Britain’s Got Talent legend Susan Boyle is marking a milestone year.
The singer, who found fame after coming second in the talent show in 2009, is celebrating her 60th birthday.
The Scottish singer stunned the nation with her voice back in 2009 – but as she celebrates her birthday more than a decade after BGT – what is she up to now?
Here we take a closer look at the 60-year-old’s jaw-dropping success, which has meant she has been able to amass an incredible fortune.
Susan Boyle’s net worth
Susan Boyle’s net worth is an estimated £29million, according to wealth website Celebrity Net Worth.
The talented singer has made her fortune by touring the world, and has sold over 20 million records globally.
She has released a whopping eight albums – I Dreamed a Dream (2009), The Gift (2010), Someone To Watch Over Me (2011), Standing Ovation: The Greatest Songs from the Stage (2012), Home For Christmas (2013), Hope (2014), A Wonderful World (2016) and Ten (2019).
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She also makes an impressive amount of money through her four companies – Duil Ltd, Speur Ltd, Speur Business and Speur Films.
In 2019 these companies made an eye-watering £2million.
Duil Limited is her main company, and generated more than £1.2million in 2019.
Boyle's three others firms racked up staggering sums of £463,000, £127,000 and £91,000 meaning she is BGT's most successful ever contestant.
What is Susan Boyle doing now?
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Susan has been keeping herself busy with her music career, and has revealed she has no plans to retire.
She said in an interview: “I’m definitely not retiring, that’s for sure. Look at one of my idols Elaine Paige, she’s 73 and still performing.”
Susan added to The Scottish Sun: “I love what I do and want to keep doing it so long as the public enjoys it.
“I’m going to hang on for dear life to what I do.”
BGT's Susan Boyle opens doors to humble council home she's lived in for 58 years
Susan isn’t one to flash her cash, and she still lives in her childhood home in Blackburn.
She paid £111,000 to own the semi-detached former council house next door to create her dream home.
During lockdown she has been shielding due to being in the high risk category. She suffers from type 2 diabetes.
Instead of appearing on stage, she has been singing to her vocal coach via video call.
But she hopes to make a new record and tour again in the future.
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