Gary Lightbody Net Worth

Gary Lightbody is famous for TOP songs. This singer has written many songs about love, life, struggle and everything else that people laugh, nod their head or cry to. Gary Lightbody is a Singer from American. Receiving domestic and worldwide recognition, Gary Lightbody can still be labelled a family person due to close relationships with Jack Lightbody, Lynne Lightbody, unknown Sarah Lightbody unknown. Of course it is hard to divide time between family matters and being an awesome singer, but Gary Lightbody manages to do that. But what about money? Does being a singer pays off? Sure thing, because Gary Lightbody has a net worth of $7 Million.

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Gary attended Rockport School, and after matriculating, would go to Campbell College. In 1994, he then went to Scotland to attend the University of Dundee, where he studied English literature.

While at uni, Lightbody formed the band called Shrug alongside Mark McClelland; eventually, they changed their name Polarbear as another band claimed their name. During the first years of their band, they added drummer Jonny Quinn and would later release two albums, “Songs for Polarbears” and “When It’s All Over We Still Have to Clear Up”. They started touring with other bands, and soon they would change their name again to Snow Patrol, continuing to release more music which has made them popular and increased Lightbody’s net worth.

Aside from his work with Snow Patrol, Gary has done DJ work; his style mixes various genres such as rock, hip hop, and house music. He also filled in for DJ Zane Lowe on his BBC radio show, and has been voted as best fill-in DJ by the show’s listeners. Gary has done two DJ mix albums including “The Trip: Created by Snow Patrol” and “Late Night Tales: Snow Patrol”. Additionally he wrote the song “What Are You Waiting For” for Freeform Five.

Lightbody has also done other projects. He’s done writing work for music magazines. He also has a music column called “Gary Lightbody’s Band of the Week”, as well as writing essays for The Huffington Post. In 2000, he formed the band The Reindeer Section which consists of 47 musicians from 20 different bands; the supergroup has released two albums entitled “Y’All Get Scared Now, Ya Hear!” and “Son of Evil Reindeer”. He’s also contributed music to other bands, including Mogwai, The Cake Sale, and The Freelance Hellraisers. In 2008, he wrote the song “Just Say Yes” for Nicole Scherzinger’s debut solo album. The following year, he began working on the side project Tired Pony – the band recorded their debut album in 2010. A few of his latest projects include performing with Ed Sheeran at the iTunes Festival, and appearing in the 10th season of “The X Factor” alongside Taylor Swift. All of these opportunities continued to build his net worth.

For his personal life, it is known that Gary likes to keep information about any romantic relationships private, and has admitted that he has trouble talking with women. He enjoys soccer and has supported both the Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland soccer teams. Gary is also very active in philanthropic work. He is part of the board of directors of the Oh Yeah Music Centre, supports the organization Save the Children, and has raised awareness of depression.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Gary Lightbody
  • Net Worth: $7 Million
  • Date Of Birth: June 14, 1976
  • Place Of Birth: Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland
  • Height: 6′ 2″ (1.88 m)
  • Profession: Singer
  • Education: Campbell College, University of Dundee
  • Nationality: American
  • Parents: Jack Lightbody, Lynne Lightbody
  • Siblings: Sarah Lightbody
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  • Music Groups: Snow Patrol (Since 1994), Tired Pony (Since 2009)
  • Nominations: Grammy Award for Album of the Year
  • Movies: The Snow Patrol Phenomenon, Made in Belfast


  • Attended one of Northern Ireland’s most prestigious schools Campbell College.
  • Took part in the Band Aid 20 re-recording of “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”. [November 2004]


