Thomas Milleralso known as Tom Verlaine, was an American singer, guitarist and songwriter. He started his career as a songwriter in the late 1970s. Tom was the frontman of the New York rock band ‘Television’.
|73 years old
|Date of birth
|December 13, 1949
|Guitarist, singer, vocalist
|Denville, New Jersey
|Lizzy Mercier Descloux
|Molly and Jack
|Source of wealth
|6 feet 4 inches
|date of death
|January 28, 2023
|Cause of death
|Thomas McKean High School
Tom Verlaine Age, biography
On December 13, 1949, Tom Verlaine was welcomed by his parents. He was born in Denville, New Jersey. Tom had American nationality because he was born in the United States. Because he was born to a French father and an American mother, his ethnic race was American French.
Tom was born into a Jewish family and practices Judaism. Tom and his family, including an older sister, moved to Wilmington when he was six years old. He started with piano, but switched to saxophone in high school after hearing a Stan Getz record.
Tom was educated at Thomas McKean High School and then Sanford School, a boarding school where he met punk icon Richard Hell (Richard Meyers). He later attended Erskine College to further his education.
Tom Verlaine Height and weight
Tom Verlaine was a cool and handsome guitarist in his day. He was 6 feet 4 inches tall when he stood upright. His physique was slim. His hair had turned gray with age and his eyes were light brown.
Tom Verlaine wife
According to sources, Tom Verlaine has been married to Lizzy Mercier Descloux since 1997. They have two children together: Molly, born in 1998, and Jack, born in 2001. Prior to Tom’s death, the family led a happy life.
Previously, Patti Smith, a musician and poet, is said to have had a romantic relationship with Verlaine. They fell in love after meeting in the New York punk rock scene. Patti and Tom have collaborated on numerous projects throughout their careers.
Tom Verlaine’s Net Worth
Tom Verlaine was a well-known singer, guitarist and songwriter who had a net worth of $3 million at the time of his death. He amassed this considerable fortune through his professional career. He made most of his fortune through the music industry, his main source of income.
The cause of death of Tom Verlaine
Tom Verlaine, the singer, lyricist and guitarist of the punk rock band Television, died on January 28, 2023 in New York City after a short illness.. He dies at the age of 73. Jesse Paris Smith, the daughter of Verlaine’s ex-wife Patti Smith, announced the musician’s death. She stated that the guitarist died “after a short illness”. “I met Tom as a kid, not long after my dad died,” Jesse Paris Smith said in a statement. “I felt the energy of a father in him, a man to cuddle, laugh with and share naughty jokes and wild fantasies with.” Tributes to Verlaine from fellow artists pour in on social media.