Lewis Marc Capaldi, excellently known as Lewis Capaldi is a Scottish singer-songwriter and musician. He has experienced a meteoric rise thanks to his March 2017 single “Bruises,” which made him the fastest unsigned artist to reach 25 million plays on Spotify. He started playing guitar at age 9 and was singing in local pubs by age 12. His debut EP, “Bloom”, was released to much acclaim in October of that year. Lewis has also toured with the likes of Sam Smith and Niall Horan as well as he was named Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the 2017 Scottish Music Awards. He released his debut album, “Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent” on 17th May 2019 which remained at the top of the UK Albums Chart for six weeks. Additionally, Lewis recently released his single “Forget Me” on 9th September 2022.
Lewis Capaldi Famous For
Where is Lewis Capaldi from?
Lewis Capaldi was born on 7th October 1996 with the real name of Lewis Marc Capaldi in Glasgow, Scotland. He is of Scottish nationality and he belongs to mixed ethnicity as he is of Irish and Italian ancestry. Likewise, his religion is Christian and his race is white. Capaldi has celebrated his 25th birthday as of 2021 and as per his birthdate, his star sign is Libra. His mother, Carol Capaldi is a nurse, and his father, Mark Capaldi is a fishmonger. He also has three siblings named Anthony, Danielle, and Warren Capaldi.
Talking about Capaldi’s education, he went to school at St. Kentigern’s Academy, Blackburn in West Lothian, and in 2016, he graduated with an HND in Music from New College Lanarkshire, Motherwell.
Lewis Capaldi’s Career (Singer-songwriter & musician)
- Lewis Capaldi kicks off his singing career by taking part in a three-date tour as part of the ‘Hit the Road’ project run by The Scottish Music Centre in 2014 after which he released his debut extended play recording “Bloom EP” on 20th October 2017.
- He then released his first track “Bruises” on 31st March 2017 which amassed close to 28 million plays on Spotify worldwide.
- He was signed to the German branch of Universal Music Group and was assigned to the “Vertigo Berlin” division as his releases are distributed in the UK by Virgin EMI Records and in North America by Capitol Records.
- Lewis supported Rag’n’Bone Man on his European tour in November 2017, and Milky Chance on their North American leg of the “Blossom” tour in January 2018.
- He was named as one of two acts in BBC Radio 1’s ‘Brit List’ on 13th July 2018 and his second extended play Breach was released on 8th November 2018, which included previously released singles “Tough” and “Grace”.
- Also, he performed a cover of Lady Gaga’s “Shallow” from A Star Is Born live on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge on 14th November 2018 and opened 2019 with his breakthrough single “Someone You Loved” charting in 29 countries. The song spent seven weeks at number one on the UK Singles Chart.
- Capaldi’s debut album “Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent” followed in May which became the best-selling album in the UK in five years, spending five weeks at number one in its first six weeks of release. Also achieved gold status in the UK only two weeks after release.
- Subsequently, he made history by becoming the first artist to sell out an arena tour before the release of an album.
- He supported Ed Sheeran at the end of his Divide world tour, playing five gigs with him in Ipswich and Leeds in August 2019.
- His single, “Someone You Loved” reached number one on the “Billboard” Hot 100 at the end of October 219, making him the first Scottish solo artist to top the US charts since Sheena Easton in 1981.
- As well, Capaldi’s single “Before You Go” from the extended edition of “Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent” became his second UK singles chart-topper on 31st January 2020. The song passed one million UK chart sales.
- Lewis has been in writing and recording sessions for his forthcoming second studio album since 2020 which is expected to be released at some stage during 2022.
- Moreover, he will be starring as himself in the upcoming film, “Untitled Lewis Capaldi documentary film”.
Awards and Achievements
- Scottish Alternative Music Awards
- Scottish Music Awards
- Great Scot Awards
- MTV Awards for his work in “Someone You Loved”
- BBC Teen Awards for his work in “Someone You Loved”‘
- Brit Awards for his work in “Someone You Loved”‘
- Global Awards for his work in “Someone You Loved”‘
Who is Lewis Capaldi’s girlfriend?
Lewis Capaldi is an unmarried singer. There is not much about his private relationship and girlfriend as he always maintains a distance in his personal life and media. He’s in fact got a lot going on for him career-wise, so probably he does not have much time left for relationships and all. So we can surely assume that Capaldi is currently living a single life. However, Lewis was previously in a relationship with his ex-girlfriend Catherine Halliday. They met each other before lockdown and was said to be ‘smitten’ with the 21-year-old student over the summer. The pair later got separated after getting a relationship for seven months. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.
How much is Lewis Capaldi worth?
Lewis Capaldi has a net worth of $15 million as of 2022 and he also earns a handsome amount of salary which is around $1.5 million per year. He’s only twenty-five years of age and has the gravity of talents ingrained in one person. He does not shy away from flaunting them either. Lewis mainly earns through his singing from Youtube, Spotify, and his shows in different places, whereas his major source of income is his songwriter and musician career.
How tall is Lewis Capaldi?
Lewis Capaldi is 5 feet and 8 inches tall in height and his body weight is around 78 Kg. He has good-looking long light-brown hair and also has glamorous and mesmerizing blue color eyes. Lewis definitely has emerged as another teen sensation in the scene. Besides, his body build type is average.
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