Who is Aston Merrygold and what is his net worth 2018? Aston Merrygold is a very popular British dancer, singer, song writer and a television personality. He was born on 13th February 1988, in Peterborough, Cambridge shire, England. His middle name is Ian. His mother Siobhan was an Anglo Irish and his father Orjan Merrygold was Jamaican. His parents separated when he was very young.
Aston has 6 siblings, five brothers and one sister. He spent most of his childhood time in Peterborough. He is best known for being a member of the British boy band JLS who were runners up in the fifth series of the x factor.
On 22 December 2013 the band decided to split up. Before splitting the band released their book forever and a day, one last goodbye, in 2013. They also went on a UK tour ‘Goodbye the greatest hit tour’ in April. After splitting up Aston came out as an individual singer. He was in a relationship with his backing dancer Sarah Richards in 2012. He became a judge for the fourth series of a British dance show in 2013 ‘got to dance’; he appeared along with other celebrity dance troops such as pussy cat dolls and diversity. Later he confirmed that he could not as the show’s judge because of other commitments.
Education: Aston attended Jack Hunt school in Peterborough, England. School time for Aston was not that great. He was often bullied by his friends at school due to his race. At school, Aston had several nick names he was known as little man or A.S. Aston originally aspired to play football until he developed a nerve problem in his foot. When he was in secondary school he played football for England in European youth games. He left school in 2004 to join TV host Laura Hamilton in ITV’s children show fun song factory.
Aston Merrygold Net Worth
Aston Merrygold’s net worth is estimated to be around $6.5 million. His annual salary is $1 million, monthly income is $83,000, weekly is $20,750 and daily income is $2,900. JLS have four album and five number one singles, and they have sold over 10 million records worldwide. He also gets paid by ads, endorsements sponsorships and so on.
Aston owns an AUDI R8 blue sports car worth 99,000 dollars, and a 152,000 dollars Ferrari. He prefers luxurious cars like every other celebrity.
In 2002 Aston entered ‘starts in their eyes’ where he appeared as Michael Jackson in the song rocking robin. He is known for his charity works and is a brand ambassador of ‘beat bullying’. The band established JLS foundation in 2010. Aston has been a patron for children in need. He has done various endorsements such as Durex, walker’s crisps, Nintendo’s wii party and also appeared for coca-cola TV ads. In September 2016, he joined nine celebrities on ‘dangerous island’, there he along with his fellow contestants tried to survive in a beautiful yet inhospitable environment.
Career: Aston moved to London where he befriended Marvin. He encouraged Aston and believed that he had great potential and skills, he later on urged his to join his band UFO (later renamed to JLS). Aston chose ‘little niguh’ as his stage name. In 2009 he signed a deal with epic records and got his chartbusting hits ‘beat again’ and ‘everybody in love’. His album sold over a million copies in Britain, and JLS won best newcomer and beat again won the best song at the MOBO awards.
Again in 2010 JLS won the best album and the best UK act at the 2010 Brit awards. A deal with jive records led to three more chartbusters, ‘love you more’ ‘she makes me’ and the ‘club is alive’ Later he had signed a record with Warner bros record in 2014. He also had a single album released in Australia ‘show me’. His single albums ‘get stupid ‘was launch in July 2015. His album JLS, jukebox, outta this world, and evolution had totaled four top ten singles.
Aston has got several tattoos; he has got two on his pelvis, three behind his ears, and one on his forearm and has a tattoo of a music symbol on his back. He has designed many of his own tattoos. He is a die-hard fan of Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Chris brown and usher.