Conor Maynard, born November 21, 1992, rose to fame in 2012 with the song ‘We Can’t Say No.’ Maynard began singing at a very young age but committed seriously to it when he was 15. His talent was noticed when he started uploading videos of himself singing on Youtube. In 2011, Maynard signed a contract with Warner Music Group. In the same year, he was nominated for ‘M.T.V’s Brand New for 2012’ award, which he eventually won the following year. Maynard’s debut album “Can’t Say” was a critical success and featured seasoned artists such as Justin Beiber, Rita Ora, and Ne-Yo. Maynard has also toured extensively. Let’s celebrate his birthday by learning more about the star.
Conor Maynard is a singer and songwriter from Brighton, England born November 21, 1992. His Zodiac sign is Scorpio, while his ethnicity is Irish. Maynard’s parents are Gary and Helen Maynard. Both his younger brother, Jack, and younger sister Ann, are YouTubers. Maynard began his Youtube channel in 2006 and uploaded his first video in 2008 singing Lee Car’s song ‘Breathe.’ Since then Maynard has uploaded covers of various songs such as ‘Dynamite’ by Taio Cruz and Ne-Yo’s ‘Beautiful Monster.’ Ne-Yo was impressed by Mynard and assumed the responsibility of mentoring him. Maynard is also an actor and featured in the television show “Dream Team” in 2006 and would later star in the Broadway production of “Kinky Boots” from 2018 to 2019.
The Brighton native rose to prominence in 2012 when Mynard was nominated for and subsequently won ‘M.T.V’s Brand New for 2012 award.’ His debut single, ‘Can’t Say No,’ was released in the United Kingdom on 16 April 2012 and reached number two on the U.K. Singles Chart. His debut studio album, “Contrast,” released on July 30, 2012, in the U.K., featured the chart-topping song and included singles ‘Vegas Girl,’ and ‘Turn Around.’ Prominent artists such as Ne-Yo and Justin Beiber also worked on songs from the album. Since 2013, Maynard has released several successful singles ‘R U Crazy’, ‘Talking About’, and ‘I’m Famous.’ In 2014, Maynard recorded England’s Worldcup song recording which featured football stars like Michael Owen and Peter Shilton, to name a few on backing vocals.
Maynard’s star as a singer continues to shine every year as he releases new songs. He has promised to release an album of the different cover songs he has done. Many have compared Maynard to Canadian singer Justin Bieber as he became famous through YouTube. Maynard prefers to stay away from media attention and his personal matters are kept private. Although we do know that he started dating when he was 13. He is, however, currently single. In 2021, the singer co-wrote the song ‘What I Put You Through,’ a song he termed “the most personal song I have released.”
Maynard begins his YouTube channel and sings his debut cover of ‘Breathe’ by Lee Carr.
Maynard releases covers of songs such as, ‘Dynamite’ by Taio Cruz and ‘Beautiful Monster’ by Ne-Yo, alongside his friend Anthony.
Maynard releases his first album “Contrast,” which critically debuts at number one on the U.K. album chart.
Maynard drops a book entitled “Take Off” that offers fans a glimpse into his rise to fame.
Maynard’s album “Covers,” contains various successful covers including ‘Pillow Talk’ and ‘One Dance.’
Maynard performs in the Broadway production of “Kinky Boots” at the AI Hirschfield theatre.
Why We Love Conor Maynard
He is handsome with a good voice
Not only is Conor Maynard good-looking, but he also has good vocals. Many fans, both women and men, are amazed at his talent when he performs.
He is multi-talented
Maynard is multi-talented and can act as well as sing and write songs. He has also produced several covers of various popular songs that have done very well.
He was mentored by Ne-Yo
Yes, you heard us right. Ne-Yo was interested in the singer and contacted him. Maynard did not believe it and thought it was a scam.
5 Surprising Facts
He’s most popular in the U.S.
Although he is a Brighton native, his most significant market is in the U.S.
He has music idols
Maynard's music idols are Craig David and Michael Jackson.
Compared to Justin Bieber
Maynard was compared to Justine Bieber, a Canadian pop singer, as they both found fame through the internet.
Girls convinced him to sing
Maynard was persuaded to start singing professionally by girls at a very young age.
Uploads videos on Facebook
Mynard initially uploads his videos on Facebook for only his friends to see first before uploading them to Youtube.
Conor Maynard FAQs
Who is Conor Maynard's girlfriend?
Conor Maynard split up with his girlfriend, Victoria Tansey, in 2015 and is currently single.
Does Conor Maynard have siblings?
Yes, Conor Maynard has two younger siblings, Jack and Ann.
How rich is Conor Maynard?
Conor Maynard’s net worth is $6,000,000 (as of 2021).
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