|Real Name/Full Name:
|Thomas Cunningham Thayer
|63 years old
|7 November 1960
|Portland, Oregon, United States
|Amber Peek (m. 2006)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Is Tommy Thayer Gay?
|Net Worth in 2024:
Tommy Thayer, also known as The Spaceman, is an American musician who is famous for being in the band Kiss as it’s the lead guitarist and even in the band Black ‘n Blue, where he also played the role of a lead guitarist. He also identifies himself as a songwriter. Tommy specializes in the genre of pop-rock. He knows how to play the guitar and the keyboards. He has been active in the music industry since 1978.
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Early Life & Biography
Thomas Cunningham Thayer is the eldest son of Patricia Thayer, a violinist and singer and James Thayer, a businessman, a community leader, and a retired Army officer and was born at Portland, Oregon, on 7th November 1960. He had three younger brothers and one younger sister. The family later moved to Beaverton, Oregon and Thomas practically grew up there.
Thayer had a musical background as his mother was an excellent singer and played the violin well. During his childhood, he listened to The Beatles and many other 1960s pop music. Tommy, however, was a fan of hard rock bands, and Tommy eventually brought an electric guitar when Tommy was 13 years old. He went to Sunset High School and graduated in 1978. After his graduation, Tommy formed his band, after playing in many local bands. He named his band Black ‘n Blue.
Tommy Thayer got married to the love of his life, Amber Peek, in 2006. He has no kids till now. He never revealed much about his personal life, and this is the only information that he disclosed to the media.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 7 November 1960, Tommy Thayer is 63 years old as of today’s date 22nd February 2024. His height is 1.7 m tall, and his weight is 88 kg.
After graduation, Tommy formed his band Black ‘n Blue in 1981. He played the role of the lead guitarist in the group. The band performed all over Portland and started playing in southern California around 1983. The band got very successful, and within six months, it got its most significant hit when it signed an aa recording contract with Geffen Records, which is a very famous worldwide recording album.
The band released some hit songs like ‘Hold on to 18’, ‘School of Hard Knocks’ in Germany around 1984 with Dieter Dierks, the producer of Scorpions. They also released the album Black ‘n Blue with them. Some of their other collections were Without Love and Nasty Nasty. Unfortunately, the band disbanded in 1988 due to some unknown reason.
Thayer later joined the band Kiss when he hired by Gene Simmons, Kiss bassist, and Paul Stanley. Thayer worked as a manager in the 1995 Worldwide Kiss convention tour. Thayer also produced and edited most of the Kiss’s videos. Thayer also helped Ace Frehley and Peter Criss, a guitarist and a drummer, respectively, to relearn their original 1970s parts. Thayer first performed with the Kiss in 2002 at a private concert in Trelawny and has performed as a lead guitarist ever since.
Awards & Achievements
Thayer’s band Black ‘n Blue was on the Oregon Music Hall of Fame in Portland in October 2010. He has not received any more awards but is appreciated a lot by the people. He is an outstanding and dedicated singer, and he dedicated his whole life to making music.
Net Worth & Salary of Tommy Thayer in 2024
As of February 2024, The net worth of Thayer is $12 million. He has produced, wrote, and sang many hit songs, which helped him to gain a large fan-base. He is famous for his role as a lead guitarist in the band Kiss.
Tommy Thayer is an American pop-rock singer, who was a part of Black ’n Blue during the inception of his career. He is known for his role as a lead guitarist in the band Kiss. He is a married person, but he doesn’t have any kids. He has dedicated his whole life to making music and is a very dedicated singer, producer, and songwriter.