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Andy Summers net worth:
$100 Million

Andy Summers information

Andy Summers information

Birth date: December 31, 1942
Birth place: Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, England
Profession:Guitarist
Education:California State University, Northridge
Nationality:British
Spouse:Kate Summers (m. 1985), Kate Summers (m. 1973–1981), Robin Lane (m. 1968–1970)
Children:Layla Summers, Anton Y. Summers, Maurice X. Summers
Parents:Maurice Summers, Jean Summers
Siblings:Monica Summers, Richard Summers, Tony Summers
Music groups:The Police (1977 – 2008)
Movies:Everyone Stares

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Andy Summers Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Andrew James Summers was born on 31 December 1942, in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, England, and is a musician, best known to the world as a guitarist of the rock band Police, however, he has also had a respectable solo career, releasing 11 albums including “XYZ” (1987), “World Gone Strange” (1991), and “Metal Dog” (2015), among others. His career began in the mid ‘60s.

Have you ever wondered how rich Andy Summers is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Andy`s net worth is as high as $100 million, earned largely through his successful career in the music industry. Apart from working as a musician, Andy has also published several books, including “Throb” (1983), “One Train Later” (2006), and “Desired Walks the Streets” (2008), the sales of which have also increased his net worth.

Andy Summers Net Worth $100 Million

Although born in Loulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, Andy spent most of his childhood in Bournemouth, Dorset, England. He took piano lessons from an early age, however, he opted for the guitar when he was 13, and just three years later he was playing in local clubs. He then moved to London in order to pursue his musical career full-time, with Zoot Money, and soon the two formed Zoot Money`s Big Roll Band. In the mid ‘60s they changed the name to Dantalian`s Chariot, but soon the band broke up, and Andy became a part of the band The Soft Machine, and also played with The Animals. At the time he was in Los Angeles, but after several – mostly unsuccessful – years, Andy returned to London, and played with such musicians as Kevin Coyne, Jon Lord, Neil Sedaka, David Essex and Kevin Ayers.

His luck turned around in the late ‘70s, when he became a part of the band The Police, replacing guitarist Henri Padovani and joining Sting and Stewart Copeland. Upon his arrival, the band started working on their debut album, which came out in late 1978 entitled “Outlandos d’Amour”, and which reached No. 6 on the UK chart, while achieving platinum status in the UK, Canada, France and US, increasing Andy`s net worth considerably. Encouraged by this success, the band continued in the same rhythm, and their second album, “Regatta de Blanc” (1979), was a complete success, topping the UK chart, while it also reached No. 1 in Australia, Canada, France and Nederland. Furthermore, it was also certified platinum in several countries, adding further to Andy`s net worth.

The Police continued to dominate the music scene, and with albums “Znyatta Mondatta” (1980), “Ghost in the Machine” (1981), and “Synchronicity”, the members only cemented their place in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. However, just a year after their most successful album, “Synchronicity”, which topped the charts in several European countries and also reached No. 1 on the US Billboard 200 chart, the group disbanded. During their existence, they produced such hits as “Roxanne”, “Message in a Bottle”, “Walking on the Moon”, “Don’t Stand So Close to Me”, “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic”, and “Every Breath You Take”, among others.

After The Police, Andy took matters into his own hands and started a solo career; his first album, “XYZ” (1987), is the only non-instrumental album that he signed. He has released ten more albums to the present day, including “Synaesthesia” (1996), “Earth + Sky” (2004), and “Metal Dog” (2015). Also, Andy has collaborated with numerous musicians, including Robert Fripp, John Etheridge, Fernanda Takai, among many others, successes which also increased his net worth.

Thanks to his skills, Andy has received several prestigious awards, including five Grammys, and also in 2003 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame alongside his two colleagues from The Police, Sting, and Stewart Copeland.

Regarding his personal life, Andy has been married for the second time to Kate Summers since 1985 – they were previously married from 1973-81; they have three children. He was married to Robin Lane from 1968 until 1970.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dancing with the Stars 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Medallion 2003 performer: "Twist and Shout"
Copycat 1995 music: "Murder by Numbers" 1983
Deceived 1991 performer: "World Gone Strange" / writer: "World Gone Strange"
Another You 1991 performer: "CHARMING SNAKES" / writer: "CHARMING SNAKES"
Weekend at Bernie's 1989 writer: "HOT AND COLD" End Title Song
Band of the Hand 1986 performer: "Carry Me Back Home" / writer: "Carry Me Back Home"
Urgh! A Music War 1981 Documentary writer: "So Lonely"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Temple 2017 announced
Ve Panayir Köyden Gider 2015
Motorama 1991
Poochinski 1990 TV Short
Weekend at Bernie's 1989
Out of Time 1988 TV Movie
End of the Line 1987
Down and Out in Beverly Hills 1986

