Shayne Thomas Ward is an English singer and actor. He is best known as the winner of the second series of The X Factor. His debut single, “That’s My Goal” reached number one on the UK Singles Chart.
He is also known for starring as Aidan Connor on the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street, for which he was awarded a National Television Award in 2016.
Shayne Ward: Early life, Childhood, and Education
Shayne was born on 16 October 1984 and was raised on 16 October 1984 by Irish parents. His mother is Philomena Ward and his father is Martin Ward.
Before his participation in The X Factor, he was in a band called performing at pubs, clubs, and weddings.
Her educational background and qualifications are, however, unknown to date.
Shayne Ward: Career, Salary, Net Worth, Awards
Shayne Ward’s career initiated with his participation in X Factor in 2005. He ended up winning the show. The very next year, he signed a recording contract with Syco Music In 2006, his self-titled debut studio album was released. The album did very well as it was certified 4x Platinum in both Ireland and UK.
It rose up to number 1 on the chart in both the countries. His single, “That’s My Goal” out of this album reached number one on the UK Singles Chart. The song was selling more than 300,000 copies on its first day becoming the third fastest-selling single of all time in the UK.
In the next year, he released his second album Breathless and reached number 1 in Ireland and number 2 in the UK. Just like before, it was certified Platinum in the UK and 5x Platinum in Ireland. In 2010, he released his third album Obsession.
His latest album was released in 2015 on Pledgemusic. In the same year, he starred as Aidan Connor on the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street, for which he was awarded a National Television Award in 2016. As of 2022, he has a net worth of $3 million.
Shayne Ward’s Rumors, Controversy
Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life. It seems he is doing the best job without harming others and has been a straight person in his life, for which he has not been in any controversy yet.
Shayne Ward stands with a perfect height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.753 m). His exact weight is not known but he and Sophie have been working out a lot recently and have lost considerable weight.
His hair color and eye color is also dark brown.
Shayne is active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. He has more than 1.8 million followers on Facebook, he has over 366.2k followers on Twitter and around 301k followers on Instagram accounts.