Thom Yorke is an English musician and singer. He is famed as the main songwriter of the Radiohead band, which an alternative rock band. Thom is also an instrumentalist, and he mainly plays the piano and the guitar. Together with the other band members, Thom was in 2019 inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Quick Summary
- 3 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 4 Education, School/College University
- 5 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 6 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 7 Professional Life and Career
- 8 Awards & Nominations
- 9 Thom Yorke Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 10 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 11 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Thom Yorke was born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. His family lived in Scotland, and they later settled in Oxfordshire, England, where he formed the Radiohead band together with his schoolmates. After his graduation from the university, Radiohead signed to Parlophone, and they made a hit by the name of Creep. They sold over 30 million albums.
Thom has also released solo albums over the years and film soundtracks as well. Apart from being a musician, Thom is an activist of anti-war causes, environment, human rights as well as animal rights. His lyrics mostly incorporate political themes.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Thomas Edward Yorke|
|Age:||51 years old|
|Birth Date:||7 October 1968|
|Birth Place:||Wellingborough, United Kingdom|
|Parents:||Graham and Barbara Yorke|
|Spouse:||Rachel Owen (m. 2003–2016)|
|Children:||Noah Yorke, Agnes Yorke|
|Profession:||Musician, composer, guitarist, songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$55 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Thom Yorke was born on 7 October 1968, and that makes him 51 years old. The body measurements of the famous guitarist are like that of an average American male. He weight 86 kg and has a height of 1.66 m.
Education, School/College University
Thom’s family used to move a lot due to the nature of his father’s job when he was young, and he never got the chance to attend school as a small child. Finally, the family settled in Oxfordshire when Thom was ten years old. That is when he attended Standlake Primary School.
Later on, Thom joined Abingdon School, which was a boy’s public school. In 1988, he enrolled at the University of Exeter, where he studied English and Fine Arts.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Thom Yorke is the firstborn child of Barbara and Graham Yorke. The other child in the family goes by the name of Andy Yorke, who is also a musician. Thom comes from British nationality and the same ethnicity. His religious and political views are not known to the public.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Thom is currently in a relationship with Dajana Roncione, who is an Italian actress. However, tom was married to Rachel Owen, whom he was in a relationship with for 23 years. They parted ways in 2015, and Rachel died a year after. The couple had been blessed with two children Agnes and Noah.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Divorced|
|When did he get married? (married date):||May 2003|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||N/A|
|Is Thom Yorke Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Rachel Owen (m. 2003–2016)|
|Kids:||Noah Yorke, Agnes Yorke|
Professional Life and Career
Thom’s interest in music started at an early age. He had a guitar at the age of 7 and even tried to make one. Together with his friends from high school, they founded a band called On a Friday. That name was to change later in 1991. They called it Radiohead.
Thom and the band produced their first album, which was titled Pablo Honey in 1993. Few songs from the album did well and even got to the top of charts in the US and in the UK as well. Their second album was not bad either, and they started gaining more audiences around the world. This prompted them to start going on concerts and tours.
The band’s third album was released in 1997, and it was called Ok Computer. After the release, Thom fell into depression, and he could not write any new songs. The band, however, continued on the concerts and the tours. Some of the hit albums the band released are; A Moon Shaped Pool, Kid A, The King of Limbs, Hail to the Thief, just to name but a few.
On his solo career, Thom released his debut album The Eraser in 2006. The album was a big success, and it rose to the top of the charts in Canada, the UK, Australia, and the US as well. His second album by the name of Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes was released in 2014, and it became a hit too. To top it all, Thom composed the soundtrack for the horror film Suspiria in 2017.
Awards & Nominations
To date, Thom has several awards and nominations to his name. Some of these include; Ivor Novello Awards, which he has won four times in different categories. He also won the Meteor Musical Award for Best International Band. In 2019, Thom and his fellow band members were inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Thom Yorke Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of August 2020, Thom has a net worth that stands at $55 million. His fortune came from the sales of his albums as a solo artist, as well as those he did with the Radiohead band. In addition, the band has been holding several tours and concerts all over the world, and they get good returns. All this has amassed to $45 million. His wealth may increase in the future because he is still active.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
There is no indication of any rumors, scandal or controversy either in the personal life of Thom or in his musical career. We hope he will manage to stay that clean in the future.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 15k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 100k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 200k followers.
Thom Yorke is a multitalented superstar of all time. He is a composer, singer, guitarist as well as a pianist. His career started from scratch, and he managed to reach the top. Thom was born with the paralyzed eye, which did not get well even after several surgeries. That did not deter him from becoming who he is today.