Bonnie Tyler achieved her greatest success when she released her music album “The World Starts Tonight” in 1977.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Tyler was born Gaynor Hopkins in Skewen, Wales to father Glyndwr and mother Elsie Hopkins. Her father worked as a coal miner, and her mother worked as a housewife. She grew up with two brothers and three sisters. She has had a strong desire to sing since she was a child. Her parents are devout Protestants. When she was a child, she gave her first public performance in a chapel. She sang “All Things Bright and Beautiful,” an Anglican hymn.
Bonnie never went to school and has no formal qualifications. She began working in a grocery store. In 1969, she competed in one singing competition and finished second. This success inspired her to pursue a career as a singer. She started looking through newspaper ads for any opportunities for backing singers and found one for Bobby Wayne & the Dixies. She was a member of the band and later formed her own band, “Imagination.”
Bonnie Tyler’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Bonnie Tyler, who was born on June 8, 1951, is 71 years old as of today, September 20, 2022. Her height is 5 feet 4 inches, and she weighs 70 kg.
Bonnie Tyler’s Profession & Career
Tyler began her career as a Swansea-based singer. Her 1976 album “The World Starts Tonight” and popular singles “More Than A Lover” and “Lost In France” catapulted her to stardom.
Her single “Sitting On The Edge Of The Ocean” (1979) won her the World Popular Song Festival’s tenth prize. This was the period in her career when she transitioned from country to rock music.
Her career peaked in the 1980s. Total Eclipse Of The Heart, If You Were A Woman (And I Was A Man), Holding Out For A Hero, and Here She Come were among her international hits at the time. Her most recent album, Rocks & Honey, was a modest success in Europe.
Achievements and Awards
Tyler has been nominated for three Brit Awards and three Grammy Awards in her career. She became known as the “International First Lady of Rock” as a result of her extraordinary success. Her best-selling singles are from her popular music albums “It’s a Heartache” and “Total Eclipse of the Heart.”
At the 1977 Brit Awards, she was nominated for Best British Female Newcomer for “Lost in France” 1976. She was nominated for three Grammy Awards and three Brit Awards in the 1980s. The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors (BASCA) honored her with the Gold Badge Award in 2013.
Bonnie Tyler’s Husband, Marriage & Relationship
Tyler married real estate developer and Olympic judo competitor Robert Sullivan on July 14, 1973. They currently have no children. She had miscarried once when she was 39 years old.
The couple has owned a five-bedroom house in Albufeira, Algarve, since 1988. The couple has a property investment.
Tyler revealed in a 1999 interview that they own farmland in New Zealand and Portugal. They have about 22 houses and 65 stables in London.
In 1990, she became a supporter and ambassador for Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre in Wales. She is associated with the noble cause of raising funds for Wales’ Noah’s Ark Hospital for Children.
Bonnie Tyler’s Salary and Net Worth
Tyler, Bonnie Bonnie Tyler’s net worth is the result of a four-decade career in which she has won three Goldene Europa awards and an Echo Award.
Her albums “It’s a Heartache” and “Total Eclipse of the Heart” are expected to sell more than six million copies. She has sold an estimated hundred million records in her career.
The couple owns farmland in New Zealand and Portugal, as well as approximately 22 houses in the United Kingdom and 65 horse stables.
Her net worth is estimated to be $35 million as of September 2022, based on the collection of her music albums, revenue generated from her shows, and real estate properties.
|Celebrated Name||Bonnie Tyler|
|Real Name||Gaynor Hopkins|
|Age||71 years old|
|Birth Date||June 8, 1951|
|Birth Place||Skewen, Neath, Wales|
|Height||5 ft 4 inches|
|Husband||Robert Sullivan (1973)|
|Net Worth||$35 million|