Tom Verlaine Biography and Family Members

Guitarist Tom Verlaine, who rose to fame in the 1970s New York punk scene as the frontman of rock band Television, has died at the age of 73. Today we will know about his Short biography – His Personal Information, about his family members, love life , career and many more.

Tom Verlaine Biography and Family Members
Tom Verlaine Biography and Family Members

Tom Verlaine  Parents : Father and Mother

Tom Verlaine was born on December 13, 1949 in Morristown, New Jersey, United States  to a French father “Victor  Miller” and an American mother ” Lillian Miller” . Tom Verlaine Parents had Two kids – a Son Named Tom Verlaine and a Daughter whose Name is Unknown. Tom Verlaine was raised in Manhattan with his older sister. Tom was born to a Jewish family.

Father’s Name

Victor  Miller

Mother’s name 

Lillian Miller

Tom Verlaine  Siblings : Brother and Sister

Tom Verlaine has an older sister whose Name is Not Known.


One Sister

Brother’s Name


Sister’s Name

Not Known

Tom Verlaine Personal Information :

Verlaine was born Thomas Miller in New Jersey, but adopted his stage name in homage to the French symbolist poet, Paul Verlaine.


American singer, guitarist, and songwriter

Full name

Thomas Miller

Stage name 

Tom Verlaine

Date of birth 

 December 13, 1949

Age on 2023

73 Years (At Death Time)

Birth place 

Morristown, New Jersey, United States



Death Date 

January 28, 2023,

(Death Place : New York City, U.S)

(Cause of Death: Long time Brief illness)








6 feet 4 inches



Net worth (approx)

$3 million


High School




Tom Verlaine Relationship, Marital Status and Wife Name

Tom Verlaine Was Married or not,no information about it but  Tom Verlaine and Patti Smith allegedly had a relationship when they were both active in the fledgling New York punk scene, according to The Guardian.
Patti is also a singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who is one of the most significant figures in the punk rock movement.

Marital Status

Not Known

Ex Girlfriend

Patti Smith

Spouse (Fiance)

Patti Smith
Patti Smith

Tom Verlaine  Kids/ Childrens : Son and Daughter


Not known

Son’s Name


Daughter’s Name


Tom Verlaine  Career and Trivia :: 


American singer, guitarist, and songwriter

Best Known For

Frontman of the New York City rock band Television

At age six, a singer relocated to Wilmington, Delaware, with his family. Then, he started learning the piano. He learned to play the guitar at the age of 12.

The guitarist went to high school with fellow punk icon Richard Hell, and together they founded Television in 1973 alongside guitarist Richard Lloyd. Its 1977 debut “Marquee Moon” is “one of the greatest albums of the punk era,” according to Rolling Stone magazine.

Awards And Records :

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