Title Year Status Character
Deutschland sucht den Superstar 2008 TV Series writer – 2 episodes
Fields of Fuel 2008 Documentary writer: “You’re All I Have” 2005
Grey’s Anatomy TV Series writer – 3 episodes, 2005 – 2006 performer – 2 episodes, 2006 – 2007
Idols 2007 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Australian Idol 2007 TV Series writer – 2 episodes
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2007 TV Series writer – 1 episode
The Jane Austen Book Club 2007 writer: “You’re All I Have”
Anatomía Unplugged 2007 TV Movie documentary writer: “Chasing Cars”
Gavin & Stacey 2007 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Spider-Man 3 2007 writer: “Signal Fire”
The Invisible 2007 writer: “Open Your Eyes”, “You’re All I Have”
SingStar Pop 2007 Video Game writer: “Chasing Cars”
Saturday Night Live 2007 TV Series lyrics – 1 episode
The Nines 2007 writer: “The Finish Line”
Jericho 2006 TV Series writer – 1 episode
The Last Kiss 2006 writer: “Chocolate”
Comeback Season 2006 writer: “You Are My Joy”
The Loop 2006 TV Series writer – 1 episode
American Pie Presents: Band Camp 2005 Video writer: “How To Be Dead”
The O.C. 2005 TV Series writer – 1 episode
The Chumscrubber 2005 writer: “Run”
Six Feet Under 2004 TV Series writer – 1 episode
One Tree Hill 2004 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Camp 2003 writer: “Last Song on Blue Tape”, “On/Off”
Hoy nos toca 2017 TV Series writer – 1 episode
The Voice 2015-2016 TV Series writer – 4 episodes
Britain’s Got More Talent 2016 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Britain’s Got Talent 2007-2016 TV Series writer – 4 episodes
Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru 2016 Documentary writer: “Run”
Holy Hell 2016 Documentary writer: “Chasing Cars”
Bates Motel 2015 TV Series writer – 1 episode
The Brit Awards 2015 2015 TV Special writer: “Bloodstream”
An Open Secret 2014/I Documentary writer: “A Call to Arms”
Dumb and Dumber To 2014 writer: “All Things All at Once”
Cake 2014/II performer: “Halo”
Daily Ukulele 2014 TV Series short writer – 1 episode
TURN: Washington’s Spies 2014 TV Series performer – 1 episode
Just Before I Go 2014 writer: “Tell Me It’s OK”, “I Wear Your Heart On My Sleeve”
Force 2014 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Divergent 2014 writer: “I Won’t Let You Go”
Dancing on Ice TV Series performer – 3 episodes, 2010 – 2014 writer – 3 episodes, 2010 – 2014
The Letters 2014/II writer: “Run”
The X Factor TV Series writer – 6 episodes, 2004 – 2013 performer – 1 episode, 2013
The Voice of the Philippines 2013 TV Series writer – 1 episode
The Office 2013 TV Series music – 1 episode
Divorce 2013 TV Series writer – 2 episodes
The Vampire Diaries 2013 TV Series writer – 1 episode
The Mistress 2012/I writer: “Chasing Cars”
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno TV Series lyrics – 1 episode, 2012 music – 1 episode, 2012
Music Nuggets 2012 TV Series writer – 1 episode
No me la puc treure del cap 2012 TV Series writer – 1 episode
EastEnders 2011 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Fina Estampa 2011 TV Series writer: “Called Out in the Dark”
Hall Pass 2011 writer: “Just Say Yes”
Just Go with It 2011 writer: “Chasing Cars”
X Factor 2010 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman TV Series writer – 1 episode, 2010 lyrics – 1 episode, 2009 music – 1 episode, 2009
Being Erica 2009-2010 TV Series writer – 2 episodes
Dancing with the Stars 2010 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Killers 2010 writer: “Just Say Yes”
De wereld draait door 2010 TV Series writer – 1 episode
The Last Song 2010 writer: “Shut Your Eyes”
Live from Studio Five 2009 TV Series writer – 2 episodes
Crashpoint – 90 Minuten bis zum Absturz 2009 TV Movie lyrics: “Crack the Shutters” – uncredited / music: “Crack the Shutters” – uncredited
In Plain Sight 2009 TV Series writer – 1 episode
America’s Got Talent 2009 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Divas II 2008 TV Movie writer: “Run” – uncredited
Title Year Status Character
Taylor Swift: The Last Time 2013 Video short Gary Lightbody
Game of Thrones 2013 TV Series Bolton Soldier
Made in Belfast 2013 Barman
Alex Zane’s GuestList 2008 TV Series
Title Year Status Character
Out of Innocence 2016
An Open Secret 2014/I Documentary
Title Year Status Character
Good Vibrations 2012 executive producer
Title Year Status Character
Cake 2014/II the producers wish to thank
Title Year Status Character
The X Factor 2013 TV Series Himself – Special Guest
Sunday Brunch 2013 TV Series Himself – Guest
Boombox All Access with Snow Patrol 2012 TV Movie Himself
Music Nuggets 2012 TV Series Himself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2011 TV Series Himself
Breakfast 2010 TV Series Himself – Tired Pony
De wereld draait door 2010 TV Series Himself – Snow Patrol
The Greatest Songs of the Noughties 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
Xposé 2009 TV Series Himself
Children in Need Rocks the Royal Albert Hall 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself – Performer
Songbook 2009 TV Series Himself
Saturday Night Live 2007 TV Series Himself
Popworld 2006 TV Series Himself
The Album Chart Show 2006 TV Series Himself
Top of the Pops 2006 TV Series Himself
The 2nd Meteor Ireland Music Awards 2005 TV Special Himself / Performer / Award Winner (as Snow Patrol)
Snow Patrol: Live at Somerset House 2004 Video documentary
The Frank Skinner Show 2004 TV Series Himself – Performer
Tim Lovejoy and the Allstars 2004 TV Series Himself
CD:UK 2004 TV Series Himself
T4 2004 TV Series Himself
Glastonbury Calling 2004 TV Series documentary Himself – Performer
In the Know 2004 TV Series Himself
The Meteor Ireland Music Awards 2004 2004 TV Special Himself – Performer (as Snow Patrol)
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
Brit Awards 2005 2005 TV Special Nominee ‘Best British Group’ (as Snow Patrol)