Who is Cody Simpson? What is net worth of Cody Simpson? Cody Robert Simpson belongs to Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia and was born there in 1997 on January 11. At such an early age he possesses multiple talents and is an Australian singer, songwriter, musician, dancer and actor. In 2009, Simpson started recording songs in his bedroom to post on YouTube. He performed “I Want You Back” by The Jackson 5, “Cry Me a River” and “Senorita” by Justin Timberlake and “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz along with a few from his own collection such as “Perfect” and “One”.
One thing led to another and Shawn Campbell discovered him on YouTube. Later on March 15, 2010, Simpson’s debut single titled “Iyiyi” was released. The single also featured American rapper Flo Rida. In the same year on September 20th, his second music video titled “Summertime” came out. Simpson was signed on by Atlantic Records courtesy Shawn Campbell and moved to Los Angeles with his family in 2010. He was also seen on “Sunrise” during the same time.
He later became part of the Camplified 2010 tour along with other artists and was a part of other tours throughout the year. An EP titled “4 U” which included five songs in total was released in December 2010. There were reports of fans throwing eggs at Simpson during a performance Westfield Miranda in Sydney. Simpson denied the news saying that a part of the show was cancelled due to security reasons. His next outing “Coast to Coast” released by Atlantic Records sold a good 24,000 copies and ranked 12 on Billboard 200.
Yet another single “On My Mind” was released in 2011 after which Simpson was also seen on the Today Show. To promote his next EP, he started his Coast to Coast mall tour from Lake Grove, New York in August 2011. The tour ended in September in Orange, California. Simpson later hired Scooter Braun who is also the manager of Justin Bieber. A dual format Cody Simpson Doll was produced by Wish Factory in late 2011. Simpson was now set for his upcoming studio album titled “Paradise” which released on October 2nd 2012.
Simpson started his tour of Europe in early 2013 and collaborated with Justin Bieber on many occasions during the tour. Simpson’s first album to feature in top 10 on Billboard 200 released on July 16, 2013 and was titled “Surfers Paradise”. Later that year on 19 November, “The Acoustic Sessions’ was released. This was an acoustic album and also featured songs such as “All Day”, “La Da Dee”, “Pretty Brown Eyes”, “Please Come Home for Christmas”.
In 2014, Simpson paired with Whitney Carson who is a professional dancer, to participate in the 18th season of “Dancing with the Stars”. Simpson finished in ninth place in the contest after which he conducted an acoustic tour through Europe with singer Jackson Harris. In August 2014, Simpson ended his collaboration with Atlantic Records due to creative differences.
Simpson released his first album independently after leaving Atlantic Records. The album titled “Free” was created under his own label, titled “Coast House Records” in 2015. It was also reported that Simpson has plans to put his solo career on hold to form a new band named “Coast House Records” with his friends Adrian Cota, Khari Mateen and Corey Harper.
In 2015, Simpson also decided to give his acting ability a go when he guest-starred in a popular sitcom on American TV titled “Cougar Town”. He was seen in the role of Pete, who was a high school student. Later in the year he was seen portraying himself in the Nikelodeon film “One Crazy Cruise”.
Simpson is the son of Brad and Angie Simpson and has a brother named Tom and a sister named Alli. Simspson has reportedly dated Bella Thorne, Kylie Jenner, Siera Swartz and the gorgeous Gigi Hadid.
Education: Cody Simpson belongs to All Saints Anglian School in Gold Coast, Australia. Being very young at the moment, he also does a bit of home schooling. He is also the winner of two gold medals in the Queensland Swimming Championships and trained at the Miami Swimming Club where his mother was a volunteer.
Cody Simpson Net Worth
This Australian artist has an estimated net-worth of $5.5 million dollars which is definitely expected to increase in the following years considering that he has just crossed his teens. In 2015 he bought a AU$1.5 million house in West Hollywood to live with his then girlfriend Gigi Hadid.
Cody Simpson Business Strategy
Being as young as he is at the moment, Simpson has had a simple but effective business strategy, which is to focus on his work and have fun in the process. One of his boldest moves was to end his contract with Atlantic Records to start his own label named Coast House Records and that has surely paid off.
Simpson was signed on to play the lead character of Ivan Konig in the 2015 sports flick titled “North Shore Wave Warrior” and the filming is set to start in Hawaii in 2017. Simpson is also busy performing around the US and there were recent reports of Simpson gate crashing his previous school’s assembly and performing.
This Australian artist certainly deserves a tremendous amount of credit for reaching this far at such a young age. At the age of 20, Simpson already has many hit singles against his name and also an upcoming music label to boast about. With his popularity rising on all the mediums, Simpson will be looking to make more impact on his fans through his work in the coming future.