Paul Potts (b. Bristol, England 1970 - ) British Classical Singer. On June 17, 2007, he won Britain's Got Talent performing the Puccini’s Nessun Dorma. Britain's Got Talent is a British television show that search for Britain's best amateur talent. Potts received £100,000.
- "It felt like Jelly" answered Paul Potts when asked how did it felt, by the host.
- Nickname: The Opera Guy
- Occupation: Mobile phone salesman
- Lives: Port Talbot
Paul first sang opera at the age of 28 for a karaoke competition– he dressed up as Luciano Pavarotti. He went on to perform in Barrymore’s ‘My Kind Of Music’ (1999). The money he won from the show (£8000) along with his savings was spent on attending various training courses in Italy. From his Italian opera class he was selected to sing in master class’ for Pavarotti and Katia Ricciarelli – who he says were very impressed. Paul reckons he’s spent £20,000 in total to get to where he is today. Paul has performed in 4 semi professional operas in the UK and some concerts. His proudest performance was with the philharmonic orchestra in a concert in front of 15, 000 people.
Married for 4 years to his wife Julie-Anne (26) whom he met on an Internet chat room. They have been together for 6 years in total. Paul Potts Britain's Got Talent.
Paul Potts' debut CD "One Chance" is now available.
- Paul Potts (singing Nessun Dorma)