How rich is Mark Freuder Knopfler?
Mark Freuder Knopfler Net Worth:
Mark Freuder Knopfler Net Worth:Mark Freuder Knopfler, Template:Post-nominals (born 12 August 1949) is a British songwriter, film score composer, guitarist, and record producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for the rock band Dire Straits, which he co-founded with his brother, David Knopfler, in 1977.After Dire Straits disbanded in 1995, Knopfler went on to record and produce seven solo albums, and, as with his previous tenure, produced many hit songs. He has composed and produced film scores for eight films, including Local Hero (1983), Cal (1984), The Princess Bride (1987), and Wag the Dog (1997).In addition to his work with Dire Straits and as a solo artist and composer, Knopfler has recorded and performed with many prominent musicians, including Chet Atkins, Chris Botti, The Chieftains, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Bryan Ferry, Emmylou Harris, Jools Holland, Sonny Landreth, Van Morrison, Steely Dan, Sting, and James Taylor, sometimes working as a session musician. He has produced albums for Tina Turner, Bob Dylan, and Randy Newman.Knopfler is a fingerstyle guitarist and was ranked 27th on Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Knopfler and Dire Straits have sold in excess of 120 million albums to date. A four-time Grammy Award winner, Knopfler is the recipient of the Edison Award, the Steiger Award and the Ivor Novello Award, as well as holding three honorary doctorate degrees in music from universities in the United Kingdom.
|Birth date:||August 12, 1949|
|Birth place:||Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, UK|
|Height:||6' (1.83 m)|
|Profession:||Singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer, film score composer|
|Education:||Gosforth Grammar School, Harlow College, University of Leeds|
|Spouse:||Kitty Aldridge (m. 1997), Lourdes Salomone (m. 1983–1993)|
|Children:||Isabella Knopfler, Katya Ruby Rose Knopfler, Joseph Knopfler, Benji Knopfler, Going Home, Boom, Like That, Romeo and Juliet|
|Parents:||Louisa Mary, Erwin Knopfler, Going Home, Boom, Like That, Romeo and Juliet|
|Awards:||BRIT Award for Best British Group, Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance and for Best Rock Vocal Group (1986), Juno Award for International Album of the Year, Honorary Doctor of Music from Newcastle University and from the University of Leeds, Music Poducers Guild Award for Best Studio for Knopfler's British Grove Studios P (2009), RS Music Heritage Award (2009), Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement Award (2012)|
|Music groups:||"Café Racers", "Dire Straits" (1977-1995), "The Notting Hillbillies"|
|Nominations:||Grammy Award for Song of the Year, BAFTA Award for Best Film Music, Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Group, Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Male Artist, Brit Award for Best Producer, Country Music Association Award for Vocal Event of the Year, Going Home, Boom, Like That, Romeo and Juliet|