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Loyle Carner

Loyle Carner is an English hip-hop musician. Loyle Carner released his debut album, Yesterday’s Gone, in 2017, which earned him a Mercury Prize nomination.

Early Life and Childhood

Loyle Carner was born on October 6, 1994, in South London, United Kingdom. His age is 29 years old as of 2023 and Carner is a naturalized British citizen who practices Christianity.

Similarly, his birth name is Benjamin Gerard Coyle-Larn,e and his birth sign is Libra currently, he is living in London. Carner and his younger brother, Ryan, were raised in South Croydon by his mother, Jean, a special education teacher, and his stepfather, Nik.

He has had little contact with his Guyanese father. Carner is of mixed ancestry. His stage name is a spoonerism of his surname, as well as a reference to his childhood struggles with ADHD and dyslexia.

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Caption: Loyle Carner with his mother during his childhood. Source: Instagram


Carner, at the age of 13, played a minor role in the 2008 film 10,000 BC. He began his secondary education at Whitgift School in South Croydon on a scholarship, then went on to study at the Brit School and began his acting studies at the Drama Centre.

After his stepfather died of a sudden unexpected death of epilepsy (SUDEP) in 2014, he dropped out of the Drama Centre to focus on his music.

Loyle Carner – Net Worth 2024

Loyle Carner is a professional musician who has earned a considerable income via his work. Carner’s estimated net worth is around $1 million. Also, Carner’s annual salary is $150k per year and his source of income is mainly his music profession.

Career and Professional Life

Regarding his career, Carner made his official debut in October 2012, supporting British rapper MF DOOM at The Button Factory in Dublin, Ireland. In September 2014, he released his first extended play, A Little Late, which was well-received by music critics.

Moreover, Carner opened for American rapper Joey Badass on his UK tour and went on to perform at the 2015 UK festival season, including Glastonbury. In October, he appeared on Huw Stephens’ BBC Radio 1 show as part of the Piano Sessions series. Carner was named one of the BBC’s Sounds of 2016 artists.

Likewise, he opened for American rapper Nas at the O2 Academy Bristol in August 2016. Later that year, he collaborated on a performance with poet Kae Tempest. Yesterday’s Gone, Carner’s debut album was released on January 20, 2017.

Music critics praised it, and The Independent named it the album of the year. Moreover, in 2018, he was nominated for two Brit Awards: British Breakthrough Act and British Male Solo Artist.

He was supposed to perform on BBC Radio 1 in February 2018, but he had to cancel due to a disagreement over a cover song selection.

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Caption: Loyle Carner singing in a concert. Source: Networth Height

Brand Endorsements

Loyle Carner is the Nature Needs Heroes brand ambassador. Loyle Carner’s contribution as an ambassador also includes the presentation of a two-part documentary co-produced by MTV UK and Timberland that sheds light on the urban greening project and will air on MTV UK later this year, with plans for a possible follow-up next spring.

Awards and Nominations

After touring with various rappers, he released his debut album, Yesterday’s Gone, in 2017, which earned him a Mercury Prize nomination. In April 2019, he released his second album, Not Waving, but Drowning. Carner has been nominated for two Brit Awards throughout his career.

Relationship Status

Loyle Carner may be single and not dating anyone right now. Also, Carner hasn’t been married before and doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements. Moreover, Carner has no children and it is seen that Carner is quite happy being single at the moment. Moreover, there is no indication on Carner’s social media that he is in a relationship


Loyle Carner, a British rapper, performed at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom on Sunday night, but his performance isn’t the reason he’s gone viral. Loyle Carner ejected a fan for allegedly shouting sexist remarks at a support act.

Body Measurements

Talking about Carner’s height he is 5 Feet 11 inches tall and weighs 65kg. Moreover, Carner’s eye color is brown and his hair color is black. Also, Carner’s shoe size is 10(US).

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Caption: Loyle Carner featuring in his album. Source: Instagram

Loyle Carner – Social Media

Loyle Carner is very active on Instagram. He has 413k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @loylecarner. Similarly, his Twitter handle @loylecarner is followed by 111.9k followers. His Facebook account is @LoyleCarner and has 100k followers.