SOPHIE Lloyd has become a big name in the music industry.
The guitar player found fame on YouTube and has since gained a large following across multiple social media platforms.
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images – GettySophie Lloyd performing with Machine Gun Kelly and Justin Lyons at the 2023 Sports Illustrated Super Bowl Party in Scottsdale, Arizona, on February 11, 2023[/caption]
Who is Sophie Lloyd?
Lloyd was born on September 2, 1996, in London, United Kingdom.
According to Famous Birthdays, her mother is named Sue and is a Pilates instructor.
The 27-year-old is a guitarist for Machine Gun Kelly, and her sound style has been heavily influenced by metal and punk.
As discussed in the ‘Biography’ section of her website, Lloyd has had an interest in music since she was a kid.
It states that when she arrived home from school, Lloyd practiced playing on her Yamaha Pacifica guitar for five hours each day.
The musician said: “I started playing guitar when I was around 10 years old after listening to Led Zeppelin in the car with my dad.
“Because I was a bit of an outcast, I had a lot of time to practise and this gave me an escape from reality, helped me overcome my anxieties and really gave me a sense of fulfilment.”
Her website also notes that in 2018, Lloyd graduated from BIMM Institute and received ” a First Class Honours BMus in Popular Music Performance.”
How many followers does Sophie Lloyd have on social media?
Lloyd has amassed a large social media following.
She has 848K subscribers on her YouTube channel and over 770K followers on her Instagram page, @sophieguitar_.
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images – GettyFrom left to right: Justin Lyons, Machine Gun Kelly, SlimmXX, Sophie Lloyd, Steve “Baze” Basil, and ROOK at the 2023 Sports Illustrated Super Bowl Party in Scottsdale, Arizona, on February 11, 2023[/caption]
Her Facebook account, @SophieGuitar, has 522K followers.
Who inspired Sophie Lloyd?
Lloyd has been influenced by multiple artists and bands.
As also discussed on her website, in addition to Led Zeppelin, the star has found inspiration in Black Label Society, Pantera, Iron Maiden, the Offspring, and Misfits.
She has also been inspired by Rory Gallagher and Joe Bonamassa.