Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke Wiki/Biography

Thom Yorke is a British musician who is a part of the rock group Radiohead. Thom Yorke found the rock group Atoms for Peace.

He was born on October 7, 1968. His age is 54 years old as of 2023.

Thomas Edward Yorke was born in Northamptonshire, England. His mother’s identity is unknown, and his father was both a physicist and a salesperson. He had a problem with his left eye since birth. Despite multiple surgeries, the issue has not been fully fixed.

Brother of musician Thom Yorke, Andy Yorke also plays music. Thom alleges he was unable to even apply to the University of Exeter after attending multiple institutions, graduating from Abingdon School, and wanting to pursue a degree there.

What is the net worth of Thom Yorke?

It is projected that Thom Yorke will have a net worth of more than $50 million as of 2023. He amassed wealth via the excellent albums and songs he released both with Radiohead’s band and on his own, as well as from the gigs and tours he went to. Over 50 million copies of the albums produced by Thom Yorke and the band Radiohead have been sold globally.

Numerous people consider him to be one of the greatest musicians of all time. He is most recognized for being a rock band member called Radiohead. His most recent album with Radiohead is A Moon, Shaped Pool. Rachel Owen, who passed away from cancer, was married to him.

Quick Facts of Thom Yorke

Celebrated Name: Thom Yorke
Real Name/Full Name: Thomas Edward Yorke
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 7 October 1968
Birth Place: Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Nationality: British, English
Height: 1.66 m or 5 feet 4 inches
Weight: ‎64 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Rachel Owen (m. 2003–2016)
Children: Yes (Noah Yorke, Agnes Yorke)
Profession: English musician and the singer and main songwriter of the rock band Radiohead
Net Worth in 2023: $50 million


When he was young, he had a guitar and even made one, which sparked his love of music. He founded On a Friday along with Jonny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Ed O’Brien, and Philip Selway while still in school. Thom spent a year working as a DJ after finishing high school. On a Friday became Radiohead after the group’s name was changed in 1991.

In 1993, Radiohead’s debut album, Pablo Honey, was released by Thom Yorke and the group. A handful of the album’s songs reached the top of the charts in the US and the UK. The Bends, the band’s second album, was released two years later, in 1995, when they started to establish a big following globally and started to go on tours and perform live.

Their third album, OK Computer, was released in 1997. He then expressed his depression and said he was unable to write anything. Studio albums published by the band since 2000 include Kid A, Amnesiac, Hail to the Thief, In Rainbows, The King of Limbs, and A Moon Shaped Pool. The band then carried on touring and releasing albums.

He also produced solo music; his debut solo album, The Eraser, debuted at the top of the charts in the UK, US, Australia, and Canada when it was released in 2006. His second studio album, Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, which he published in 2014, was likewise a tremendous hit.

The score for the 2017 horror film Suspiria was written by him.


The list of honors and nominations that he has received is astounding. He has already won several accolades, including the Ivor Novello Award for Best Contemporary Song (Karma Police), the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically (Paranoid Android), the Ivor Novello Award for International Achievement in Musical Theater (Radiohead), the Ivor Novello Album Award (In Rainbows), the Montville Music Video Award for Best Choreography (Lotus Flower), the Meteor Music Award for Best International Band (Radiohead), and many more.

The Grammy Awards won by him include those for Best Alternative Music Album (Kid A), Best Recording Package (Amnesiac), and Best Alternative Music Performance (OK Computer) (In Rainbows).

Family, Wife, Relationship

Photographer and educator Rachel Owen, who was wed to Thom Yorke, passed away from cancer in 2016. Noah Yorke, a son, and Agnes Yorke, a daughter, were the children of Thom and Rachel.

Physical Appearance (Height, Weight)

He stands 1.66 m or 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 64 kg.

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