If the millions of online fans follow William on YouTube, Facebook and other social media platforms, Monkey should be taken into account in determining his success. It simply means that the singer is doing what he was created to do.

The star was born from the fourth season of The XFactor Australia where he finished third alongside his teammates. Their five-member group, The Collective, was formed during the 2012 competition for the upcoming X Factor. Together they achieved significant success, but later disbanded when things fell apart for the members. Here’s everything you need to know about William Singe.

Background information

The Australian singer also acts as a composer, producer and online personality. He was born on July 2, 1992 in Forestville, Sydney, where he also spent his early years. Its origin goes back to an Australian Maori descent.

St Augustine’s College, an all-boys Catholic school, Brookvale School is his alma mater and the only one he has shared so far. He briefly worked as a bank teller at Commonwealth Bank in suburban Australia, called Dee Why, before music took over.

Growing up, William Singe was heavily influenced by his musically inclined father to follow the same path. Her father, Ray Singe, is also a singer and songwriter.

old music

After years of singing in his bedroom, William Singe decided it was time to entertain the world. He then auditioned for the 2011 X Factor but was unable to make it past the competition’s third season training camp stage. The following year (2012, Season 4), he was back and better, earning him accolades from the judges after his rendition of Justin Bieber’s ‘One Less Lonely Girl’. The piece he modified with some raps he wrote secured him a spot on the super boot camp scene.

William Monkey And The Collective

A group of boys was born when the X Factor 2012 Monkey could not place in the top six in the boys under 25 category while the competition was still in the training camp stage. As a result, the judges joined in with Trent Bell, Zach Russell, William Singe, Julian De Vizio and Jayden Sierra, as well as band formation The Collective. The collective did not win the X Factor but it did well to end up in third position.

Not winning a competition hasn’t stopped the Collective from having the success they deserve. The band signed a record deal with Sony Music Australia on November 22, 2012, and dropped their self-titled mini-album on December 14, 2012. They also got off to an early start with mainstream success, as their debut track charted in the ARIA Albums Chart and was certified gold.

Solo music career

After almost three years with The Collective, William Singe bows down and launches his solo career. He formalized the Facebook decision on February 18, 2015, following which the other members of the group embarked on the grand solo career.

Early in his solo career, Singe covered songs by popular artists like Justin Bieber, Adele, Drake, The Weeknd and more. His bedroom was his studio while Facebook and YouTube were the right platforms to share his talent with the world. His covers not only garnered millions of fans on social media platforms, but also got One Direction’s Liam Payne and T-Pain in touch with him about a collaboration.

The talented singer later signed on to be represented by entertainment agency Paradigm, then a deal with RCA Records, sealed ahead of the release of his first solo single (“Rush”) on February 3, 2017.

Her repertoire as a solo artist also includes contributing Jonas Blue’s single “Mama.” The single hit top 10 charts in countries like the UK, South Africa, Australia, Germany and more. Mama also received a nomination for the 2018 Brit Awards.

As his career blossomed, he became increasingly popular on the internet, amassing millions of followers and views on YouTube as well as other social platforms.

Net value

William Singe enjoys such fame for his talent, especially his ability to totally own another singer’s song through a good cover. Considering the internet can easily turn its stars into millionaires, it wouldn’t be entirely wrong to assume the young muso is sitting on a pile of cash. His net worth is estimated between $2-3 million.