William Singe is an Australian YouTuber who sings, writes songs, and also is a producer. Born on 2 July 1992 in Forestville, Sydney, Australia, William Singe whose full name is Liam Anthony ‘William’ Singe is of Maori Australian descent. His videos on YouTube and Facebook got him fame and money.
William holds an Australian nationality whose father was also a singer and songwriter from New Zealand. Drawing inspiration from him, William too started making music at a young age.
William has studied at the St. Augustine’s College in Brookvale, New South Wales.
His early work and career
William started work as a bank teller at the Commonwealth Bank in Dee Why. He was looking out for a break as a musician. In 2011, he auditioned for The X Factor season 3 and was able to make it up to the bootcamp stage.
In 2012, he again tried in the season 4 of the show and sang Justin Bieber’s One Less Lonely Girl and to this while performing he added rap lyrics that he had himself written. For all his great efforts, he received appreciation from the Judges. In this season, he was able to progress to the superbootcamp phase.
At this superbootcamp, William was in the top 6 of the under-25 boys. At this stage, the Judges made a decision to put him with Trent Bell, Julian De Vizio, Zach Russell, and Jayden Sierra to make the boy band called The Collective. The Collective competed together and reached third place at the end.
The band’s contract
On 22 November 2012, The Collective band signed a contract with Sony Music in Australia. Their mini-album which was self-titled released on 14 December 2012. It was certified gold and debuted on no. 11 on the ARIA Albums Chart.
He also appeared in Bella Ferraro’s single. He left the group in 2015 and started his solo run.
His solo career
He started his lone musical journey by recording cover tracks of contemporary singers such as Justin Bieber, Drake and the like. He sang the songs in his house and posted the videos on YouTube and Facebook. His fan base increased gradually and presently he has over 2 million followers on his social media.
He got signed to the reputed Paradigm. He was invited for collaborations with Liam Payne and T-Pain. This was indeed a memorable moment for him. His most popular video is his cover of Drake’s song Hotline Bling. It got more than 25 million views in one month after its upload. It was number 1 on Spotify’s US Viral 50 chart. He also co-wrote with Samantha Jade. Capital Xtra stated of his success:
“YouTube sensation William Singe is a star in his own right, having racked up millions of views across his phenomenal covers of Fetty Wap‘s ‘679,’ The Weeknd‘s ‘Earned It‘ and now Drake‘s ‘Hotline Bling.’ The 22-year-old Aussie singer-songwriter completely makes the song his own and it sounds incredible.”
This highly flattering and complimenting statement boosted William’s image. He got more deserving praises and compliments. He signed next with RCA Records. His debut solo was the 2017’s Rush. He also did concerts and tours and came close to his fans. He has an estimated net worth of around $ 3 million.
William has kept his family life and personal life under wraps. He has not revealed about his dating history to anyone. He has not been seen in public places with a female suspicious enough to be considered his girlfriend. He keeps tweeting about not having any girlfriend.
@toomanyhotguys I don't have a gf?
— William Singe (@WillSinge) January 18, 2013
A 2011 tweet talks about ex-girlfriends:
Ex girlfriends… Why must they haunt us all..?
— William Singe (@WillSinge) August 24, 2011