Conor Maynard Biography
Conor Maynard (born as: Conor Paul Maynard ) in Brighton, United Kingdom, is an English singer-songwriter, actor, record producer, and You Tube star who is popularly known for his covers and mash ups. He is signed o Warner Music Group subsidiary, Parlophone.
He attended Cardinal Newman Catholic School in Hove. On 19th May 2006 he signed up to You Tube and uploaded his very first video of him singing “Breathe” by Lee Carr. Since 2009, he has uploaded cover versions of songs with rapper and close friend, Anthony “Anth” Melo.
He was contacted by NeYo after he watched a cover version of his track “Beautiful Monster” and he became his mentor. Conor signed to EMI/Parlophone and Turn First management.
His first single ‘Can’t Say No’ received a nomination for MTV’s Brand New for 2012 award and he won. The song was released on 15th April 2012 in the UK, it debuted at number two on the Singles Chart. Maynard released his second single, “Vegas Girl”, on 21 July 2012 in the UK – it debuted and peaked at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart. On 30 July, he released Contrast, which debuted at number 1 on the UK Album Chart on 11 August 2012.
Conor Maynard Age
The “Can’t Say No” singer is 26 years old as of 2018. He was born on 21 November 1992 in Brighton, England.
Conor Maynard Parents – Conor Maynard Family
Conor is among the two sons born to Gary Maynard, a builder, and Helen Maynard, an office worker. He is the oldest in a family of three: two sons and a daughter.
Conor Maynard Brother
He has a younger brother by the name Jack Maynard who is also a YouTuber.
Conor Maynard Sister
Conor also has a younger sister by the name Anna Maynard who is also a YouTuber and has appeared in some of Conor’s covers on YouTube, including “Run” and “If I Were A Boy”.
Conor Maynard Girlfriend
He began dating Victoria Tansey, a model, in 2013 after they met on a photo shoot. The couple however split in 2015. Conor said that the break up was a mutual decision and the right thing to do. Since then, there have not been reports regarding his involvement with any other lady.
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Maynard’s Acting Career
In 2006, he made his debut in acting when he starred as a young Casper Rose in the Sky 1 television series Dream Team season 9 episode 11.
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Conor Maynard Net Worth
Maynard has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
Conor Maynard Height
He stands at 1.75 m tall.
Conor Maynard Album
- Contrast – 2012
- Covers – 2016
Conor Maynard Songs
- Hold on Tight – 2018
- Understand Me – 2017
- Are You Sure? – 2016
- Talking About – 2015
- Royalty – 2015
- R U Crazy – 2013
- Animal – 2013
- Turn Around – 2012
- Vegas Girl – 2012
- Can’t Say No – 2012
As a featured artist
- I’m Famous
(Marcus Butler featuring Maynard)
- Dancing in the Headlights
(DJ Antoine featuring Maynard)
- Catch Me Here
(Drumsound & Bassline Smith featuring Maynard)
- All My Love
(Cash Cash featuring Maynard)
(Kris Kross Amsterdam and The Boy Next Door featuring Maynard)
- How You Love Me
(Hardwell featuring Maynard and Snoop Dogg)
- Way Back Home (Sam Feldt)
(SHAUN featuring Maynard)
(Alok featuring Maynard)
Conor Maynard Covers
- Turn Around
- R U Crazy
- This Is My Version
- Too Good
- Don’t You Worry Child
- Marvin’s Room
- Never Forget You
- Talking About
- Treat You Better
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Conor Maynard Interview
Is it true that you’re the new Justin Bieber?
No – I’m actually older than him! The comparison is really flattering though. I’d like to meet him.
What’s your guilty pleasure?
Chick flicks. My favourite is John Tucker Must Die starring Jesse Metcalfe. I also love Beverly Hills 90210. My ex-girlfriend got me into it and now I’m addicted.
On a night off we’d find you…
Watching YouTube videos at home. I watch music videos from new artists – after all, that’s where I was spotted. YouTube is an amazing platform for young musicians – although it’s harder to get noticed now that everyone is on it.
Who is your hero?
My dad, Gary. He’s a builder now, but he used to be an actor on the West End stage. My granddad is another hero. He used to sing Rat-Pack-style music in jazz clubs. They both inspired me to get up and perform.
When you look in the mirror you see…
It varies, some days I look rough – other days, I think ‘I look cool today!’ I wouldn’t mind being a bit taller.
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter, because it’s easier to update on the go.
What is your secret skill?
Not cooking! I live on cornflakes. I tried to cook steak the other day and set off the smoke alarm.
What do you spend most of your money on?
Nando’s. I’m addicted to the medium spice chicken wrap with chips. I’m in there all the time. I keep hoping they’ll reward my loyalty with a Nando’s Black Card, but it hasn’t arrived yet. I hope they’re reading this.
Where is home?
Brighton originally, but now I live in London. I’m just about to move house actually, as some of my fans found out where I live and stuck Post-it notes on my door saying they loved me.
If you could give your younger self one piece of advice, what would it be?
‘Whatever happens, you’ll get over it.’ When I was 13, I remember crying on my mum’s shoulder when my first girlfriend dumped me via MSN Messenger. That was cold.
Your ideal woman?
Rita Ora sings on my new album – she’s pretty hot. I’m single at the moment; any interested girls must like Nando’s – and playing with my hair.