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Anthony Patrick Hadley was born on the 2nd June 1960 in Islington, London, England, and is a singer of pop, soul and swing, perhaps best known as the former leader of the new wave band Spandau Ballet. Afterwards, Hadley started a solo career. He has been active in the entertainment industry since 1979.

How much is the net worth of Tony Hadley? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $10 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Music is the major source of Hadley’s modest fortune.

Tony Hadley Net Worth $10 Million

To begin with, he was raised in Hampstead, North London with two siblings, and was educated at Dame Alice Owen’s Grammar School. Thinking about landing a career in medicine, while still at school he and school friends decided to form a band, called The Cut, in 1976.

The band debuted publicly as Spandau Ballet in 1980 with the hit song “To Cut a Long Story Short”. The first album of “Journeys to Glory” (1981) was released shortly after, which proved to be a great success, but their next album “Diamond” (1982) did not find an audience, except for the hit “Chant No.1”. Then Spandau Ballet started working with producer Trevor Horn, and thanks to him the song “Instinction” became a huge hit across the UK. The third album “True” (1983), which put the group on the charts not only in the UK but also in the US, turned out to be the real breakthrough. In 1984, the release of the fourth album “Parade”, however, did not repeat the success of the predecessor, so two years later the band presented the album “Through the Barricades”, in which the band’s sound evolved into rock. The title track was a hit only in the hometown. In 1989, Spandau Ballet’s last album “Heart Like a Sky” was released, before a lengthy hiatus.

In 2009, the Spandau Ballet musicians reunited in their original line up to give a series of concerts, and their seventh studio album, “Once More” was released.

After the dissolution of Spandau Ballet in 1990, Hadley embarked on a solo career, and in 1992 his debut album “The State of Play” was released, from which three moderately successful singles were decoupled. Together with the British House Band Tin Tin Out, the single “Dance With Me” was created in 1997, and Hadley once again took the plunge into the charts. In the same year, he released his second, self-titled album, which mainly contained cover versions. In 1999, he toured Europe as a singer with Alan Parsons on The Time Machine Tour, then appeared in the reality television series “Reborn”, before in 2007 playing the lawyer Billy Flynn in the musical “Chicago” at the Cambridge Theatre in London’s West End.

Hadley worked as a radio host too, on Virgin Radio, taking up the show “Friday Night Virgin Party Classics” in 2007. In 2011, he sang along with the Italian rapper Caparezza on the single “Goodbye Melancholy”, so all his ventures add to Tony’s net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the singer, he married Leonie Lawson in 1983, and they have three children, but divorced in 2003. In 2009 Tony married Alison Evers, and they have two children; they currently live in Buckinghamshire, England.

Quick Facts

Birth date: June 2, 1960
Birth place: Islington, London, England, UK
Height:6' 4" (1.93 m)
Profession:Singer-songwriter, radio presenter, stage actor
Education:Dame Alice Owen’s Grammar School, England
Nationality:British
Spouse:Alison Evers (m. 2009), Leonie Lawson (m. 1983–2003)
Children:Toni Hadley, Zara Hadley, Thomas Hadley, MacKenzie Hadley, Genevieve Hadley
Parents:Patrick Hadley, Josephine Hadley
Siblings:Lee Hadley, Steve Hadley
Record labels:SlipStream, PolyGram, EMI, CBS, Sony BMG, Chrysalis
Music groups:Spandau Ballet (former leader), Band Aid (1984)
TV shows:Reborn, Chicago (2007), I Love the NightLife (2017), Soul Boys of the Western World (2014), I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2002), Down to Earth (2001), Live Aid (1985),
Albums:Journeys to Glory (1981), Heart Like a Sky (1989), True (1983), Parade (1984), Diamond (1982), The Singles Collection (1985), The Story - The Very Best Of (2014)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Competing in the TV talent contest "Reborn in the USA" [March 2003]
2DJ on the UK's Virgin Radio playing from 7pm to 10pm on a Friday night for the UK's Party Classics show. [November 2007]
3He considers "Through the Barricades" to be Spandau Ballet's best song.
4Has a daughter, Zara Katie Hadley (born December 21, 2006), with his wife, Alison Evers.
5His favorite albums are "A Night at the Opera" by Queen, "Give 'Em Enough Rope" by The Clash, "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" by Elton John, "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars" by David Bowie, "Abandoned Luncheonette" by Daryl Hall and John Oates and "Songs for Swingin' Lovers!" by Frank Sinatra.
6Winner of "Reborn in the USA", beating Michelle Gayle in the final in London, UK. [April 2003]
7He was a member of Band Aid (1984).
8He has performed with the SAS (Spike Edney's All Stars) Band.
9Hadley's band, Spandau Ballet, had one UK number one single, 'True', which topped the chart for four weeks in 1983.
10Has 3 children with his ex-wife, Leonie Lawson: Sons, Thomas Hadley (born 1989) and MacKenzie Hadley (born 1992), and daughter, Toni Hadley (born 1996).
11Was the lead singer and synthesizer player of Spandau Ballet.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Powerful, smooth and soulful voice
2Dramatic warble


