Thom York is from the United Kingdom, and a great musician and member of a rock band Radiohead. He is also the founder of a rock band known as Atom of Peace. Here is a quick summary of the net worth of Thom Yorke in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Thomas Edward Yorke came into this world on October 7, 1968, in Northampton shire, England. The father of Thom York was a salesman and a Physicist, and no information of his mother is available. Since his birth, he has had a problem with his eye, and he even went through several surgeries, but none of them fixed it.
Thom York also has a brother who is a musician, and his name is Andy York. Thom went to several schools but he graduated from Abingdon School and wanted to go and study in the University of Exeter, but that did not work out because he could not even apply for it.
Thom was then later married to the lecturer and photographer Rachael Owen, but she later died in 2016 because of cancer. They had two children, a son, Noah York and a daughter, Agnes Yorke.
Career, Awards & Nominations
The interest in music for Thom Yorke began when he was still a child, he had a guitar and even made one for himself. During his school days, he found a band along with Colin Greenwood, Philip Selway, Jonny Greenwood, and Ed O’Brien. After finishing school, for one year, he had several jobs including being a DJ. The name of the band changed from on a Friday to Radiohead in 1991.
In the year 1993, Thom Yorke and Radiohead released their first album called Pablo Honey. The album had some songs that were ranked in the top charts in the UK and the US. In the year 1995, the rereleased the second album called The Bends as they started getting a lot of audiences all over the world. They then started going on tours and concerts. They released their third album OK Computer in 1997.
After this, Thom Yorke felt he was down because he had depression and he could not write anything. Later on, the band continued releasing more albums and went on more tours. They released studio albums since 2000 like Kid A, Hail to the Thief, The King of Limbs, Amnesiac, In Rainbows and A Moon Shaped Pool.
Thom Yorke did some solo work and released his solo album in 2006 called The Eraser, and it was successful in reaching the top charts in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia. He then released his second studio album in 2014 which is Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, and the album was successful. He is also the composer of the music of horror movie called Suspiria.
Thom York has a list of awards nominations and winnings. The awards he won include Ivor Novello for the best contemporary song and Ivor Novello award for the best song lyrically and musically. Others are Ivor Novello Award for international achievement in Musical Theater, Ivor Novello Album Award, Meteor Music Award for the best international Band, Antvile Music Award Video Award for the best Choreography and many more others.
Thom Yorke Grammy awards include Grammy award for the best alternative music album (Kid A), Grammy award for the best alternative album (In Rainbows), Grammy award for the best alternative music performance (OK Computer) and Grammy award for the best recording package (Amnesiac).
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Thom Yorke is estimated to be more than $60 million. Yorke made his fortune from the albums and great songs he released with solo, Radiohead and from the tours and concerts he has been going to. The albums that he released with Radiohead were sold more than 50 million copies all over the world.
Thom Yorke is one of the great musicians of all time. Yorke is mostly recognized as a member of the rock band, Radiohead, and the great music they have produced over the years.