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Full NameDouglas Payne Jr.
First NameDouglas
Last NamePayne Jr.
Birth NameDouglas Payne Jr.
Other NameDougie Payne
ProfessionMusician, Bassist
Birth CityGlasgow
Birth CountryScotland, The UK
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
SpouseKelly Macdonald (2003- Present, split in 2017)
No Of Children2
EducationGlasgow School of Art
Date of BirthNovember 14,1972
Age47 years
Amount$2 million

Dougie Payne, a Scottish musician shot to fame as the bassist & back vocals for the rock band Travis, formed in Glasgow in 1990. With the band, Payne has released 8 studio albums including BPI Platinum-certified The Man Who (1999) and The Invisible Band  

Apart from being a bassist, the Glasgow-born musician also penned some of the band's songs like The Score, Know Nothing and Good For Nothing.

Some of the famous songs of Dougie's bands include 'Why Does It Always Rain on Me?', 'Sing', 'Re-Offender' and 'Closer'.

How Much Dougie Payne Earns From His Music Venture?

Payne's music career began since he was a student in Glasgow School of Art & formed up the band named Glass Onion in 1990 later renamed to Travis.

According to many online sources, Dougie owns the net worth of $2 million as of November 2019

Surely, as a bassist for the popular Scottish band, the 47-year-old musician racks in a huge sum of money, though, is yet to unwrap his earning details.

Scottish bassist Dougie Payne is professional since 1990 & owns $2 million net worth
Scottish bassist Dougie Payne is professional since 1990 & owns $2 million net worth

Source: Decoupage TV

In comparison, the musician's worth is less than that of his former wife (separated & yet to file divorce) Kelly Macdonald, an actress who owns $4 million.

Well, the average salary of a musician in the UK is £30, 252 per year.

Released Debut Album After 7 Years of Band Formation: Way To Fame

Dougie along with the other band members Fran Healy (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Andy Dunlop (lead guitar, banjo, backing vocals) and Neil Primrose (drums, percussion), released their debut album Good Feeling on September 8, 1997, and became BPI Gold Certified.

Their mainstream success came with the released of the second album The Man Who (released on May 24, 1999), became 9-time BPI Platinum.

Moreover, Payne's band soon released back-to-back hit albums The Invisible Band (released on June 11, 2001, 4-time BPI Platinum) and 12 Memories (released on October 13, 2003, became BPI Platinum).

Scottish bassist for the band Travis, Dougie Payne performing in the concert
Scottish bassist for the band Travis, Dougie Payne performing in the concert

Source: Revolvy

As for a fact, the band Travis already was awarded the best band at the BRIT Awards and in NME Artist of the Year award in 2000.

So far, the band released 8 studio albums so far; their most recent album Everything at Once was released on April 29, 2016, which peaked No. 5 in the UK Chart.

Some famous singles released by Payne's band Travis include the UK Chart peaks, Turn (charted No. 8), Coming Around (charted No. 5), Sing (charted No. 3) and Closer (charted No. 10).

Did you know? Payne also played bass for  The Divine Comedy album 'Victory for the Comic Muse'.

Shared Residence In Los Angeles & London: Returned To Scotland

Currently, the Scottish bassist lives in Scotland, though, is yet to open up about his residence. 

Back in 2012, Dougie along with his (now former) wife Kelly Macdonald bought a house in Scotland for a reported £1 million in a Victorian villa in Glasgow.

Previously, before returning to Scotland, he & his now-separated wife used to divide residence in London apartment and in Manhattan’s trendy East Village apartment.

Dougie Payne's New York Apartment shared with now-separated wife Kelly sold on a £500,000 profit
Dougie Payne's New York apartment shared with now-separated wife Kelly sold on a £500,000 profit

Source: Daily Record

In 2016, their New York apartment featuring 3-bedroom and 1-bathroom was sold for £1.5 million, on a £500,000 profit. They had bought the property in 2012 for £1 million.

Father Of 2 Children: Split With Wife After 14 Years Of Marriage

Born on November 14, 1972, in Glasgow, Scotland, the Scottish bassist was married to actress Kelly Macdonald, an actress.

They exchanged vows on August 27, 2003, & split after 14 years in the split.

Dougie Payne and his wife Kelly Macdonald separated after 14 years of marriage
Dougie Payne and his wife Kelly Macdonald separated after 14 years of marriage

Source: Daily Mail

While in a relationship, the couple became parents to 2 children: Freddie Peter Payne (born on March 9, 2008) and Theodore William Payne (December 8, 2012).

Updated On Fri Nov 22 2019 Published On Fri Nov 22 2019 By CRM

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