Gary Clark Jr. - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 1, 2022

Gary Clark Jr.
Profession: Musician
Best Known For: Blak and Blu (album)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : February 15, 1984 (age 39)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Gary Clark Jr.
Birth Place: Austin, Texas, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Gary Lee Clark Sr.
Mother's Name: Sandi Clark
Siblings: 2

Shawn Clark (older sister)
Savannah Clark (older sister)

High School: Austin High School
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: April 16, 2016
Wife's Name: Nicole Trunfio
Children: 3

Zion Clark (son)
Gia &ldquo
Leblane Clark (daughter)
Ella Wolf Clark (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 72 kg (158.73 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Gary Clark Jr.?

Gary Clark Jr. is a musician by profession and American by nationality. Known for his fusion of blues, rock, and soul music, he is famed for his albums Blak and Blu, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, etc.

Gary Clark Jr – Age, Parents, Siblings

Gary Clark Jr.’s birth took place on February 15, 1984, in Austin, Texas, USA. He was born Gary Lee Clark Jr. to his father Gary Lee Clark Sr. and his mother Sandi Clark. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- older sister Shawn Clark and younger sister Savannah Clark. 

Growing up he sang church choir with his sisters.

young Gary Clark Jr. with his older sister (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Gary Clark Jr. attended Austin High School.

He is African-American by ethnicity. 

Gary Clark Jr. - Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

The musician got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Nicole Trunfio, which was announced on November 5, 2014.  Trunfio is an Australian-Italian model represented by IMG Models and is the founder and CEO of a jewelry line Erth Jewelry. The couple married on April 19, 2016.

Gary Clark Jr. and his wife have welcomed two children together- son Zion Clark on January 12, 2015, and daughter Gia “Gigi” Leblane Clark on January 15, 2018.

Nicole Trunfio announced in November 2019 via Instagram that she is 26 weeks pregnant with their third child and will be born in early 2020. In March 2020 the pair welcomed daughter Ella Wolf Clark.

As of now the couple living happily without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

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Gary Clark Jr., Nicole Trunfio with their two oldest children- posted 2019 (Image: Instagram)

Gary Clark Jr. - Career

Early Career

Gary Clark Jr. began playing guitar at the age of 12. Until his fateful meet with promoter Clifford Antone, he played small gigs throughout his teens. 

In 2010 he sang Jackson 5's I Want You Back for Sheryl Crow's album 100 Miles from Memphis. Just a year later, in April 2011 Rolling Stone declared Clark "Best Young Gun" in its Best of Rock issue.

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Albums, EPs

Over the years Gary Clark Jr. has released several albums and EPs. His first EP titled Gary Clark Jr. EP was released in 2010 followed by the release of EPs The Bright Lights and The Bright Lights EP Australian Tour Edition on August 9, 2011, and 2012 respectively.

As an artist Clark Jr. has released 5 studio albums- Worry No More (2001), 110 (2004), Blak and Blu (October 2012), The Story of Sonny Boy Slim (September 2015), and This Land (February 2019).

Moreover, Clark Jr.made his acting debut in John Sayles’ 2007 film Honeydripper.


Gary Clark Jr. has worked/collaborated with Alicia Keys, the Foo Fighters, ZZ Ward, Bun B, and Tom Morello, among others. He has also performed on live shows with Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Jeff Beck, and Buddy Guy, among others.

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Gary Clark Jr. (Image: Guitar)

Gary Clark Jr. - Awards, Nominations

Clark Jr. has won around 11 Austin Music Awards, and Blues Music Awards (2014, 2015), and earned 4 Grammy Award nominations in 2019.

Gary Clark Jr. - Net Worth, Salary

His net worth has been estimated to be around $4 million while the figure on his annual salary has not been shared with the public.

Gary Clark Jr. - Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media Gary Clark Jr. is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with several hundred thousand followers and counting, He also has an official webpage - and a self-titled YouTube channel with over 222k subscribers.

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