Amy Shark is an Australian singer-songwriter and musician. She was born on May 14, 1986, in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, and her real name is Amy Louise Billings. Shark first gained popularity in Australia with her debut single “Adore” in 2016, which peaked at number three on the ARIA Singles Chart and was certified four times platinum.
She has since released two studio albums, “Love Monster” in 2018 and “Cry Forever” in 2021, both of which have been commercially successful and critically acclaimed. Shark’s music is known for its confessional and intimate lyrics, and her sound is a blend of indie pop, rock, and electronic music. She has won several awards, including four ARIA Music Awards and a Screen Music Award.
Amy Shark Early Life
Amy Shark, whose real name is Amy Louise Billings, was born on May 14, 1986, in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. She is an Australian singer-songwriter who gained fame with her hit song “Adore.”
When Shark was “only a baby, one or two,” her birth mother Robyn and her birth father split up. Upon the conclusion of “Adore, I haven’t heard from my father in 15 years till now,” Shark wrote in response to her birth father’s attempt to get in touch. Knowing that your daughter made it this far on her own must be awful! Beat it now! I am occupied.” She remembered her stepfather David Cushway “I remember the day I asked my mother, “Do you think I could call Dave “Dad”?” I used to call him Dave. She sobbed. Why don’t you go and ask him, she said. I went to ask him, and he started crying. Despite my youth, I have a vivid memory of it.” Amy Cushway was given credit for early recordings (2008–2012)
Amy Shark Networth
Amy Shark’s net worth was estimated to be around $1 Million – $5 Million. Her primary profession as a pop singer has helped her amass a considerable amount of riches.
Amy Shark Career
Amy Shark began her music career in 2014 by self-releasing her debut EP titled “All Loved Up.” However, it wasn’t until 2016 that she gained widespread recognition with the release of her breakthrough single “Adore.” The song became a huge hit in Australia and reached the top 3 on the ARIA charts. It also received critical acclaim and was nominated for several awards, including the ARIA Awards for “Song of the Year” and “Best Pop Release.”
Following the success of “Adore,” Amy Shark signed with Sony Music Australia and released her debut album “Love Monster” in 2018. The album was a commercial success, debuting at number one on the ARIA charts and receiving positive reviews from critics. It also earned Amy Shark four nominations at the 2018 ARIA Awards, where she won “Album of the Year” and “Best Female Artist.”
Since then, Amy Shark has continued to release new music, including the 2020 single “Everybody Rise” and the 2021 single “C’mon” featuring Keith Urban. She has also collaborated with other artists, including Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 and Ed Sheeran.
In addition to her music career, Amy Shark has also made appearances on television shows, including as a mentor on the Australian version of “The Voice.” She has also been an advocate for mental health awareness and has spoken openly about her struggles with anxiety and depression.
Amy Shark Husband and Kids
Regarding her personal life, Amy Shark is married to Shane Billings, whom she met when she was a teenager. They got married in 2013 and have two children together, a son and a daughter. The family currently resides in Gold Coast, where Amy grew up.
In interviews, Amy has shared that her husband and children are her biggest supporters and that they have been instrumental in her success as a musician. She has also spoken candidly about her struggles with anxiety and depression, and how it has impacted her personal and professional life.