercials and endorsements. According to the recent updates, his net worth is reported to be $20 million.
James was born in 1974 in England. His father was a renowned army officer. James’ father Charles Blount had been a colonel in military while his mother was a housewife. He is the eldest child in the family with two more siblings. The records show that his father served as a cavalry officer and later worked as a pilot officer and colonel in the Army Air Corps as well.
When it comes to the education and early life of James, he went to school and college. He has been a bright stadium throughout his academic career. In Harrow School, he received A-levels in Physics, Chemistry and Economics. After that James went to study Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering and Sociology from Bristol University and completed BSC (Hons) in Sociology in 1996.
James started his career by working in armed forces. He got into army after a university offered him a scholarship. He got training at Royal Military Academy and after serving for some time, he was promoted to the rank of captain. He even worked for NATO in 1999 where his group served ahead of the front lines.
James had inclination toward music since his childhood. It has been learned he got violin and piano lessons when he was a child. He left armed forces in 2002 in order to pursue his music career. This was the right decision for James and it brought him fame, wealth and a status as a popular singer. He was contacted by many music publishers and James released his first solo album in 2003.
His 3rd album “You’re Beautiful” was a very successful release and he soon became famous throughout the world. One after the other, he went to release a number of albums and this whole work added more to his wealth and net worth.
He has been nominated five times for Grammy Awards and his first album sold over one million copies in the UK. Despite many nominations and winning few as well, he also won Best British Male 2016 Award too. He has also appeared on several TV shows.
Another interesting side of James’ life is to work for charity. He is a kind-hearted man and loves to make the world a better place for everyone around. He has done many concerts and released albums and the money was donated for charity works. As James is a handsome man, it’s had been quite easy to date many girls around. We have no reports about his marriage so far.