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12th August 1949

Mark Knopfler

English guitarist

Mark Freuder Knopfler, is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and film score composer. He was the lead guitarist, lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Dire Straits, which he co-founded with his younger brother, David Knopfler, in 1977. He was born in Glasgow but raised near Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

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  • Age:
    71
  • Birthday:
    12th August 1949
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Star Sign:
    Leo
  • Place of Birth:
    Glasgow
  • Country:
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland