Who is Guy Sebastian?
Guy Theodore Sebastian is an Australian songwriter and singer. He was born on 26th October 1981 in Malaysia. He learned to play instruments like violin, drums, piano, and guitar when he was a child. Before starting his career in music, Sebastian studied Medical Radiation but left midway. He studied Music Technology and used to teach vocals in different high schools and did a job as a recording engineer.
Sebastian is the first winner of Australian Idol. He judged different shows like X-Factor and The Voice of Australia, and New Zealand Idol. Since then, Sebastian has released 5 studio albums awarded 10 platinum & 1 gold accreditation for albums and 8 platinum and 2 gold accreditations for singles.
He was born in Malaysia and moved to Melbourne when he was 6 years old after his father, a geologist, was sent there. At age ten, he and his family moved to Adelaide, South Australia. He is the only Australian male artist in Australian chart history to achieve six number-one singles, and places third overall for all Australian acts
|Name||Guy Theodore Sebastian|
|Born||October 26, 1981|
|Profession||Songwriter, Record Producer, Singer|
5 ft 9 in
|Children||Archer Jones Sebastian, Hudson James Sebastian|
What is Guy Sebastian famous for?
- Guy Sebastian’s journey as the first Australian Idol helped him gain popularity and a strong fan base. After his victory in the show, he participated in other musical competitions, like the World idol in the UK. He achieved the seventh position in the show.
- Sebastian’s debut album was a huge hit. The album sold 163,711 units in the first week itself. It was the most loved and successful album any Australian ever released. His winning single from the album also created a record with its sales. Apart from Australia, this winning single with the album’s second single reached no.1 in various countries.
- Sam Cooke, Donny Hathaway, Chicago, Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder are some of his musical influences. Sebastian had started writing songs at a very early age. He had written his second single of the album Just As I Am in his teenage. Later in his career, he had written and co-written several songs for his album.
- His 2020 album T.R.U.T.H. was also a success and also topped the ARIA charts.
- Sebastian was strongly involved in charity throughout his career. He has served as an ambassador of Golden Stave and the World Vision and Red Cross Society of Australia. He has strong contributions to several other charities like The Sony Foundation, Legacy, and many more. His dedication to the charities has also been applauded by the CEO of Sony.
- Sabastian, along with his wife Jules Egan, founded The Sebastian Foundation in 2013.
What kept Guy Sebastian fit?
- Guy Sebastian has always been regular to gyms from his 20’s. His workout schedule includes high-intensity cardio, moving weights. He used to do his workout sessions for 45 minutes at least six to seven times a week.
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- Guy Sebastian married Jules Egan in 2008. The couple has two children.
- Guy Sebastian’s net worth is estimated to be $11 Million.
- Sebastian was always strongly involved in charity. Due to his significant work for charity as well as music, he became The Member of AM.
- Sebastian’s albums and singles gained platinum and gold certifications several times from the very initial stage of his career.
- Guy Sebastian had several successful collaborations with various artists like Eve, Robin Thicke, Lupe Fiasco, Jordin Sparks, and many other notable artists.
- His net worth is $11 million.