Marcus Mumford Net Worth- Personal life, band’s success, solo career, Forbes list, & more

Marcus Mumford is a US-born British singer best known as the lead singer of the folk band Mumford & Sons. Other than being the lead vocalist, Mumford also plays guitar, drums, and mandolin for the band. To pursue a career in music, Marcus left college only after his first year of study. He formed the band along with its other members Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, and Winston Marshall. In his music career of over 15 years, Mumford has accumulated a significant amount of net worth close to $10 million. This article provides details such as Marcus Mumford’s net worth in 2024, his personal and professional life, his best songs, and much more.

Marcus Mumford Net Worth

NameMarcus Mumford
ProfessionSinger, songwriter
Net worth (as of 2023)$10 million (est.)

Marcus Mumford Personal Biography

Mumford was born on January 31 1987 in Yorba Linda, California, to Eleanor and John Mumford. Both his parents were international leaders of the Vineyard Churches. Marcus holds citizenship of both UK and US from birth. He has an older brother, James. Marcus grew up in southwest London where he attended King’s College School in Wimbledon. It was here that he met future band member Ben Lovett. Mumford was enrolled at the University of Edinburgh but left college to focus on his music career.

Since 2012, Marcus is married to his childhood pen pal Carey Mulligan with whom he reconnected as an adult. They both met while working on the film Inside Llewyn Davis and got married a few weeks after. The couple has two children.

Full nameMarcus Oliver Johnstone Mumford
ProfessionSinger, songwriter, musician, record producer
Years active2007 – present
GenresAmericana, folk rock, indie folk, alternative rock
BandsMumford & Sons, The New Basement Tapes
Age36 years
Date of birth31 January 1987
Place of birthYorba Linda, California, U.S.
Marital statusMarried
SpouseCarey Mulligan (2012 – present)
NationalityBritish, American
ParentsEleanor Mumford (mother) John Mumford (father)

Marcus Mumford Professional Career

Mumford began his career by playing drums for Laura Marling along with the members of his band. However, they were not a band at the time and only formed the band after the members gained experience of playing gigs and showed their interest in performing as a group. As a part of Mumford & Sons, Marcus produced four albums named Sigh No More (2009), Babel (2012), Wilder Mind (2015), and Delta (2018).

In 2013, Mumford sang a cover song for the Coen brothers’ film Inside Llewyn Davis, and in 2014, he was featured on the album Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes. Mumford has also co-written several tracks, the most popular being Kansas City, The Whistle Is Blowing,  Stranger, etc. In the same year, Marcus was also featured in the video When I Get My Hands on You and was also on the lead vocals.

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In 2022, Mumford announced his debut solo album Self-Titled which was released in September of the same year. The album featured prominent guests like Brandi Carlile, Phoebe Bridgers, Clairo, and Monica Martin. The track’s most popular song Cannibal was directed by the renowned director Steven Spielberg.

Mumford on Forbes List

Mumford has been included by the prestigious Forbes magazine in their 30 Under 30 list of music stars in December 2012. He made his name on the list owing to his achievements with the band.

Top 10 Songs of Marcus Mumford

Here’s a list of some of the most popular songs sung by Marcus Mumford:

  1. I Will Wait
  2. The Cave
  3. Little Lion Man
  4. Believe
  5. Guiding Light
  6. White Blank Page
  7. Babel
  8. Dust Bowl Dance
  9. The Wolf
  10. Roll Away Your Stone

Marcus Mumford on Social Media

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the net worth of Marcus Mumford in 2023?

$10 million (approx.)

Has Mumford and Sons broken up?

No. Although Marcus has recently released his solo album, he is still a member of the band.

Why the band is called Mumford and Sons?

Because Mumford was the leader and the band feels like a family.

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