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March 17, 2016

Marvin Humes net worth

By Suren Prasad

Best known as a former member of the JLS boy band, Marvin Humes has an estimated net worth of £4 million.

Born to an Anglo-Scottish mother and Jamaican father in Greenwich, on March 18, 1985, 14-year-old Marvin Humes starred in K-Club and later acted in BBC’s Holby City (2000-2003).

How did Humes start his music career?

His music career began in 2004 with the short-lived band VS, created by Simon Webbe of Blue. Humes then joined Oritsé Williams’ band UFO along with Aston Merrygold and JB Gill.

Following their success on The X Factor, Epic Records signed JLS in 2009. They then released Beat Again and Everybody in Love, which both topped British Charts. Thier eponymous first album sold over a million copies in Britain. JLS won Best Newcomer andBeat Again won Best song at the MOBO Awards.

At the 2010 BRIT Awards, JLS won British Single for Beat Again and British Breakthrough. They also won MOBOs for Best Album and Best UK Act that year. In 2012, Do You Feel What I Feel? won them their fifth MOBO for Best Video.

During 2010, with Jive Records they produced three more UK chart-toppers: The Club Is Alive, Love You More, the official single for the charity Children in Need and She Makes Me Wanna.

Selling over 10 million records globally as of 2012, JLS’ debut album and single was considered one of the top tens highest-selling debut albums and singles to originate from The X Factor.

In 2013, JLS released their book Forever and a Day, One Last Goodbye X. The band split in December after their Goodbye — The Greatest Hits Tour with each member worth around £6 million.

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Hosting his own radio show in 2013 on Capital FM, Humes began co-hosting The Vodafone Big Top 40 Show from January 2014.

Humes began co anchoring This Morning with Rochelle Humes of pop group The Saturdays, whom he married in 2012. He is also a regular presenter on Surprise Surprise. Since 2014, Humes has been co-presenting The Voice UK with Emma Willis.

As part of JLS, Marvin had endorsements with Durex, Nintendo’s Wii Party and Walkers crisps.

The JLS Foundation still exists, raising money for Brook, Cancer Research UK, Childline, Rays of Sunshine, BeatBullying and the MS Society.

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