Tom Parker

Tom Parker

Tom Parker
Quick Facts About Tom Parker
Celebrated Name Tom Parker
Age 35 years old
Nick Name the Colonel
Birth Name Thomas Anthony Parker
Birth Date 1988-08-04
Gender Male
Profession English singer
Nationality English
Place of Birth Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
Ethnicity white
Horoscope Leo
Religion Christianity
Father Nigel Parker
Mother Noreen Parker
Brother Lewis Parker
University Manchester Metropolitan University
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Kelsey Hardwick
Children 2
Net Worth $8 million
Salary $1 million per year
Height 5 ft 10 inches
Weight 68 Kg
Hair Color dark brown
Eye Color dark brown

Tom Parker, the renowned name in the British music industry, was best known for being a member of the British boy band "The Wanted". In 2013, Parker appeared with his bandmates in the E! channel reality television series "The Wanted Life". Parker, as a member of the band, has sold over 12 million records worldwide. After the band's hiatus in 2014, Parker embarked on a solo career. 

Who is Tom Parker?

Tom Parker was an English singer. He was also an avid disc jockey and collaborated with Richard Rawson on a track called "Fireflies", which was released in August 2014. In May 2015 he was confirmed to take part in the UK version of Celebrity Masterchef. He was eliminated during the semi-finals of the competition.

In October 2015 Parker released a solo single titled "Undiscovered" along with his own website and tour dates. In February 2016 it was confirmed that he was to replace Tina Hobley on the Channel 4 show The Jump after she fell on her arm and dislocated her elbow. He eventually finished third in the series. In 2017 Parker was cast as Danny Zuko in the UK tour of the musical Grease.

Tom Parker, The Wanted singer, has died at 33

On March 30, 2022, The Wanted's Tom Parker died surrounded by his family and bandmates after battling an aggressive brain tumor for 18 months. In October 2020, he was diagnosed with an inoperable grade 4 glioblastoma (brain cancer). Due to the complications from glioblastoma, his health had suddenly deteriorated which resulted in his death. 

He was only 33 years old. The untimely demise of the British music star has shocked the world at the moment. The news of his demise was announced by the band's (The Wanted) official Instagram page. Later, Parker's wife, Kelsey Hardwick, also shared the announcement of the late artist's untimely death.  In an obituary post dedicated to her late husband, Kelsey wrote:

"It is with the heaviest of hearts that we confirm Tom passed away peacefully earlier today with all of his family by his side. Our hearts are broken, Tom was the center of our world and we can't imagine life without his infectious smile and energetic presence." Several American and British singers have also shared heartfelt condolence and sympathy for him. May his departed soul will rest in peace in Heaven. 

Where was Tom Parker born?

Tom Parker was born on 4th August 1988 in Bolton, a large town in Greater Manchester in North West England, the UK. He was a British citizen and belonged to the white ethnicity. His star sign was Leo. He was a follower of Christianity. Parker was born into a middle-class family.

His father's name is Nigel while his mother's name is Noreen Parker. He was brought up in Bolton by his parents. Growing up, he became interested in music. During his teenage, he began practicing songs along with his guitar. His elder brother Lewis Parker is one-third of the indie rock trio Treacherous Dogs.

Parker completed his basic education at St Brendan's Primary School. After graduating from high school, he enrolled at Manchester Metropolitan University and studied Geography, but dropped out in pursuit of a professional singing career.

Tom Parker Personal Life 

Before his death, Tom Parker was living with his beautiful wife, Kelsey Hardwick, and his three children in Manchester. Actually, Kelsey Harwick was the only woman to whom he got married throughout his life. Before getting married the couple dated for several years and finally tied their knot in 2018. Together they had two children: a daughter, Aurelia Rose, born in June 2019, and a son, Bodhi Thomas, born in October 2020.

Kelsey Hardwick, now, parker's widow, is a British actress, vlogger, and designer. She was born in England on March 7, 1990, and grew up with her two brothers. The actress is known for playing a Hogwarts student in the third Harry Potter film installment titled Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Meanwhile, she has started a career in vlogging with her YouTube channel called "Meet the Parkers".

How much is Tom Parker's net worth?

At the time of his death on 30th March 2022, his net worth of Tom Parker was $8 million. Parker had managed to earn such a huge fortune through his successful music career. A major part of his earnings, he used to get from The Wanted's album sales and revenues. Hawkins also used to make millions from his own album sales, world tours, and concerts. 

How tall is Tom Parker?

Tom Parker was 5 ft 10 inches tall and his body weight was 68 Kg. He was a very handsome man with a punky dressing style. He used to look sexy and attractive in his buzz hair cut which was dark brown in color. He had a pair of mesmerizing Dark Brown-colored eyes. He had tattoos carved on his chest and abdomen area. 

Facts About Tom Parker

  • #1He was a fashion Lover.
  • #2He preferred dogs over cats.
  • #3He was a batman fan.
  • #4His hobbies include swimming and playing video games.
  • #5He loved to drink beer.
  • #6His family photo was placed on the cover of OK magazine.
  • #7He was fond of Traveling to new places.
  • #8Halloween was his favorite festival.
  • #9 Take That II was his first band.
  • #10He went on to audition for The X Factor but did not get past the first round.

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