|Net Worth:||$550 Million|
|Date of Birth:||October 2, 2022 (0 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)|
|Profession:||Musician, Multi-instrumentalist, Composer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Record producer, Teacher, Film Score Composer|
What is Sting’s net worth? How does Sting make his money? Below is the current net worth of Sting and how Sting makes his money.
What is Sting’s Net Worth?
Sting is an English musician, actor, real estate investor, and philanthropist who has a net worth of $550 million. He is best recognized for his work as a solo artist and for his time spent as a member of The Police. The Police have released five studio albums all of which have received Platinum certification from different countries of the world.
“Synchronicity,” their most popular album, entered the Grammy Hall of Fame, went 8x Platinum in the United States, and was listed among the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time” and “100 Best Albums of the Eighties” in Rolling Stone magazine.
Additionally, he has worked as an actor on a number of film and television projects.
Gordon Matthew Thomas notably known as Sting was born on 2 October 1951, in Wallsend, Northumberland, England. He was raised alongside his three younger siblings.
He went to St. Cuthbert’s Grammar School and later went on to enroll at the University of Warwick, and was unable to complete his studies at the institution.
Sting attended the Northern Counties College of Education, and in 1973 he received his primary school teaching certification.
He was referred to as “Sting” because he frequently wore a black and yellow striped jumper that looked like a bee.
In 1977, Sting relocated to London, where he co-founded The Police with Henry Padovani and Stewart Copeland. On November 2, 1978, “Outlandos d’Amour,” their debut album, was released.
It quickly rose to the top 10 in the charts of the United Kingdom, France, New Zealand, and the Netherlands. The songs “Roxanne” and “Can’t Stand Losing You” were included on the album, and they released “Reggatta de Blanc” in 1979, which peaked at #1 in four different countries. The UK awarded the single titled “Message in a Bottle” a Gold certification.
“The Dream of the Blue Turtles,” his debut solo studio album, was released on June 1, and he went on to record 13 more albums.
“All for Love,” a song that Sting co-wrote with Bryan Adams and Rod Stewart for the soundtrack to “The Three Musketeers,” peaked at number one in Australia, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Switzerland, and the United States in 1993.
Sting received his first Academy Award nomination in 2000 for the song “My Funny Friend and Me” from the Disney animated film “The Emperor’s New Groove.” He made his first acting appearances in the movies “Brüno” and “Still Bill” in 2009, and he followed that up with appearances in the television shows “Life’s Too Short” in 2011 and “The Michael J. Fox Show” in 2013.
Sting garnered nominations from the Drama Desk Awards, the Outer Critics Circle Awards, and the Tony Awards in 2015 for his musical “The Last Ship,” which got a nomination for Best Original Score.
In May 2019 he dropped his 14th studio album, “My Songs,” and in March 2021 he dropped the compilation album “Duets.”
The COVID-19 outbreak delayed the start of Sting’s “My Songs: The Las Vegas Residency” residency, which was originally scheduled to start in March 2020 at The Colosseum, Caesars Palace.
The most prolific musician to sell his songs repertoire was Sting in February 2022. The $300 million sale of Sting to Universal Music Publishing Group. His whole discography as a solo artist and with The Police was included in the sale.
From 1976 through 1984, Sting was married to the actress Frances Tomelty; during that time, they had a son and a daughter. After Sting started a romance with their neighbor and Tomelty’s best friend, actress Trudie Styler, the couple separated.
On August 20, 1992, Sting wed Trudie, and the two went on to have four kids together. Sting testified in court in 1995 against Keith Moore, his former accountant, who had embezzled $7.6 million from the musician. Moore received a six-year jail term.
Sting and Trudie spent $26.98 million in 2008 to purchase a 5,417-square-foot penthouse in New York City’s Central Park West neighborhood. In May 2017, they listed this home for sale for $56 million but later it was sold for the sum of $50 million.
The couple has also had properties in England, Italy, and Los Angeles, where they have a seven-bedroom, ten-bathroom beach mansion that they placed for summer rentals on the market for $200,000 in 2017.
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