Olly Murs

Olly Murs

Olly Murs
Quick Facts About Olly Murs
Celebrated Name Olly Murs
Age 40 years old
Nick Name Olly
Birth Name Oliver Stanley Murs
Birth Date 1984-05-14
Gender Male
Profession Singer-songwriter
Nationality English
Place of Birth Witham, Essex, England
Ethnicity Latvian
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Taurus
Father Peter Murs
Mother Vicky-Lynn
Sister Fay
Brother Ben
High School Notley High School
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Amelia Tank
Net Worth $6 million
Salary £1.4million
Height 5 ft 9 inches
Weight 72 Kg
Body Measurement 40-33-15 inches
Eye Color blue
Hair Color Light brown
Shoe Size 10 (US)

Olly Murs is an actor and composer, known for his appearance in the sixth series of a British reality television music competition "The X Factor" in 2009. The sixth series started on ITV on 22 August 2009 and was won by Joe McElderry on 13 December 2009 with Olly being a runner-up. His mentor was Simon Cowell, the show's founder and an English television personality, entrepreneur, and record executive.

Who is Olly Murs?

Olly Murs is an English singer in the UK, songwriter, dancer, television presenter, voice actor, and director. A winner of the 2017 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, Murs is considered to be one of the successful and most popular contestants of The X Factor UK. As of 2022, he has sold over 10 million records worldwide. 

In 2010, Murs released his debut single "Please Don't Let Me Go", which debuted at number one on the UK Singles Charts and received a Gold certification by the BPI. It was Murs' first number-one single after "You Are Not Alone" with the other series 6 finalists. His second single from his debut album, "Thinking of Me" reached number 4 on the UK Singles Charts and received a Silver certification by the BPI.

Murs has been a coach on The Voice UK since 2018. He won the eighth series with Molly Hocking and the ninth series with Blessing Chitapa. He is currently signed to RCA Records and Sony Music UK in the United Kingdom, and Columbia Records in the United States.

When was Olly Murs born?

Olly Murs was born on 14th May 1984 in Witham, a town in the county of Essex in the East of England. His birth name is Oliver Stanley Murs. He holds an English nationality and belongs to the white caucasian ethnicity. His star sign is Taurus. He's a Baptist Christian. 

Murs was born into a middle-class family. His father's name is Peter Murs and his mother's name is Vicky-Lynn. He has a twin brother, Ben, and a sister, Fay. He is of Latvian descent and his great grandparents were Edward and Kathe Murs. 

He attended Howbridge Junior School in Witham and Notley High School in Braintree, Essex, where he was a striker in the school's football team.

Is Olly Murs married?

Olly Murs is currently linked with a beautiful lady whose name goes by Amelia Tank. By profession, Amelia is a female bodybuilder and currently works in the City at a major bank. She is nicknamed "Tank the Bank" and has already won several body-building contests. Murs first date with Amelia was actually in a gym.

Actually, it was the place where the two love birds met. The love story started after he got chatting with Amelia in the middle of a group workout session and offered to drive her home. The Voice UK judge confirmed he was dating fitness enthusiast Amelia in December 2019, and in March 2020 he even confessed that he is "punching above his weight".  

Recently, he has been forced to cancel all of his UK tours after undergoing knee surgery. And on Friday, Olly Murs revealed that his bad luck hasn't stopped there as he has also had to put his sex life 'on hold' as he focuses on his recovery. The singer, 37, admitted that romance has taken a back seat while his girlfriend Amelia, 29, looks after him.

What is Olly Murs's net worth?

As of March 2022, the net worth of Olly Murs is estimated to be the US $6 million. He has accumulated his massive fortune through his singing career. He also makes extra income through his acting career and as a TV host. The Troublemaker singer's latest accounts reveal he earned £1.4million last year i.e. almost £30,000 a week. 

How tall is Olly Murs?

Olly Murs is 5 ft 9 inches tall and his body weight is 72 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. His body measurement is 40-33-15 inches (Chest-Waist-Biceps). He looks handsome and smart in his long hairstyle which is light brown in color. He has a pair of sparkling blue eyes. He keeps his body balanced by doing gym exercises every day. 

Facts About Olly Murs

  • #1He has a pet dog named Missy.
  • #2Prior to X-Factor, He was a part of a covers band called the Small Town Blaggers.
  • #3 Murs performed Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" during the audition round of the sixth X-Factor series.
  • #4Murs was the first artist to be confirmed to play at Capital FM's Jinglebell Ball 2011.
  • #5His music idol is Sir Elton John.
  • #6He made his voice acting film debut in Spies in Disguise.
  • #7He is an avid supporter of Manchester United.
  • #8He is also a supporter and chairman of the local side of Coggeshall Town.
  • #9His favorite holiday site is Australia.
  • #10He loves playing football in his leisure time.

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