Charlie Puth Biography
Charlie Puth is an American singer and songwriter. He first gained attention after the release of his debut single, “See You Again”, which was featured in the 2015 film Furious 7 as a tribute to actor Paul Walker, who died in a car accident in 2013. The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for 12 weeks, becoming the fastest-selling song on the iTunes Store with over 21 million copies sold worldwide, and the ninth-bestselling digital single of all time.
Early life and education
Puth was born in Rumson, New Jersey, to Debra, a music teacher who also wrote commercials for HBO, and Charles Puth Sr., a stockbroker. His father is of German and Irish descent and his mother is of Jewish ancestry. He has two younger siblings, Stephen and Mikaela. Growing up, Puth’s mother introduced him to classical music and Broadway musicals, and his father exposed him to the hits of the 1970s and 80s; he attributes both parents as having key influences on him musically.
Puth graduated from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School in 2010. During his senior year, he started posting YouTube videos of his performances. They gained a small following and in 2012 he began to upload original songs to the channel. That same year Charlie won an online contest hosted by Perez Hilton, where the grand prize was a meeting with Justin Bieber and a recording session with a Grammy-winning producer. After graduating from high school, Puth studied jazz piano at the Manhattan School of Music.
Career & Achievements
Puth’s debut studio album, Nine Track Mind, was released in January 2016 and peaked at number six on the US Billboard 200. Its second single, “One Call Away”, peaked at number 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100. He is currently working on his second studio album.
Puth’s initial exposure came through the viral success of his song “See You Again”, which he co-wrote, co-produced, and performed with Wiz Khalifa for the Furious 7 soundtrack as a tribute to actor Paul Walker, who died in a car accident in 2013. The song topped charts worldwide, becoming the most streamed song on Spotify and the best-selling song of 2015. It peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for twelve weeks, becoming the longest-running hip-hop single in top 40 radio history. The song received three nominations at the 58th Grammy Awards: Song of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Song Written for Visual Media. It won the latter two.
Charlie Puth Personal Life
Puth has been in a number of high-profile relationships. He dated former Miss USA 2012, Olivia Culpo from 2015 to 2016. In early 2017, it was rumored that Puth was dating actress Bella Thorne. However, the two later confirmed they were just friends. Puth is good friends with Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Justin Bieber, and Ariana Grande.
Charlie Puth Net Worth 2022
As of 2022, Charlie Puth’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million dollars.
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How old is Charlie Puth?
Puth is 27 years old.
What is Charlie Puth’s ethnicity?
Puth is of German, Irish, and Jewish descent.
What is Charlie Puth’s net worth?
Puth’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million dollars.