"No pocket money" - harsh parenting techniques from Sting's six-time father
Who won international fame in the ranks The Police, Sting has become one of the most beloved singers of the multimillion-dollar audience! Songs performed by him, such as "Every Breath You Take" and "Message In A Bottle"The musician's voice has been a timeless classic! His pleasant voice has been captivating the ears of music lovers for years, and his music videos get millions of views, which proves the relevance of his creativity. Gordon Sumner (real name) to this day.
He is a successful solo artist, one of the greatest bassists of all time, a hit songwriter and winner of several awards, a seventeen-time Grammy Award winner and... six-time father! Yes, yes, Sting managed to create a large and close-knit family, despite his career as an artist. Who have become his children, and what educational methods does the musician prefer? We suggest you find out below.
Handsome in his youth, today StingThe musician, because of his maturity, looks more brutal. The musician had time to be under the crown twiceand both times his brides of honor were actresses!
In 1976, Sting married the Francis Tomelty. She bore him two children, daughter Fuscia and son Joe. Alas, their marriage was dissolved after Frances learned of her husband's adultery with Trudy Styler - her close friend and Sting's future wife.
The musician married Trudy in 1992 year, and soon four children were added to their family! Eliot Paulina, Mickey, Giacomo, and Jake! Today, Sting has. six childrenand he managed to make contact with everyone. We propose to get to know the bearers of the famous surname Sumner a little closer.
A little bit about kids - what they do
Joe - musician's firstborn son. He was born in 1976 In the year before, and today he himself is a father of many children - The man has three daughters and one son by Kate Finnertyhis one and only beloved wife. Joe followed in his famous father's footsteps and became a musician: he is a singer, songwriter, and bassist for the rock band Fiction Plane. In his spare time away from the stage, Joe works for a company Vyclonewhich he founded.
Fuscia was born in 1982 year and followed in her mother's footsteps - became actress! The woman starred in such films as "Save Mr. Banks." and "The Billionaires Club.. When she's not acting, Fuscia writes and produces.
Mickey was born in 1984, that is, before Sting and Trudy legalized their relationship. In fact, in 1984 the musician only divorced with his first wife Frances... Miki also became an actress, and starred in numerous films, including "Made in America." starring Tom Cruise! In 2017, the woman became engaged to Chris Kantrowitz, an author of books. The couple has a child.
Jake is one year older than Mika, and he was born in the city of love, in paris! The guy was a model and later became a director - He has worked with many celebrities, including Bruno Marsa!
Eliot Paulina - identical self-portrait Sting! Famous London party girl and band leader I Blame Coco, she followed in her father's footsteps and became a rock vocalist and composer! The girl stands out for her bold style and model appearance. She wrote her first song in 13 yearsSo it's safe to say that from childhood she already knew what she wanted to become...
Giacomo - the very Junior Sting's kid. But already succeeding in the acting field. The kid was born in 1995 year. So far he is playing small roles, but we are sure that he has everything ahead of him!
Harsh methods of raising an oligarch father
As of 2022, Sting's condition is estimated at $400 million! However, the musician does not give his children a cent for pocket money. His harsh the man explains his parenting methods as follows:
"I don't want them to turn into rich bums. It's very important that they can stand on their own feet. And I can say that I am proud of them! They don't sit on the couch and wait for a handout - every day they work and work on themselves! My children are very independent... I will certainly help them if they get into trouble, but the rest is their responsibility!"
As it turns out, Sting is not going to to leave their children a multimillion-dollar fortune:
"I warned them long ago that they might not expect a big inheritance from me! I said we spend a lot of money, and there's not much left... Of course, I don't want to leave them with trust funds that will hang around their necks like albatrosses. They have to work. All my kids know this and rarely ask me for anything, which I respect and appreciate!"
Sting's Childhood did not have rich: he grew up in a family of a milkman and a barber, and during his youth the idea of making a living music seemed to be completely unattainable…
"After school I went straight to work. No music was out of the question - it seemed absurd! And I'm glad I didn't succeed at 16 or so out of school. People can't stand it morally..."