Mark Knopfler is a British guitarist, singer and songwriter. He was born on August 12, 1949 in Glasgow, Scotland and grew up in Newcastle, England. Mark is best known as the co-founder of Dire Straits alongside his brother David Knopfler. In addition to his musical career, he is also married to Kitty Aldridge.
With his distinctive guitar playing style and soulful vocals, Mark has left an indelible mark on the music industry. His contributions to Dire Straits' success are legendary, with hits like "Sultans of Swing" and "Money for Nothing" becoming iconic rock anthems.
Throughout his solo career, Mark has continued to captivate audiences with his storytelling abilities through songwriting. His talent as a musician and songwriter has earned him numerous accolades and recognition from both critics and fans alike.