Is a big fan of "Richard Laymer, the Copy Guy," a popular character created by Rob Schneider for "Saturday Night Live" . Sting was the first SNL host/musical guest to appear in a "Copy Guy" sketch; he later wrote the cast and crew a letter from "Sting. The Stingster. Der Stinglehoffer. Sting-a-ling-a-ding-dong. Sting-o. The Stingman."
Children: Joseph Sumner (b. 23 November 1976) and Fuschia Sumner (b. 17 April 1982) by Frances Tomelty; Mickey Sumner (b. 19 January 1984), Jake Sumner (b. 24 May 1985), Coco Sumner (b. 30 July 1990) and Giacomo Sumner (b. 17 December 1995) by Trudie Styler.
Winner of several Grammy Awards beginning with: "Reggatta De Blanc" (Best Rock Instrumental Performance / The Police) ; "Behind My Camel" (Best Rock Instrumental Performance / The Police) ; "Don't Stand So Close to Me" (Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal / The Police) ; "Brimstone and Treacle" (Best Rock Instrumental Performance / solo) ; "Synchronicity" (Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal / The Police) ; "Every Breath You Take" (Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal / Song of the Year / The Police) ; "Bring On the Night" (Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male / solo) ; "Soul Cages" (Best Rock Song / solo) ; "Ten Summoner's Tales" (Best Music Video-Long Form / solo) ; "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You" (Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male / solo) ; "Brand New Day" (Best Pop Album / Best Male Pop Vocal Performance / solo) ; "She Walks This Earth (Soberana Rosa)" (Best Male Pop Vocal Performance / solo) ; "Whenever I Say Your Name" (Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals / with Mary J. Blige)
Sting appeared in Threepenny Opera in Washington, D.C. in the 1980s.
His album with The Police, "Synchronicity", was the album that finally knocked Michael Jackson's "Thriller", the best selling album of all time, out of the number one spot it held for most of 1983.
The Police ended their last tour in early 1984 and only regrouped to play a few benefit dates in 1986. Their last performance to date was March 10, 2003 at their Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction. They have never announced an official breakup.
He was a member of Band Aid .
Filmed his son Jake's birth and put in his movie, Bring on the Night
The Police won the British Phonographic Industry Award for Outstanding Contribution in 1985.
Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, founded the Rainforest Foundation in 1988.
His album "Nothing Like The Sun" won the British Phonographic Industry Award for British Album in 1988.
Two of the songs he sang with The Police are also the titles of films starring Sandra Bullock: Demolition Man and Murder by Numbers .
Winner of the 1994 Brit Award for British Male Solo Artist.
Sting takes in an average of $2000.00 per day in royalties for this now 20 year old song "Every Breath You Take." The song is officially the most requested radio song of all time.
Winner of the 2002 Ivor Novello Award for International Achievement.
Winner of the 2002 Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution. Only Paul McCartney, John Lennon and Freddie Mercury have also won the award as a member of a band and as an individual.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002.
Performed for the BBC's annual Children in Need charity event.
He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Music.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of The Police) on 10 March 2003.
The 2005 winning horse of the Kentucky Derby, Giacomo, is named after Sting and Trudie's son of the same name. The owner of the horse, Jerry Moss, is good friends with Sting and recorded him on A&M Records.
Reunited with his former band-mates and performed at the 2007 Grammy Awards. The next day, The Police announced a worldwide tour in 2007, the first tour since 1986.