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Expired 2007 musician: guitar
The Dennis Miller Show 1992 TV Series musical director
Mississippi Masala 1991 musician: electric guitar
End of the Line 1987 musician
The Hitchhiker TV Series composer - 1 episode, 1987 performer - 1 episode, 1987
Paper Dolls 1984 TV Series composer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Temple 2017 announced Andrew
Freak the Mighty 1998 Video short Minstrel
Damian Cromwell's Postcards from America 1997 TV Series Ian
Another You 1991 Bandleader
The Hitchhiker 1987 TV Series Hodie

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police 2012 Documentary executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ve Panayir Köyden Gider 2015 director wishes to thank
The Last Pogo Jumps Again 2013 Documentary thanks
Crude 2009 Documentary very special thanks
Expired 2007 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Nation's Favourite 80s Number One 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself
Biggest Band Breakups and Make Ups 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself - Guitartist, The Police
Reel Junkie 2015 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest Musician
Who the F**K Is Arthur Fogel 2013 Documentary Himself
The Richest Songs in the World 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself - Guitarist, The Police
Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police 2012 Documentary
The Nation's Favourite Number 1 Single 2012 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
How the Brits Rocked America 2012 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band 2010 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Guitar, The Police
One Nine Nine Four 2009 Documentary
Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... 2009 TV Series Himself
Better Than Therapy 2008 Video Himself
The Police: Certifiable 2008 Video Himself
Seven Ages of Rock 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Tubridy Tonight 2007 TV Series Himself
Later... With Jools Holland 2006 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2006 TV Series Himself
Manuel Barrueco: A Gift and a Life 2006 Video Himself
Dusty Wright's Culture CatchCulture Catch 2005 TV Series Himself
SingStar Party 2004 Video Game Himself (as the Police)
Bridge to Havana 2004 Video documentary Himself
Hook, Line & Singer 2002 Documentary short Himself
100 Greatest Number One Singles 2001 TV Special documentary Himself
Top Ten 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Music Bridges Over Troubled Waters 1999 Documentary Himself
I Want My MTV 1996 Video Himself
Ein Leben als Extravaganza - Das Genie Frank Zappa 1993 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Dennis Miller Show 1992 TV Series Himself (Bandleader) (1992)
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Himself
The Police: Every Breath You Take - The Videos 1987 Video Himself
Stand by Me: AIDS Day Benefit 1987 TV Movie Himself
Breakfast Time 1985 TV Series Himself
The 27th Annual Grammy Awards 1985 TV Special Himself
The Police: Synchronicity Concert 1984 Video documentary Himself - Lead Guitar
Late Night with David Letterman 1983 TV Series Himself
Cheggers Plays Pop 1983 TV Series Himself
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar 1982 TV Series Himself
Police: Around the World 1982 Video Himself
Musical express 1981 TV Series Himself
Urgh! A Music War 1981 Documentary Himself - Police
Beat-Club 1980 TV Series Himself - Musician
Punk and Its Aftershocks 1980 Documentary Himself (as The Police)
Top of the Pops 1974-1979 TV Series Himself / Himself - The Police
Popdown 1967 Himself (as Dantalion's Chariot)
Thank Your Lucky Stars 1966 TV Series Himself
Ready, Steady, Go! 1965 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Top of the Pops 2 2007 TV Series Himself
Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out 2006 Documentary Himself
The Filth and the Fury 2000 Documentary Himself
Top of the Pops 1979-1995 TV Series Himself - The Police / Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1987 BMI Film Music Award BMI Film & TV Awards Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)


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#Fact
1 Release of his book, "One Train Later: A Memoir". [2006]
2 Has two brothers, Richard and Tony, and a sister, Monica.
3 Parents are Jean and Maurice Summers.
4 Has three children: Layla Summers, born in 1978, and twin boys Maurice X. Summers and Anton Y. Summers, born in 1987.
5 Was roommates with Paul Michael Glaser.
6 Friend of Sting and Stewart Copeland.
7 Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of The Police) on 10 March 2003.
8 Member of band The Police.

#Quote
1 I like to show off onstage, and I enjoy the stardom part of it as well, but I'm glad that Sting has had all that attention, because he's been a fantastic focal point.

#Trademark
1 Frequently uses Fender guitars
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