Gary Barlow | Biography

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Gary Barlow, noted largely as the marvelously talented front man as well as lead singer of multi-award winning pop band “Take That”, started his musical career in the late 80s. One of the most successful songwriter as well as singer of Britain, Gary took birth on 20th of January 1971 in Frodsham, United Kingdom. Born as the second child of Marjorie and Colin Barlow, Gary has strong bond with his elder brother Ian. He shortly showcased a propensity for dancing and singing. Fascinated by the musical world, he began learning piano at age 10. Throughout his teens, he gigged and toured throughout the north side of England. His fascination for music rose to the extent that by the age of fifteen he began writing as well as recording his owns tracks.

Gary Barlow’s love life with his wife, Dawn is no far than a beautiful tale. Though the pair knew each other since the very early phase of their life, it was not until Dawn became a dancer on the tour of his band in 1996, the love blossom between the beautiful couple. He married Dawn in 2000. The couple is blessed with three children. They welcomed their first child, Daniel in 2000. Two year later, he became father of his second child, Emily. Daisy was born in 2009. In 2012, the couple was expecting their fourth child; however Poppy could not take birth as she died in her mom’s womb. He lost his father on 15th of October 2009.

Having written songs from a very tender age, Gary is widely acknowledged as the musical expertise behind the group, “Take That” as well as responsible for penning such hits as “A Million Love Songs”, “Never Forget” and “Pray” and “Back for Good”. The RCA Records has signed the group and after several top forty hits, finally secured their first ever number one with “Pray”. The song even earned Gary an Ivor Novello Award in the category of Best Contemporary Song. The band’s first album “Take That and Party” was launched on 17th of August 1992 through RCA. The same recording label released their second album “Everything Changes” two years later on 23rd of October. The band’s 3rd studio album “Nobody Else”, based on Gary’s own marital topped the charts. The album spawned hits, such as “Back for Good”. A “Greatest Hits” collection again reached number one. The album featured their 8th no. 1 single “How Deep Is Your Love”. It was the band’s last track until it reformed in 2005.

Receding from the spotlight, Gary as an alternative turned his skills to producing and songwriting. He penned songs for Charlotte Church, Atomic Kitten, Donny Osmand and Delta Goodrem. He further cemented his status firmly as a songwriter via collaborations with Elton John and Christina Aguilera. In 2006, the band reform after they topped the chart in the end of 2005 with “Never Forget”. Another single “Patience” stayed in no. 1 for four weeks whilst as well topping charts throughout Europe. This success tale was followed by another single “Shine”. They released “Beautiful World” on 24th of November 2006. The album shot up the charts. That same year, they launched their follow up album “The Circus”. Around this time, Gary was working on his solo career as well. The band again released their studio album “Progress”. His solo singles “Love Won’t Wait” and “Forever Love” were smashed hit in his native land. His first solo album “Open Road’ topped the UK Album Chart. Till date he has penned thirteen no. 1 singles in his home country and two Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles in the USA, including Back for Good”. He has a net worth of fifty million dollars.

Gary Barlow has done as well as organized a number of larger charity projects. In addition to his musical career, he has tried his hands in acting as well. He entered the television with ITV1 drama “Heartbeat”. He guested in 2012’s “Keith Lemon: The Film” and 2013’s “Miranda”. He as well appeared as a judge in “The X Factor”. He has more than three million followers in Twitter. He also has Facebook and Instagram account. His fans and well wishers may log on to his official websites or visit wiki for more information.