Anne Marie is an adept singer-songwriter whose walk of fame began when she was a vocalist of the musical band, Rudimental. Having garnered experience through collaborations with other music artists, the pretty songster ventured into a solo career which has given her celebrity status as most of her songs have peaked at multiple music charts. She has tasted unprecedented success in her music career as she has won many awards and gained nominations in several award shows. Not only has she thrived in the music industry, but Anne is also a gold and silver medalist, a feat she attained as a black belt holder in Shotokan Karate having participated in several world championships. To learn more about the life of the highly skilled singer especially how she was shot to fame, continue reading.
How Did Anne Marie Get Famous?
The multi-gold medalist who was born as Anne Marie Rose Nicholson in East Tilbury, Essex, England on 7th April 1991 was first brought to the limelight as a child actress. Anne Marie, interestingly, took to the center stage as an actress who was featured in theatrical productions. At the age of six, she had her first acting role in the Les Misérables, a sung-through musical drama adapted from French poet and novelist, Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel of the same name. Six years later, Anne Marie had another role in the theatrical production of Whistle Down the Wind, a musical that is based on the 1961 film.
Prior to featuring in the aforementioned musical drama, Anne had already made a mark in the field of martial arts as a Karataker, having gone for karate lessons when she was nine years old. As a black belt holder, the gorgeous singer has contested in diverse karate competitions including Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Association World Championship in 2002 where she claimed two gold medals. She additionally went home with silver and gold in the 2007 edition of the same championship.
Then in 2013, Anne Marie ventured into music as she released her solo demo titled, ‘Summer Girl’. In order to get developed in the field, the talented songster refrained from establishing a solo career and decided to collaborate with other music artists in order to hone her musical skills. As a result, Anne Marie collaborated with other musical groups like Magnetic Man and Gorgon City in some of their tracks before becoming a member of the English drum and bass band, Rudimental, serving as one of their vocalists.
Through her works with the band, Anne Marie was shot to fame as a sensational singer, having contributed as a vocalist in four tracks of the group’s album titled, ‘We the Generation’. She also participated in the musical tours of the band for two years. Having partly established herself as a music artist, Anne went on to launch a solo career in 2015 when she dropped her first extended play tilted, ‘Karate’ along with two singles; ‘Karate’ and ‘Gemini’.
In the same year, she dropped another single, ‘Drop It Right’ which clenched the 90th spot on the United Kingdom Singles Chart. Prior to the release of her first album, Anne initially gave it the title, ‘Breathing Fire’ but was later released with the title, ‘Speak Your Mind’ in 2018 as she has been known for her lyrics and songs which often reflect on self-love and self-acceptance.
What is Her Net Worth?
So far in her music career, Anne Marie has released one album, one extended play, twenty-three singles including the ones she has been featured in and one promotional single. From her works so far, the apt karataker has boosted her earnings as her net worth is estimated at $5 million. Interestingly, most of her songs have peaked at several music charts across the globe and have gained nominations and awards.
For instance, her single titled, ‘Friends’ featuring Marshmello peaked at No. 4 at the UK Singles Chart. Similarly, ‘Rockabye’, a single she was featured alongside Sean Paul clenched the No. 1 spot at the United Kingdom Singles Chart and spent nine weeks at the spot as it also became Christmas No. 1 song in the year 2016. The song also has a record of over 2 million copies across most of Europe, Oceania and North America.
Anne Marie additionally sold about 2 million copies of her single ‘Alarm’ in the United Kingdom, which no doubt reflected in her earnings. Some of her other commercially successful singles include ‘2002’, ‘Leave Me Alone’ featuring David Guetta as well as her album, ‘Speak Your Mind’. Furthermore, the awards she has won include MTV Brand New Award, WDM Radio Awards, MTV Video Music Awards Japan, Global Awards, Remarkable Women Awards for Artist of The Year 2019, among many others.