Elle Mai Howell is a famous English songwriter and singer. Elle Mai’s net worth is $8 million dollars which is earned by creating and singing songs. She makes songs in different styles, including hip hop, R&B, and pop, famous among people nowadays. She belongs to London and British national.
She is pretty popular because of her social media accounts, especially Instagram, on which she has millions of followers. She started her career by uploading EPs on SoundCloud, and she was also a part of The X factor 11th season as a competitor. Her talent was brought to the world by DJ Mustard’s ten summer label.
Elle’s Biography and Early Life
Elle’s real name is Elle Mai Howell, and she uses her nickname as the stage name “Elle Mai.” Elle was born in London, the United Kingdom, on the 3rd of November 1994. Her father was Irish, and her mother was Jamaican. She inherited her mother’s passion and love for music as she named her after legendary Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald.
Elle moved to New York with her family when she was only 12 years of age. In New York, she got her high school education from Queens High School of Teaching, situated in Glen Oaks. After graduating from New York, she moved back to London with her family.
Elle’s Musial Beginnings
After moving back to London, she was admitted to the British and Irish Modern Music Institute in 2014. While studying there, she decided to try her luck and gave an audition in the reality show The X-Factor 11th season.
She competed in the show by joining the three-member group named Arize. Unluckily, that group didn’t go beyond the initial point.
After that, Elle recorded four songs and then placed them in an EP named “Trouble.” She uploaded it to the SoundCloud app. But these songs didn’t take their place anywhere. Then Elle started uploading short clips in which she sang covers of famous songs on her Instagram account. This made her famous and grabbed DJ mustard’s attention.
Elle’s Musical Career
After signing with DJ mustard’s record label, she started working under the guidance of DJ Mustard. In 2016, Elle released her EP called “Time,” which was an underground hit. Then she uploaded EPs every year, and those were successful too. Her song “Boo’d Up” was a massive hit released in 2017; she made an official song video for that.
Elle’s that song peaked to the 5th position on the US hot 100 Billboard. In 2018, she made an album with the title name of her name in which she put the guest appearances of Chris Brown, H.E.R, and John Legend. This album also made a significant name in the music industry. Elle also performed on the show Saturday Night.
She won many awards and made many achievements in a short time of her career. In 2019, she won the Viewer’s choice award for the song “Trip” at BET awards. In the Billboard Music Award 2019, she was nominated as the top R&B artist.
In the iHeart Radio Music awards show, Elle won the R&B artist of the year award, R&B song of the year, and best New R&B artist award.
Elle Mai Net Worth
Elle Mai’s net worth is $8 million dollars, proving that she earned a significant amount in such a short career period. Elle also has other sources of income despite the music, and she has a YouTube channel. She is also running merchandise with the name Boo’d up.
She has been a great singer, which gave one of the top listened songs to the music industry. She earned so much fame and achieved so many things as a professional singer in significantly less time. She started her career and got a lot very early in her musical career.