Peter Frampton is a well-known singer, guitarist, songwriter, and producer from England. He has been associated with many popular rock bands including “The Herd” and “Humble Pie”. Some popular songs recorded by him are “Breaking All the Rules”, “Baby, I Love Your Way”, “I’m in You”, “Show Me the Way” and others. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of Peter Frampton in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Peter Frampton was born on 22 April 1950 in Bromley, Kent, UK. He went to the Bromley Technical High School where his father Owen Frampton was the head of the Art department.
Frampton was interested in music since he was seven years old. Later he taught himself how to play piano and guitar. He started taking classical music lessons at the age of eight.
As a child, Frampton was highly influenced by several artists and rock bands including The Beatles, The Shadows, and The Ventures.
Frampton married his first wife Mary Lovett in the year 1972. The couple divorced in the year 1976. He married his second wife Barbara Gold in 1983. Together they are the parents of two children Julian and Jade before they divorced in 1993. Later, he married his third wife Tina Elfers in 1996, with whom he has a beautiful daughter Mila Frampton.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Peter Frampton started his career at the age of 12 when he became the member of the rock band “The Little Ravens”. He also played for several other bands including The Trubeats and The Preachers.
In 1966, Frampton became the lead guitarist and singer of the popular rock band “The Herd”. The teen magazine Rave named him “The Face of 1968”.
In the same year, Frampton formed the rock band “Humble Pie” along with Steve Marriott. He recorded his first solo album “Wind of Change” in the year 1972. It followed with other successful solo albums like Frampton’s Camel (1973), Somethin’s Happening (1974).
His fourth studio album “Frampton” was released in the year 1975 which went up to number 32 in the U.S charts and the RIAA gave a Gold certificate.
Frampton released his most successful album “Frampton Comes Alive!” in the year 1976. The album was listed on the Billboard 200 charts for more than 97 weeks.
Some other studio albums of Frampton are Breaking All the Rules (1981), Premonition (1986), Now (2003), Fingerprints (2006) and many more.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Peter Frampton has an estimated net worth of more than $35 million. Most of this wealth is the result of his successful career as a musician, singer, and artists.
His album “Frampton Comes Alive” sold more than eight million copies which made it the top-selling album in the year 1976.
Frampton has appeared in many television shows and movies including “The Son of Dracula”, “The Simpsons”, “The Colbert Report” and many more. He is also seen in many commercials of several companies and brands like GEICO TV, Buick Verano, and others.l
Peter Frampton is one of the most renowned and influential singers, songwriter and musician in the United States. In 1979, he was awarded a star in the “Hollywood Walk of Fame” for his contribution in the music and recording industry.