Marti Pellow Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Awards, Shows

June 21, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

Marti Pellow is a well-known Scottish singer, known for his powerful vocals and charismatic stage presence.

He rose to fame as the lead singer of the popular Scottish pop group Wet Wet Wet, where he remained for an impressive 28 years.

Despite the band’s initial split in 1997, Pellow returned to lead the group during their reformation in 2004.

However, in 2017, he announced his departure from the band, marking the end of his long-standing role as their frontman.


  • Full Name: Marti Pellow
  • Stage Name: Marti Pellow
  • Born: 23 March 1965
  • Age: 59 years old
  • Birthplace: Clydebank, United Kingdom.
  • Nationality: United Kingdom.
  • Occupation: Scottish singer
  • Height: 5’11
  • Parent: Margaret McLachlan and John McLachlan
  • Siblings: 1, John McLachlan.
  • Spouse: Eileen Catterson
  • Children: None
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $20 million

Early Life And Education.

Marti Pellow, a Scottish singer-songwriter and actor, was born on 23 March 1965 in Clydebank, United Kingdom.

He was raised by his parents, Margaret McLachlan and John McLachlan, and grew up with a brother named John McLachlan. Marti attended Clydebank High School.


Marti Pellow’s career can be divided into two main parts: his time with the band Wet, Wet, Wet, and his solo career. Wet, Wet, Wet was formed in Scotland in the early 1980s, originally named Vortex. The band became hugely successful in the late 80s and 90s with a string of pop hits including “Love Is All Around”.

During this time, Wet, Wet, Wet won awards and had a massive fanbase. However, Pellow left the band in 1997 to pursue a solo career. In 2004, the band reformed but Pellow departed again in 2017.

Marti Pellow’s solo career began in 1999, after his successful run as the lead singer of the band Wet Wet Wet. With the help of Chris Difford from Squeeze, Pellow released multiple solo albums that showcased his versatility as a musician, incorporating elements of pop, R&B, and even jazz.

In addition to his musical pursuits, Pellow also explored acting in musicals, performing on both the West End and Broadway stages. With over two decades of success as a solo artist, Pellow continues to make an impact in the music industry.

Awards and Nominations

  • WhatsOnStage Award for Best Performer in a Male Identifying Role in a Musical [This award category seems to be related to his acting career, though specific details about the nomination are unavailable.]

Social Media.

  • Instagram handle:@martipellowofficial
  • Facebook handle: @Marti Pellow
  • Twitter handle: @martiofficial

Personal Life

Marti Pellow, the former lead singer of the band Wet Wet Wet, has had a long-term partner, Eileen Catterson, for over 20 years. The couple first met in 1990 and have been together ever since. Despite being in the public eye, there is no information about Marti having any children.

During Marti’s struggle with heroin addiction, Eileen played a crucial role in supporting him through his recovery. Her love and dedication to him have been an integral part of his journey towards sobriety.


With Wet Wet Wet:

  • Popped In, Said Somethin’
  • Wet Wet Wet  
  • Holding Back the Tears
  • Picture This  
  • A Little More Time
  • Love Is All Around
  • Foreign Fields
  • 10  
  • Timeless  


  • Smile  
  • Between Hearts  
  • Back Again
  • Kokomo
  • Emotional Life  
  • He Is You  
  • Stardust  
  • Love Is My Religion
  • Mysterious  
  • Stargazer

Marti Pellow Filmography

  • Evita – TV movie
  • Chess – TV movie
  • Chicago – Theatre
  • Bojangles – TV movie
  • Billy Elliot the Musical – Theatre

Net Worth

Marti Pellow is best known for being the lead singer of the band Wet Wet Wet. He has also had a successful solo career and has appeared in musicals. With a net worth of $20 million, Pellow has established himself as a successful and talented musician.

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