Alex Turner was born in 6th of January, 1986 in High Green, Sheffield. His birth name was Alexander David Turner. He has been popular in the music industry as a singer, musician as well as a songwriter. He is also the lead singer of the popular band “Arctic Monkeys”. He has been actively involved in this industry from 2002 and till now, he has given many mesmerizing song to the audiences.
Alex in competent in many genres such as Indie Rock, garage rock, baroque pop and post-punk revival. As his parents were also inclined in the music and taught music in the schools, he got inspired by them to choose the career. From his early age, he learned piano as well as guitar. Though he has an elegant voice for the music, he has kept himself under the roof until he is teenager.
The band “Arctic Monkeys” was formed in 2004. They signed the contract with Domino Records in 2005. Their first album came in the market in 2006, which was “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not”. This album became one of the successful albums in the British music history and also became the fastest selling debut album. The audiences as well as the critics appraised their initial works tremendously. Till now, they have released five albums and all of them were the great success. Their latest album, “AM” which was released in 2013 became No. 1 in British album charts as well.
Besides his works in “Arctic Monkeys”, he has worked with “The Last Shadow Puppets” as well. Their album “The Age of the Understatement” was released in 2008 and also reached in Number 1 position in the first week of their release. Alex has also worked some of the solos, which were also loved by the audiences. Though he is English by nationality and white by ethnicity, his songs are loved by most of the people around the world. He has done many musical tours as well and earned both name and fame in other parts of the world as well.
He has time and again came in the news because of his relationships. In 2005, his girlfriend was Johanna Bennett who was the student of Goldsmith College. Their dating ended in 2007 and he started affair with Alexa Chung from 2007. They lived together for some time but broke the relationship in 2011. He also got engaged with American actress, Arielle Vandenberg. He is very popular in the social networking sites. You can know more about him by following him in twitter and Instagram as well. His shirtless pictures are also viral in the web. Since he has just reached the age of 29, he has not thought about getting married yet. He wants his wife to be supportive in his career.
Because of his gay nature, he does not bother about any of the rumors such as his drugs abuse. In case of his height, he is 1.77 meter tall. Though there is confusion in his earnings, he has made the fortune of net worth £9.1 million pounds. His hairstyle is also popular in teenagers. He has always been grateful towards his family who has supported him a lot to reach in this position. If you want to get information about his biography, you can also visit Wikipedia. You can also find his quotes in different sites.