Tom Delonge was one of the biggest rock stars at the beginning of the millennium. He was the guitarist and one of the founders of the Blink 182. In addition to being a singer, he is also a songwriter, author, actor, record producer, and filmmaker. He is also the guitarist and the lead vocalist of Angels & Airwaves.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, height, weight &Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/ College University
- 4 Parents, siblings, nationality, ethnicity, religion, and political views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards and Nominations
- 8 Tom Delonge’s Net Worth, Income and Salary in 2020
- 9 Rumors and controversy/ scandal
- 10 Social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc
Tom Delonge was born on 3rd December 1975 in Poway, California. He was raised in the suburbs of Poway, where he spent most of his early years playing the guitar and skateboarding. He also worked on a number of odd jobs, such as piping and laying concrete. This was until 1996 when Blink 182 signed with the MCA records.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Tom Delonge|
|Age:||44 years old|
|Birth Date:||December 3, 1975|
|Birth Place:||Poway, California, United States.|
|Parents:||Father: Thomas DeLonge
Mother: Connie Delonge
|Children:||Ava Elizabeth DeLonge
Jonas Rocket DeLonge
|Height:||6 feet and 3 inches (193 cm)|
|Weight:||85 Kg (187 lbs)|
|Profession:||Singer, Actor, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Record Producer, Fashion Designer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Children’s book author, Music video director, Filmmaker.|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$90 Million|
Age, height, weight &Body Measurement
Currently, Tom is 44 years old. He stands at an impressive height of 193cm (6 feet 3 inches) and weighs 85kg (187lbs). His exact body measurements are not known. He has a dark brown hair color and a similar eye color.
Education, School/ College University
First, Tom attended the Poway High School before being expelled in his junior year in 1991 for being caught sloshed in a basketball game at the school. After the expulsion, Tom joined Rancho Bernando High School, where he graduated in 1993.
Parents, siblings, nationality, ethnicity, religion, and political views
Tom was born to Thomas DeLonge and Connie. Thomas, the father, was an executive at an oil company. His mother, on the other hand, was a mortgage broker. Tom has two siblings, a brother by the name Shon, and a sister called Karl. His siblings were the audience of his original songs.
Tom is an American national with a mixed ethnicity of Mexican, English, and German. He has raised up a Christian but is currently agnostic. He, however, mentions God in most of his songs. His religion is, therefore, not very clear.
Not much of Tom’s political views are known either. There have been speculations, however, that he is democratic. That is, however, subject to be confirmed by Tom himself.
Married, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children
In 2001, Tom married Jennifer Jenkins. Together, the couple has a daughter by the name Ava Elizabeth DeLonge and a son by the name Jonas Rocket DeLonge.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||2001|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Tom Delonge Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Jenifer Jenkins|
|Kids:||Ava Elizabeth DeLonge, Jonas Rocket DeLonge|
Professional Life and Career
Tom did not want to do something in music while growing up. He wanted to be a firefighter. He even participated in the San Diego Cadet Program. His first musical instrument to use was a trumpet that he got for a Christmas gift while 11 years old.
Tom’s music career started as early as 1992. This is when he successfully formed the Blink 182 band. While at Rancho High School, he participated in a Bands competition where he performed an original song to a packed auditorium. This was his first biggest performance ever. It was at the same school where he met Anne Hoppus and Kerry Key. The three of them came together and formed the Blink 182.
While Tom was still with Blink 182, he was also affiliated with other bands. An example is the Box Car Racer Band that released singles both in 2002 and in 2003. Tom was also involved with the Angels and Airwaves Band.
In 1998, Tom ventured into the business world. Some of his businesses include the Loserkids.com, Macbeth Footwear, and Really Likeable People.
Awards and Nominations
Tom Delonge’s Blink 182 band has received a total of 29 nominations 18 awards. The band has received 6 San Diego music awards, 2 Kerrang Awards, 3 Teen Choice Awards, and 2 MTV Europe Music Awards.
Tom Delonge’s Net Worth, Income and Salary in 2020
As of September 2020, Tom’s net worth is estimated to be around $90 million. This fortune mostly came from his earnings in the music industry.
Rumors and controversy/ scandal
The latest controversy that Tom has faced are his leaked emails to Hillary Clinton’s campaign about UFOs. The leaked emails stirred a lot of controversy in the already sparked public.
Social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc
Tom has 602334 likes on Facebook, 692k followers on twitter, and 669k followers on Instagram. He also uses social media to link with his fans all over the world. The fan base keeps on growing time after time.
Music is, with no doubt, a rewarding career, especially when one proves to the world that he or she is a talented musician.