• Allie Sherlock is a 16 year old singer-songwriter, guitarist, and busker from Douglas, County Cork, Ireland.
• She rose to fame after her cover of Ed Sheeran's "Supermarket Flowers" went viral in 2017.
• Allie quit school in 2016 and was homeschooled, and is expected to take her GED tests in 202•
• She has collaborated with Irish Women in Harmony and recorded a version of the song "Dreams" to help a domestic abuse charity.
• Her net worth has been estimated at over $1.5 million.
Allie Sherlock Wiki Bio
Allie Sherlock was born in Douglas, County Cork, Ireland, on 7 April 2005 – her zodiac sign is Aries, and she holds Irish nationality. She’s a singer-songwriter, guitarist and a busker, who’s perhaps known best for her cover of the Ed Sheeran song “Supermarket Flowers”, uploaded onto her YouTube channel on 2 June 2017, and has since been watched close to 13 million times.
Early life, parents and education
Allie’s being raised in Douglas by her father Mark Sherlock, who began taking guitar lessons at around the same time as Allie; he does all of Allie’s recordings, and uploads her videos onto her YouTube channel. According to some of the rumors circulating the internet, Allie’s mother died when Allie was nine years old. She hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, and is thus believed to be an only child.
She was nine years old when her father began uploading her music videos onto her YouTube channel, and when she started taking guitar lessons. After she began attracting attention on the internet, and making money on YouTube, Allie quit school in 2016, and became homeschooled. She’s been homeschooled to this day, and will likely take her GED tests in 2022.
Career as a musician
Allie launched her career in 2014, when she began performing in the streets of Cork. Her father would occasionally keep her company by playing the guitar, and would take videos of her performing. It was only in 2018 that Allie was contacted by someone from Patriot Records, and was offered her first contract; she then signed a five-year deal. The owner of Patriot Records is Ryan Tedder, the lead vocalist of the popular American pop rock band One Republic.
In 2020, Allie collaborated with the group Irish Women in Harmony, and they together recorded a version of the song “Dreams”, as a contribution to a domestic abuse charity.
Her YouTube channel
Allie’s eponymous YouTube channel was launched on 26 December 2014, and is today subscribed to by close to five million people, and numbers over 730 million views of all her videos combined. The vast majority of her videos feature her singing at various venues, including in the streets, and we’re going to mention three of her most popular YouTube videos, which have helped her gain many subscribers.
Her #1 video “OMG HIS VOICE IS UNIQUE- Michael Jackson – Billie Jean | Allie Sherlock & Fabio Rodrigues cover” has been watched more than 51 million times since 8 July 2020, and features Allie singing “Billie Jean” together with Fabio Rodrigues, in the streets of Cork.
Her second most popular video “AMAZING MOMENT guy JOINS singing Perfect by Ed Sheeran in Italian | Allie Sherlock” has been watched more than 32 million times since 20 April 2020, and shows Allie singing the song “Perfect”, when she’s interrupted by an Italian boy, who then sings the same song in Italian.
Allie’s third most popular video “HIS REACTION WHEN SHE SINGS | Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers | Allie Sherlock & Cuan Durkin” has been watched more than 27 million times since 1 October 2020.
Appearance in TV shows
In 2018, Allie was invited to make a guest-appearance in “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, performing Adele’s song “Million Years Ago”. In the same year, she was featured in an episode of the radio program “The Ray D’Arcy Show”, singing the Ed Sheeran song “Perfect”.
In 2020, Allie recorded the song “Place In Your Heart (Reprise)”, for the animated adventure comedy movie “Angela’s Christmas Wish”, directed by Damien O’Connor, and which starred Anya O’Connor, Ruth Negga and Moe Dunford. It tells the story of a little girl who’s trying to reunite her family for Christmas – it was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing and Sound Editing for a Daytime Animated Program.
Most recently, also in 2020, Allie was featured in the final episode of the educational TV program “Home School Hub”, performing with the RTE Concert Orchestra.
Allie’s an Instagram star, having amassed more than 1.6 million followers, while she’s uploaded close to 1,200 pictures, most of which have been taken during her everyday life.
She launched her Twitter account in August 2016, and it’s today followed by close to 25,000 fans, while Allie has tweeted more than 1,400 times. Her Facebook page is followed by more than 2.7 million, and she’s also active on TikTok, with her account numbering over 20,000 followers, and more than 110,000 likes of all her videos combined.
Love life and relationships
Allie hasn’t spoken of any boys whom she has perhaps dated, but there are various rumors circulating the internet, concerning her past and present relationships. It’s believed by many that Allie has until recently been in a relationship with Cuan Durkin, a singer, guitarist and YouTuber. She’s uploaded a couple of videos onto her YouTube channel which feature the two of them singing together, however, neither has addressed the rumors of the alleged relationship.
There are also those who claim that she’s today in a relationship with a non-celebrity Irish boy, and a fan has even claimed to have seen the two spending time together on multiple occasions; this hasn’t been confirmed either.
As of August 2021, Allie seems to be single.
Hobbies and other interests
Allie loves to sing, and has traveled around Ireland to perform in many bars, as well as in some of the most popular streets for street performers. She has also been to England on multiple occasions, mostly being her singing career that has taken her there.
She’s physically quite active, and plays various sports with her friends, with her favorite being tennis. It’s said that Allie has recently begun going to the gym.
She likes to watch movies in her spare time, and her favorite actor and actress are Channing Tatum and Emma Watson, while a couple of her favorite movies are “Dear John”, the franchise “Harry Potter”, and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”.
Allie’s an animal-lover, and has volunteered at a couple of animal shelters.
Age, height and net worth
Allie’s age is 16. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 3ins (1.6m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of August 2021, her net worth has been estimated at already over $1.5 million.