Peter Tork Biography

    Published On Aug 07, 2016
    Facts of Peter Tork
    Date of Birth: 1942 , February-13
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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    Peter has been married for four times in his life. He got married to his first wife in 1960. That year he got married to Jody Babb. Their wedding ceremony was held in June. This married life lasted for few months as they got divorced the same year.

    At the end of 1960s, Peter was spotted with Reine Stewart. Reine Stewart is a lovely lady. As a loving couple, they welcomed a daughter named Hallie Luia Tork in the early 1970. They finally got married on 24th of December 1973. They got divorced in 1974.

    After his second married life got dissolved, Peter lived a single life for few months and then he began dating Barbara Iannoli. Barbara Iannoli is a lovely lady. They got married in the early 1975. They also had a son named Ivan Joseph Iannoli at the end of 1975. They called off this married life in 1987.

    In 1990s, Peter was spotted with Tammy Sustek. They began dating each other as a loving boyfriend and girlfriend. As a loving couple, they welcomed a daughter named Erica Marie Tork on 15th of June 1997. They broke up at the end of 1990s.

    In 2013, Peter got married for the 4th time in his life. That year he got married to Pam Tork. They are still bonded in this married life and there is no any sign of them getting divorced. They haven't welcomed any children together. His nationality is American and has mixed European ethnicity.

    When Peter was aged nine years old, he began studying piano. He also played several other musical instruments like banjo, acoustic bass and guitars. As a child, he was enrolled at Windham High School. Later on he joined E.O. Smith High School and became the member of the first graduating class. After that he joined Carleton College. He continued his musical dreams in the early 1960s being the member of the folk music scene in Greenwich Village. There he became close with an American musician and multi-instrumentalist Stephen Stills. He joined an American Pop-rock band The Monkees in 1966 as its keyboardist and bass guitarist. He also served them as the backing vocalist and guitarist. He performed with them till 1968 and then he worked in the 1968 film Wonderwall. There he contributed banjo to George Harrison's soundtrack. He also featured in this movie. In 1986, he reunited with Monkees and he performed in a highly successful 20th anniversary reunion tour. In 1987, they recorded 10th studio album Pool It! and it was released in August 1987. He also pursued his solo career. As a solo artist, he released an album under the title Stranger Things Have Happened in 1994. In the mid 1990s, he collaborated with James Lee Stanley and together they released an album titled Two Man Band in 1996. He has also contributed music in several movies. His net worth is $4 million.

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    Born in Washington, DC

    1942

    Peter has also established himself as an actor. Tall and talented, Peter Tork was born Peter Halsten Thorkelson in the early 1940s in Washington, D.C., United States of America to American parents. He was born at the former Doctors Hospital, in Washington, D.C...

    Began studying piano

    1951

    When Peter was aged nine years old, he began studying piano. He also played several other musical instruments like banjo, acoustic bass and guitars. He continued his musical dreams in the early 1960s being the member of the folk music scene in Greenwich Village. 

    Graduated from EO Smith High School

    1960

    As a child, he was enrolled at Windham High School. Later on he joined E.O. Smith High School and became the member of the first graduating class. After that he joined Carleton College but he didn't graduate from there. 

    Joined The Monkees

    1966

    He joined an American Pop-rock band The Monkees in 1966 as its keyboardist and bass guitarist. He also served them as the backing vocalist and guitarist. He also served them as a songwriter. He was the oldest member of this group. 

    Contributed in the movie, Wonderwall

    1968

    He performed with the Monkees till 1968 and then he worked in the 1968 film Wonderwall. There he contributed banjo to George Harrison's soundtrack. This soundtrack album was released at the end of 1968. He also featured in this movie. 

    Reunited with Monkees

    1986

    In 1986, he reunited with Monkees Davy Jones and Micky Dolenz and he performed in a highly successful 20th anniversary reunion tour. In 1987, they recorded 10th studio album Pool It! and it was released in August 1987.

    Released his solo album, Stranger Things Have Happened

    1994

    Peter Tork is a renowned musician. He also pursued his solo career. As a solo artist, he released an album under the title Stranger Things Have Happened in 1994. This album is also available in iTunes. 

    Performed with James Lee Stanley

    1996

    In the mid 1990s, he collaborated with James Lee Stanley and together they released an album titled Two Man Band in 1996. In 2001, they released an album under the title Once Again. In 2006, they released Live/Backstage at the Coffee Gallery. 

    Married to Jody Babb

    1960

    Peter has been married for four times in his life. He got married to his first wife in 1960. That year he got married to Jody Babb. Their wedding ceremony was held in June. This married life lasted for few months as they got divorced the same year.

    Married to Reine Stewart

    1973

    At the end of 1960s, Peter was spotted with Reine Stewart. Reine Stewart is a lovely lady. As a loving couple, they welcomed a daughter named Hallie Luia Tork in the early 1970. They finally got married on 24th of December 1973. They got divorced in 1974.

    First child, Hallie Luia Tork

    1970

    He became father for the first time in his life in the early 1970. He and his ex partner Reine Stewart welcomed their one and only child together on 25th of January and that time it was a daughter and they named her Hallie Luia Tork. 

    Married to Barbara Iannoli

    1975

    After his second married life got dissolved, Peter lived a single life for few months and then he began dating Barbara Iannoli. Barbara Iannoli is a lovely lady. They got married in the early 1975. They called off this married life in 1987.

    Second child, Ivan Joseph Iannoli

    1975

    He became father for the second time in his life at the end of 1975. He and his ex wife Barbara Iannoli welcomed their one and only child together on 22nd of December and that time it was a son and they named him Ivan Joseph Iannoli. 

    Third child, Erica Marie Tork

    1997

    In 1990s, Peter was spotted with Tammy Sustek. They began dating each other as a loving boyfriend and girlfriend. As a loving couple, they welcomed a daughter named Erica Marie Tork on 15th of June 1997. They broke up at the end of 1990s.

    Married to Pam Tork

    2013

    In 2013, Peter got married for the 4th time in his life. That year he got married to Pam Tork. They are still bonded in this married life and there is no any sign of them getting divorced. They haven't welcomed any children together.