Sting is a British music star who is one of the famous and most successful musicians of Britain. His real name is Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner and sting is his stage name. He has a long journey in the world of the music. In his 50 years career, he got almost 47 awards and was nominated for almost 111 awards. He is a lead singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Sting has sung almost all type of songs. Let’s find out more about how much is Sting’s net worth in 2018.
Sting Early Life
Sting is a lead singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. His full name is Gordon Matthew Thomas summer. Sting was born on 2 October 1951 in England. He is a well-educated person. In addition, has worked as a teacher at Paul middle school in Cramlington. Sting joined northern college of education from 1971-1974.
Sting married two times and had six children, two from the first wife, and four Childs from his second wife. String get married to actress Frances Tomelty from Northern Ireland, on 1st may 1976. However, he gave divorce to Frances in 1984. Joseph and Fuchsia Katherine are two Childs by the first wife.
He married almost eight years later of his divorced year, with actress and producer Trudie Styler. He married Trudie on 22 August 1992. Also, from this wife, he has four Childs. Sting’s parents died in the 1980s from cancer. He has two sisters and one brother.
Sting Career, Awards & Achievement
Sting started his professional career as a high school teacher. After two years, he left school job and decided to make a singer. Its music career started in 1977. He made a band name “The police” with other companions. With the police sting made one of the best selling artists of the world.
From 1977-1986 he worked as the policeman. In January 1977, Sting moved from Newcastle to London and joined Henry Padovani and Stewart Copeland. In just five years, from 1977-1982 they had UK chart-topping albums. In this duration, they six Grammy awards and two Brit awards for best group.
Sting started his solo career in 1985 with new album “The dream of the blue turtles” featured jazz musicians including Darryl Jones, Branford Marsalis, and Omar Hakim. “If you love somebody set them free” was the famous song of this album.
After the first album, he released many famous albums such as Nothing like the sun, The soul cages, ten Summoner’s tales, mercury falling, brand new day, sacred love, songs from the Labyrinth, if on a winter’s night, Symphonicities, the last ship, 57th & 9th.
He has hosted famous comedy show “Saturday night live” and performed in films such as Dune, plenty, bride, storm Monday, The Grotesque. Besides this, he has written many books and has worked in theater. His estimated net worth is $300 million.
Awards & achievements:
In 50 years career, he has won dozens of awards including grammar awards. He nominated three times for Oscar awards, but unfortunately, he did not get it. In his 32 years career, he has claimed almost 47 awards and has nominated for 111 awards. He has its achievements as an actor and songwriter but most of his awards for his music performance. Some famous awards list is given below.
• He has won 17 Grammy awards, individually or with the band “the police.”
• Sting got American music award, “award of merit” in 2016.
• He won David Angell humanization award in 2004.
• Century award in 2003
• Brit awards in 1988, 1994 and 2002.
• Billboard music award in 2003
• Golden Globe award in 2002
• Sting has won iron novella award seven times in his career.
Besides this, he has won many famous awards for his singing and songwriting qualities.
Net worth of Sting
Sting is a British musician who has an estimated net worth of $300 million. He is one of the famous and most successful musicians of British. He has a lot of property in England and America. In his 50 years career span, he won almost 47 awards including 17-time Grammy award and nominated for almost 111 awards. His main source of income is its music, but he has also collected huge money from his some musical movies. In its long career, he got dozens of awards including grammar awards. He nominated three times for Oscar awards, but unfortunately, he did not get it.
Sting is a famous solo singer, Songwriter, and actor of England. In the long career, he has won dozens of awards including Grammy award. He nominated three times for Oscar awards, but unfortunately, he did not get it. Besides Oscar award, he has won almost all types of music awards. Sting has much interest in social work. He is working with different human rights organizations.