Facts of Susan Boyle
|Full Name:||Susan Boyle|
|Age:||59 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||April 01, 1961|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
|Birth Place:||Blackburn, United Kingdom|
|Father's Name:||Patrick Boyle|
|Mother's Name:||Bridget Boyle|
|Education:||Edinburgh Acting School|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 4 inches (1.65m)|
|Net Worth:||£22 million|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Susan Boyle is a singer who came to an international platform as a contestant on the TV program Britain’s Got Talent.
Susan Boyle-the comeback
British singer Susan Boyle had stunned the world when the shy and timid Scottish woman participated in 2009 Britain’s Got Talent and sang I Dreamed A Dream from Les Miserables.
After a gap of 3 years, Susan performed for the first time for the BGT charity gig in Liverpool in February 2018. The event was to help raise funds for Alder Hey Hospital.
As expected, the 56-year-old singer received a standing ovation for her performance. On the occasion, she said:
“I’m still here and still going strong.”
“Liverpool was my first performance in a little while. It went very well and I thoroughly enjoyed it.”
A Glasgow studio has been booked for April 2018 for recording songs for her eighth album which will be launched later this year. Her last album was in 2016. An insider revealed:
“It’s going to be an exciting year for Susan. She can’t wait to get back into the studio and get recording. She has lots of ideas and is looking forward to her fans hearing the new material. It’ll come out later this year.”
She loves to sing and make people happy. Money and fame are secondary.
About Susan Boyle’s early life, age, parents, and siblings
Susan was born on 1 April 1961 In Blackburn, West Lothian, Scotland. Her father Patrick was a miner and veteran of WW II. He used to sing at Bishop’s Blaize. Her mother Bridget was a shorthand typist. The family has Irish links. Her mother was 45 years old when Susan was born.
Susan had 4 elder brothers and 5 elder sisters. She was raised with the diagnosis of a learning disability.
It was only in 2012-2013 that it became known that her problems were actually due to Asperger syndrome and she had an IQ above average. She had to face bullying during her childhood and at school.
Susan found it difficult to cope with the school studies and left it with few qualifications. She took part in government training programs and also performed at local venues for a living.
Susan Boyle’s music training and competition wins
Susan obtained singing training under vocal coach Fred O’Neil. She also studied at the Edinburg Acting School. She sang at the local churches and went for pilgrimages with them.
In 1995, she auditioned for My Kind of People and also released a CD for charity. It was said to be a heart-breaking rendition. In 1998, she recorded three tracks with her saved money. Susan also won several music competitions.
Susan Boyle in BGT 2009
It was Susan’s ever-supportive mother who persuaded her daughter to take part in BGT. Though looking at her, people in the audience gave weird expressions and suspected whether she can sing, they were shocked by hearing her song. She charmed the audience and the Judges. Though she did not win the show, she was noticed and her performance appreciated by one and all.
Susan Boyle’s albums
She released her first album I dreamed a dream in 2009 and sold more than 411k copies. It also was on several music charts. There were tours, TV appearances, shows, concerts and more.
In July 2010, her second album The Gift was released. She also released her autobiography the same year. Her third album Someone to Watch Over me released in 2011. Her other albums were 2012’s Standing Ovation: The Greatest Songs from the Stage, 2013’s Home for Christmas and 2014’s Hope.
She took a hiatus in 2015 and returned to make and release her seventh album named A Wonderful World.
Susan Boyle- Romance in the air!
In 2014, Susan had revealed that she is in love for the first time at the age of 53 years.
She said that the man was an American doctor and she had enjoyed her first dinner date with him. She did not name him and one is not sure whether they continue to be in touch with each other.
Susan Boyle’s Body Measurement
Talking about her body measurement, Boyle has a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m) and owns a weighs around 85 kg. Furthermore, her hair color and eye color is dark brown.
Susan Boyle’s Social Media
Boyle is active on Facebook. She has over 1.3M followers. However, she does not have her official Twitter and Instagram accounts.