|Celebrated Name:||Martin Gore|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Martin Lee Gore|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Date:||23 July 1961|
|Birth Place:||Dagenham, United Kingdom|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kerrilee Kaski (m. 2014), Suzanne Boisvert (m. 1994–2006)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Viva Lee Gore, Kalo Gore, Ava Lee Gore, Johnnie Lee, and Mazzy Lee)|
|Is Martin Gore Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Songwriter, musician, singer, record producer, remixer, and DJ|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$120 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Martin Lee Gore is a popular songwriter, musician, singer, record producer, remixer, and DJ from England. He founded the synth-rock band Depeche Mode and is the band’s primary songwriter, keyboardist and guitar player. Gore is the recipient of the Ivor Novello Award from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors for “International Achievement.”
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Early Life & Biography
Martin Lee Gore was born on 23 July 1961 in Dagenham, Essex, in England. His father was an African American. When Gore was a child, his parents got divorced, and his mother Pamela married his stepfather David Gore. He has two half-sisters, Karen, born in 1967, and Jacqueline, born in 1968. He didn’t know about his biological father until age 13, and later met him in South America.
While growing up, he was an introvert and preferred to spend time reading alone rather than with school peers. He went to the Nicholas Comprehensive in Basildon but later dropped out to work as a bank cashier. At the same time, he was the part of a local band, Norman and the Worms.
Martin Gore has been married twice. He first married designer and model Suzanne Boisvert in 1994. Together, they have three children; daughter Viva Lee Gore, daughter Ava Lee Gore, and son Calo Leon Gore. The couple divorced in 2006.
In 2014, Gore got married to Kerrilee Kaski, and they have two daughters, Johnnie Lee and Mazzy Lee.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 23 July 1961, Martin Gore is 59 years old as of today’s date 13th April 2021. His height is 1.72 m tall, and his weight is 79 kg.
Martin Gore started his professional music career in 1980 when he joined the band Composition of Sound along with Vince Clarke. The band also drafted Dave Gahan as their lead singer. Gore is credited with the name “Depeche Mode.”
The band released their debut album Speak & Spell in 1981 in which Gore contributed two songs, “Big Muff” and “Tora! Tora! Tora!”. He gave his voice for the song “Any Second Now” of the album. He became the lead vocal for several other songs of the band. Later, writer Clarke left the group, which made Gore the principal songwriter for the band as he has been writing songs since the age of twelve.
In 1982, the band released its second studio album, A Broken Frame, which became an instant hit. Gradually, his writings became more political and darker. Gore often played guitar on Depeche Mode songs. The first song in which guitar was used as the main instrument was “Personal Jesus.” However, a few parts of the guitar were used on the previous songs as well, including “Behind the Wheel” and “Love, in Itself.”
Gore collaborated with Gwen Stefani in 2006 for the song “Wonderful Life.” He also collaborated on the band Onetwo’s track “Cloud Nine” by playing the guitar and as the songwriter of the song.
Awards & Achievements
Martin Gore has won several awards and accolades in his illustrious career. In 1999, he was presented with an award by Daniel Miller for “International Achievement” by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors at the 44th Ivor Novello Awards.
He also received the 2019 Moog Innovation Award for his many contributions to the exploration of sound in popular music.
Net Worth & Salary of Martin Gore in 2021
As of April 2021, Martin Gore has an estimated net worth of more than $120 million. He has made this huge fortune through his successful career as a songwriter, musician, singer, record producer, remixer, and DJ.
He has released several popular and commercially hit music albums, singles, EP’s like Counterfeit, MG, Counterfeit e.p., Compulsion, Stardust, Loverman, and many more.
Gore has collaborated with several popular artists and musicians such as Annette & Inga Humpe, Gwen Stefani, Tim Simenon, Alva Noto, among others. He also earns money by performing at various concerts, live events, stage shows, and musical tours.
Martin Gore is one of the most versatile artists in the world. He started his career at a very young age and has reached the heights of the industry through his hard work and dedication. He has been able to win the hearts of people through his musical works from all across the globe.