Peter Gabriel Biography


Peter Gabriel

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Birth Name: Peter Gabriel
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign: aquarius
Age:   68 Years
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Peter Gabriel full name Peter Brian Gabriel is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist. He became popular for being lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis. He was born on February 13, 1950 in Chobham, United Kingdom to parents Ralph Parton Gabriel and Edith Irene. His father was an electrical engineer and his mother was from a musical family who taught him to play piano. He is British and is of five feet and ten inches tall.

He got married to Jill Moore on 17 March, 1971. They have two daughters together, Anna-Marie and Melanie Gabriel. Jill Moore father was Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom from 1977 to 1986. After thirteen years of marriage, they called off their marriage and got divorced in 1987. After wards, he was in live in relationship with Rosanna Arquette for several years but they never got married. She is an American actress, film director, and producer.

He got married for second time on 9 June 2002 to Meabh Flynn. They are still together and happy of getting each other as a loving spouse. They have two sons together, Isaac Ralph and Luc. He earns huge amount of salary and his net worth is 70 million dollars.

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Born in Chobham, United Kingdom

1950 13th of February

He was born on February 13, 1950 in Chobham, United Kingdom to parents Ralph Parton Gabriel and Edith Irene. His father was an electrical engineer and his mother was from a musical family who taught him to play piano. He is British and is of five feet and ten inches tall.

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Formed the Band, Genesis

1967

He is one of the founding members of band Genesis with his school mates Tony Banks, Anthony Phillips, Mike Rutherford, and drummer Chris Stewart and that was in 1967.He became popular for being the original lead singer and flautist of that band.

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Married to Jill Moore

1971 17th of March

He got married to Jill Moore and that was on 17 March, 1971. They have two daughters together, Anna-Marie and Melanie Gabriel. Jill Moore father was Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom from 1977 to 1986. 

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First child, Anna-Marie

1974 26th of July

He became a father for the first time in his life on 26 July, 1974. He and his ex-wife Jill Moore welcomed their first baby together and the baby was daughter. They named her Anna-Marie. She is a director and cinematographer.  

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Departure from Genesis

1975 15th of August

He left rock band "Genesis” on 15 august, 1975. That decision of him stunned his fans. He wrote a statement to English Press about his departure from the band that he had become disillusioned with the music industry and wanted to spend extended time with his family.

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Second child, Melanie Gabriel

1976 23rd of August

He and his ex-wife Jill Moore was blessed by their second child on 23 august, 1976 and this time the child was their second daughter. The couple named her Melanie Gabriel. She is a musician and has been a vocalist in her father's band since 2002.

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His solo album So

1986 19th of May

His great successful came after the release of his solo album "So", which was released on 19 May, 1986 by Charisma Records. The album hit number one in the UK and number two in the US. That album is his bestselling album.

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Won MTV Awards

1987

He won several prestigious awards so far. He won nine MTV Video Music Awards and that was in year 1987. He won that award for his written, composed and performed song "Sledgehammer" which is from his popular album "So".

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Won Grammy Award

1989

He was nominated for Grammy Award several times. He won his first Grammy Award in year 1989. He won that award for his music for drama film "The Last Temptation of Christ" and that was in the category of Best New Age Performance.

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Third child, Isaac Ralph

2001 27th of September

Before nine month of their marriage, Peter and Meabh became parents and welcomed their son on 27 September, 2001. The couple named him Isaac Ralph. He is third child of Peter and First child of his second wife.

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Married to Meabh Flynn

2002 9th of June

He got married for second time to Meabh Flynn and that was on 9 June, 2002. They are still together and happy of getting each other as a loving spouse. They have two sons together, Isaac Ralph and Luc.

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Fourth child, Luc Gabriel

2008 5th of July

He and his wife Meabh Flynn was blessed by their second child on 5 July, 2008.  That time the baby was their second cute little boy. The couple welcomed that baby together and they named him Luc Gabriel.

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