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Facts About Gary Barlow: Age, Wife, Kids, Take That Net Worth & More

March 29, 2022, 4:18 PM

Gary Barlow.

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Since the return of Take That in 2005, Gary Barlow has become a national treasure in the pop world.

The lead singer of Take that beginning in 1991, Gary Barlow has since embarked on a successful solo career and has written numerous songs for other artists along the way.

He returns in 2020 with his brand new album Music played by humanshis first solo release since 2013.

Here’s everything you need to know about the hit singer-songwriter:

  1. How old is Gary Barlow and where is he from?

    Gary Barlow was born on January 20, 1971. He celebrated his 51st birthday in 2022.

    He was born in Frodsham, Cheshire. He is the second son of father Colin (deceased in 2009) and Marjorie (née Cowan).

  2. Who is Gary Barlow’s wife and how many children does he have?

    Gary Barlow and his wife Dawn in 2012

    Gary Barlow and his wife Dawn in 2012.

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    In 2000, Gary married his girlfriend Dawn Andrews, who was a dancer on Take thatfrom 1995 No one else’s visit.

    They have three children together: Daniel (born in 2000), Emily (born in 2002) and Daisy (born in 2009).

    In August 2012, Gary announced that their daughter, Poppy, was stillborn. He said: “Dawn and I are devastated to announce that we have lost our baby. Our goal now is to give [Poppy] a beautiful funeral and love our three children with all our hearts.”

  3. How tall is Gary Barlow?

    Gary Barlow is 5 ft 7 ½ (171.5 cm).

    He once said that he “would love to be taller”.

  4. What is Gary Barlow’s net worth?

    Gary Barlow’s net worth is estimated to be around £78 million ($105 million).

  5. How did Gary Barlow get his start in music?

    In 1986, when Gary was 15, he entered a One Pebble Mill Christmas song contest with ‘Prions pour Noël’.

    After reaching the semi-finals, he was invited to West Heath Studios in London to record his song.

    This inspired him to perform on the northern club circuit, singing cover songs and his own songs. He was soon scouted by agent Nigel Martin-Smith, who wanted to use Gary as the leader of a new boy band he was putting together.