Aston Merrygold Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Early Life, Career, Net Worth and MorePosted By: Sarah | October 3, 2018
Aston Merrygold Biography
Aston Merrygold is a well-known and popular British songwriter, singer, dancer and television personality. He is most famous for his band called British boyband JLS, where he made it until the last stage and were the runner-ups to Alexander Burke in X-Factor which was the fifth series. Aston Merrygold had a successful band he with his band members worked for several years and due to some reasons split up after seven years in the year 2013 which was 22nd December. Furthermore, in the year 2013 Aston Merrygold was bought up as a judge in a British dance talent show named Got to Dance.
Early Life, Childhood, and Education of Aston Merrygold
Aston was born in the United Kingdom on February 13th, 1988 which makes up his age as 29 years old. Aston admitted to Jack Hunt school in Peterborough. He was born to his father Jamaican, and his mother was an Anglo-Irish. Aston Merrygold parents split up after staying for several years at that time Aston was very young. Aston has six siblings as he has one sister who belongs to his biological step parents and five brothers.
He initially had the passion of becoming a footballer. Aston while attending his secondary school played football for European Youth Games for England. In his early ages, he wanted to become a professional footballer, however, as the year passes his passion for football demolished. Eventually, he had a nerve problem in his left foot due to some injury, and he couldn’t play football, so he turned to singing and acting profession instead of being a footballer.
Career and Professional Life of Aston Merrygold
In the year 2002 Aston Merygold initiated his career as he appeared as Michael Jackson in a show named Stars in Their Eyes and singing the song “Rockin’Robin.” For this show, Aston Merrygold stood 2nd. Afterward, Aston started to work as an entertainer at Pop Star Studios which situated in Fletton Peterborough. Aston left his music career and came into the entertainer. Aston Merrygold also performed for his school production. In the year 2004, he featured in a TV program called ITV named Fun Song Factory along with Laura Hamilton who was a Children’s TV presenter.
Aston Merrygold friend Marvin Humes became the member of The Libertines after auditioning afterward he joined JLS which formed by Oritse eventually Humes hearten Aston Merrygold to give auditions. Williams wanted to add Merrygold to the group member as he is the most suitable candidate for a band with intellect and skills. Eventually Aston along with Jonathan Benjamin “JB” and named their stage as “Little Nigguh” which after some time they changed JLS as this name initiated by Marvin’s girlfriend at that particular time.
In the year 2008, the band named JLS went for the auditions for the fifth series named as The X-factor and where they were close to winning the trophy but eventually end up being runner-up, finishing second to Alexander Burke.
Afterward, JLS band signed a contract with record label Epic Records. JLS regarded as the second most successful band came out after One Direction in X Factor. After taking part in the competition and becoming the second runner-up. JLS released four albums named (JLS, Jukebox, Outta This World, and Evolution) these were of five numbers along with four top 10 single. The copies of these albums sold for about 10 million records throughout the world which made the album successful. The band JLS also made their film which broke the records of previous box office the film named as “JLS: eyes wide open.” Eventually, after remaining for several years, JLS separated on 24th April 2013. When they had their last tour for arena tour named as “Goodbye The Greatest Hits Tour”. JLS performed for the last time on 22nd December 2013.
Debut Solo Album
Aston Merrygold after working for several years came up with his first solo album named “Showstopper” which released in mid-2016. On 24th July 2015 the lead single of the album named ‘Get Stupid’ released.
Personal Life of Aston Merrygold
Aston Merrygold was born in the United Kingdom (UK) in Peterborough Cambridgeshire. He born on February 13th, 1998 his father was Jamaican, and his mother was an Anglo-Irish. Aston Merygold parents got slipt up after staying for several years at that time Aston was very young. Aston has six siblings as he has one sister who belongs to his biological step parents and five brothers. Merrygold raised and bought up by his mother Siobhan and Orjan who is his stepdad. Aston Merryygold met Marvin Humes at an audition where he met her, and she is now her band member.
Body Measurement of Aston Merrygold
Aston was 1.65m tall which is 5’5 height in inches and weighs 74 kg.
Aston Merrygold Net Worth
The net worth of Aston Merrygold is $6.5 million US dollars as for 2017. Daily income of Aston is $2,900, weekly income is $20,750, monthly income is $83,000, and annual salary is $1million.