Elliot John Gleave better was known by his stage name ‘Example’ and gaining popularity for the same because of his initials being E.G. which is the abbreviation of example is one popular name in U.K. and Australia. He is a rapper, singer, actor, songwriter and record producer all in one package. A man born with talent and having an inclination towards creativity since his childhood, this star was destined to be an artist.
Born at West London Hospital, Hammersmith, to his mother Elaine Johnston and father Michael Gleave, Example has born with gold luck. He told The Guardian in an interview, he was diagnosed with Asperger’s and showed mild signs of autism having a taste for books of nature and history instead of fiction. He is likely to leave his career in the upcoming years and owing to his love for thriller and horror movies, he wishes to make his own films as a director. Some of his popularity attributes to his beautiful Australian model wife Erin McNaught and his famous footballer uncle Tony Grealish. The duo had been married since 2013 and going strong blessed with a baby boy named Evander Maxwell Gleave since then.
He met Joseph Grander aka Rusher, the producer with whom he releases a number of tracks and later on becomes a voice over artist and editor for the Paramount Comedy Channel and an editor at MTV Networks. His singing career took a climb up the hill with his second studio album Won’t Go Quietly. Earning fame at a young age he is one of the talented and successful singers in his thirties.
Education: Gleave began his learning at the All Saints Primary School in Fulham and later on attended the ADT College at Putney which was a state secondary school. At the age of 18 went to Royal Holloway University and began his degree in film making. He started rapping to fit in socially since he was not good at sports, his first rap battle being at a house party in Shepherd’s Bush when he was twelve years old. Since his childhood and in his early teens, he has performed in a number of plays in the theatre developing his love for performing. He won Royal Mail Poet of the Year earning his school a computer.
Example Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $9.3 Million US Dollars
The medium scale singer has a whopping net worth of $9.3 million US dollars as of 2017 with the yearly money of $1.7 million dollars. He is a name to reckon within the United Kingdom, but outside the boundaries of United Kingdom his popularity is at the question. He acquired fame with his second studio album Won’t Go Quietly which came number 1 on the UK Dance Chart. The groovy tunes are surely going to make you dance.
Example has tried on numerous career options and every time the result is success. He is recognised and appreciated by everyone in the industry. From albums to movies, he has been successful in all the fields. Some of the well known albums and songs the talented singer has been a part of are as follows:
• What We Made(2007)
• The Evolution of Man (2012)
• Changed the Way You Kiss Me(2011)
• Stay Awake (2011)
• Won’t Go Quietly (2010)
The eminent actor has taken part in a number of movies and TV series which are as follows:
• The Boy with the Horn in His Side (2005)
• White Island (2016)
• Between Two Worlds (2016)
• Shield 5 (2016)
• Fast Girls 2012)
In 2010, the British singer bagged the Popjustice £20 Music Prize for his work Kickstarts and in the same year, he had been nominated for a number of awards including the prestigious BT Digital Music Awards for the Best Male Artist and the Best Independent Artist or Group. Since then, his songs earned him some well deserved nominations for Best Video for his songs Changed the Way You Kiss Me and Stay Awake in the year 2011 in 4 Music Video Honours. Later in 2012, he was nominated for the BRIT Awards for the same popular song Changed the Way You Kiss Me.
Gleave has been Chart-Topper and brand ambassador of Teenage Cancer Trust selling some exclusive meet and greet packages from his UK Tour raising over £20 million via guest list donations from his arena tour being a long-time supporter of Teenage Cancer Trust. The singer also donated items of clothing featuring jackets and trainers he had wore in music videos, press shots and whilst performing on stage for an exceptional eBay auction. The singer managed time to meet teenage cancer patients in many units of Teenage Cancer Trust spreading in the UK lending his hand of support.
Last year was pretty hard for Gleave. After receiving the news of his wife’s second pregnancy, the singer was gushing with happiness but fate seems to have something else planned for him. Erin, Gleave’s wife had miscarriage last November and Erin had strongly conveyed the sad news to all the fans. During their first child, the Kickstarts singer could not manage time for his family but this time he was ready to be active. Hard luck! Even the Shape of You singer Ed Sheeran had met the couple’s son. That may be a heartbreaking loss but the whole world wishes that he gets lucky soon and have another kid.
However, he had one of the best entries to his shoot last year. Making an entry in his yellow £200k McLaren 650S, the whole team was awestruck to see the beast. Well, he had five back-to-back albums and had recently shot for a film. The audiences are still in the loop as we do not know that what big surprise is waiting for us. But we can guess that something definitely exciting is coming from this star. We are waiting for it Sir.