Quotes

#Quote
1[on his relationship with the reformed Spandau Ballet] I feel it's a bit like Phil Collins and Genesis, where we'll come together and then do our thing for a while. Now, we'll write new album and then tour again in a couple of years.
2Just because I'm a Tory supporter doesn't mean to say I agree with every single thing that they do.
3[on the 1980s] It was a very defining decade. If you look, the politics, the economics, the music, I mean, you know, really identifiable bands, and also Live Aid (1985), so that was a kind of focal point as well. But also, bands got loads of TV exposure, we were doing TV all the time and we were around for ten years. And even when we had a dip in records, unlike today where they'd drop you, that's it, sorry, you're unsigned, they would stick with you so you did have some kind of longevity as a musician. And also, some of the songs were really naff but a lot of them were really good.
4I'm a frustrated drummer. I'm always trying to get on top of the drum kit but I'm not very good.
5[on Spandau Ballet songs] They're quite grand. They're quite luvvie, really, aren't they?
6[on Spandau's hits] They've stood the test of time, which is good.
7I was touring Australia with Spandau Ballet and heard that Queen were playing at a big open-air festival in New Zealand. I flew over and got invited to the sound check. It was very Spinal Tap - a crazy entourage and different colored Smarties all separated out in dishes. Freddie Mercury asked if I wanted a drink. We ended up polishing off a bottle of Stolichnaya at the bar. Then he said he had a bottle of port in his room. "Darling," he said as we finished the port, "you must come on stage tonight. Do you know Jailhouse Rock?" Neither of us could remember the words. At the concert I stood at the side of the stage watching Freddie, the consummate frontman. And Brian May, off on those guitar solos. They were my heroes from childhood. Then Freddie flounced across to me and hissed: "Hadley, you bastard, I'm pissed." Then we did Jailhouse Rock. We made up the words. It was brilliant. Ecstatic. One of those nights you never forget.
8In the beginning, my grandad refused to sit on the same carriage as me on the train, and I quite liked that really. That was what it was all about. But even by 1983 it was all coming to an end. We wore nice clothes and people were hoping I would marry their daughters.
9I don't really care what people think any more. I do whatever I want to do now and I have the freedom to do it. I have been shafted again and again and I have learned the hard way with a lot of heartache and a lot of financial cost, too.
10For me, everything about being a singer was about rebellion. The idea was to shock the establishment - you didn't want your parents to like the same music as you. That would have been a nightmare!
11I always loved Duran Duran. Especially after what's happened with Spandau Ballet since, I wish I had joined them in the first place.
12To be a pop star you've got to want it so badly that there will be nights where you'll just sob in bed over the disappointment.


Pictures



Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Eddie the Eagle2016performer: "Moment"
Dolezal Backstage2015TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The 5 O'Clock Show2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Live from Studio Five2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
When Saturday Comes1996performer: "Build Me Up"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shoot the DJ2010Eddie Richards
Goldenpop: The New Romantics2010TV MoviePerforming Music Artist
Spandau Ballet: The Reformation Tour 2009 - Live at the O22009TV MovieVocals
Gas2006ShortBuilder / Dentist
Down to Earth2001TV SeriesTom Marshall

