Peter Frampton is a British rock musician, guitarist, singer, and songwriter who owns a net worth of $30 million. He is best known for his super-hit best seller album Frampton Comes Alive!. This album was initially sold over 10 million copies and became the best-selling live rock album in history.
He has worked with numerous English as well as American popular singers like Ringo Starr, Matt Cameron, David Bowie, Mike McCready, and so on. Besides, he was associated with the famous rock band Humble Pie, and the Herd. His notable classic rock songs are I Love Your Way, Show Me the Way, Baby, Do You Feel Like We Do, I’m in You, and so on.
Apart from music, he has appeared in television series like The Simpsons, Madam Secretary, and Family Guy. He received a star for his contribution to the recording industry on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Peter Frampton: At a Glance
|Peter Kenneth Frampton
|Date of Birth
|22 April 1950
|Beckenham, Kent, U.K
|Mary Lovett, Barbara Gold, Tina Elfers
|Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Peter Frampton was born in Beckenham, a town in Greater London, Kent, the U.K on 22 April 1950. His father is Owen Frampton and his mother is Peggy Frampton. His father is a teacher. At the age of seven, he showed great interest in music and took music lessons in the following year. He attended Bromley Technical High School located in Keston, London Borough of Bromley, England.
Frampton started working in the Little Ravens music band when he was only twelve. In the meantime, he was introduced to Django Reinhardt, a gypsy jazz guitarist, by his father. Later, he joined the Trubeats rock music band.
Peter’s career break-through appeared when he became the lead guitarist as well as a singer of the English rock band the Herd. In that time, Teen Magazine named him The Face of 1968.
After a great session with Herd, he joined another popular English rock band Humble Pie. He released 4 studio albums and a live album while working with Humble Pie. His maiden studio album was Wind of Charge. In 1975, Peter released his fourth album Frampton which ranked #32 on U.S Chart and gained a gold certificate by RIAA.
His career-best earning and fame came through his 1976 a double live album, Frampton Comes Alive. Approx. 10 million copies of this album were sold and he became a popular name to the music lovers. Besides, this album’s position on the Billboard 200 list remained 97 weeks! He earned over $8 million from this album.
Apart from music, he enrolled his name in the film industry. He portrayed the Coastwatcher Peter Buckley character in the World War II drama Baa Baa Black Sheep. Besides, he appeared in numerous popular television series and films.
Peter Frampton is currently living in Nashville, a city in Tennessee. This is the birthplace of his ex-wife Elfers and here they got married in 1996.
No, Peter is currently divorced. He married Mary Lovett, Barbara Gold, and Tina Elfers. In 1996, he married Tina Elfers but got divorced in 2011.
This prominent musician can continue his concert for more than two hours. He is most famous for his live concert album Frampton Comes Alive!