Capital: € 27 million
Age: 57
Born: February 19, 1963
Country of origin: Great Britain
Source of wealth: Singer
Last updated: 2024

Short introduction

Seal is a famous British singer, songwriter and musician. He is internationally known for hits like Crazy, Kiss from a Rose and Love’s Divine. He has won a number of international awards and has sold over 20 million records worldwide. His single Kiss from a Rose was part of the film music by Batman Forever. Seal was married to Heidi Klum for nine years.

Early life

Seal was born on February 19, 1963 as Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel in London, England. He is the son of Adebisi Ogundeji and Francis Samuel. He grew up with a foster family in Paddington, a district of Westminster, London. After completing her architecture studies, Seal worked in various jobs in the London area. His facial scars come from a condition called discoid lupus erythematosus that attacks the immune system.

Career

Seal started his music career as a singer in local pubs and bars. In 1980 he joined the British radio band Push on their tour of Japan. He then toured India on his own before returning to England. In the following years he met the producer Adamski and they composed the song Killer. The song became his first big hit in 1990 and reached number 1 in the UK. This laid the foundation stone for Seal’s further career. He was signed by ZTT Records and released his debut album in 1991 called Seal. Songs like Future Love Paradise and Crazy became big hits in the USA. Seal was married to Heidi Klum from 2005-2014. She brought a child into the relationship and the couple had three children together. In 2004 Seal released the album Seal: Best of 1991-2004, which was a compilation of all his hits. It also included a cover of the Bacharach / David classic Walk on By and the Echo & the Bunnymen song Lips Like Sugar. Seal released his album Soul 2 in November 2011, a cover album with classical soul music. His album 7 was released on November 6, 2015.

Career highlights

All singles from his album Seal received awards from critics and fans. At the 1992 Brit Awards, he received awards for the album Seal for Best British Album, Killer for Best British Video and was voted Best British Man. The song Kiss From A Rose received a Grammy in 1996 for the record of the year and the song of the year.

Famous quotes

My songs are like children. I love them all. I encourage them to grow, reach their full potential and then send them out into the world.

We want to be in a situation with maximum pressure, maximum intensity and maximum danger. When shared with other people, a bond is created that is stronger than any connection.

There is nothing better than going out there and performing and making that connection with the audience. Even after all that time, I’m still excited about it.

The music industry is really fun. If you have a hit everyone knows who you are and everyone wants to make a duet with you. Then when you fail, people suffer from amnesia.

Success tips

There is nothing wrong with not being sure about your goals for a while. But if you know what you want to do, you shouldn’t let anything stop you. It is not only okay to make mistakes, they are necessary to really grow. Perfection in every respect is practically unattainable without making mistakes beforehand. If there were no mistakes, we humans would not be able to distinguish between good and evil. Ultimately, you learn to accept your mistakes and recognize good performance as success. You cannot create the path to success alone. It is important to make mentors out of people you can trust for whatever you need them for.

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