Bonnie Tyler
Bonnie Tyler
Celebrated Name: Bonnie Tyler
Real Name/Full Name: Gaynor Hopkins
Gender: Female
Age: 73 years old
Birth Date: June 8, 1951
Birth Place: Skewen, Neath, Wales
Nationality: Welsh
Height: 5 ft 4 inches
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Robert Sullivan (1973)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Bonnie Tyler Lesbian/Gay?: No
Profession: Singer
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $35 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Gaynor Hopkins, who is popularly known by her stage name as Bonnie Tyler, is a well-known Welsh singer. She has got a distinctive husky voice that appeals to her worldwide fans. She rose to the height of success when she released her music album in 1977 as “The World Starts Tonight.” She is also best known for her singles “More Than a Lover” and “Lost in France” that became an instant hit after the release. Her single “It’s a Heartache” (1978) stood at number four position on the American Singles Chart and the number three position on the American Billboard Hot 100 charts.

Her singles “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” and “It’s a Heartache” have been the best-selling singles that made a sale of six million each. Moreover, her outstanding work has got her three times Grammy Award nominations, three times Brit Award nominations, and a few other accolades.

Maybe you know about Bonnie Tyler very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Bonnie Tyler’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Tyler was born as Gaynor Hopkins to her father Glyndwr and her mother Elsie Hopkins in Skewen, Wales. Her father has been a coal miner, and her mother was a housewife. She was raised with her two brothers and three sisters. She has been deeply interested in singing right from an early age. Her family is deeply religious Protestants. She had her first public performance in a chapel when she was just like a child. She sang the Anglican song “All Things Bright and Beautiful.”

She has not attended school and has no formal qualifications. She started working in one grocery shop. In 1969, she participated in one singing contest and stood in second place. This success inspired her to become a singer. She began to browse newspaper ads to find any opportunity for the backing singer and got one for Bobby Wayne & the Dixies. She performed in the band and later formed her own band as “Imagination.”

Personal Life

On 14 July 1973, Tyler got married to real estate developer and Olympic judo participant Robert Sullivan. Currently, they have no children. She had had one miscarriage when she was 39 years old.

Since 1988, the couple owned a five-bedroom house in Albufeira, Algarve. The couple is invested in the property sector.

As per an interview with Tyler in 1999, she revealed that they own farmland in New Zealand and Portugal. They have around 22 houses in London, and 65 stables.

In 1990, in Wales, she became a supporter as well as an ambassador of Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre.

She is associated with the noble work of raising money for Noah’s Ark Hospital for Children in Wales.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on June 8 1951, Bonnie Tyler is 73 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. Her height is 5 ft 4 inches tall, and her weight is 70 kg.


Tyler started her career as a local singer in Swansea. She rose to stardom with her 1976 album named “The World Starts Tonight” and her popular singles “More Than A Lover” and “Lost In France.”

Her single “Sitting On The Edge Of The Ocean” (1979) won her the tenth World Popular Song Festival. This was the time when she made the transition from country music to rock music.

Her career was at a peak in the 1980s. At that time, she released international hits as Total Eclipse Of The Heart, If You Were A Woman (And I Was A Man), Holding Out For A Hero, and Here She Comes.

Her recent album titled Rocks & Honey gained modest success in Europe.

Following is the list of successful albums that she has done so far in her musical career.

The World Starts Tonight (in 1977)

Natural Force and It’s a Heartache (in 1978)

Diamond-Cut (in 1979)

Goodbye to the Island (in 1981)

Faster Than The Speed Of Night (in 1983)

Secret Dreams And Forbidden Fire (in 1986)

Hide Your Heart, and Notes From America (in 1988)

Bitterblue (in 1991)

Angel Heart (in 1992)

Silhouette In Red (in 1993)

Free Spirit (in 1995)

All In One Voice (in 1998)

Heart And Soul (in 2002)

Simply Believe (in 2004)

Wings (in 2005)

Rocks and Honey (in 2013)

Awards & Achievements

Tyler has got the nomination for Brit Awards and the most prestigious Grammy Awards thrice in her career.

For her remarkable success, she became famous as the “International First Lady of Rock.”

Her popular music albums titled “It’s a Heartache” and “Total Eclipse of the Heart” been the best-selling singles to date.

In 1976, she was nominated for Best British Female Newcomer for “Lost in France” at the 1977 Brit Awards.

In the 1980s, she got nominated for Brit Awards and three Grammy Awards.

In 2013, the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors (BASCA) presented her with the Gold Badge Award.

Net Worth & Salary of Bonnie Tyler in 2024

Bonnie Tyler Net Worth
Bonnie Tyler Net Worth

Tyler has made an impressive career of four decades, where she has won three times Goldene Europa awards, and an Echo Award.

Her albums “It’s a Heartache,” and “Total Eclipse of the Heart” have made projected individual sales of more than six million units.

In her entire career, she has sold an estimated hundred million records.

The couple has an impressive real estate that includes farmland in New Zealand and Portugal and around 22 houses in the UK and 65 horse stables too.

Looking at the collection of her music albums, and revenue generated from her shows, and real estate properties, her net worth is calculated to be $35 million as of July 2024.

Bonnie Tyler has made an incredible music career of close to forty years. Her music has been appreciated throughout the globe and has been honored with esteemed awards that include Grammy Award and Brit Awards nominations. Along with being a talented person, her philanthropic nature and charity works make her a better human too.


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