|Real Name/Full Name||Alexander David Turner|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Alex Turner|
|Birth Place:||Sheffield, England|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||6 January 1986|
|Age/How Old:||35 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 172 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 66 Kg
In Pounds – 146 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – David Turner
Mother – Penny Turner
|School:||Stocksbridge High School|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Profession:||Musician, singer, songwriter, record producer|
|Net Worth:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2021|
Alexander David Turner, popularly known as Alex Turner, is a popular English musician, singer-songwriter as well as record producer. His popularity is a result of his involvement in the rock band, Arctic Monkeys and he has released six albums with them. He has recorded as a solo artist with The Last Shadow Puppets. He formed the band group with three of his friends when he was 16 years and released their first album in 2006.
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Biography and Early Life
Alex Turner was born on 6 January 1986 in Sheffield, England. He is the only child of Penny Turner and Davis Turner. Both his parents are secondary school teachers, where his mother is a German teacher while his father a music teacher.
He grew up together with one of his greatest friends, Matt Helders, and attended school together. His parents loved music so much, and he was influenced by them. Turner, Helders, and several other friends performed during their primary school graduation ceremony. While in high school, they met Andy Nicholson and became interested in rock music. His father borrowed for them the school’s guitar to learn several chords. His parents later that year’s Christmas bought him an electric guitar when he was 15 years.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Alex Turner in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Alex Turner’s age is 35 years old as of today’s date 4th August 2021 having been born on 6 January 1986. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 146 lbs in Pound and 66kg in Kilograms.
Turner attended Stocksbridge High School from 1997 until 2002. He was characterized as a bright student by one of his teachers but said he was doing well in sports than in music. He was observed by his English and drama teacher as a clever but different student as he had a negative approach to his education, and this worried his parents. Although he had several books at home, he had no time for them.
He alters joined Barnsley College in 2002. However, he left college after two years and went ahead to study music and media studies in A-levels and English, photography and psychology at AS –levels.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Turner is not the kind of guy who is very open about their personal life. He is currently not married and has no children yet. However, he has been in a relationship with Louise Verneuil since 2018. He has been in several relationships in the past. He dated Taylor Bagley, an American model, from 2015 until 2018, when they separated. He had also dated Arielle Vandenberg from 2011 to 2014, and she even appeared in one of the Arctic Monkey’s videos, “R U Mine.”
Is Alex Turner Gay?
No. Turner is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumors. Although he has not settled down in marriage, he is in a serious relationship with Louise Verneuil.
Turner, together with his two friends, Helders and Nicholson, started their band, Arctic Monkeys, in 2002. They were influenced by their friends who were also forming music groups. Turner had some experience in music because of his father’s career as a music teacher. He already had a guitar, and Helders bought a drum while Nicholson was to learn to play bass guitar. He introduced Jamie Cook to play the guitar, although it was initially played by Turner.
Turner became the lyricist of the band. By early 2005, Arctic Monkeys had gained national fame and received their first mention in the magazine by Daily Star. In May that year, they released their first EP, “Fake Tales of San Francisco.” In October, their single, “I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor,” peaked at number one in the UK Album Chart.
They released their debut album “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not” in 2006. It also peaked number one on UK Album Chart and was one of the best-selling albums in British music history. Their second album, “Favourite Worst Nightmare,” was released in 2007. He collaborated with several artists before forming a side-project band called “The Last Shadow Puppets” together with Miles and Ford Kane. The band released their first debut album, “The Age of the Understatement,” in April 2008.
Both Arctic Monkeys and The Last Shadow Puppets bands have been successful and released lots of albums. “Everything You’ve Come to Expect” is the second album of The Last Shadow Puppets, which was released in April 2016. In May 2018, Arctic Monkeys released their sixth album, “Tranquillity Base Hotel & Casino.”
The greatest achievement Turner has ever received in his career is being the lead guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter of his Arctic Monkeys band. His band has been recognized by UK Album Chart as their album peaked at number one in most cases. He has also been recognized by Kelefa Sanneh, a writer of The New York Times.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Alex Turner in 2021
As of 2021, Alex Turner has an estimated net worth of $30 million. He has acquired his wealth from his music career and songwriting. He leads two music bands, and both have released several albums, and the sale of their music gives him this much.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He is a great cigarette smoker.
- Before his breakthrough in music, he worked as a barman at The Boardwalk in Sheffield.
- He used to take piano lessons when he was a child.
Although Alexander David Turner is recognized as one of the coolest persons by nature, he is one of the most popular musicians in England. Arctic Monkeys’ band made a great name for him in his career. He is a great investor as he has another band, The Last Shadows Puppets, as a side hustle.