Thom Yorke is a British musician and one of the members of the rock band Radiohead. Thom Yorke is also the founder of Atoms for Peace, a rock band.
|Celebrated Name:||Thom Yorke|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Thomas Edward Yorke|
|Age:||53 years old|
|Birth Date:||7 October 1968|
|Birth Place:||Wellingborough, United Kingdom|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Rachel Owen (m. 2003–2016)|
|Children:||Yes (Noah Yorke, Agnes Yorke)|
|Profession:||English musician and the singer and main songwriter of the rock band Radiohead|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$50 million|
Thom Yorke Biography
Thomas Edward Yorke was born in Northamptonshire, England, on October 7, 1968. His father was a physicist and a salesman, and nothing is known about his mother. Thom Yorke has had a problem with his left eye since birth, and he has undergone several surgeries, none of which have completely resolved the problem.
Andy Yorke, Thom Yorke’s musician brother, is also a musician. Thom attended several schools, graduated from Abingdon School, and then wanted to study at the University of Exeter, but he claims he couldn’t even apply for it.
Thom Yorke Age, Height, Weight
Thom Yorke was born on October 7, 1968, and will be 53 years old as of April 2023. His height is 1.66 m, and he weighs 64 kg.
Thom Yorke’s interest in music began as a child when he had a guitar and even built one. During his school days, he co-founds On a Friday with Jonny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Ed O’Brien, and Philip Selway. Thom worked as a DJ for a year after graduating from high school. In 1991, the band changed their name from On a Friday to Radiohead.
Thom Yorke and Radiohead released Pablo Honey, the band’s first album, in 1993. The album featured a few chart-topping songs in both the UK and the US. Two years later, in 1995, the band released their second album, The Bends, as they began to gain a large audience around the world, and they began to go on tours and concerts.
OK Computer, their third album, was released in 1997. Following that, Thom Yorke became depressed and stated that he was unable to write anything. The band later continued to release albums and tour; studio albums released since 2000 include Kid A, Amnesiac, Hail to the Thief, In Rainbows, The King of Limbs, and A Moon Shaped Pool.
Thom Yorke also did some solo work; his first solo album, The Eraser, was released in 2006 and reached the top of the charts in the UK, US, Australia, and Canada. In 2014, he released Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, his second studio album, which was also a huge success.
Thom Yorke composed the music for the 2017 horror film Suspiria.
Thom Yorke Achievements and Awards
Thom Yorke has an impressive list of award nominations and wins. So far, he has received the Ivor Novello Award for Best Contemporary Song (Karma Police), the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically (Paranoid Android), the Ivor Novello Award for International Achievement in Musical Theater (Radiohead), the Ivor Novello Album Award (In Rainbows), the Montville Music Video Award for Best Choreography (Lotus Flower), the Meteor Music Award for Best International Band (Radiohead), and numerous other awards.
Among Thom Yorke’s Grammy Awards are those for Best Alternative Music Performance (OK Computer), Best Alternative Music Album (Kid A), Best Recording Package (Amnesiac), and Best Alternative Music Album (Kid A) (In Rainbows).
Thom Yorke’s Net Worth in 2023
Thom Yorke’s net worth is estimated to be more than $50 million as of August 2023. He made his fortune from the great albums and songs he’s released with Radiohead’s band and solo, as well as the concerts and tours he’s attended. The albums released by Thom Yorke and the Radiohead band have sold over 50 million copies worldwide.
Thom Yorke is widely regarded as one of the greatest musicians of all time. He is best known as a member of the rock band Radiohead. A Moon Shaped Pool is his most recent album with Radiohead. Thom Yorke was married to Rachel Owen, who died from cancer.
Thom Yorke Wife, Marriage
Thom Yorke was married to photographer and lecturer Rachel Owen, who died of cancer in 2016. Thom and Rachel had one son, Noah Yorke, and one daughter, Agnes Yorke.