Peter Gabriel Biography

Published On Feb 17, 2016
Facts of Peter Gabriel
Date of Birth: 1950 , February-13
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Little Richard
Birth Name Little Richard
Nick Name Little
Father Nigel Allen
Mother Elaine Allen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Macon, Georgia
Ethnicity Black
Profession Musician
Net Worth $40 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements 34-23-33
Breast Size 34
Waist size 23
Hip Size 33
Shoe Size 10(US)
Weight in KG 50 kg
Famous for Musician, songwriter
Married N/A
Married to Joan Rich (m. 2008)
Children Danny Jones Penniman
Divorce N/A
Working For Television
Face Color White
Education McGill University
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
TV Show Goddess of Love
Siblings Amelia Allen, Dan Allen
Salary N/A
Awards N/A
Religion Christianity
Boyfriend Corey Sevier
Neck Size 9.1
Movies Purple People Eater
Special Title Travel writer
Affair with Audrey Robinson
Girlfriend Audrey Robinson
Music Group Big & Rich (Since 1998), Lonestar (1992 – 1998), MuzikMafia (Since 2001)
Sisters Amy
Chest Size 44 in
Books Curbing It
Tattoo(s) 117 pounds
Albums Son of a Preacher Man
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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.

Peter Gabriel

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Born in Chobham, United Kingdom

February 13 , 1950

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.

Married to Jill Moore

March 17 , 1971

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. 

First child, Anna-Marie

July 26 , 1974

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.  

Second child, Melanie Gabriel

August 23 , 1976

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.

Married to Meabh Flynn

June 9 , 2002

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.

Third child, Isaac Ralph

September 27 , 2001

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.

Fourth child, Luc Gabriel

July 5 , 2008

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.

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.

Departure from Genesis

August 15 , 1975

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.

His solo album So

May 19 , 1986

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.

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".

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.