Olly Murs Biography

Updated On Feb 13, 2019 Published On Oct 24, 2015
Facts of Olly Murs
Date of Birth: 1984 , May-14
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Olly Murs
Birth Name Oliver Stanley "Olly" Murs
Nick Name Olly Murs
Father Peter Murs
Mother Vicki-Lynn (Pollard)
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Witham, United Kingdom
Ethnicity white
Profession singer, songwriter, television presenter,actor
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Waist size 34 in
Chest Size 40 in
Bicep Size 13 in
Shoe Size 10 (US)
Weight in KG 72 kg
Affair with Francesca Thomas
Girlfriend Francesca Thomas
Education Howbridge Junior School
TV Show The X Factor (UK) Interactive
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Olly Murs full name Oliver Stanley "Olly" Murs is one of the famous singer and songwriters from the United Kingdom. He has also established himself as a television presenter. He is popular in the world for being the runner up of The X Factor in 2009 and also from this own albums and singles.

Olly Murs' early life

Olly Murs was from the middle-class family born as Oliver Stanley Murs on 14th May 1894 in Witham, Essex, England of United Kingdom to Vicki-Lynn and Pete Murs. He is English and is white.

He has attended the Howbridge Junior School and Notley High School. There are nof further details as to whether Olly Murs graduated or not.

Olly Murs' career

Before Olly Murs began his professional singing career he was a football player and he was associated with Isthmian Division One North. It is also said that he scored a dozen goals from there too.

He became known professionally as a singer from 2009 and was after being one of the contestants of the on The X Factor, where the judges were Simon Cowell and Sharon Osbourne.

He released his first single under the title Please Don't Let Me Go and that was in 2010. Till now Olly Murs has released several albums in his life. In his musical career, he has worked with artists like Demi Lovato.

Olly Murs' personal life and affairs

Olly Murs has never been married in his life but he was found having romantic love affairs with Francesca Thomas.  Francesca Thomas is one of the famous models.

They began dating each other from 2012. Once there was also a rumor about them that they were going to get engaged soon but that was not official. But with the passage of time, something went wrong in their love life and they finally called off their love life recently in September of 2015.

He has never been that lucky to be the loving spouse of his sweet wife but he desired to be that. He is also not divorced.

Olly Murs' net worth

It is expected that his salary is high and his net worth is rumored to be around £5million. Olly Murs makes most of his money from the sales of his record albums, which have been quite a hit in the market.

Olly Murs also earned a sizeable income from his appearance as a contestant in The X Factor and as the judge of The Voice.

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Born in Witham, Essex

May 14 , 1984

 Olly Murs was from the middle class family born as Oliver Stanley Murs in Witham, Essex, England of United Kingdom to Vicki-Lynn and Pete Murs. He is English and is white. He is a tall guy and is also of average weight. 

Began dating Francesca Thomas

2012

Olly Murs has never been married in his life but he was found having romantic love affairs with Francesca Thomas.  Francesca Thomas is one of the famous models. They began dating each other from 2012. 

Broke up with Francesca Thomas

September 27 , 2015

Once there was also rumor about Olly Murs and Francesca Thomas that they were going to get engaged soon but that was not official. But with the passage of time something went wrong in their love life and they finally called off their love life recently in September of 2015.

Won BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards

2011

BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the singing world and every one really fells honored if they win this award. Olly Murs has also been honored with this award twice in his life and that was in 2011 and 2012 for Best British Album and Best British Solo Artist respectively. 

Won Goldene Kamera Awards

2015

Olly Murs has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. Recently in 2015, he also won one of the prestigious awards in his life and that was Golden Kamera Awards. He won this award for Best International Music.

Joined Isthmian Division One North

2006

Olly Murs is a multi talented person from United Kingdom. Besides this singing career he was also a great semi professional football player and he used to play from Isthmian Division One North.  It is also said that he scored a dozen of goals from there. 

Began his singing career

2009

Olly Murs became known professionally as a singer from 2009 and was after being one of the contestants of the on The X Factor. But before he joined The X Factor, UK, he was the recruitment consultant in several organizations.

Nearly won The X Factor in 2009

2009

It can be said that Olly Murs is a great singer as he nearly won The X Factor in 2009. That was the same year, he began his professional career. He took part in this competition at the start of 2009. At the end of this competition, he was second placed. 

Released his first album

2010

With the start of 2010, Olly Murs was offered a recording contract by Epic Records and Syco Music. He went on recording his first album with them and finally at the end of that year he was able to release his first album. This album was massive hit as it broke several records in UK. 

Is going to publish his second book

March 15 , 2015

Besides his singing and acting career Olly Murs is also a great writer. He has also written several article and book in his life. In 2012, he published his first book. Recently in 2015, he also confirmed that he is about to release his second book and that will be titled On The Road.