Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. He was the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for new wave rock band the Police from 1977 to 1984, and launched a solo career in 1985. He has included elements of rock, jazz, reggae, classical, new-age and worldbeat in his music.
|Full name at birth||
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner
|Claim to fame||
Roxanne (The Police)
|Date of birth||
2 October 1951
|Place of birth||
Wallsend, North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear,England, UK
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Guitarist, Producer, Activist, Actor
6' (183 cm)
180 lbs (81.6 kg)
Wiltshire, England, UK New York City, New York, US Malibu, California, US Rignano sull'Arno, Tuscany, Italy London, England, UK
St. Cuthbert's Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
Nothern Counties College of Education, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
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