Ruel - Updated Jan 2023

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Updated On January 25, 2023

Ruel is a British-Australian APRA Award-nominated singer and songwriter. Moreover, Ruel is most known for the single Dazed & Confused, which was certified Platinum by ARIA. Finally, on October 23, 2020, he premiered her most recent extended play, Bright Lights, Red Eyes.

Early Life and Education

Ruel Vincent van Dijk best known as Ruel born on October 29, 2002, in Isleworth, London, England. As of now, he is 19 years old and holds British nationality.

Moreover, he has a zodiac sign of Scorpio and belongs to the British-Dutch ethnicity.

Talking about his parents, he is the son of Kate van Dijk (mother) and Ralph van Dijk (father). Moreover, he has two sisters whose names are Coco and Sylvie.

Talking about his academic career, he studied at the Redlands High School, Sydney.


Caption: Ruel’s childhood photo (Source: Pinterest)

Net Worth

His net worth estimates at around $4 million and his salary as a singer is in the range of $22,000 to $212,000. He also makes money from the royalties from his records.

Relationship Status

Ruel is unmarried and single. According to some sources, he is in a serious relationship with Mary Argy, his girlfriend. He hasn’t talked publicly about his connection with Mary as of yet.

He has not been involved in any form of issue or scandal that has made news in the media yet. Apart from that, he has managed to keep his distance from any controversy.

Career and Professional Life

Ruel’s singing career began in 2015 with the demo song for Let It Go. His father gave the track to M-Phases which is a Grammy-winning band.

He released his debut song, Golden Years, with the producer two years later, and it marked the low point of his career.

Following the song, he released Don’t Tell Me, which gained ARIA Gold certification. It also reached the 86th spot on the Australian chart.

In November 2017, he and singer Khalid Donnel Robinson began a music tour of Australia and New Zealand.


Caption: Ruel’s first concert debut in Atlanta on his birthday (Source: Global Pop Trendsetters)

He signed with RCA Records the following month and released the song Dazed & Confused from his debut EP, Ready. With the Platinum certification, the song became his best-selling single of all time.

He released his second EP, Free Time, on September 13th, 2019 under the recording labels RCA and Sony Music Australia, which was also added to his chartbuster.

Moreover, he recently released his latest EP, Bright Lights, Red Eyes, which has five songs. He also performed the opening act for Shawn Mendes: The Tour on two occasions in November 2019.

On the track “Down for You,” he partnered with Cosmo’s Midnight on January 31, 2020. The music video for this song was released on March 18th.

Ruel – Body Measurements

Ruel has blonde hair and brown eyes. He measures 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs roughly 75 kg.  In addition, his shoe size is 11 (US) and there is no other information regarding his body measurements.


Caption: Ruel body measurement (Source: Pinterest)


In 2018, he won the ARIA Music Award for Breakthrough Artist. He won the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Australian in 2019 and 2021.

Ruel – Social Media

On his Instagram, there are more than 1.3 million. Likewise, there are more than 199k followers on Twitter and more than 442k followers on Facebook.

He has a self-titled YouTube channel, there are more than 1.55 million subscribers.