Greyson Chance, born as Greyson Michael Chance is a recognized musician, singer, and songwriter born in Wichita Falls, Texas, the United States on August 16, 1997.
He is the youngest kid of Scott Chance and Lisa Chance. He has two siblings, one elder sister named Alexa and an older brother named Tanner, and the two of them are also involved in music. At the age of 8, he started to play piano and also took piano training for a number of years before his performance got viral for the first time.
Chance rose to fame with the performance of Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” at a grade school music festival and that circulated on YouTube and gained popularity with more than 70 million views on it.
In his official YouTube channel, his two original compositions, “Stars” and “Broken Hearts” were also loved by his viewers with more than 6 and 8 million views respectively.
Greyson Chance Income and Net Worth
Chance earns 4 lakhs dollars per year and has a Net Worth of $2.4 million as of February 2022.
Personal Life and Education
Chance was going to the University of Tulsa, majoring in history in 2017 though after some time he dropped his studies as he wanted to concentrate on his music.
He turned out to be as Gay on July 19, 2017, which was confirmed through an Instagram post. Chance also confirmed that he is struggling with anorexia nervosa. On August 14, 2020.
The singer and songwriter rose to fame and gathered all the attention after his performance on Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” on April 28, 2010.
Chance made an official Myspace page and an official Twitter handle on May 15, 2010. He made a second appearance on Ellen, premiering on May 26, 2010, in which he also gave a performance on his original song “Broken Hearts”, and was rewarded with a $10,000 for winning Ellen’s Wonderful Web of Wonderment competition, a brand new Yamaha piano, and was declared as DeGeneres’s first signed artist to her new recording label eleven.
Taking into account his rapid rise along with a very quick formation of fan sites and videos of high quality. The story was reviewed by The Christian Science Monitor in order to check whether it was genuine or a clever marketing campaign, and apparently confirmed that the “video is legit.”
He debuted with his first single in October 2010 and titled “Waiting Outside the Lines”.
On May 17, 2011, he released his second single titled “Unfriend You” on iTunes and he went to visit The Ellen DeGeneres Show on May 23 in order to premiere the single. On August 2, 2011, he released his debut studio album titled Hold On ’til the Night. Ariana Grande also appeared in her debut album.
He appeared in The Ellen DeGeneres Show again on September 15, 2011, where he confirmed that he took his initial steps towards acting and played the character of “Jimmy Chance”, the protagonist in the second season of Fox’s comedy series Raising Hope.
Chance rolled out a new song titled “Temptation” on January 13, 2014. He gave the performance on the song at the Sundance Film Festival. He was consistent in the process of writing and recording his EP, “Somewhere Over My Head” throughout the year. He released a single named “Thrilla In Manila” on September 16.
On March 24, 2015, another song titled “Meridians” was released and ultimately, both the songs did not show up on the final tracklist. In October 2015 His lead single “Afterlife” was rolled out ahead of “Hit and Run” on February 5 and “Back On the Wall” on April 29 in 2016.
On April 28, 2016, a new music video was released by Chance for his single “Back On The Wall” on his YouTube channel.
In May 2016, His second extended play came out titled “Somewhere Over My Head”.
After a month of releasing his new EP, Somewhere Over My Head, In June 2016, he came back to Asia for a short promo tour beginning in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Penang in Malaysia, and Manila, Philippines.
A song named “Anything” was released by Frank Pole on September 15, 2016, which featured Chance. He released a song titled “London” on December 23, 2016. He also appeared on a song by Fabian Mazur titled “Earn It” on May 6, 2017.
His cover of “Hungry Eyes” came out as a part of the album for the television film remake of Dirty Dancing on May 12, 2017. On June 30, 2017, he rolled out a song titled “Seasons”.
Chance launched his single titled “Low,” on December 8, 2017, and on May 4, 2018, he launched his single “Lighthouse”, in collaboration with Danish-American DJ & music producer Fabian Mazur. On June 8, 2018, another single was launched titled “Good As Gold”.
He launched his second album titled “Portraits” on March 15, 2019. Because of the success, he gained solely on the basis of his talent, Chance signed his 2nd major record project with Sony Music Global and Arista Records, which will launch any later material he produces, in June 2019.
A song titled “Holy Feeling” was launched by Chance on January 15, 2021, the lead single from his forthcoming extended play. On April 23, his 2nd single, “Hellboy”, was launched.
On April 29, Chance declared that his third extended play titled Trophies is all set to launch on June 25, 2021. He declared in May, he would be starting off the Trophies World Tour, visiting several cities in North America as well as Europe over 2021 and 2022.
Chance has received 5 awards as of date with one in 2010 at Hollywood Teen TV Awards, the second in 2011 at Youth Rock Awards, the third in 2010, and the other two in 2013.
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