Birth Day October 29th, 2002
Birth Place Isleworth, London
Age 21 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

About Ruel (Singer)

Ruel Vincent Van Dijk known by his stage name, Ruel is a famous British-Australian singer and songwriter. He is best known for his singles such as "Dazed & Confused", "Don't Tell Me", "Younger", "As Long as You Care", and "Painkiller".  To date, he has released three EPs such as "Ready" (2018),  "Free Time" (2019), and "Bright Lights, Red Eyes" (2020). Likewise, he won the Breakthrough Artist award for "Dazed & Confused" at the ARIA Music Awards in 2018.

Besides, Ruel has a massive fan following on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. He has around 1.2 million followers on his Instagram handle @oneruel and more than 195k followers on Twitter @oneruel. Likewise, he has garnered 1.58 million subscribers on his YouTube Channel.

Early Life & Parents

Ruel was born on October 29, 2002, in Isleworth, London. His birth name is Ruel Vincent Van Dijk. He is the son of Kate Van Dijk (mother), and Ralph van Dijk (father). His father is the founder of the Australian radio agency, Eardrum. He has two sisters named Sylvie van Dijk and Coco van Dijk. Along with his family, Ruel moved to Sydney, Australia in 2006. Moreover, Ruel holds Australian nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. However, he is of Dutch descent on his father's side and has British ancestry on his mother's side. As per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Growing up, Ruel attended Redlands High School.

Ruel Music Career

  • Ruel penned his first song at the age of twelve.
  • However, his singing career began in 2015 when his father sent a demo of him singing James Bay's "Let It Go" to Grammy Award-winning producer M-Phazes which impressed him very much.
  • Eventually, Ruel got an opportunity to release his debut single "Golden Years" with M-Phazes in April 2017.
  • In June 2017, Ruel made his live radio debut at age of 14, performing Jack Garratt's "Weathered" on Tripe J's Like a Version.
  • He released "Don't Tell Me" in July 2017, which peaked at number 86 on the ARIA Chart.
  • Ruel joined Khalid on his American Teen Tour of Australia and New Zealand in November 2017.
  • Later that month, he signed with RCA Records internationally.
  • Ruel contributed vocals to Tom Thum's cover of Rag's'Bone Man's "Human", which was released in December 2017.
  • Her performed at Pop Spring Festival in Tokyo on March 24, 2018, where he also conducted his first meet & greet.
  • On 4th April 2018, he performed at the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
  • His music video for the song "Don't Tell Me" was released on April 19, 2018.
  • Ruel released his debut EP titled "Ready" on June 15, 2018. The EP includes five singles such as "Don't Tell Me", "Dazed & Confused", "Younger", "Not Thinkin' Bout You", and "Say".
  • The same year, he won the Breakthrough Artist award for "Dazed & Confused" at the ARIA Music Awards.
  • In 2019, Ruel appeared on Hilltop Hoods' album The Great Expanse, on the track "Fire &Grace".
  • His second EP titled "Free Time" was released on September 13, 2019. The EP has famous singles like "Painkiller", "Face to Face", and "Real Thing".
  • Ruel and Cosmo's Midnight collaborated on the song "Down for You" on January 31, 2020.
  • Additionally, his third EP titled "Bright Lights, Red Eyes" was released on 23 October 2020.

Ruel Personal Life: Girlfriend and Dating

Concerning his personal life, Ruel is unmarried and supposed to be single. As he has not made any public disclosures about his relationships or dating life. However, he is rumored to be dating Mary Argy. Mary frequently appears alongside him on every tour and concert as well.

Ruel Net Worth

The singer and Songwriter, Ruel has garnered a huge wealth from his music career. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated at around $ 4 million. He mainly earns from music sales, tours, shows, and his merchandise business. He also earns from music streaming on different music streaming platforms such as YouTube and Soundcloud. His own YouTube channel has over 1.58 million subscribers as of January 2023. 

Ruel Height & Weight

 Ruel is a handsome guy in his early 20s. He has a well-maintained slim body physique which measures around 40-32-14 inches (chest-waist-biceps). Similarly, he stands at a towering height of 1.905m (6 feet 3 inches) while his body weighs around 75kg (165 lbs.). He wears a shoe size of 14(US). Moreover, he has a pair of dark brown eyes and his hair color is blonde. His sexual orientation is straight. 

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