Sting (muisicker)

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Sting performin at Madison Square Garden, New York on 1 August 2007
BornGordon Matthew Thomas Sumner
(1951-10-02) 2 October 1951 (age 72)
Wallsend, Northumberland, Ingland
Ither namesSting
Alma materNorthern Counties College of Education
  • Musician
  • bassist
  • singer-songwriter
  • actor
Years active1971–present
Hauf-marrae(s)Frances Tomelty (m. 1976–1984)
Trudie Styler (m. 1992)
Bairns6; includin Joe, Mickey an Eliot
Muisical career
  • Vocals
  • bass guitar
  • guitar
Deutsche Grammophon
Universal Music Group
Associate actsThe Police, Eric Clapton, Strontium 90, Dire Straits, Phil Collins, Cheb Mami, Mylène Farmer, Curved Air, Eberhard Schoener, Fiction Plane, Eliot Sumner, Afrojack, Peter Gabriel, Omar Hakim
Notable instruments
Fender Precision Bass
Fender Telecaster Bass
Ibanez Musician Bass
Fender Jazz Bass

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE (born 2 October 1951), kent professionally bu his stage name Sting, is an Inglis muisicker, sangster-sangwriter an actor. He wis the principal sangwriter, lead sangster, an bassist for the new wave rock baund The Police frae 1977 tae 1984, afore launchin a solo career.