What is the net worth of Seal?
Seal is a British musician and singer who has an estimated net worth of $40 million. Seal gained a huge name during the 1990s with his numerous awards for music in Britain and also making waves throughout America. United States, with the release of his debut album “Seal”. His ballads were a lively musical mix that was the crossroads of soul, pop R&B and soul and had an ear-catching sound that was immediately recognized as his own.
Songs from the soundtrack, like “Kissed From a Rose” added to his star status. With numerous Grammy awards, Platinum and Gold selling albums, and a number of Top 10 hits, the only thing that the famously shy singer needed was a similarly high-profile companion. When he married supermodel and successful entrepreneur/producer, Heidi Klum, in 2005 it seemed like the ultimate match. They split in 2014.
The announcement was met as a real shock to almost everybody. They have long been regarded as one of the strongest “power couples”. Both partners have been able to move on and continue to flourish in their private lives as well as their professional careers.
Seal is born Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel on 19 February 1963, at St. Mary’s Hospital in London, England. He was fostered by a foster family in Paddington the district that is part of London’s city Westminster located in the inner London. Seal’s older brother, Jeymes Samuel (“The Bullitts”) is a skilled singer and songwriter.
Seal earned an Associate’s degree in architecture and was employed in various areas of the London region. Seal has stated in interviews that the facial scars he has are caused by the condition known as discoid Lupus and erythematosus. It is a disease that affects his immune system. It causes skin irritation and causes a lot of scarring. Seal began to develop this condition around the age 23.
Seal began his career in music singing in local pubs and then in 1980, he joined together with British funk group “Push” on their tour across Japan, Thailand, and India. He later had a meeting with producer Adamski who handed him the lyrics for the track “Killer” which became his first huge success. The song eventually was a top-ten hit across the UK.
Seal was later licensed by ZTT Records (the label of producer Trever Horn) and his debut album “Seal”, was released in the year 1991 and received an overwhelming positive review. Two other singles “Crazy”, “Future Love Paradise” were also successful in the charts. “Crazy” became an international chart-topper in 1991. Seal made his stage debut during the Brit Awards held at the Hammersmith Odeon in London where the crowd was captivated and the critics by his performance. Seal was awarded three awards in distinct categories.
in 1994 Seal made his debut album “Seal 2”. It was a commercial and critical hit, featuring songs like “Prayer for the Dying” and “Newborn Friend”. It was nominated to win an Grammy to be awarded the Album of the Year. The third track, “Kiss from a Rose” was only a modest success in its initial release. It exploded as it became a remix as the soundtrack to “Batman Forever”. “Kiss from a Rose” was later awarded Grammy Awards for Record of the Year as well as the Song of the Year, and the Best Male Pop Performance in 1996.
It was Seal’s top-performing single in his U.S. market and remains one of the most memorable and well-known songs to today. The single alone pushed “Seal 2” to multi-platinum status. In the following the same year Seal was a part of”Space Jam,” and also to “Space Jam” soundtrack with his version of the Steve Miller Band’s “Fly Like an Eagle”.
Seal recorded his 3rd album back in the year 1998 “Human Being.” The album was released after Seal left ZTT Records and signed with Warner Bros. In 2001, fans were waiting with fervor for the release of a forthcoming album called “Togetherland.” But it was cancelled before its release there was only one release. In 2003, Seal released his 4th album “Seal IV”, which helped him regain popularity across America. U.S. Seal went on to release three albums, including “System” in 2007, “Seal 6: Commitment” in 2010 and in 2015’s “7”. “Seal 6: Commitment” was believed to have been an inspiration from his wife of the time, Heidi.
He also has released three album covers, “Soul”, “Soul 2” as well as “Standards.” The albums include versions of classic R&B classics from such artists as Otis Redding, Curtis Mayfield, Ben E. King and many more.
Seal has worked with and contributed his vocals over the years to various musicians. Seal has also appeared at various fundraising events as part an group. He was a part of Band Aid 30 along with other UK and Irish pop stars for the recording of “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” at Sarm West Studios in Notting Hill, London. The concert raised money to help The 2014 Ebola outbreak at Sarm West Studios in West Africa. He also sang an original cover of “Manic Depression” with Jeff Beck on the album “Stone Free: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix.” Seal sang vocals on the cover version of “Imagine” by John Lennon for the 2010 Herbie Hancock album “The Imagine Project.”
In June of 2010, Seal and then-wife Heidi Klum developed the Lifetime reality show titled “Love’s Divine”. Seal was judge of the 10th edition Independent Music Awards.
The year 2012 was the time that Seal played the role of one of the four vocal coaches during season one of The Voice, the Australian version of the reality singing contest “The Voice”. He was the coach of season winner, Karise Eden. Seal came back to season 2 which saw him become the coach who won to the winner Harrison Craig. He paused from the third season of the show, but was back on “The Voice” as a coach in the year 2017.
In 2017 Seal was an invited judge on Season 12 of “America’s Got Talent”. For the season 2 of U.S. version of “The Masked Singer”, Seal was on stage in the role of The Leopard. Seal finished fourth on the show.
Seal was a lover of Tyra Banks during the early period his professional career. Seal and German model Heidi Klum began dating in February 2004. In the days prior, Heidi Klum declared her pregnancy and the ending to her marriage to Flavio Briatore. Seal proposes the proposal to Heidi on December 4, 2004 in an ice hut that he constructed on top an iceberg located in Whistler, British Columbia. Heidi was the mother of Briatore’s daughter Helene “Leni” Boshoven Klum in May 2004 in New York City, with Seal at her side. Briatore isn’t associated with Leni’s life according to Klum who claims that Seal played the role of her sole father persona. Seal was officially adopted by Leni on the 1st of September 2009.
Seal and Klum were married in May of 2005. They renew their vows every year in the company of close family and friends. The couple has three children Two sons were born in November 2005 and September 2006, as well as one daughter was born in the month of October 2009. Seal and Klum announced that they would be splitting after seven years of being together at the beginning of January in 2012. Their divorce was approved in October of 2014.
In the year 2019, Seal paid a bit more than $3.5 million to acquire a 3600 square feet, private mountaintop view located in Topanga, California. Prior to that the purchase, Seal (along together with Heidi) had an extravagant mansion located in L.A.’s Brentwood Country Estates community. The property was went for $24 million at the date of their divorce.