Frank Turner Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 30 Jul, 2020
Facts of Frank Turner
Date of Birth: 1981 , December-28
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: Bahrain
Name Frank Turner
Birth Name Francis Edward Turner
Father Roger Cunliffe Turner
Mother Jane Cartwright
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Bahrain
Profession Singer, Songwriter
Net Worth $6 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Married Yes
Married to Jessica Guise
Children No
Education Summer Fields, Eton College, London School of Economics
Awards Kerrang Award, AIM Award
Online Presence Twitter, YouTube
Music Group Million Dead, The Sleeping Souls
Books The Road Beneath My Feet, Try This At Home: Adventures in Songwriting
Albums A Song to Ruin, Harmony No Harmony, Sleep Is for the Week, Love Ire & Song, Poetry of the Deed, England Keep My Bones, Tape Deck Heart, Positive Songs for Negative People, Be More Kind. No Man's Land
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Frank Turner is an English singer-songwriter who used to perform for the English post-hardcore band Million Dead and currently performs with the backing band The Sleeping Souls.

How Old is Frank Turner? 

Frank Turner was born Francis Edward Turner on December 28, 1981. The 38-year-old was born in Bahrain to investment banker Roger Cunliffe Turner and Jane Cartwright. His family moved back to England, where he was raised in Meonstoke. Frank attended the all-boys boarding preparatory school Summer Fields in Summertown, Oxford. He received a scholarship to study at Eton College before enrolling at the London School of Economics, where he studied History.         


Frank Turner had begun producing music while at school as part of the alternative-rock band Kneejerk. When the band disbanded, Turner joined the post-hardcore band Million Dead in 2001, featuring former Kneejerk drummer Ben Dawson.

Frank Turner (front and center) with Million Dead SOURCE: YouTube

The band released two studio albums: 2003's A Song to Ruin and 2005's Harmony No Harmony as well as seven singles.

Million Dead went defunct shortly after their second studio album was released in 2005. Turner had already ventured as a solo artist while performing for Million Dead. After the band dissolved, Turner began touring and performing as a solo artist.        

 As a solo artist, Turner has released eight studio albums; namely, 2007's Sleep Is for the Week, 2008's Love Ire & Song, 2009's Poetry of the Deed, 2011's England Keep My Bones, 2013's Tape Deck Heart, 2015's Positive Songs for Negative People, 2018's Be More Kind, and 2019's No Man's Land.

Additionally, he has released five EPs, and four rarities compilation albums, and one "best of" album.   

Turner has authored two books to date: 2015's The Road Beneath My Feet and 2019's Try This At Home: Adventures in Songwriting

Married to Musician Jessica Guise

Frank Turner is married to musician Jessica Guise. Guise was the longtime girlfriend of Turner before they got engaged on August 7, 2018.

Frank Turner and his wife Jessica Guise during their wedding ceremony SOURCE: Reddit

They tied the knot on August 30, 2019, following a year-long engagement.       

What is Frank Turner's Net Worth?

As of July 2020, Frank Turner has a net worth of $6 million. His net worth comes from his career as a singer-songwriter. Turner first gained popularity as the lead vocalist of the English post-hardcore band Million Dead. After the band's disbandment in 2005, Turner enjoyed a successful solo career and currently performs with his backing band, The Sleeping Souls. With Million Dead, Turner has released two studio albums; as a solo artist, he has released eight solo albums, five EPs, and four rarities compilation albums.