Gotye is known as one of the most successful musicians of today. It has been announced that the current size of Gotye net worth reaches 1.5 million dollars. Being of Belgian and Australian origins, Gotye is one of the most successful singers. In addition to that, he is also known as a skilled multi-instrumentalist.
As a singer, Gotye has released three studio albums. What is even more interesting is that all these albums were released independently, without him being signed to any record label. In addition to that, Gotye has released one album, which is combined of remixes of songs from his earlier albums. The sales of his albums also added up to the overall amount of Gotye net worth.
In addition to being a solo act, he is also a member of the group called “The Basics”. This band has released three albums since its establishment in 2002. In addition to releasing these three albums, the band has also released many other recordings and singles. Therefore, being a part of “The Basics” has also added up to the overall size of Gotye net worth. Gotye is sometimes referred to Sting and Peter Gabriel due to his vocal abilities.
In 2011, Gotye released a single which made him a world known star, the single being called “Somebody That I Used to Know”. The sales of the single increased Gotye net worth immensely. What is even more, the single landed in the 1st place of the Billboard Hot 100 charts, which made Gotye the second Belgian singer to do so as well as the 5th Australian singer to achieve such a high position.
His involvement into music has been awarded, as well. Gotye is a recipient of 5 ARIA awards as well as 3 Grammy awards. These three Grammy awards were earned during one and the same ceremony, which was the 55th Annual Grammy Awards. However, Gotye himself has stated that it is usual for him to feel more of a tinkerer than a musician.
In addition to his musical abilities, Gotye is also known to be speaking fluently in two languages – English and Dutch. In addition to that, he is also able to speak in Japanese, which he was studying at the university. Giving some more background information about the singer, Gotye was born in 1980 in Belgium. When he was a toddler, he and his family emigrated to live to Australia.