Facts About Sting
Sting have taken breaths around:276,836,400 breaths of air
Sting have spent time for eating & drinking around:34.5 months eating and drinking
Sting heart has beaten around:2,657,629,440 times
Sting have eaten around:50.9 tons of food
Sting have slept around:23.3 years sleeping
Sting have laughed around:256,330 times
A British musician, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and singer Gordon Sumner is famous with the name Sting. He was born in 1951 in Northumberland and grew up in a large family of quite poor working-class parents. He finished Northern Counties College of Education and for two years worked as an English Grammar teacher. But in the evenings he used to perform as a jazz musician in bars and clubs, and in 1977 he joined a few friends of his from the band "The Police" located in London. With the band, he released 5 excellent studio albums and made plenty of tours, received a number of awards, as well as contributed with his tunes, vocals, and bass playing. In 1986 the band split and Sting started his solo career. He is considered to be one of the most prolific and recognizable British singers and songwriters, who recorded 11 solo albums, had hundreds of successful tours around the world, took part in numerous TV shows and programs, and even tried himself in acting. The best compositions of Sting include "The Shape of My Heart", "Fields of Gold", "Englishman in New York", "Fragile", "It's Probably Me", and many more. He collaborated with a large number of musicians, and the song "Money for Nothing", recorded with Mark Knopfler, is one of the most sold singles of all times. Sting also worked with Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Bono, etc. He has plenty of musical awards and he is the member of the order of the British Empire.