Who is Billy Ocean and what is his net worth 2018? Billy Ocean is one of the most talented singer as well as lyricist in previous decades. He is a pop singer with awesome singing style and sings in different-different genres such as rhythm blues and soul. During his career he performed numerous stage shows and continuously giving remarkable performance in career shows. Billy got huge popularity during 80’s from his outstanding voice and stage representation skills.
Born on 21 January 1950 as original name Leslie Sebastian Charles in Fyzabad city of Trinidad and Tobago, Billy Ocean is an amazing British artist, an outstanding performer for the past few decades. He is a Trinidad born British artist, who loves to perform stage shows and pixilated people from his remarkable voice.
In early years of his childhood, Billy’s family moved to Romford, Essex, England, at that time he was only ten. Billy Ocean is one of the top class black recording star Great Britain has ever produced, he is the one who sold out over 30 million records in his lifetime.
He got popularity as a famous artist in early 80’s and worked under popular labels such as GTO, Epic, Jive and Aqua Music. He has achieved extraordinary success during his long career both as an artist as well as songwriter and performed number one spot worldwide on pop charts including the USA, Australia, Netherland, Germany, and the UK.
Billy also known how to play instrument like vocals, steel drums and guitar. He currently resides in Sunningdale, Berkshire with his wife Judy and they have four children Cherie, Anthony, Rachel, and Frank.
Due to marvellous singing skills, Billy Ocean got his first break through when he signed to GTO records, one of the leading music recording institute, and for this record he released second single which was the Motownish “Love Really Hurts With-out You”, which achieved No. 12 in the US and No. 2 in the UK charts list. After doing several recordings he later changed record labels and moved to Jive Records, which provide him instant success, with million selling American number one single Caribbean Queen.
In 1986, he released album “Love Zone” which sold well. In 2012, he had also portrayal as a cameo in the British comedy movie Keith Lemon: The Film. Recently in 2016, he released double CD ‘Here You Are: The Best Of Billy Ocean’, featuring new tracks and along with a selection of his greatest hits.
Billy Ocean got numerous honours and awards during his whole career span. He got Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance in 1985. In 1987, achieved American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Single, as well as American Music Award for Favourite Pop/Rock Male Video Artist.
The University of Westminster in London also honoured him an honorary doctorate of music in 2002. In 2010, Billy Ocean got Lifetime Achievement Award at the MOBO Awards for his remarkable contribution to the music industry.
Net Worth of Billy Ocean
Due to his high profile singing talent and remarkable stage performing skills, Billy Ocean achieved numerous success in his whole career. Because of all this stuffs, he is having a hefty net worth. His net worth is estimated to more than $14 million, which is quite good for an old age singer.
He looks fit and fine in his appearance and we hope from him to provide us more exciting performance during stage show tours as well as by releasing recordings. May god bless him health for his future endeavours.