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What is the Net Worth of Alex Turner?
Alex Turner is a musician, singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $25 million. Alex Turner is best known as the frontman of the English rock band Arctic Monkeys. Additionally, he has a side project called Last Shadow Puppets, as well as a solo career. Turner has won the Ivor Novello Award and several Brit Awards for his achievements in music.
Early life and education
Alex Turner was born on 6 January 1986 in Sheffield, England, the only child of school teachers David and Penny. Growing up in a music-loving family, he had early, early experiences listening to artists such as the Beach Boys, The Beatles, David Bowie, and Led Zeppelin. By the age of eight, Turner took professional piano lessons. Later, in secondary school, he bonded with his friends and future Arctic Monkeys bandmates Matt Helders and Andy Nicholson over his love of rap groups such as the Wu-Tang Clan and Outkast. The boys later became interested in rock music, and Turner was gifted an electric guitar by his father.
As a teenager, Turner went to Stockbridge High School. He later enrolled at Barnsley College, where he studied media studies and music technology.
In 2002, Turner and his friends Matt Helders and Andy Nicholson formed the band Arctic Monkeys. Before becoming frontman, Turner played guitar in an all-instrumental band. The Arctic Monkeys had their first gig in 2003, when they played at a local pub called The Grapes. Subsequently, the band acquired a management team, and recorded several demos which they gave away for free after the show. By 2005, arctic monkeys began to gain national recognition. That year, they released their first EP, and went on their first nationwide tour. The band then signed to the independent label Domino’s Recording Company. In October of 2005, they released the single “I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor”, which debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart. A few months later, in January of 2006, Arctic Monkeys released their debut album, “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s Not What I Am”. Debuting at number one on the UK Albums Chart, it became the fastest-selling debut album in the history of British music. Following this, the band released the EP “Who the Fuck Are Arctic Monkeys?” be released. and a stand-alone single titled “Leave Before the Lights Come On.” Arctic Monkeys continued their success with their second album, 2007’s “Favorite Nightmares”. Their debut album featuring bassist Nick O’Malley, it debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and spawned the hit singles “Brainstorm” and “Fluorescent Adolescent”.
For their third album, 2009’s “Humbug”, the Arctic Monkeys traveled to Joshua Tree, California to work with producer Josh Homme. Like the band’s previous albums, it topped the UK Albums Chart and was certified platinum. Then came 2011’s “Suck It and See”, which Turner wrote in New York. The following year the Arctic Monkeys moved to Los Angeles; There, he recorded his fifth studio album, “AM”. Their next album, “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino,” came out in 2018; It became the band’s sixth consecutive number-one debut in the UK.
the last Shadow Puppets
In 2007, Turner formed the supergroup The Last Shadow Puppets with Miles Kane, James Ford and Zach Dawes. The following year the band released their debut album, “The Age of Understatement”. Like Turner’s Arctic Monkeys albums, it debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart. After a long hiatus, Last Shadow Puppets returned in 2016 with the album “Everything You’ve Come to Expect”.
Turner has contributed both lyrics and vocals to works by several other artists. In 2007, he wrote three songs on Reverend and the Makers’ debut album “The State of Things”. Later, in 2011, Turner sang several songs on Miles Kane’s “Color of the Trap”. He has continued to write and perform on tracks by Kane in his later years. Among his other collaborations, Turner was a guest vocalist on “If I Had a Tale” by Queens of the Stone Age; provided lyrics and vocals for Mini Mansion’s album “The Great Pretenders”; and gyrotized Alexandra Sevier’s debut album “Belladonna of Sadness”.
Turner has also contributed to film and television. He wrote the acoustic soundtrack for the 2010 coming-of-age film “Submarine” and co-composed the song “Risk” for the season two soundtrack of the HBO series “True Detective”.
Considered by many as one of the best contemporary songwriters in popular music, Turner writes songs filled with extended metaphors and observations about the world. His songwriting trademarks include his inner rhyme, witty turns of phrases, and ability to connect working-class social issues with themes such as loneliness, love, and yearning. Turner has cited influences such as Method Man, Roots Manuwa, John Cooper Clarke, Bob Dylan, Nick Cave, Jake Thackeray and Leonard Cohen, among other artists.
In 2005, Turner began dating London student Johanna Bennett, who would go on to become the leading lady of the band Totalizer. After their split in 2007, Turner began a relationship with Alexa Chung, who appeared in the music video for the Last Shadow Puppets’ single “My Mistakes Were Made for You”. Turner and Chung later moved in together in 2009 in Brooklyn, New York. After splitting up in 2012, Turner began dating Ariel Vandenberg, who appeared on the Arctic Monkeys’ “Ru Mine?” Appeared in the music video of. The pair split in 2014, at which time Turner was reunited with Chung.
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