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Alexander David Turner, to give him his full name, was born on January 6, 1986 in High Green, Sheffield, England. Alex is a singer, songwriter and musician, who rose to prominence as the leader of the band Arctic Monkeys in which he also plays guitar and writes songs. In addition to being a great guitarist, he can play keyboards, drums, bass and percussion. Alex has been working under the Domino label. All those mentioned above are the sources of his decent net worth. Alex Turner has been accumulating his net worth being active in the music industry since 2002.
Alex Turner Net Worth $22 Million
So just how rich is Alex Turner? Sources estimate that Alex’s net worth is now $22 million, including such successes as $2.2 million earned from the sales of the album “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not” in 2006, $762,000 from the sales of the album “Favourite Worst Nightmare” in 2007, $300,000 from the album “The Age of the Understatement” in 2008, $328,000 from the album “Humbug” in 2009, $392,000 from the album “Suck It and See” in 2011 and $1.2 million from the album “AM”.
Alex Turner was a student at Stocksbridge High School, but learnt to play the piano from early childhood. In 2002, the rock band Arctic Monkeys was formed, whose members included Alex Turner as lead singer and lead guitarist, Matt Helders the drummer and backing vocalist, Nick O’Malley a backing vocalist and bassist, and Jamie Cook as rhythm and leading guitarist. During the entire career of the band they have released twenty singles, five studio albums, two video albums and nineteen music videos. The most successful singles which received certifications for sales in the United Kingdom and other countries were the following “I Bet You Look Good on the Dance floor” (2005), “When the Sun Goes Down” (2006), “Brainstorm” (2007), “Fluorescent Adolescent” (2007), “R U Mine?” (2012), “Do I Wanna Know?” (2013) and “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?” (2014). What is more, all studio albums were certified in the United States of America, United Kingdom and some of them in Canada, Japan, New Zealand and European countries. The albums also topped the music charts in the above mentioned countries. Due to the popularity of the band they have received 79 nominations and won 38 of them. Among them they are the owners of seven Brit Awards, Ivor Novello Award, Meteor Music Award, nineteen NME Awards and others. In addition, Alex created the soundtracks for the drama “Submarine” (2010) directed by Richard Ayoade. Turner has also collaborated with Reverend and The Makers, Dizzee Rascal, Matt Helders, Miles Kane, Queens of the Stone Age and others.
Alex Turner has not been married, but has had several long term relationships, including with singer Johanna Bennett (2005-2007), presenter and model Alexa Chung (2007 – 2011), and actress Arielle Vandenberg (2011 – 2014). Currently, Alex is single.