Who is Vance Joy and what is his net worth 2018? Vance Joy is an Australian singer and songwriter, born with the name of James Gabriel Keogh. He was born on 1st December 1987 in Melbourne, Australia and currently rocking the charts with his indie pop and folk genre of music. His song “Riptide” gained worldwide popularity as it swam to be voted No 1 in Triple J Hottest 100, 2013. With his work and songs, he also won the best Male Artist at ARIA Music Awards of 2015.
The 29-year old Australian singer and songwriter is incredibly talented and before venturing into his musical career, he was an Australian rules football player. He played for Coburg Football Clun in Victorian Football League in the year 2008 and 2009. He still is a supporter of Coburg Football Club, the one he played for.
Education: He studied at St Kevin’s college in Toorak in 2005. He has a bachelor’s degree in Arts and Law from Monash University. He started his career as singer and musician from 2013 and ever since there was no looking back. He started his journey in music with the release of his debut single “From Afar” on 21st January 2013. It followed by a release of his first extended play “God Loves You When You’re Dancing”. The major breakthrough came with the release of his single “Riptide” that became very popular and ranked in the ARIA Singles Chart.
He released his debut album on 5th September 2014 with Dream Your Life Away in Australia, on 9th September in the USA and worldwide on 15th September. He released his next single “Mess is Mine” in July 2014 and it went to hit number 37 in Australia. The debut launch gave his career a boost and soon he started his US tour from 17th October 2014.
He collaborated with many famous singers and appeared as the support act for Taylor Swift’s The 1989 World Tour starting from 3rd November 2014. He performed his famous single “Riptide” during MTV Europe Music Awards in Glasgow, Scotland in 2014. In June 2015, he released a single “Great Summer” for Paper Towns and his career graph only grew with him winning the Best Male Artist during ARIA Music Awards 2015 for “Dream Your Life Away”.
Vance Joy Net Worth
He has many songs, musical associations, and endorsements to his credit that has helped him build strong net worth. With everything, his net worth is around $14.5 million. Most of his asset is through sponsorship, adds, endorsement etc and on estimation, his yearly income is around $1,529,412. He owns a house in Melbourne, Australia and currently, no information is yet released about cars he owns.
The business model for earning and increasing his net worth is mostly based on music. He is a songwriter and singer and has been active since 2013 which is one of the major sources of staying in the business. Apart from that, he earns money from endorsements and advertisements. There are millions which he earns even from sponsorship. He has collaborated with few artists with one of them being Taylor Swift and accompanied her as a support act for her world tour. Vance Joy also performs in musical shows and award ceremonies and earns with help of his tours.
Vance Joy will be a part of the iconic and legendary Way Home Music and Arts Festival this year that takes place every year in Ontario. The event pipelines some of the best artists in the world and Vance Joy is all set to join the lineup
Vance Joy is the young and prolific songwriter and singer from Australia who is expected to grow more in terms of popularity and asset in coming years. He kick-started his musical career in 2013 by signing five album deals with Atlantic Records. The Australian singer is popular for his single breakthrough hit “Riptide”. The extremely tall singer stands at 6.4” and winner of best male artist of ARIA Music Awards in 2015.