Reports of Leona Lewis’s vast wealth have, according to the singer herself, been hugely exaggerated.If you believe rich-list rankings, the 29-year-old X Factor champion – who has shifted nearly 30 million records worldwide – has earned a very impressive £13 million, but ask her about it and she bursts out laughing.“It’s definitely an exaggeration,” she says. ’ But it’s quite funny.”Another misconception Leonais keen to dispel is that she’s a deadly-serious chanteuse.
The Hackney-born star, who won the third series of the popular ITV1 talent show in 2006 under the mentorship of Cowell, has now signed with rival label Island Records she announced yesterday (June 3).
In a statement she said: "After seven incredible years at Sony I feel honoured to be given the opportunity to sign to perhaps the most iconic label of all, Island Records.
It has been a few years since news of the pregnancy and affair scandal first broke, and now Simon Cowell is finally talking openly about the affair and how he feels looking back on it!
Related: Simon Apologizes For His Awkward Zayn Malik Joke! I just hadn't known that before." "I don't like the idea you just sort of pass it down from generation to generation. No one ever gave me a penny and I believe part of my drive was to do with the fact I had nothing to lose.
But I remember going to the first scan with Lauren.