Who is Pet Shop Boys’ Neil Tennant?

FOR nearly 40 years, Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys has served contagious electro-pop with keyboardist Chris Lowe.

Having become a huge success as a musical artist, we take a closer look at who this musician is.


Pet Shop Boy co-founder Neil Tennant has seen huge success creating the group with keyboardist Chris Lowe.Credit: Getty – Contributor

Who is Neil Tennant?

Niel Tennant is a 64-year-old English musician, singer, songwriter and music journalist.

He was born in North Shields, a fishing port near Newcastle upon Tyne.

He graduated in history from London Metropolitan University, then worked for two years as a production editor for Marvel UK.

Neil then became a reporter for Smash Hits and the magazine’s associate editor in the mid-1980s.

He turned out to be gay in 1994 in an interview with Attitude magazine. He produced the album Release the Stars for Rufus Wainwright.

He is also a patron of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

He owns a house in London and another in County Durham, in addition to being a co-owner of an apartment in Berlin.

For nearly 40 years, the Dukes have served the electro-pop public which has won them three Brit Awards.


For nearly 40 years, the Dukes have served the electro-pop public which has won them three Brit Awards.Credit: AP: Associated press

When did Neil Tennant launch Pet Shop Boys?

The Pet Shop Boys were co-founded by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe in 1981.

Neil was the lead singer while Christ was the keyboardist.

They manage to sell over 100 million records worldwide and were ranked as the most successful duo in British music history in the 1999 Guinness Book of Records.

The Pet Shop Boys have been three-time Brit Award winners and six times Grammy nominees, since 1984 they’ve made 42 Top 30 singles.

22 of them were in the Top 10 of the UK Singles Rankings.

What is Neil Tennant’s Net Worth?

Neils’ net worth increased significantly in 2020-2021.

His source of income is mainly from being a successful musician.

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, Neil has a net worth of $ 14 million.

He is said to have an annual income of £ 4million.

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