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George Sampson Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
George William Sampson
Place Of Birth
Warrington, UK
Age
30 years old
Birth Date
June 29 1993

George Sampson Facts

Child Star?
no
Occupation
Dancer
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
$1,500,000

About George Sampson

George Sampson is a street dancer, TV presenter, singer, and actor from England.

His full name is George William Sampson. He's the official ambassador of the United Dance Organization.

He made his stage debut with the west-end hip-hop musical 'Into The Hoods' on August 4, 2008. He appeared in the show till it ended on August 30. 'Into The Hoods' was performed at the Novello Theater in London and featured music by Gorillaz, Massive Attack, Basement Jaxx, and others. He was cast as a lost boy.

Sampson assisted in the promotion of the new Nokia 5800 phone in London's Regent Street on January 23, 2009. He presented the first Nokia 5800 and choreographed a live dance routine to Technotronic's ‘Pump Up The Jam’. At Toy Fair 09, on January 29, he debuted the game 'Battle Strikers'. He also created a dish for the Mission Nutrition campaign of Blue Peter. He co-hosted a 'Street Dance Weekend' with the street crew Flava at the Alton Towers Resort on March 7 and 14 as part of their new family-themed weekends.

He also starred in the BBC 2006s drama series 'Waterloo Road' and played the role of Kyle Stack, who was a 17-year-old student. He starred in the 2011 comedy TV show 'Mount Pleasant' and played the role of Gary. In 'Street Dancer 2', he played the role of Eddie. From the fifth to the sixth of January, he played Peter Pan in the 'Pantomime Peter Pan', which was staged in Derby. In the 28th-season episode of the TV show 'Casualty', he had a minor role. He performed in the television documentary 'The Nation's Favorite Dance Moment'. In 2014, he continued his TV career by appearing in season two, episode five of CBBC's 'The Dumping Ground'.

George Sampson Net Worth, Earning, and Spending Habits

What is George Sampson’s net worth?

The net worth of George Sampson can be estimated to be around $1.5 million based on his career as a street dancer, television presenter, singer, and actor.

How much does George Sampson earn per year?

It's unclear how much George Sampson makes in a year, but given his successful career, we may presume he makes a decent living.

Height, Age, and Physical Attributes

How tall is George Sampson?

There is no information available about the height of George Sampson.

How old is George Sampson?

George Sampson was born on June 28, 1993 and is 28 years old as of 2022. As he is a June-born, he has the zodiac sign of the Cancer.

Childhood And Education

George Sampson was born on June 29, 1993 in Warrington, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. There is no information available concerning his educational background.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

George Sampson has a mother named Lesley Sampson. He has four siblings named Chelsea Sampson, Luke Sampson, Rosie Sampson, and Emily Sampson. There is not much information available about his parents or other members of family other than their names.

Who is George Sampson dating?

George is a private person who doesn't share much about his personal life, which is why it is uncertain who George Sampson has dated until now or who he has a romantic relationship with. It can be guessed that he is probably single.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

George Sampson is best known for winning 'Britain's Got Talent' at a very young age. He gave an audition for 'Britain's Got Talent' by following the advice of his dance teacher, Dominic Chambers. Through his performance, he made it in front of the eyes of the famous English television personality Simon Cowell, and he ended up making a couple of dance videos with him as well as a show called 'Follow My Lead'.  In 2008, Sampson auditioned for 'Britain's Got Talent' season two and made it through the first round by dancing to 'Rock This Party'.

He also appeared as Kyle Stack in the 2006 drama series 'Waterloo Road' in which he got the chance to work with co-stars Adam Thomas, Katie Griffiths, Chelsea Healey, and others.

George also appeared in a pantomime as Jack in Weston-super-Playhouse Mare's Theater's production of 'Jack And The Beanstalk'. In 2014, he continued his television career by appearing in season two, episode five of CBBC's 'The Dumping Ground'. In season four of 'Mount Pleasant', he reprised his role, however, he eventually quit the show.

Charity Work

The revenues from his debut double a-side single, 'Get Up On The Dance Floor/Headz Up', were donated to the Great Ormond Street Hospital on November 24, 2008.

What Awards and Honors have George Sampson won?

George Sampson won 'Britain's Got Talent' in 2007.

Sampson took first place in the under-16 category in the 2007 World Street Dance Championships held by the United Dance Organization.

He was one of 11 celebrities honored with an honorary scout badge to commemorate the Scouting Movement's 101st anniversary in the summer of 2008.

At the 2008 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, he was named the 'Favorite Winner', and he performed his signature dance 'Singin' In The Rain' at the award show.

He performed with his dance group Access 2 All Areas in the 2008 championships at the Blackpool Winter Gardens and won an award from UDO chairman Simon Dibley for his achievements in raising awareness of street dance.

Sampson joined Dance Aid, the UK registered charity, as a patron on June 26, 2009.

Other Interesting George Sampson Facts And Trivia

  • In January 2019, he and Roxanne Pallett competed on the fourth season of 'Celebrity Coach Trip'. Sampson returned to 'Britain's Got Talent' as a participant in 'Britain's Got Talent: The Champions' in September 2019. He competed in the fourth semi-final but was unable to advance to the final due to a lack of votes.
  • George Sampson did a performance on 'Star King', a South Korean television show that highlights a wide range of skilled artists.
  • As part of the BBC's anti-bullying campaign, Sampson was featured in a CBBC Newsround program called ‘Whose Side Are You On?’ on November 16 where he described how he had been bullied as a child.
  • He performed alongside dance groups Diversity and Flawless in the first all-British 3D feature film 'Street Dance 3D', in which he plays Eddie.
  • George Sampson was told by his dance teacher, Dominic Chambers, in 2007 that he should try out for auditions that were available in the area that would suit his skills. Soon, he discovered that he'd be auditioning in the first series of ‘Britain's Got Talent’ only when he arrived. He danced to ‘Drop’ in his audition, and all three judges gave him a thumbs up.
  • Simon Cowell and other musicians teamed up in November 2008 to create dance videos with George. He also assisted him with 'Get Up On The Dance Floor/Headz Up', which was his breakthrough hit.
  • George Sampson taught presenters Steve Jones and Rick Edwards how to dance on stage at the T4 on the Beach Music Festival at Weston-Super-Mare Beach on July 20, 2008.
  • On the 2018 tour of 'Our House', George Sampson played the character Reece. He is now starring in 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie' as the character Dean.
  • He also co-hosted a Street Dance Weekend with street crew Flava at the Alton Towers Resort as a part of their family-themed weekend.

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