Olly Murs

Inside Biography


Olly Murs is one of the famous English singer, songwriter, television presenter as well as actor, known for being the runner-up of The X Factor UK in 2009 and also from his own albums and singles.

Murs is currently signed to Epic Records in the United Kingdom, Columbia Records in the United States, and also Syco Music.

Early life and education

Olly Murs was born as Oliver Stanley Murs on 14 May 1984 in Witham, Essex, England.  He belongs to white ethnicity and holds a British nationality.

Murs was born in the middle-cla s s family to Vicky-Lynn and Pete Murs. He has a twin brother, Ben Murs, and a sister, Fay Murs who has been estranged from the family since 2009.

Murs went to Howbridge Junior School in Witham and Notley High School in Braintree where he was a striker in the school's football team.

Murs also went to school with Next of Kin and played semi-professionally for Isthmian Division One North side Witham Town between 2006 and 2008.


After auditioning twice and failing on both occasions, Murs applied again for The X Factor during its sixth series in 2009 where he became a second losing to Joe McElderry and having to miss his brother's wedding as it clashed with the semi-finals of the show.

Murs was signed to Epic Records in 2010, and his debut single, 'Please Don't Let Me Go,' topped the UK charts. 

Murs released his self-titled debut studio album on 26th November 2010. The album received positive reviews and reached the second spot on the UK album charts. 

Murs released his second studio album, 'In Case You Didn't Know,' on 25th November 2011, which topped the UK albums chart.

This was followed by his third studio album, 'Right Place Right Time' on 26th November 2012, which received moderate results and once again topped the UK albums chart.

It reached the number 19 spot on Billboard's 200 lists as well. Murs waited until 21st November 2014 to release his fourth studio album, 'Never Been Better.' 

Personal life

Olly Murs is currently single previously; he dated to famous model and property manager Francesca Thomas. Once there was also a rumor about them that they were going to get engaged soon but that was only a rumor.  

They began dating each other since 2012, but with the pa s sage of time something went wrong in their love life and living together for three years, they broke up in 2015.  

Murs revealed on The Jonathan Ross Show in March 2015 that Ben was estranged from their parents, and that the incident stemmed from her not being able to attend his brother's wedding because of X Factor commitments.

Net worth

Olly Murs earned a huge amount of net worth from his career. His current net worth is calculated to be around $6 million. He owns a Bentley car worth $65 thousand. He recently bought a 4-bedroom house in Essex.

by Bchrome, 13 Jun, 2017

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