Charles Otto Puth Jr., aka Charlie Puth is an American songwriter, singer, and record producer. He gained popularity due to the overwhelming success of his song videos which he uploaded via YouTube.
Charlie has contributed to songs and albums for other artists such as Livingston Taylor, Cody Simpson, and Skizzy Mars. He has also created covers for some very popular songs.
Charlie Puth’s Early Life
Charlie was born on December 2nd, 1991 in Rumson, New Jersey. His parents are Debra and Charles Otto Puth Sr. His mother Debra wrote commercials for popular company HBO while his father did the job of a real estate agent and builder. While his mother is Jewish, Charlie’s father is of the Catholic faith. Charles has two younger siblings, Steven and Mikaila – both of whom are twins.
Charlie Puth’s mother was the one who introduced him to music at a tender age. She started teaching him the basics of classical music using the piano when he was just 4 years old. The star started studying jazz at 10 years, participating in a summer youth jazz ensemble at Count Basie Theatre to play in a Charlie Brown production.
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Charlie attended the Holy Cross School, and the Forestdale Middle School before graduating from the Rumson-Fair Regional High School in 2010. He later graduated from the Berklee College of Music in 2013 where he majored in Music Production and Engineering.
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The star has collaborated with Hollister Co., a teen clothing brand since 2017. He has revealed that famous star Justin Beiber’s explosion into the music world is a result of the influence of YouTube and that he was also greatly inspired by him.
How Much Is Charlie Puth Worth?
Charlie has made a good fortune for himself as a professional singer. Many of his singles have on various occasions received multi-platinum status.
He has also made some good money producing records. Charlie has produced and co-written with various popular artists including Trey Songz, Jason Derulo, and CeeLo Green. The star has only recently joined the video-sharing platform TikTok but has already managed to amass nearly 9 million followers. As of January 2021, his net worth is estimated at $14 million.
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