Mark Knopfler  British Guitarist

Current Status

Kitty Aldridge and Mark Knopfler were married.


Mark Knopfler was previously married to Lourdes Salamone (1983 - 1993).

He has also been in relationships with Kathy White and Holly Vincent.

Mark Knopfler has 4 children, Benjamin, Joseph (28), Isabella (18) and Katya Ruby Rose (12).


Mark Knopfler is a 67 year old British Guitarist. Born Mark Freuder Knopfler on 5th August, 1949 in Glasgow, Scotland, he is famous for Dire Straits in a career that spans 1965-present. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Mark Knopfler is a member of the following lists: British car collectors, English people of Hungarian-Jewish descent and Alumni of Harlow College.


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Dating History

Partner Comparison

Mark Knopfler67 LeoGuitarist
Kitty Aldridge54Actress
Lourdes Salamone-
Holly Vincent-Singer
Kathy White-


Male9th November, 198728 years old
Female17th January, 199818 years old
Katya Ruby Rose
Female25th November, 200312 years old


Posted commentsView all comments (4)

babur soyluApr 29, 2009

why doesn`t he write simplier lyrics and popular lyrics like bruce springsteen?why doesnt he make faster and beautiful and simplier musics anymore?

GivernyApr 21, 2009

First marriage to Kathy White.

KellyJul 21, 2008

He was married twice before (Lourdes Salomone, and whoever it was b4 he was famohous).

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Mark Freuder Knopfler, OBE (born 12 August 1949) is a British singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer and film score composer. He is best known as the lead guitarist, lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Dire Straits, which he co-found...

Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship10 yrs
Shortest Relationship10 yrs
Average Relationship Length2 yrs, 6 mths
First Name Mark
Last Name Knopfler
Full Name at Birth Mark Freuder Knopfler
Age 67 years
Birthday 5th August, 1949
Birthplace Glasgow, Scotland
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dyed Black
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Musician
Occupation Guitarist
Claim to Fame Dire Straits
Music Genre (Text) Rock, Roots Rock, Celtic rock, Blues-Rock, Country
Music Genre Rock
Year(s) Active 1965-present, 1965–present
Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Resonator Guitar
Record Label Vertigo, Mercury, Warner Bros., Reprise
Associated Acts Dire Straits, The Notting Hillbillies, Chet Atkins, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris, Sonny Landreth, Sting
Official Websites
Brother David Knopfler (and former member of Dire Straits)
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