Dan Smith Bio: Girlfriend, Gay, Net Worth
The singer-songwriter Dan Smith is recognized as the lead vocalist and founder of a BRIT award-winning rock band, Bastille. He performs along with his mates Kyle Simmons, Chris Wood, and Will Farquarson. The London-born singer recorded songs like Alchemy, Words Are Words, Irreverence, and Dictator. He also took part in the Band Aid charity single, "Do They Know It's Christmas?".
Dan Smith Gushes About Dream Date; Who Is His Girlfriend?
In an interview with Vogue magazine in January 2017, Dan Smith opened up about his dream date. He stated that his dream date is something relaxing with good food. He also gushed about one of his dates where he drank quite a bit. Explaining the date, Dan stated that a girl drove because of which she couldn’t drink. He was nervous during that date, so he drank a lot.
Dan also like movies, but he thinks that movie dates can be weird as the pair have to sit next to each other in serenity for a couple of hours.
Though Dan hasn't hesitated to open up about his dream dates, he has low-keyed the information about his possible girlfriend and past relationships. But when Dan and his band released the song named Laura Palmer, a lot of his younger fans started assuming Laura Palmer as his girlfriend. Dan explained,
When we released it, a lot of younger fans were like, 'Oh, is that you’re girlfriend?' so it was a nice excuse for me to talk about Twin Peaks and David Lynch.
Dan has remained silent about his love life, but as per The Sun, he is single as of December 2017.
Tweet About Gay: Is Dan Gay?
On 14 March 2014, one of the twitter users, NME sarcastically revealed that Dan Smith is gay. After Dan said his proudest secret homosexual lyric was 'There's a hole in my soul. Can you fill it?' NME sarcastically stated that Dan Smith of Bastille came out as gay.
NME mentions Dan Smith as gay (Photo: Twitter)
Although the Twitter post claimed Dan as gay back in 2014, Dan hasn't responded to the tweet until now. The baseless rumors regarding his sexuality might be the results of his confidential dating and affairs.
How Does Dan Smith Summon Net Worth?
Dan Smith summons the prominent part of his net worth from his career in singing. He gathered most of his wealth from his band Bastille. He also generates money from his band's YouTube channel, BASTILLEvideos. As per Socialblade, BASTILLEvideos' monthly YouTube earning ranges between $48 and $771, which eventually gathers the revenue of $578 and $9.3K per annum.
Dan began his solo project after finishing school at the University of Leeds. Later, he formed the band named Bastille in 2010. Further, the band received mass popularity in 2013 after releasing the song titled "Pompeii." Bastille released two albums called Bad Blood (2013) and Wild World (2016).
The British singer started writing songs on piano and his laptop in his bedroom since the age of 15. He kept it secret until he became a finalist at 2007th Leeds Bright Young Things competition.
In May 2018, Dan's band released their hit single Quarter Past Midnight. The music video of their single has gained over 3 million views on YouTube. As of now, Dan is touring to the different places for the concert. On 22 July 2018, Dan shared a short video of his concert at Paris and thanked everyone who attended their concert in Lollapalooza Paris
Recently, on 29 July 2018, Dan and his team performed a concert at Scarborough. He stayed there for three days with his crew.
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Dan Smith's Family: Has Older Sister
Dan Smith grew up with his South African parents along with his older sister named Francis. Both of his parents were the immigrants from South Africa and were lawyers. His parents met each other when his father was promoting a folk concert where his mother was performing in it.
Dan is also close to his sister, Francis and shares a good bond with her. Below is the photo of him with his sister.
Dan Smith poses with his sister Francis (Photo: Pinterest)
Dan Smith was born on 14 July 1986 in London, England. Holding British nationality, Dan belongs to mixed ethnicity (English, Scottish). Dan stands at the height of 1.83 meters. He completed his graduation in English Language and Literature from the University of Leeds in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Dan is fond of the TV series Twin Peaks, and of one of its creators, David Lynch. He plays the piano, keyboard, percussion, and melodic.