Eric Faulkner Bio, Age, Family, Married, Net Worth, Bay City Rollers, Illness

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Eric Faulkner Biography

Eric Faulkner born on October 21, 1953, is a Scottish guitarist, songwriter, singer, and a member of the Scottish pop band, the Bay City Rollers. He joined the band in 1972 as their guitarist.

Eric Faulkner Age

Faulkner was born on October 21, 1953, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is 67 years old as of early 2021.

Eric Faulkner Height

Faulkner stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs about 51 Kgs. At his age, Faulkner still looks good and maintains his body size. However, there are no other details about his body measurements.

Eric Faulkner Photo
Eric Faulkner Photo

Eric Faulkner Family

Faulkner was born at the  Edinburgh Royal Infirmary hospital and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was born to his parents whose information he has not yet disclosed. He went to Liberton High School in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Eric Faulkner Married

Faulkner is a happily married man. He is married to his wife Laurie Faulkner. However, there are no further details about their married life. Even though he is a public figure, he prefers to keep his personal life away from the spotlight.

Eric Faulkner Career

Faulkner joined the Bay City Rollers as their guitarist in 1972. He co-wrote more than half of their recorded catalog including “Money Honey” and “Love Me Like I Love You”. These two songs peaked at the UK Singles Chart. Prior to joining Bay City Rollers, he performed with KIP which was previously known as Sugar.

In the 1990s, Faulkner became the lead singer of the new version of Bay City Rollers. The band featured Alan Longmuir, Stuart Wood, and singer Karen Prosser. In addition, Faulkner performed with his own band The Eric Faulkner Co-operative. In 2006, Faulkner performed at the Guilfest with 3 Men & Black. He continued to perform with the group on their 2006 concert tour.

Faulkner went on to perform as a solo artist. He appeared at the Glastonbury Festival in support of British politician Tony Benn. His solo festival performances include The Acoustic Festival of Britain, Parkfest, and The Edinburgh Guitar and Music Festival. He also performed most of the old favorite Roller songs under the name Eric Faulkner’s Bay City Rollers.

Eric Faulkner Bay City Rollers

Faulkner joined the Bay City Rollers as their guitarist in 1972. During his time with the Rollers, he co-wrote more than half of their recorded catalog including “Money Honey” and “Love Me Like I Love You”.  In the 1990s, Faulkner became the lead singer of the new version of Bay City Rollers. The band featured Alan Longmuir, Stuart Wood, and singer Karen Prosser.

Eric Faulkner Illness

In February 2017, Faulkner was diagnosed with Viral Encephalitis which almost took his life. Fortunately, his recovery was rapid. However, he was left with post Encephalitis syndrome. He was able to record new music during his recovery.

Eric Faulkner Net Worth

Faulkner has an estimated net worth of $9 million. He has been able to create his own wealth through his successful career as a guitarist and singer.

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