Member of the 1990s British band Take That, the group whose album Progress became the fastest-selling album of the 21st century. The band's original five members were Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen, Jason Orange and Robbie Williams.
He was inspired to pursue a career in music when he saw Depeche Mode perform "Just Can't Get Enough." He made 18 pounds at his first professional gig.
He has sold over 40 million records worldwide and served as a judge on The X Factor (UK).
He married Dawn Andrews on January 12, 2000 and they had four children together, three daughters named Poppy, Emily and Daisy and a son named Daniel.
He appeared as the head judge on the British TV show The X Factor, which was created by Simon Cowell.