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Simpsons2005TV Series soundtrack - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Daily Brunch with Ocado2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Nation's Favourite Queen Song2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2014TV SeriesHimself
The Alan Titchmarsh Show2014TV SeriesHimself
SXSW Flashback 20142014TV MovieHimself
La pista2014TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Team Leader (Tacco 10)
Soul Boys of the Western World2014DocumentaryHimself / Vocals
Piers Morgan's Life Stories2014TV SeriesHimself
Steamin' + Dreamin' 2: Cash Back2011Himself
80s Rewind Festival 20102011TV MovieHimself
Most Shocking Celebrity Moments 20102010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Greatest Christmas TV Moments2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Michael Ball Show2010TV SeriesHimself
The 5 O'Clock Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Sport Relief 20102010TV SpecialHimself
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2009TV SeriesHimself
The One Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast2006-2009TV SeriesHimself
The Paul O'Grady Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Strictly Come Dancing2009TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Celebrity Masterchef2006-2009TV SeriesHimself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2009TV SeriesHimself
RocKwiz2008TV SeriesHimself
Ready, Steady, Cook2008TV SeriesHimself
The Wright Stuff2003-2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist / Himself
Impact: Songs That Changed the World2007TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Gylne tider2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Podge and Rodge Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Now That's Embarrassing: The 80s2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Girls and Boys: Sex and British Pop2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
DiscoMania 2: Don't Stop the Music2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Live Aid Remembered2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Celebrity Stitch Up2005TV SeriesHimself
Ireland AM2005TV SeriesHimself
Car Cruzin'2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The Band Aid Story2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
GMTV2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
SingStar Party2004Video GameHimself (as Spandau Ballet)
Band Aid: The Song That Rocked the World2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
All-Time Greatest Love Songs2004TV Movie documentaryHimself - Performer
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2004TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Today with Des and Mel2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks1999-2004TV SeriesHimself
Liquid News2001-2004TV SeriesHimself
This Morning2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
The 100 Greatest Musicals2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Brainiac: Science Abuse2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Loose Lips2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Greasemania2003TV Movie documentaryHimself - Performer
Celebrities Under Pressure2003TV SeriesHimself
Reborn in the USA2003TV SeriesHimself
The Pop Years2002TV Series documentaryHimself / Regular Contributor
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Killer Queen!2002Himself - Friend of Freddie
When Shoulderpads Ruled the World2002TV SpecialHimself
This Is Your Life1999-2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Searching for Roger Taylor2000DocumentaryHimself
Young Guns Go for It2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Hunting Venus1999TV MovieHimself
Top Ten1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Pebble Mill at One1994TV SeriesHimself
The 1992 World Music Awards1992TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Spandau Ballet: Live1990TV Movie documentaryHimself (lead vocals)
¡1990!1990TV MovieHimself - Performer (as Spandau Ballet)
Juke Box Jury1989TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
The Prince's Trust Rock Gala1989TV MovieHimself
Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation1988TV Special documentaryHimself
Queen: Magic Years, Volume Three - A Visual Anthology1987DocumentaryHimself
The Second Annual Prince's Trust All-Star Rock Concert1987TV MovieHimself
Tocata1986TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops1980-1986TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Spandau Ballet
Saturday Superstore1986TV SeriesHimself
Live Aid1985TV Special documentaryHimself (as Spandau Ballet)
Wogan1985TV SeriesHimself
Pop Quiz1984TV SeriesHimself
Superstar1984TV SeriesHimself
Steppin' Out1979Short documentary
Jazzie B's 1980s: From Dole to Soul2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
Children in Need2016TV SeriesHimself
BBCProms, Last NIght from Around the UK2016TV SeriesHimself
Sounds of the 80s2016TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Loose Women2003-2016TV SeriesHimself
National Television Awards2016TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 80s: Ten Years That Changed Britain2016TV Movie documentaryHimself - Spandau Ballet
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!2015TV SeriesHimself
The Nation's Favourite 80s Number One2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2015TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Channel 4 News2015TV SeriesHimself - Spandau Ballet

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Granada Reports2016TV SeriesHimself
Dolezal Backstage2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Pop Gold2015TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Whatever Happened to the Gender Benders?2005TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Favouritism2005TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops 22001TV SeriesHimself
100 Greatest Number One Singles2001TV Special documentary as Spandau Ballet
Top of the Pops1981TV SeriesHimself - Spandau Ballet

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