Peter Gabriel is a very popular English Singer and songwriter, humanitarian and a record producer who rose to fame as a result of his original work as the lead singer and a flutist of a Progressive rock band by the name Genesis. After he left this band, he was able to launch a very successful solo career with his first single titled ‘Solsbury Hill.’ Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Peter Gabriel in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Peter Gabriel was born in the year 1950 on February 13th in Chobham, Surrey. The father was Ralph Gabriel, who was an electrical engineer and the mother hailed from a musical family. His mother started to teach him how to play guitar when he was very young. His uncle, Thomas Gabriel once served as the Lord Mayor of London from the year 1866 to the year 1877. Gabriel schooled at the Cable House, which is a private primary school. He was able to play drums in the first rock bands, and Mike Rutherford went on to say that he thought that Peter was a frustrated drummer.
Gabriel got married to Jill Moore, who was the daughter of Lord Moore of the Wolvercote and later on divorced. The two were blessed with two daughters, namely Anna Marie and Melanie. Anna is an experienced filmmaker while Melanie is a musician.
Career, Awards & Achievements
Peter Gabriel started his career back in high school with a few friends. He has been able to record a total of seven studio albums with a band by the name Genesis. Among the albums that they were able to release while they are working together included ‘From Genesis to Revelation’ and the ending ‘A Trick of Tail.’ Peter was heavily responsible for giving this band a unique image with some costumes that he had developed.
Peter Gabriel would leave the band in the year 1975 and went on to pursue his solo career. Later on, he went and worked with them in the 1982 Concert that was titled ‘Six of Best.’ His debut album was ‘Peter Gabriel,’ and it was released in 1977, and it had singles that performed very well. His latest album is titled ‘New Blood,’ and it was released in 2011. It was able to rank in various charts.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Peter Gabriel is estimated to be over $110 million, and this is increasing slowly. He was able to earn millions after he went on and released his first solo album. Previously, he was working with a band by the name of Genesis. Peter was able to pocket around $2.3 million from the album that was titled ‘Us’ and made almost $7 million from the ‘So’ album.
Peter Gabriel is one of the renowned UK top singers of all time. He has been able to perform in the different concerts and tours. His albums have been able to enjoy massive sales, and this has helped to increase his net worth.