Rod Stewart bio, Songs, Children, Tour, Forever young, Net worth, Childhood, Facts
Who is Rod Stewart?
Rod Stewart's best known as the UK. And the US pop/rock singer-songwriter with a signature raspy voice, who played from the 1960s to the present day.
In the Early life of Rod Stewart
Singer-songwriter Rod Stewart was born Roderick David Stewart on 10 January 1945 in London, England. Born into a working-class family, Stewart excelled in soccer. He worked a series of strange jobs, including working as a serious digger, before his singing career began. In the 1960s, Stewart was part of several different bands. In 1966, he joined the blues-influenced Jeff Beck Group and experienced his first success. The band toured the United Kingdom and the United States and released two hit albums. In 1969, he joined what was known as the Faces. Ron Wood was one of his bandmates and became a Rolling Stones member.
In the Singing Career(Forever Young) of Rod Stewart
Fig: Rod Stewart as pop and rock singer
His introduction to rock and roll was to listen to Little Richard's 1956 hit The Girl Can't Help It and to watch Bill Haley & His Comets in concert. In January 1959, his father bought him a guitar, his first song to learn was a folk song, It Takes a Worried Man to Sing a Worried Song. He then bought Eddie Cochran's first record C' mon Everybody. In 1960, he joined a skiffle group with his school friends and played Lonnie Donegan and Chas McDevitt's hits. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, he became famous with The Jeff Beck Group, and then with Faces. His musical career began in 1962, after searching for a harmonica.
As a harmonica player, he joined the Dimensions and part-time vocalist in October 1963. In 1964, he joined Long John Baldry and the All Stars, signed a solo contract the same year and released his first single, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, in October. He continued his solo career with a group career, then released his debut solo album, An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down in 1969. His early albums were a fusion of rock, soul, folk music and R&B. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time and has sold over 100 million records worldwide. He has had six successively number one albums in the UK and a tally of 62 UK hit singles, 31 of which reached the top ten, six of which took the #1 position. He has 16 top ten singles in the US, four of which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. He was knighted in the 2016 Birthday Honors for music and charity services.
How much is the net worth of Rod Stewart?
Fig: Rod Stewart with his car
Rod Stewart has released numerous best selling albums and earned a tremendous net worth of around $ 235 million, according to celebrity net worth, in 2019.
In the Personal life(children) of Rod Stewart
Fig: Rod Stewart with his ex wife Rachel Hunter
Rod Stewart dated with numerous actresses and models. He has eight kids with five different partners. In 1963 he had a relationship with artist Susannah Boffey. They had a child together. In 1964, they dissolved their relationship. In 1979, she married Alana Hamilton and had two children together, and in 1984 she divorced. After their separation, the singer became involved in a relationship with model Kelly Emberg, but it did not last long and split up in 1990. In 1990, Stewart married Rachel Hunter and had two children together.
Facts of Rod Stewart
Stewart was a most talented footballer in the family and was a strong supporter of Arsenal FC at the time.e had an undistinguished record at Highgate Primary school and failed the eleven plus exam and at age 15 he left school and worked briefly as a silk screen painter.
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