|Celebrated Name:||Andy Summers|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Andrew James Somers|
|Age:||77 years old|
|Birth Date:||31 December 1942|
|Birth Place:||Poulton-le-Fylde, United Kingdom|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kate Summers (m. 1985), Kate Summers (m. 1973–1981), Robin Lane (m. 1968–1970)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Layla Summers, Maurice X. Summers, and Anton Y. Summers|
|Is Andy Summers Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer and guitarist|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$110 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2020|
Andrew Summers is a well-known singer and guitarist from England, who is best known as the member of the British rock band “the Police.” In 2003, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the group. Summers has produced and created several hit solo albums, film scores, and has also collaborated with several famous musicians.
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Early Life & Biography
Andrew James Somers was born on 31 December 1942, in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire. He spent most of his childhood days in Bournemouth, and later his family moved to Hampshire, England.
As a child, Summers went for piano lessons, but when he took up the guitar during his teenage years. He played jazz guitar at various events in his city. When Summers was 16 years old, he started playing guitar at the local clubs, and three years later, he moved to London along with his friends to form the music group Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band.
Andy Summers married his first wife, Robin Lane, in 1968. They got separated two years later. In 1973, he married Kate Lunken, with whom he has a daughter named Layla Zoe Summers. The couple divorced in 1981; however, they remarried in 1985. Together they are the parents of twin sons Maurice X and Anton Y.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 31 December 1942, Andy Summers is 77 years old as of today’s date 30th October 2020. His height is 1.70 m tall, and his weight is 82 kg.
Andy Summers started his professional music career in the 1960s when he became the guitarist of the rock band Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band. At the same time, he was also part of the acid rock group Dantalian’s Chariot. In 1966, he collaborated with legendary singer Jimi Hendrix.
Summers joined the rock band “Soft Machine” for a brief period and toured the United States. In 1968, he was also part of the British rhythm and blues band “The Animals” with whom he recorded the music album, “Love Is.”
He then went to Los Angeles to learn classical guitar and composition from California State University, Northridge. Summers recorded and toured with several famous artists such as Kevin Coyne, Jon Lord, Joan Armatrading, David Essex, Neil Sedaka, and Kevin Ayers.
Summers received widespread recognition when he joined the rock band “The Police” in 1977. The band soon became popular all over the world with several hit songs and singles like “Message in a Bottle,” “Don’t Stand So Close to Me,” “Every Little Thing She Does is Magic,” “Roxanne,” and many more. He occasionally worked in movies and television shows, including “Friends” (1980), “Someone to Talk To” (1983), “Be My Girl/Sally” (1978), and others. The music group disbanded in 1984.
After parting ways from the rock band, Summers started his solo music career and recorded and composed for movies like Down and Out in Beverly Hills, The Wild Life, and others. In 1987, he released his solo debut album “XYZ,” which was an instant hit. In the mid-1900s, he created many rock-oriented sound albums such as Synesthesia (1995) and The Last Dance of Mr. X (1997).
The rock band “The Police” reunited during the 2007 Grammy Awards, and later they went on a musical tour in Canada, Vancouver, and Columbia. In 2013, Summers formed a new music group, “Circa Zero,” along with Rob Giles from the Rescues. The following year, he released their debut album “Circus Hero.”
Awards & Achievements
Andy Summers has won several awards in his illustrious musical career. In 1979, he won the Grammy Award in the category of Best Rock Instrumental for the single Reggatta de Blanc. The following year, he won the same award for the song Behind My Camel.
In 2003, along with the rock band the Police, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Summers has also been inducted into the Guitar Player magazine’s Hall of Fame. In 2016, he was awarded the Guiding Light Award.
Summers has won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Gibson Guitar Awards and Roland and BOSS. The Rolling Stone magazine has named him 85th guitarist of all time.
Net Worth & Salary of Andy Summers in 2020
Andy Summers has an estimated net worth of more than $110 million as of October 2020. He has made this huge wealth through his successful career as a guitarist and singer.
Along with the rock band “the Police,” he made a record sales of around eighty million. He has also worked in the soundtrack of several popular television shows and films.
Summers has been a part of several rock bands and music groups throughout his career. He has performed at various stage shows, live events, musical concerts, and tours all across the globe.
Andy Summers is one of the most renowned guitarists and singers in the world. He started performing at a very young age and has made a name for himself through his hard work and dedication. In 2006, he released his autobiography One Train Later, which was named the music book of the year by the music magazine Mojo.