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Mick Jagger is known as an American rock star and cultural icon. He is most famous for being the lead singer of the legendary rock band, The Rolling Stones.

Fame

Background

Mick Jagger was born as Michael Phillip Jagger on July 26, 1943, in Dartford, England. The oldest child of an education instructor and a homemaker, Jagger was a decent student and prominent leader among his cohorts. He built up an enthusiasm for American blues and R&B music at an early age and got his first guitar at 14. As a youngster, Jagger started gathering blues records from any source he could find including Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. He and his companion Dick Taylor started a band called Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys with Jagger as its singer.

Career

Jagger and Taylor collaborated with guitarist Brian Jones, who needed to start his very own band. Piano player Ian Stewart was additionally an early member of what would turn into the Rolling Stones. By 1963, Charlie Watts had joined the band as its drummer and Taylor departed, replaced by Bill Wyman.

Under the leadership of their manager, Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones were showcased as a gathering of wild and crazy rockers. The band’s wild style helped them land a deal with Decca Records. Jagger was a key factor in the band's developing achievement, pulling in groups of onlookers with his stage shenanigans and sexual overtones.

Jagger, alongside with his bandmates, developed as an amazing songwriting. The Stones originally made the British charts in 1964 with a cover of Bobby Womack's "It's All Over Now." That same year, the band released their album and visited the United States, having their first American hit with "That Girl Belongs to Yesterday."

Personal Life

Relationships

Mick Jagger is a father of eight children. He has a little girl named Karis Hunt Jagger, born November 4, 1970, with actress Marsha Hunt. Around this time, Jagger ended up getting involved with Bianca Perez Moreno de Macias. The couple was married from 1971 to 1980 and gave birth to a little girl named Jade Sheena Jezebel on October 21, 1971.

In 1990, Jagger went on to marry long time sweetheart and model Jerry Hall. They had four children together. Their relationship finished in 1999 after Hall found that Jagger had a secret romance with model Luciana Gimenez Morad. After a paternity test result was produced, Jagger was revealed to be the father of Morad's child, Lucas Maurice Morad, who was born on May 18, 1999.

Date Modified: Aug 6, 2019

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