Mark King Net Worth

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Mark King net worth: Mark King was created in Cowes, Isle of Wight, England in October 1958. He’s also famous for popularizing the smack style of playing the bass guitar in pop music through the early 1980s. He was requested to depart his high school after wearing denim jeans. Level 42 released 11 studio albums beginning with their self-titled record in 1981. Their 1987 album Running in the Family and 1988 record Staring at the Sun both reached #2 on the united kingdom charts. Their most popular single “Lessons in Love” Reach #1 in Switzerland and Denmark and reached the Top 5 in the united kingdom, Sweden, Austria, the Netherlands, Ireland, and Belgium. Amount 42 has sold more than 30 million records globally. King has additionally released three solo studio albums.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 20, 1958
Birth place: Cowes, United Kingdom
Height:5' 9" (1.75 m)
Education:Cowes Enterprise College
Spouse:Pia King (m. ?–1990), Ria King
Parents:Raymond King
Siblings:Nathan King
Music groups:Level 42, Re-Flex

Interesting Facts

1In December, he reserved the rights to record and tour with the name, Level 42, and they will begin a tour in the autumn. [July 2002]
2He was originally a drummer but adopted the bass guitar as his primary instrument in 1979.
3Although Level 42 never achieved a British number one single (1986's "Lessons in Love" was their highest placing, reaching number three), King does appear on the number one single "If I Was" by Midge Ure (on which he played bass).
4Appeared as a carnival master-like Phantom Of The Video in the music video "Something About You" by Level 42.
5Lives on the Isle of Wight.
6Is known for his slap and pop bass playing.
7Is the bassist and lead singer for Level 42.


1As I always say to any aspiring student, just play as much as you can with as many people as you can. You may not always like the songs or the music - if you go from playing 'The Gay Gordons' to a swinging little quickstep, to a Stevie Wonder track, to doing 'River Deep, Mountain High', to a Beatles song, to a waltz, half the time you're thinking 'I can't stand this stuff', but what's happening is you're exponentially broadening your horizons. You become such a well-rounded player.
2Over the years, when parents have asked me about their kids wanting to play an instrument, I always say buy the best one you can afford. If it doesn't work out, and you flog it, you get your money back. A good instrument is also much easier to play and sounds good. If you start off with a clunker that's impossible to play, the kid will get disheartened, and you'll have wasted your money. For me, it's just good insurance. You either spend £50 and waste the £50, or spend £150 and you'll get £130 back.
3"All the young guys who want to play, who want to aspire to be anything at all in music - where are they going to go and see people like Gary Husband play? To give them something to aspire to? When I was 14 years of age, I had bands like the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Return to Forever - all these guys that I could try to be like." (speaking in 2003)
4"Now there's this insipid thing called R&B, which for me, if ever there was a misnomer! When I think of R&B, I think of Otis Redding, Sam & Dave. Real artists, real Rhythm & Blues, not this fibbing." (speaking in 2003)
5Level 42 was valid and had a purpose and I'm chuffed with what we did in the eighties but if we came back now it wouldn't be as good. It would just be like a museum piece. It can never be the same so why do it?
6"We were given plenty of time to develop and learn our craft - and repaid the record company with millions of record sales. New bands nowadays get a one single deal and if they don't have a hit they're on the scrap heap." (Speaking in 2003)




Ochéntame... otra vez2016TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Grey's Anatomy2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony2009Video Game writer: "Something About You"
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore2008Video Game writer: "Lips Of An Angel"
Stuck in the Middle2003Video writer: "Something About You"
Stars in Their Eyes1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
Eye for an Eye1996"Bitter Moon" / performer: "Bitter Moon"
Screen Two1990TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hot Pursuit1987writer: "Lessons in Love"
Top of the Pops1981-1987TV Series writer - 2 episodes



The Steam Video Company1984TV Series 6 episodes



Sounds of the 80s2016TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Pointless Celebrities2015TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
The Life of Rock with Brian Pern2014TV Mini-SeriesHimself
The Wright Stuff2012-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
The Buzz2002TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life2001TV Series documentaryHimself
One Hit Wonderland2001TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Top Ten2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Top of the Pops1981-1994TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Level 42
French and Saunders1990TV SeriesHimself
Pero ¿esto qué es?1989TV SeriesHimself
Rockopop1988TV Seriesas Level 42
The Second Annual Prince's Trust All-Star Rock Concert1987TV MovieHimself
Showtime at the Apollo1987TV SeriesHimself
Tocata1987TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Superstore1984TV SeriesHimself

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Archive Footage

Pure 80's: The DVD2002VideoHimself (segment "Something About You") (as Level 42)
Top of the Pops1987TV SeriesHimself

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