Frederick Smith and broker Kate Cassidy welcomed Samuel Frederick Smith into London on May 19, 1992. They were raised in Great Chishill and went to Thomas More Primary School there.
They got liposuction at 12 since they had been bullied as children for having gynecomastia. Smith participated in the 2007 performance of Oh! Carol, a Neil Sedaka musical, is a Youth Music Theatre UK member.
They had played in jazz bands before they started in musical theater. Smith attended St Mary’s Catholic School in Bishop’s Stortford and was a member of the Bishop’s Stortford Junior Operatics (now Bishop’s Stortford Musical Theatre Society) and the Cantate Youth Choir while studying singing and songwriting for several years under jazz pianist Joanna Eden. In his youth, Smith went to the Anglican St. Mary the Virgin, Saffron Walden, with his family.
Who Is Sam Smith?
Samuel Frederick Smith is an English singer and songwriter born on May 19, 1992. They first gained notoriety in October 2012 by contributing to Disclosure’s chart-topping hit “Latch,” which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart.
They then contributed to Naughty Boy’s number-one single, “La La La,” in May 2013. Smith won the BBC’s Sound of 2014 poll and the 2014 Brit Critics’ Choice Award in December 2013.
In the Lonely Hour, Smith’s first studio album was released by Capitol Records UK in May 2014. Before “La La La,” the album’s lead single, “Lay Me Down,” was made available. “Money on My Mind,” the second single from the album, became their second UK number-one single.
The third single, “Stay with Me,” was a worldwide hit and peaked at number one in the UK and number two on the US Billboard Hot 100. Subsequent singles “I’m Not the Only One” and “Like I Can” also made it into the UK top ten.
The Best Pop Vocal Album, Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and nominations for Album of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance were among the four accolades the album took home at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.
Is Sam Smith Gay?
Smith publicly came out as gay in May 2014 and recognized a relationship with actor and model Jonathan Zeizel, which has since terminated. Upon attending the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, “When “Stay with Me” won Record of the Year; the band recognized the man who inspired the song and whom they had fallen in love with the previous year.
I’m so grateful you made me cry by winning me four Grammys.” Smith claimed in October 2017 that their most recent album, The Thrill of It All, revealed, “the gay guy I’ve become.” Smith admitted to dating actor Brandon Flynn in a September 2017 interview with Ellen DeGeneres. After dating for nine months, Smith and Flynn announced their breakup in June 2018.
Smith came out as genderqueer in October 2017, stating that they “felt just as much a woman as I am a man” and recalling a time when they “didn’t own a stitch of masculine attire and would wear full makeup while attending school.”
They decided to transition to they/them gender pronouns and come out as non-binary in September 2019, saying, “After a lifetime of being at battle with my gender, I’ve decided to love myself for who I am, inside and out.”
Jimmy Napes’ son has Smith as his godparent, a close friend, and a working partner. As a feminist, they self-identify. They have openly discussed their struggles with body image during their preteen years.
Who Is His Ex-Boyfriend?
The musician and model declared their relationship public on Instagram in January 2015. Sam and Jonathon reportedly got to know one another on the shoot of their “Like I Can” music video, according to an interview with The Sun. Sadly, the couple broke up two months after becoming public. In March 2015, Sam revealed their breakup to the public at a concert in Toronto.
Before starting to sing “Good Thing,” they said, “This song is particularly significant to me tonight since I’ve had to do a very similar thing with someone I’ve been seeing.” It’s unclear precisely what went wrong in their relationship.