He shot to fame in 2011 after winning reality TV series Australia’s Got Talent.
Now three years later Jack Vidgen has quit the music industry.
The 18-year-old revealed in the latest edition of New Idea that he ‘wanted to be a normal teen’ without the pressures of being in the spotlight.
It’s over: Australia’s Got Talent 2011 winner Jack Vidgen has quit the music industry (pictured here in 2014)
The singer, who released two albums in the short time, went on to explain that he changed as a person when he rose to fame following the television series.
‘The first couple of years, I got pretty big-headed and full of myself for a while,’ he explained.
‘That was one of the main reasons I stopped – I had to pull my head in. ‘
Jack explained to the publication that despite not enjoying his time in the spotlight he doesn’t regret going on the short-lived experience.
Moving forward: The 18-year-old has revealed his decision came after wanting to be ‘a normal teen’ without the pressures of being in the spotlight (pictured now)
Too much: The singer, explain that he became ‘big headed and full of myself’ during the short four years in the industry – where he released two albums
The former singer, who turns 19 next week, now works at a local aged-care facility where he cars for those living with dementia.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted the blonde traveller for comment.
At the time of winning the renowned TV series, Jack was only aged 15.
His performance of Whitney Whitney Houston’s smash hit ‘I Have Nothing’ received more than 23 million views on YouTube, which resulted to him being dubbed Australia’s answer to Justin Bieber.
After taking out the top spot he signed to Sony Music while also receiving a grand total of $250,000.
New direction: After leaving Sony Music he began working at a local aged-care facility where he cars for those living with dementia
Top place: Jack rose to fame in 2011 after winning Australia’s Got Talent which included a recording contract with Sony Music and $250,000
During his time with the international record label Jack released his first single ‘Yes I Am’ which debuted at number 35 on the ARIA charts while his album peaked at number three.
In 2012 the young teenager released his second album, Inspire, which featured covers by Michael Jackson, Beyoncé and John Lennon.
Following a two-year break he broke off his contract with Sony in 2014.
On sale now: Jack spoke to the latest edition of New Idea magazine