Paul Prenter

Paul Prenter

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Paul Prenter was the former manager of Freddie Mercury. Moreover, British singer Freddie Mercury was a songwriter and record producer. Freddie was famous for his rock band known as “Queen”. And Freddie was the main lead singer of the band.

Early Life and Childhood

Paul Prenter was born in 1946 in London, England, United Kingdom. Moreover, he belonged to British nationality and he holds the citizenship of England. Furthermore, he came from white Caucasian ethnicity and he was a Christian. Besides that, there is no more information regarding his birth date, parents, siblings, and his childhood life. Moreover, we can assume that he was well raised in his hometown by his parents as a child.

Talking about Paul’s educational life, there is no information regarding his academic qualification. Moreover, we can assume that he has completed his academic qualification from a well-known University of England.

Death

In  August 1991, Paul died at the age of 45 years old. Due to AIDS disease, he passed away three months before Freddie’s death.

Professional life

There is not much information regarding his early professional life, before involving in the “Queen” band. He used to be a radio DJ in Belfast, Northern Ireland, according to the news. Talking about his father Paul Prenter, he was a British Former manager of Freddie Mercury from London, England, from 1977 to 1986. Talking about his first met the prominent rock star Freddie Mercury at a bar in 1975.

After meeting the Queen lead singer, he quit his job and became a part of the managerial team of the famous band. He used to assist the musicians with their concerts and formed an especially strong bond with the frontman Freddie. Paul and Freddie’s story started well and became friends. According to sources, he was also a lover of Freddie.

Moreover, they shared a romantic relationship, which they kept a secret from the news and media for a few years. At the time of being the manager of Freddie, he used to help Freddie during his concerts. The relationship between the band and their promoter weakened after the launch of Queen’s album “Hot Room” in 1982. That album was not as successful as other Queen albums. As a result, the band member except Freddie blamed Paul for the album’s failure.

Members of the band blamed Paul for some of the management decisions, such as refusing the album radio promotion. Jim Hutton said that Paul sold the information about Freddie’s disease to the big newspaper, where he was paid 32,000 pounds by the paper. Again, he also sold several photographs of  Freddie with his various boyfriend. After that, it assumes that Paul Prenter and Freddie Mercury ended their professional and personal relationship after these events. Moreover, he continued managing the band for a few more years.

“Bohemian Rhapsody” movie

Paul Prenter

Caption: Paul Prenter character played by Allen Leech in the movie Bohemian Rhapsody (Source: The Sun)

“Bohemian Rhapsody” movie is a 2018 biographical drama, base on Freddie Mercury’s life. The movie talks about how Freddie joined the band and his musical career up to the ‘LIV AID’ concert. In the movie, actor Rami Malik has portrayed Queen band Lead singer Freddie Mercury. The movie’s Box office collection was 904 million dollars all over the world.

In the movie, the band manager portrays as the main villain character of Freddie. And the family members of Paul were displeased with the portrayal in the movie as manager.

Achievements and Net Worth

Talking about Paul’s awards and nominations, in his career, he had not won any awards and nominations.

He had earned a decent amount of money as a manager of the popular band “Queen”. At the of Paul’s death, his net worth estimates at around $2.5 million US dollars.

Relationship Status

Paul Prenter

Caption: Paul Prenter with legendary singer Freddie Mercury (Source: Facebook)

Talking about Paul’s relationship, he was unmarried till his death. Besides that, he was dating Queen band lead singer Freddie Mercury. After the band released the Queen’s album “Hot Space”, their relationship came to the end.

Talking about his rumor and controversy, as a manager of Queen band, he was blamed for the failure of Queen’s album “Hot Space”.

Body Measurement and Social media

Paul Prenter stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 60Kg. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. Moreover, his body measurements are 38-28-35.

In the 90s, there were no social media platforms.