English pop artist who broke onto the dance scene as a featured artist on the 2012 single "Latch" by electronic duo Disclosure.Early Life (Childhood)
Born in London, he attended St Mary's Catholic School in Bishop's Stortford. His father was a stay-at-home-dad and his mother, a successful banker.Interesting Facts
He released his first single from his debut album, "Lay Me Down" in February 2013. He was featured on Naughty Boy's single "La La La" which peaked at No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart. Smith cites Adele and Amy Winehouse as his main influences.Personal Life
Yes, Sam Smith is gay, and feminist too. He revealed his sexuality in May 2014. His relationship with with actor and model Jonathan Zeizel ended after a month he acknowledged it in public.Achievement
He won 2016 Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for "Writing's on the Wall". He has also won 3 Billboard Music Awards, 3 Brit Awards, 4 Grammys and 1 AMA.Rumor
Sam Smith came out as gay just weeks after he denied dating model Daisy Lowe. Late last month, Lowe insisted he was just friends with Lowe.