Will Young has openly claimed that he is gay. He reveled that he is gay in 2002. But the information about his boyfriend is unknown. He received his formal education from Kingsbury Hill School and also from Horris Hill Preparatory School. Will Young was interested in music since his childhood days. While he was in his school days, he appeared in several school shows and he was also rumored to be giving speeches in school programs. He also took part in several singing competitions during that time too. He began his musical career from 1999 and that was in the television show This Morning. After making his appearance there he auditioned for Pop Idol and finally became the winner of the competition at the end.