Marcus Mumford Biography: Wife, Age, Net Worth, Family, Movies, Weight, Children, Parents, Brother

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Marcus Oliver Johnstone Mumford (born January 31, 1987) is a multi-talented artist from both America and Britain. He is celebrated as the frontman of the acclaimed folk ensemble Mumford & Sons. 

Widely recognized by his stage name, Marcus Mumford, he wears many hats as a singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. Beyond his captivating vocals, Marcus showcases his instrumental versatility by proficiently wielding the guitar, drums, and mandolin within the band’s eclectic repertoire, cementing his status as a musical force to be reckoned with.

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Full Name: Marcus Oliver Johnstone Mumford
Stage Name: Marcus Mumford
Born: 31 January 1987 (age 37 years old)
Place of Birth: Yorba Linda, California, United States
Nationality: American, British
Education: University of Edinburgh
Height: 1.82 m
Parents: John Mumford, Eleanor Mumford
Siblings: James Mumford
Spouse: Carey Mulligan (m. 2012)
Girlfriend • Partner: Laura Marling (2009-2010)
Children: Evelyn Grace Mumford, Wilfred Mumford
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
Net Worth: $10 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Marcus Mumford, a talented singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer, was born on January 31, 1987. Hailing from the sunny city of Yorba Linda in California, Marcus was born to English parents named John Mumford (father) and Eleanor Mumford (mother).

Marcus‘ parents were active members of the Vineyard Churches, a Protestant evangelical group. Marcus has an elder brother named James Mumford, who has undoubtedly had a vital influence in defining his life experience, in addition to a loving family. 

As for his education, Marcus Mumford attended King’s College School and later pursued his studies at the prestigious University of Edinburgh, where he completed his academic endeavors.


Following Mumford & Sons‘ debut album, Sigh No More, in 2009, the band witnessed extraordinary commercial triumph, surpassing 3 million copies sold worldwide. Notably, it clinched the esteemed Brit Award for Best British Album in 2011 and received six Grammy Award nominations.

In 2012, Mumford & Sons unveiled their highly awaited second album, Babel, exceeding the success of their debut with over 6 million copies sold globally. This masterpiece earned the prestigious Album of the Year title at the 2013 Grammy Awards. Venturing into new sonic territories, the band explored rock and electronic influences with their third album, Wilder Mind, released in 2015.

Infused with a blend of genres, the album resonated with audiences worldwide, amassing over 1 million copies sold. In 2018, the revered British folk rock band delighted fans with their fourth album, Delta, marking a poignant return to their folk roots. The album’s heartfelt melodies captivated listeners globally, driving sales to over 200,000 copies.

Building on this success, the band’s frontman, Marcus Mumford, showcased his artistic versatility by releasing a self-titled solo album in 2022. The album garnered widespread acclaim, earning Mumford a coveted Grammy Award nomination for Best Rock Song for his mesmerizing single, Grace.

Awards & Nominations

Grammy Awards

  • 2014: Nominee, Best Music Film – Mumford & Sons: The Road to Red Rocks
  • 2013: Nominee, Best Song Written for Visual Media – “Brave”
  • 2013: Winner, Album of the Year – Babel (as part of Mumford & Sons)
  • 2013: Nominee, Best Rock Performance – “I Will Wait” (as part of Mumford & Sons)
  • 2013: Nominee, Best Americana Album – Babel (as part of Mumford & Sons)

Brit Awards

  • 2013: Winner, British Group (as part of Mumford & Sons)
  • 2011: Winner, British Album of the Year – Sigh No More (as part of Mumford & Sons)

Billboard Music Awards

  • 2013: Winner, Top Rock Album – Babel (as part of Mumford & Sons)

American Music Awards

  • 2012: Winner, Favorite Pop/Rock Album – Babel (as part of Mumford & Sons)

Emmy Awards

  • 2021: Nominee, Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music – Ted Lasso
  • Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA)
  • 2023: Nominee, HMMA Award
  • 2021: Nominee, HMMA Award

Social Media

  • Instagram: @marcusmumford
  • Twitter: @marcusmumford
  • Facebook: Marcus Mumford Official

Personal Life

Marcus Mumford, aged 37, and Carey Mulligan first crossed paths in 2011 when they both attended a captivating Mumford & Sons concert in the lively city of Nashville, Tennessee.

Instantly drawn to each other’s magnetic energy, they embarked on a romantic journey shortly after and decided to exchange vows in 2012, solidifying their deep love and commitment. 

As their beautiful love story unfolded, Marcus Mumford and Carey Mulligan were blessed with the arrival of two precious children who brought immense joy and fulfillment to their lives. Their daughter, Evelyn Grace Mumford, and son, Wilfred Mumford, complete their loving family unit and fill their hearts with boundless happiness.

Carey Mulligan unveiled the arrival of their third baby in her Vogue cover story. The name of the couple’s newborn, currently undisclosed, marks their addition in early 2023.

Marcus Mumford‘s romantic involvement with Laura Marling spanned from 2009 to 2010.


  • 2009 Sigh No More
  • 2012 Babel
  • 2015 Wilder Mind
  • 2018 delta

Solo Albums

  • 2022 (Self-titled)


  • 2014 The New Basement Tapes

Net Worth

Marcus Mumford, a well-known American-British singer-songwriter and musician, has amassed a net worth of around $10 million. His tremendous celebrity stems mostly from his role as lead vocalist of the highly acclaimed folk-rock band Mumford & SonsMarcus‘ captivating voice and exceptional musical talent have significantly impacted the industry.

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