Aston Merrygold

Popular singer and dancer Aston Merrygold became famous as a member of now disbanded group JLS which finished second on the fifth season of The X Factor. Most recently, he will compete in Strictly Come Dancing. Aston Merrygold’s net worth is around £6 million ($7.8 million) and we know several interesting details from his personal life.

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Aston was born February 13, 1988 in Peterborough, United Kingdom into a big family with six siblings. His ancestry is Jamaican, English, and Irish. After he had to abandon football career due to a nerve problem in his foot, Merrygold focused on the entertainment industry and eventually became part of the band called UFO.

UFO was later renamed to JLS and encountered huge success in reality TV competition The X Factor. After they disbanded in 2013, Aston continued with his solo career and his net worth kept growing. He also joined reality show Got To Dance as one of the judges.

Merrygold makes money also from various product endorsements and advertisements. For example, he promoted Ninendo Wii and Coca Cola. He is also very active in various charitable causes. In 2017, he will compete on Strictly Come Dancing so wish him luck.