Alex Turner is English musician, singer, and songwriter. With his own baritone vocal range, he is known as not only the core vocalist, guitarist, and principal songwriter of the English rock band Arctic Monkeys but also a solo artist with a side-project called The Last Shadow Puppets. Moreover, the soundtrack of the 2010 comedy-drama film Submarine was written as well as performed by himself.
He began playing piano at the very young age. He studied at Stocksbridge High School in Sheffield from 1997 to 2002. During his teen ages, he admired rap artists like Roots Manuva, rock bands such as The Strokes and The Libertines, and The Beatles. With the aim of pursuing his musical passion, he deferred Barnsley college for one year and worked as a barman at the Sheffield venue, The Boardwalk.
After being in a relationship with then-Goldsmiths College student
Johanna Bennettfor two years since 2005, he dated model and presenter Alexa Chungin July 2007. After that, he had a three-year relationship with actress Arielle Vandenbergfrom late 2011 to early 2014.