Oliver “Olly” Stanley Murs was born on 14 May 1984 in Witham, Essex, England.
He is a singer, songwriter, dancer, television presenter, actor, and director who shot to fame in 2009 when he came second in the sixth edition of The X Factor.
Olly is presently signed to RCA Records and Sony Music UK in the United Kingdom and Columbia Records in the United States of America.
Murs who is a twin attended Howbridge Junior School in Witham and Notley High School in Braintree, Essex. He played in the school’s football team as a striker.
The entertainer is of Latvian descent. Before coming into the limelight, Murs worked as a recruitment consultant at Prime Appointments in Witham.
He is a big fan of the Manchester United Football Club.
Olly Murs Siblings: Ben Murs, Fay Murs (Brother & Sister)
Olly Murs has two siblings; Ben Murs and Fay Murs. Get to know more about them in their details below;
Ben Murs and Olly Murs are twins and therefore share the same date of birth. Like his father and brother, Ben is a staunch supporter of Manchester United.
He now uses his wife’s surname Hart; he has a son with her. Ben and Olly have fallen out because Olly was unable to attend his wedding due to his The X Factor commitments in 2009.
Fay Murs is the oldest of the Murs siblings. She was 18 months old when Olly and Ben were born.
She was born on 5 October 1982 and has a son called Quinton.
Fay and Olly are very fond of each other.