Neil Tennant Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Neil Tennant is a talented English musician, singer, songwriter, and music journalist. He is known for co-founding the synth-pop duo group Pet Shop Boys with Chris Lowe in 1981. Before forming his band, he worked as a journalist and later as assistant editor for Smash Hits magazine. As a member of Pet Shop Boys, he has won many Brit Awards including “British Single” in 1987, “British Group” in 1988, and “Outstanding Contribution” in 2009. He has a Bachelor’s degree in History from North London Polytechnic.

Sun Sign



  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • County Durham in the North East countryside England, United Kingdom



Neil Tennant studied at St. Cuthbert’s Grammar School, in Newcastle upon Tyne. After that, he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in History from North London Polytechnic, London in 1975.


Neil Tennant is managed by Becker Brown, Artist Management Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.


Synth-pop, Dance, Electro Pop, New Wave, Alternative Dance


Vocals, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Guitar


  • EMI Records
  • Parlophone Records
  • Spaghetti

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Balding on the midsection
  • Tends to wear thick rectangular rimmed glasses
  • Tends to wear a hat during a performance on stage

Best Known For

Co-founding the synth-pop duo called Pet Shop Boys with Chris Lowe in 1981 and performing hit songs like Miracles, Heart, I Get Along, Jealousy, Shopping, One More Chance, and Was It Worth It?

First Album

On March 24, 1986, Neil Tennant as a member of Pet Shop Boys released their debut album titled Please with Parlophone Records in the United Kingdom and EMI America Records in the United States. The album had 11 tracks.

First TV Show

In 1986, he made his first TV show appearance on the comedy music series Entre amigos.

Neil Tennant Favorite Things

  • Club – Area in Avenue A, London

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Neil Tennant Facts

  1. In 1994, in one of his interviews, Neil stated that he is openly gay.
  2. In 2006, The Independent on their Sunday [UK] Pink List named Neil Tennant as no. 65 in their “Most Influential Gay Men and Women” list.
  3. One of his previous jobs was working in a pop magazine called Smash Hits as a music journalist.
  4. He is one of the key supporters of the AIDS Foundation.
  5. The first song that made him notice pop music was The Tornados’ Telstar (1962).
  6. The first album that he bought was The White Album (1968) by The Beatles.
  7. Being a massive fan of EF Benson’s comic novels, which generally is related to high society shenanigans in prewar Rye in Sussex, Neil bought a house in that area.
  8. In 1975, Neil formed his first band called Dust which was greatly influenced by The Incredible String Band.
  9. Neil’s first job was at the Marvel Comics publication where he had to tone down some suggestive costumes of certain superheroes.
  10. He had his first kiss with Frances Macdonald at age 9, and he later stated that he quite enjoyed it.
  11. He confessed that he is uneasy with messages as it tends to take control of one’s life.
  12. When he was younger, he didn’t want to be typecast as gay because he didn’t want to be a clone.
  13. Visit his official website @
  14. He is not active on social media.

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Facts of Neil Francis Tennant

  • Gender Male
  • full nameNeil Francis Tennant
  • middle nameFrancis
  • nicknamesNeil
  • birthplaceNorth Shields, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
  • Date of Birth July 10, 1954
  • Age 70 years 0 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • nationalityAmerican
  • gayyes
  • net worth$100,000 - $1Million
  • professionMusician, Singer, Songwriter, Music Journalist
  • weight76 kg or 167.5 lbs
  • height5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm
  • hair colorSalt and Pepper
  • eye colorBlue
  • body type / buildSlim
  • motherSheila M. Tennant
  • fatherWilliam W. Tennant
  • brothersSimon Tennant, Philip Tennant
  • sistersSusan Tennant

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