Peter Gabriel is a United Kingdom singer-songwriter and music producer. He gained his success and his international fame as the lead singer of Genesis rock band which he’s one of its founding members. Go on reading to know Peter Gabriel’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Peter Gabriel Early Life
Peter Brian Gabriel was born in Chobham village in Surrey, United Kingdom. He was born on February 13, 1950 to his mother Edith Irene Allen, and his father Ralph Parton Gabriel who worked as an electrical engineer but he passed away in 2012.
Peter Gabriel was mostly grown and raised in his hometown in Surrey by his parents. He doesn’t have any siblings that we know of. Peter Gabriel completed his early schooling from a private school named Cable House, followed by the St. Andrew’s Preparatory School and the Charterhouse School.
For his personal life, Peter Gabriel has been into marriages, a divorce, relationships and has children that we know of and that is confirmed. His first marriage was to the daughter of Philip Moore who was Queen Elizabeth II private secretary, Jill Moore. Peter and Jill ended their marriage with a divorce in 1987, they gave birth to 2 daughters together, musician Melanie Gabriel who works with her father and director Anna Marie Gabriel.
Peter Gabriel has been married to Meabh Flynn since 2002. Peter and Meabh have 2 sons together, Luc Gabriel who was born on July 5, 2008 and Isaac Ralph Gabriel was born on September 27, 2001. Furthermore, Peter Gabriel has been in relationships which all took place between his first and second marriage, he dated the German model, fashion designer and actress Claudia Schiffer, fashion model Marie Helvin, the Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor and the American actress, producer and director Rosanna Arquette.
Peter Gabriel Career, Awards & Achievement
Peter Gabriel first found Genesis band along with his school friends. He has 7 studio albums released with the band starting with “From Genesis to Revelation” and ending with “A Trick of the Tail”. Peter Gabriel was responsible for giving the band a unique image with the costumes he developed.
Peter Gabriel left the band in 1975, but he went back to work with them only for the 1982 concert “Six of the Best”. His debut self-titled album “Peter Gabriel” was released in 1977 and it had singles that ranked on top charts. Peter Gabriel’s latest studio album “New Blood” was released in 2011 and it ranked on top charts in 4 different countries including his home country.
Awards & Achievements
Peter Gabriel has received around 40 award winnings and nominations since he started his solo career. His most important award nomination is the Oscars for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song which was for the science fiction animated movie “WALL•E”. Peter Gabriel has a total of 27 Grammy Award nominations and winnings.
Furthermore, most of Peter Gabriel’s award winnings were for “Passion” album, a song titled “Digging in the Dirt”, a song named “Steam” from his album Us, for his concerts film Secret World Live and others. He won around 14 MTV Video Music Awards in different categories.
Net Worth of Peter Gabriel
UK singer-songwriter and music producer Peter Gabriel net worth is estimated $110 million and is increasing slowly. He earned his 10s of millions of wealth from the albums he released solo and with his previous band Genesis. Peter Gabriel earned around $2.3 million only from “Us” album, and nearly $7 million from “So” album sales.
Peter Gabriel is recognized as one of UK’s top rock singers of all time. He has around 35 different type of albums in his discography through which he earned all of his great success from. Peter Gabriel is currently happily living with his wife Meabh Flynn and their children.