Martin Lee Gore, is an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer, DJ, Remixer and a keyboardist. He is among founding members of a band by the name Depeche Mode and has been able to write a majority of the songs that have been done by this band. Majority of his work has spanned over forty years and among the best compositions that he has been known for includes, ‘Personal Jesus’, ‘In Your Room’ and ‘I Feel You’ among the many others. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Martin Gore in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Martin Gore was born in the year 1961 on July 23rd in Dagenham, Essex in England. His father was a G.I stationed in Britain. When growing up, he was raised by his step-father and the biological mother. While growing up, he believed that the stepfather was his birth father until when he turned thirteen years old.
After turning thirteen, that was when he learned that his biological father had the African American descent and he was a serviceman, and they would later meet while an adult. The first job that he landed was as a cashier at the bank. After working hours, he would join a local band by the name Norman and Worms with the school friend by the name Phil Burdett.
Currently, Gore resides in Santa Barbara, California. He started to date a lingerie designer and a model by the name of Suzanne Boisvert after they had met in Paris in the year 1989. They tied the knot in 1994, and the couple has been blessed with three children. The couple got a divorce in 2006. In 2014, he got married to Kerrilee Kaski, and in 2016, the couple was blessed with a baby girl. Their second daughter was born in 2017.
Career, Awards, & Achievements
The first job that Martin landed was a bank cashier. After the normal working hours, he would join a local band for practice. During the weekends, evenings or any other time that he had to spare, he would participate in bands such as Norman and Worms. In the year 1980, Gore met Andy Fletcher at a local club, and this is how he got recruited to the band, Composition of Sound, together with Vince Clark. Later on, the band recruited Dave Gahan as their lead singer. They formed a band by the name Depeche Mode, and it became a well-known international band. He has also worked as a backup vocalist.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Martin Gore is estimated to be over $80 million. This wealth has been generated from his career as a singer where he was part of the Depeche Mode. Together with this band, they performed in various concerts and shows which made them very popular.
Martin is a vegetarian as a result of both the health and the moral lessons in 1983. He has been a very big inspiration to very many young people that it is never late to go on and follow your dreams.