Most Successful BGT Winners and What are they Doing Right Now

Britain’s Got Talent winners list is a mixed bunch of tremendous talents. Scooping first place not only bag the biggest prize but you get a chance to perform in front of the queen at Royal Variety Performance.

Films, Acting, Albums, and endorsement in the Hollywood industry is a gift. You get long-term success when you are added in the BGT Winners list.

Without further ado, let’s check out all the winners of BGT and their achievements so far.

Britain Got Talent Season 1: Paul Potts (2007)

A former mobile phone salesman and opera singer Paul Potts took the audience of the UK by storm with his splendid performance on the stage. “One Chance”, a debut album of his top the charts in nine countries, and later earn double platinum. With the time, he subsequently released six albums.

A biopic film based on Pott’s life has been released later in 2013, featuring James Corden in the lead role. The film earned $10 million at the box office. He has successfully reached the finals of America’s Got Talent in 2019. A report declares that he has earned over £5 million since winning the show.

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Britain Got Talent Season 2: George Sampson (2008)

A 14-year guy had won millions of hearts with his street dance performances. Post BGT, he had a diverse career with West End Production of  Into The Hoods, where he was supposed to make dance DVDs and also released a single “Get Up On The Dance Floor” that reached number 30 in the UK chart.

He also got his hands in acting by playing major roles in the BBC drama “Waterloo Road” and”Sky’s Mount Pleasant” and in 2016, had a cameo role in “Emmerdale”.

In 2018, he had featured in a film short, Daniel Thomas, and headlined the UK tour of Our House. He was also starred in the pantomimes Jack and The Beanstalk and Rapunzel. Last year, he participated in Celebrity Coach Trip with Roxanne Pallett.

Britain Got Talent Season 3: Diversity (2009)

Surprisingly the famous dance troupe beat Susan Boyle and crowned the third series of BGT. As Diversity, they embarked on a successful journey nationwide, but some of the troupe members also enjoyed solo success.

Ashley Banjo was invited as a judge on the talent show Got to Dance. Whereas Perri Kiely won the second series of ITV’s Splash and also won Celebrity Bake-off 2018, moreover earlier this year, he finished being runner-up to Joe Swash in Dancing on Ice.

Jordan Banjo has participated in I’m Celebrity. Diversity again surprised the BGT audience in the live show of 2018 by bringing Dec on stage. Born Ready took place in 2019 as Diversity’s 10th anniversary. In short, they are making their way to success post-BGT.

Britain Got Talent Season 4: Spelbound (2010)

When this gymnastic troupe Spelbound won the show, they made their way victory since 2010. They released a DVD the same year and also performed at the London Olympics Closing Ceremony in 2012.

In 2015, Spelbound performed in Paris with comedian Michael Mclntyre for an event and the group was also seen in celebrity gymnastic series Tumble.

Britain Got Talent Season 5: Jai McDowall (2011)

The surprise winner of BGT won the show by beating up 12-year-old singer Roman Parke. After, he continued to make his way across the country and supporting Pop Idol runner-up Gareth Gates on tour.

He worked hard in eight years and thankfully, fans were on his side and were very loyal to him. In 2019 Cowell and McDowall were reunited to perform in Britain’s Got Talent: The Champion Series and got immense applaud.

Britain Got Talent Season 6: Ashleigh and Pudsey (2012)

Ashleigh Butler and her dog Pudsey won millions of hearts during their performance and the duo was the first to win Britain’s Got Talent by performing a dog act.

After that they traveled to America and performed on America’s Got Talent and also appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

The pair also performed in many pantomimes and theatre productions. After Paul Potts, they were the second Britain’s Got Talent act to have a film made about them. The movie has been released in 2014. Show judge David Walliams’s voice as Pudsey was recorded for the film.

They were also seen as a judge on ITV’s short-lived talent shows That Dog Can Dance and also in ITV2’s Top Dog Model. Pudsey has also bagged £100,000 for his book deal. In July 2017, Pudsey died at 11, and at the end of 2017, Ashleigh was seen on Good Morning Britain and introduced her new dog Sully to the world, who now performs with her in dog shows and pantomimes.

Ashleigh and Sully won the Crufts 2019 and are still a triumphing victory.

Britain Got Talent Season 7: Attraction (2013)

By beating up many controversies, they became the first foreign act to win Britain’s Got Talent. After the show, they performed in Las Vegas as well seen in a TV ad.

The Attraction was seen competing alongside Paul Potts in America’s Got Talent: The champions in 2019 but were not crowned.

Britain Got Talent Season 8: Collabro (2014)

The Band released their debut album in 2014 after winning the show, and it reached No.1 in the UK chart. After, they cracked another deal giving a strong album performance that has reached No.2 in the UK. In 2016, Richard Hadfield left the group, but the remaining four members still released their album Home in 2017.

The group also participated in the 2020 series of America’s Got Talent: The Champions.

Britain Got Talent Season 9: Jules and Matisse (2015)

Amid many controversies of being similar to former contestants Ashleigh and Pudsey act while performing a tightrope trick, it was the second dog act to win Britain’s Got Talent trophy. They were invited back for the live shows in 2016 by BGT. Recently, Jules appeared at the Royal Variety Performance.

Britain Got Talent Season 10: Richard Jones (2016)

He is one of the most successful BGT winners of all time and the first magician to win the show. Before heading out to his first solo tour, Power of Imagination he launched his TV show Operation Magic in 2017. He is an army officer who hasn’t left his job after winning, a musician, and a magician. He is living all the three lives that he had dreamt of.

Jones has been seen in the UK with his magic show Power of Imagination.

Britain Got Talent Season 11: Tokio Myers

He offered unique acts to BGT, showing acts with his multi-instrumental takes on a fusion of dance, hip-hop, and classic music.

His first album, Our Generation, featured a mix of his own composition with 90s dance, hip hop, and classical pieces. He also co-produced and performed on Bridge Over Troubled Water. He earned many trophies that include three Classical Brit awards, Album of the Year, and Breakthrough Artist of the Year.

Myers also appeared in America Got Talent: The Champions in 2019.

Britain Got Talent Season 12: Lost Voice Guy (2018)

Lost Voice Guy was the first person to spice up the stage with laughs and jokes and won the show Britain’s Got Talent. Surprisingly, he is the first stand-up comedian in the history of the UK to use a voice synthesizer after losing his voice; he has cerebral palsy.

Since winning, he has taken a 10-week tour and starred in a BBC Radio 4 sitcom called Ability. He has become the iconic voice of many people suffering from a disability. Moreover, he has changed people’s minds and attitudes towards the disabled after winning Britain’s Got Talent.

Britain Got Talent Season 13: Colin Thackery

Colin, the oldest ever winner of the show, won millions of hearts with his unique ability to sing note-perfect renditions of popular wartime classics that had brought tears to the eyes of viewers and judges. His emotional performance that he dedicated to his late wife was heart-touching.

At the end of last year, he released his first single, Love Changes Everything occupying number 13 in the charts.

Every winner of Britain Got Talent made their way to success and won millions of fans who adore them today. 

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