Facts of Tom DeLonge
|Full Name:||Tom DeLonge|
|Age:||45 years 1 months|
|Birth Date:||December 13, 1975|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius|
|Birth Place:||Poway, California, USA|
|Father's Name:||Thomas DeLonge Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||Connie Delonge|
|Marital Status:||In Relation|
|Siblings:||Two (Shon DeLonge and Kari DeLonge)|
|Education:||Rancho Bernardo High School|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 3 inches (1.90m)|
|Net Worth:||$90 million|
|Award:||MTV’s Video Award|
|Hair Color:||Light brown|
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Tom Delonge is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is the former guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the popular American rock band Blink-182.
He is also an author, actor, record producer, and filmmaker which makes him a multitalented artist.
- 1 What is Tom DeLonge famous for?
- 2 How old is Tom DeLonge? Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
- 3 Education History
- 4 All about Tom’s Career
- 5 Why Tom left Blink-182?
- 6 Box Car Racer
- 7 Angels and Airwaves, Art Projects, Business
- 8 Net Worth and Salary
- 9 Awards and Nomination
- 10 Rumors and Controversy
- 11 Tom DeLonge dating Marie? Girlfriend, Relationship
- 12 How tall is Tom DeLonge? Weight, Hair color
- 13 Social Media Appearance
- 14 Did You Know?
What is Tom DeLonge famous for?
- As an American musician, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.
- He is the former guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the popular American rock band Blink-182.
How old is Tom DeLonge? Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
Tom DeLonge was born Thomas Matthew DeLonge on December 13, 1975, in Poway, California, the United States. Currently, his age is 45 years old. His father is Thomas DeLonge Sr., who is the director of the oil business and mother, Connie Delonge, who is a mortgage broker.
He has two siblings, Shon DeLonge and Kari DeLonge. Tom holds an American nationality and Caucasian ethnicity. Since childhood, growing in the suburb of California, Tom was into skateboarding and was a very mischievous kid. When he started playing skateboarding in third grade, he would spend most of his time playing.
During school days, he was not academically sound but was very talented and interested in extra-curriculum activities. Tom always wished to become a firefighter and took part in the Cadets programs of San Diego.
Likewise, he was not much into music at first, however, after he received trumpet at the age of 11 as a Christmas present slowly his interest raised in music. Similarly, Tom received his first guitar as a Christmas present by two of his sixth-grade friends. His interest in guitar came after he took a friend’s guitar in a camp.
Additionally, Tom painted his hair into purple and also started practicing guitar day and night loudly in his room. Furthermore, he tried to form a musical band named ‘Big Oily Men’ which was a single-man band with members persuade by him.
In addition, Tom was very much occupied in skateboarding and music. He stated, ‘As long as I got that C, I wouldn’t try one minute extra to get a B, I just cared about skateboarding and music’. However, after the unfortunate separation of his parents’ relationship, shortly after that his mom lost her job and he started working to earn money.
Similarly, Tom started working in the building after high school, likewise, he used to drive around a diesel truck handling concrete and piping. Moreover, Tom was expelled from Poway High School for getting drunk in school and playing basketball while drunk.
Talking about his educational history, he is a high school dropout. Tom was restricted from Poway High School and then was transferred to Rancho Bernardo High School.
All about Tom’s Career
After transferring to Rancho Bernardo High School, Tom met Mark Hoppus and Scott Raynor during senior high school. Moreover, he formed the famous American rock band Blink-182 along with bassist Mark Hoppus and drummer Scott Raynor.
Initially, they tried to name the band ‘Duct Tape, Figure 8 but ultimately came with name Blink. Moreover, after another band raised it’s copyright concerns they had to add 182 which became the best known pop-punk band of the 90s.
Likewise, their first demo album ‘Flyswatter was shot on Scott Raynor’s bedroom. Tom used to make random calls to the school and convince them about their band that it is an anti-drug awareness band and would play their music during lunch breaks in school. Similarly, they released their third and demo album ‘Buddha’.
It was made with the help of a local store manager Pat Secor in 1994. Likewise, the group released another album ‘Cheshire Cat’ in 1995. However, they finally became famous after releasing the album ‘Dude Ranch’ in 1996 with MCA.
