Trudie Styler is an actress and film producer, who is better known as the wife of musician, Sting, whose real name is Gordon Sumner. Although on her own she has a thriving career in the entertainment business, many have come to recognize her thanks to her marriage to the more famous musician. The pair got married in 1992 after Sting’s first failed marriage and since then, they have remained ever close.
Profile of Trudie Styler
- Full Name: Trudie Styler
- Date of Birth: 6 January 1954
- Age: 68 years old
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Place Of Birth: Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England
- Nationality: English
- Education: North Bromsgrove High School,
- Profession: Actress
- Father: Harry Styler
- Mother: Pauline Styler
- Husband: Sting (1992)
- Children: Eliot Sumner, Mickey Sumner, Jake Sumner, and Giacomo Sumner.
- Net Worth: $550 million together with her husband
Quick Biography of Trudie Styler
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Trudie Styler was born on January 6, 1954, in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England. The 68 years old actress was born to her parents Pauline and Harry Styler. She was brought up in a very poor family in Stoke Prior with a father who initially worked as a farer before taking up a job as a factory worker.
As regards her education, Trudie styler went to North Bromsgrove High School, and from there. she later went to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School where she also trained.
Styler wanted to become an actress since she was a little girl and she got the chance to start in the theatre in the 1970s. She has come to appear in many other theatre productions and films including the following:
- Poldark (1977)
- The Mayor of Casterbridge (1978)
- Funny Man (1981)
- The American Bride (1986)
- Fair Game (1988)
- The Scold’s Bridle (1998)
- Me Without You (2002)
- Living Proof (2008)
- Paris Connections (2010)
- Pose (2019)
- With/In: Volume 2 (2021)
She Got Married To Sting After His First Marriage Ended in Divorce
Before the paths of Sting and Trudie first crossed, The Police band member was previously married to Northern Irish actress, Frances Tomelty. They got married in 1976 and were together until 1984 when they divorced.
At the center of the divorce drama between Sting and Tomelty was Trudie Styler whose affair with the then-married Sting led to his separation from his wife after she found out in 1982. More sad was the fact that Trudie and Tomelty were best friends. In 1984, Tomelty and Sting divorced.
Sting and Trudie continued with their romance and had three kids before they finally got married on 20 August 1992. Since then, they have remained together.
Fro his first marriage, Sting has two children; Joe Sumner who is a musician, and Fuschia Sumner who is an actress.
Their Marriage Is Blessed With 4 Children
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The marriage between Trudie and Sting is blessed with four amazing children; Eliot Sumner, Mickey Sumner, Jake Sumner, and Giacomo Sumner.
1. Mickey Sumner
Brigitte Michael Sumner is the first child of Sting and Trudie Styler. She was born on January 19, 1984, in London. Micky is an actress who is better known for her roles in Frances Ha.
In 2017, she got married to Chris Kantrowitz and four years later, it was reported that she filed for a divorce from him in 2021. They had a child together, Akira Rogue Kantrowitz.
2. Jake Sumner
Jake is the couple’s second child. He was born on 24 May 1985, which makes him now 37 years old. Unsurprisingly, he is also in the show business as a filmmaker and creative director. Jake is involved in directing music videos for musicians and also films. He is also an actor who appeared in the short film, The Back of Her Head Jake (2007).
3. Eliot Sumner
Eliot is the couple’s third child together. Eliot Paulina Sumner was born on July 30, 1990, which means they are now 32 years old. Born to parents who are very creative, Elliot has also followed in the footsteps of both parents as he is a talented musician and actor.
Although born female, Elliot revealed that they have always struggled with identifying with a particular gender and so they now go without a gender since to them, gender labels aren’t important.
Eliot has released a number of albums including The Constant (2010), Information (2016), and Nosferatu (2019). Eliot is also recognized as I Blame Coco, under which The Constant was released.
4. Giacomo Sumner
The last child of the actress and musician is Giacomo Sumner. Currently 26 years old, he was born on 17 December 1995.
Giacomo Sumner joined the movie business as an actor when he was only 11 years old. Through the years, he got to appear in a number of other productions but he surprised many in December 2021 when it was reported that he wanted to join the police force.
The irony is that his father once gained fame as a member of the musical group, The Police. Giacomo graduated from California Lutheran University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice before he applied to join the police force.
Other Unknown Facts About Sting’s Wife
She was nicknamed Scarface when she was in school
When she was a girl of 2, the beautiful actress was involved in an accident when a van hit her. For many years after that, she continued to have plastic surgery to fix her badly damaged face. This caused her schoolmates to nickname her scarface.
Her father died in 2000
Trudie Styler lost her father in 2000 when she was 46 years old. Harry Styler lost his life to lung disease.
Styler is a very rich woman
As regards her fortune, the actress and her husband are said to be very rich people who have an estimated net worth of more than $550 million. They made their fortune from their entertainment careers.