Tanner Elle Schneider (born July 3, 1989), better addressed as Elle King, is a multifaceted American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.
She is also an actress, social media, and television personality. Her music has a country, soul, rock, and blues feel.
RCA published the Elle King EP in 2012, and one of its songs, Playing for Keeps, is the theme song for VH1’s Mob Wives Chicago series.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Tanner Elle Schneider|
|Stage Name:||Elle King|
|Born:||3 July 1989 (age 33 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Parents:||Rob Schneider, London King|
|Husband • Spouse:||Andrew Ferguson (m. 2016–2017)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||Dan Tooker|
|Children:||Lucky Levi Tooker|
|Occupation:||Singer • Actress|
|Net Worth:||US$4 million|
Early Life & Education
Elle King was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on July 3, 1989. She was born to Rob Schneider (father), a former Saturday Night Live cast member, and London King (mother), a former model. She has a brother named Noah King.
Her mother, London King, remarried after her parents separated. She grew up in Ohio, between the cities of Wellston and Columbus. Her stepfather, Justin Tesa, gave her a record by The Donnas, an all-female hard-rock band when she was nine years old.
This was a huge milestone in her career as a musician. Afterward, she began listening to The Runaways and Blondie. Elle King also made her first acting debut in a titled film Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo alongside her stepfather.
Elle King began playing guitar at the age of 13 and grew up listening to Otis Redding, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Etta James, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, and Earl Scruggs.
Hank Williams and Earl Scruggs‘ country and bluegrass music motivated her to pick up the banjo. During her teenage years, she attended Buck’s Rock camp in Connecticut, where she starred successfully in several musicals.
At the moment, there are no valid details concerning the educational background of Elle King.
In January 2016, Elle King began dating Andrew Ferguson. The pair met in a hotel lobby in London and got engaged on a sailing excursion across San Francisco Bay twelve days later.
They got married on February 14, 2016. On May 15, 2017, they announced their intention to divorce after Andrew Ferguson allegedly held Elle King by the throat and threatened to murder her on April 23, 2017.
Andrew Ferguson was arrested and charged with felony domestic assault, though the allegation was eventually withdrawn. In late 2017, Elle King and Andrew Ferguson had a brief reconciliation.
Elle King has had a new relationship with Dan Tooker since October 2018.
It was confirmed in 2021 that she was expecting her first child with tattoo artist Dan Tooker. Elle King gave birth to a boy named Lucky Levi Tooker on September 1, 2021.
Elle King made her first acting debut alongside her stepfather in a film titled Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo in 1999. She began performing around New York City at the age of 16, using a fake ID to get admission to local nightclubs.
She engaged in the local songwriting community and busked her way around town, honing her performing talents.
Peter Edge, the newly appointed Chairman of the RCA, then decided to sign Elle King. On March 13, 2012, her debut track titled Good To Be A Man was published as a digital download and a seven vinyl single. The Elle King EP, consisting of four songs, was released on RCA on June 12, 2012.
The EP was recorded in New York and produced by Andrew Baldwin and Chris DeStefano, including a tune produced by herself. Playing for Keeps, the EP’s opening tune was picked as the theme song for VH1’s Mob Wives Chicago series, which premiered on June 10, 2012.
Elle King has accumulated an estimated net worth of US$4 million in making her fortune through tours, record sales, and shows appearances.
- Instagram handle: @Elleking
- Twitter handle: @ElleKingMusic
- Facebook: Elle King
- YouTube: Elle King
- Ex’s & Oh’s
- Can’t Be Loved
- America’s Sweetheart
- I Told you I Was Mean
- Out Yonder
- The Let Go
- Baby Outlaw
- Little Bit Of Lovin’
- Good Thing Gone
- Where The Devil Don’t Go
- My Neck, My Back
- Another You
- Not Easy
- Song Of Sorrow
- Make You Smile
- Under The Influence
- No One Can Save You
- Last Damn Night
- Wild Love
- Good To Be A Man