Is Olly Murs married? No, he isn’t. He was previously in the relationship with his long term girlfriend Francesca Thomas. They enjoyed their romantic life together from 2013 to 2016. After the end of their affair, Murs is supposed to be single.
Despite being single and unmarried, people are still curious to know about his wife name which isn’t known yet. Until Easter 2012, he used to live with his parents and after that, he shifted to his own five-bedroom house in Toot Hill, Essex. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Murs:
Who is Olly Murs?
Born as Oliver Stanley Murs, he landed the planet on 14 May 1984, which makes his age be 36 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is an English singer-songwriter, actor and is also recognized as a television personality.
He gained national attention after appearing in the sixth series of The X Factor where he came out as second in 2009. As of now, he has been signed with Columbia Records (the United States of America) and RCA Records & Sony Music (the United Kingdom).
His first debut single entitled Please Don’t Let Me Go was released in 2010 which was able to enter the UK Singles Charts at number one. It was also able to obtain Gold certification by the BPI. His second single was entitled Thinking of Me from his debut album reached the UK Singles Charts at number four.
His debut album’s second single entitled Dance with Me Tonight was able to reach number one in the chart. His debut eponymous album reached at number two in the UK Albums Chart. The album was certified double platinum by the BPI and was able to make sales over 600,000 copies. His second album entitled In Case You Didn’t Know was released in November 2012.
Till date, Murs has made over 10 million records sales worldwide. An announcement was made in May 2013 which revealed that Murs would return to The X Factor where he would work together with Caroline Flack for presenting the spin-off show The Xtra Factor. In October 2012, his autobiography titled Happy Days was officially published.
Early Life and Education
Murs was born in 1984 and his place of birth is in Witham, Essex, England. He was born to the parents named Vicky-Lynn Pollard (mother) and Pete Murs (father). He was born with an identical twin brother named Ben Murs and is also blessed with a sister named Fay Murs.
Talking more about his family background, his paternal grandfather was Latvian who moved to England with his parents in 1948. Regarding his education and academic achievements, he went to Howbridge Junior School in Witham and was also enrolled at Notley High School in Braintree, Essex.
He was also interested in sports where he was in the football team of Notley High School. He also gained huge success in his early sports career. However, an injury forced Murs to quit his football career.
Career and Professional Life
Initially, Murs started working at Prime Appointments in Witham as a recruitment consultant. He also performed for the Small Town Blaggers with Jon Goodey. In 2007, he made his appearance in the popular game show called Deal or No Deal. In the show, he was able to become the winner of the meagre sum of £10.
Murs became the only one contestant to appear twice in Deal or No Deal as he returned back to it in 2012. He went for the audition of The X Factor in its sixth series in 2009 where he performed Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition”. He performed the song named “The Climb” in his final performance.
In November 2010, his debut album was released which was named after his own name. It entered at number two into the UK Albums Chart. He also went for a summer stadium tour to support act of JLS. He made his acting debut as the voice of Spike the Doberman in 101 Dalmatian Street in 2019.
English singer-songwriter Olly Murs isn’t married yet and therefore has nobody in his life whom he can introduce as his wife. He ended his relationship with his long-time dating girlfriend Francesca Thomas in 2016. Murs is very close to his parents and siblings. Talking more about his personal life, he is an avid supporter of Manchester United.
Olly Murs stands at a tall height of 5 feet and 9 inches or 175 cm. He weighs about 72 kilograms or 159 pounds making him perfectly balanced as per his height. Talking more about his body measurements, his chest, biceps and waist measure 40, 13 and 34 inches respectively. His athletic build body structure proves that Murs is highly conscious of his fitness.
Salary and Net worth
Olly Murs has an estimated net worth of 4 million USD which he has gained within a short period of time. He first gained recognition after appearing in the television game show. His net worth is also contributed by various brand endorsement activities where he was named brand ambassador of the Football Association in early 2013 to celebrate its 150th anniversary.
Murs was also seen in the television commercial for UK based gaming console named NintendoDS. He was also seen as the face of European clothing store NewYorker in March 2012. He also modeled for clothing label Farrell by Robbie Williams.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Olly Murs is prepared by most of the popular wiki sites including Wikipedia. You can find him on Instagram @ollymurs where he has amassed more than 2.7 million followers. His Twitter and Facebook profiles are available @ollyofficial and @ollymurs respectively.