Facts of Tom Parker
|Full Name:||Tom Parker|
|Age:||45 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||July 23, 1977|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries|
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Tom Parker is a British singer who is best known for being the dance-pop vocalist of the British-Irish boy band, “The Wanted”. Parker joined the band in 2009, along with other 4 members Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, and Nathan Sykes. As a part of “The Wanted”, Parker has achieved 10 UK top 10 singles and has released 3 UK top 10 albums till 2020. They are known for their hit songs like “Glad You Came”, “Gold Forever”, “Lose My Mind”, “I Found You”.
Parker is also an avid DJ and also had unsuccessfully auditioned for The X Factor as a solo artist before joining The Wanted in 2010. He also had released a solo single titled “Undiscovered” in 2015. He and his band-mates also had won the award for Box Biggest Breakthrough and Hottest Boys at the 4Music Video Honours in 2010.
On October 12, 2020, Parker shared devastating news about being diagnosed with an inoperable stage 4 brain tumor and also mentioned having his treatment started via Instagram: @tomparkerofficial. He is also active on Twitter
What is Tom Parker’s claim to fame?
He is best known for being a member of the boy band “The Wanted.”
Tom Parker was born in the United States.
Tom Parker was born in Bolton, Lancashire, England, on August 4, 1988. His given name was. He is a British citizen. Parker is of White descent, and his zodiac sign is Leo.
Tom self-taught himself guitar at the age of 16 when he was born and raised in his hometown. Shortly after falling in love with music and deciding to pursue a career in music, he learned it while playing his older brother, Lewis’s guitar. The first song Tom learned on guitar was Oasis’ “Wonderwall.”
He went to Manchester’s Metropolitan University to study Geography after graduating from high school, but dropped out to concentrate on his music career. He auditioned for The X Factor in 2007 before beginning his career, but did not make it through the first round.
Highlights of Tom Parker’s Career
In 2009, Tom Parker joined the British-Irish boy band “The Wanted,” which launched his professional career. Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Nathan Sykes, and himself make up the five-piece unit.
They were signed to Geffen Records and Maximum Artist Management.
On July 25, 2010, they made their official debut with the release of their debut single, “All Time Low.” The album was a success in the United Kingdom, reaching number one on the charts.
Their self-titled album was released on October 22, 2010, and featured three UK top 20 singles: “All Time Low,” “Heart Vacancy,” and “Lose My Mind.”
They gained a lot of attention and success after the release of their second platinum-certified album, “Battleground,” which included the hit single “Glad You Came.”
In 2012, they embarked on the “The Code” tour. “The Wanted: The EP,” their first American EP, was released in April 2012.
On November 4, 2013, they released their third album, “Word of Mouth.”
Parker has ten UK top ten singles and three UK top ten albums to his credit with the band.
In 2013, he and his band mates appeared in their own reality show, “The Wanted Life,” which aired in 2013.
On a track called “Fireflies,” he collaborated with Richard Rawson.
Parker released a solo single titled “Undiscovered” in October 2015.
In 2015, he also competed in Celebrity Masterchef in the United Kingdom, where he was eliminated in the semi-finals.
In 2016, he played in Channel 4’s “The Hop,” where he came in third position.
He also played Danny Zuko in the UK tour of Grease.
Parker toured Northern England with a Take That tribute band called Take That II before joining “The Wanted.”
Tom Parker’s Wife and Health
Tom Parker is currently married to the love of his life, Kelsey Hardwick. Kelsey is a British actress, designer, and blogger who is best known for her appearance as a Hogwarts student in the third Harry Potter film, “Prisoner of Azkaban”.
Born on March 7, 1990, Kelsey and Tom met for the first time while they were at the pub. The couple got engaged on March 20, 2016, and just 2 years later, o July 14, 2018, the couple got married in a romantic ceremony held at the ground on Ridge Farm in Surrey.
Parkers recall the marriage to be the best day of his life. The couple welcomed their first daughter named Aurelia Rose in 2019 and announced of expecting their second child together to be born at end of 2020.
On the contrary to welcoming their second child, Parker faced the most devastating phase of his life after he announced of been diagnosed with an inoperable stage 4 glioblastoma(brain tumor). He also said that he will undergo radiation therapy and chemotherapy while he and his wife Kelsey await the birth of their second child.
His wife, Kelsey also talked about the situation saying, “I don’t think Tom can process this information. It’s horrible. Watching your partner go through this is so difficult, because how can I tell him not to let it consume him?” Back in time, Tom once slept with five girls in one night and also admitted to cheating on each of his girlfriends until he found Kesley.
Tom Parker’s Net Worth
Tom Parker has earned a good amount of income from his profession as a musician. Having his professional career started in 2009 since the age of 20, Parker has reached great heights in his career with his band, “The Watched”. With all of his earnings, he has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2020. At present, he is living a luxurious lifestyle with his earnings.
Tom Parker’s Height
Tom Parker is a handsome guy in his 30s. With his perfect voice-tone and charming personality, Parker has managed to win several hearts all around the world. He stands tall with a height of 5ft. 9inch. while his body weighs around 58kg. He has a fair complexion with brown hair and hazel eyes. He also has a tattoo on his side that reads Rock ‘n’ Roll.