As the group slowly gaining popularity after the hit ‘Dude Ranch’, slowly the band started facing problems after Scott started developing dinking problems and started missing tours. Unfortunately, the band fired its original member and hire Travis Barker as the drummer from the band Aquabats. Likewise, after Travis joined the band moved into the studio along with producer Jerry Finn to work on their third album ‘Enema of the State’. It was later released in June 1999.
Furthermore, this album became the hit album of Blink 182 which ultimately rose them into stardom. This album has three singles, ‘What’s my age again?’, ‘All the Small Things’, ‘Adam’s Song’. Moreover, these albums became a hit and it quickly took over hit music show MTV, and also radio stations. Likewise, the album also sold over 15 million copies of its album worldwide.
Tom left his band Blink-182 in the year 2015 after 23 years of togetherness. Moreover, he left the band earlier in the year 2005 too but again returned in the year 2009. But after Tom left the band in 2015 he never looked back after that. He says his decision to leave the band was to focus on career and assures to fan that he still is in good connection with his former band-mates. Furthermore, he has not disclosed any information regarding it.
Box Car Racer
During the year 2002, while the band was facing internal dispute among its band members, Tom created a post-hardcore punk-inspired band Box Car Racer. He formed the band along with Travis Barker and David Kennedy who was later replaced by Anthony Celestino.
However after Tom referred the band as an experimental thing, Blink 182 band Mark felt betrayed by the Boxcar racer which resulted in conflict in the band. Likewise, a year later, the band re-assembled to produce a self-entitled album, ‘Blink-182’ in 2005.
The band then released high-charted lead singles like ‘Feeling This’ and ‘I Miss You’ which became the second number one hit on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. Furthermore, with internal disputes and dissatisfaction with each other, it resulted in the separation of the band.
Angels and Airwaves, Art Projects, Business
Besides the music band, Tom has a career besides the band. After leaving the band, he pursued his interest in other Terrestrial Life to prove the existence of aliens. Currently, Tom is busy with his projects with ‘To the Stars Academy of Arts and Science’ by the former band members of Blink 182. Likewise, he also opened a website named ‘Strange Times’ which is about extraterrestrial life, paranormal activity, cryptozoology, and conspiracy theories.
Furthermore, Tom founded a website, Loserkids.com specializing in youth-branded apparel. Likewise, he along with his childhood friend Dylan Anderson established a clothing brand Atticus Clothing. Similarly, he also founded a rock and roll inspired shoe company, ‘Macbeth Footwear’.
Net Worth and Salary
He has an estimated net worth of $90 million. He has earned it through his career as a musician, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Awards and Nomination
His hit singles, ‘The Rock Show’, ‘Stay Together for the Kids’, and ‘First Date’ from which they received MTV’s video awards.
Rumors and Controversy
In 2015, Blink182’s singer Mark Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker announced that Tom had left the band and was no longer in the band.
However, controversy sparked when DeLonge posted in his Instagram responding that he had not left the band termed it as dysfunctional’.
Tom DeLonge dating Marie? Girlfriend, Relationship
He had divorced Jennifer Jenkins. The high school couple separated after years of relationship. Tom met Jennifer during high school and started dating in the year 1996. Likewise, he married his lover on May 26, 2001, at Coronado, California on San Diego Bay.
They have two children together. However, their relationship could not be successful and Tom filed for divorce in the year 2019. Currently, he is dating, Marie who is often featured on his Instagram.
How tall is Tom DeLonge? Weight, Hair color
He has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and weighs is 78Kg. He has light brown hair and black eyes.
Social Media Appearance
Tom is active in social media. His Twitter account is @tomdelonge and has 712.5K followers till April 2020 which he joined in February 2009. Likewise, he also has an Instagram account @tomdelonge with 774K followers. He has even signed up the account on Facebook has more than 600k followers.
Did You Know?
- He worked a series of odd jobs such as laying concrete and piping until Blink-182 signed with MCA Records in 1996.
- Angels and Airwaves guitarist David Kennedy was also the guitarist in his earlier band Box Car Racer.