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Mick Jagger Fast Facts

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Read CNN’s Fast Facts on Mick Jagger and learn more about the singer, songwriter and Rolling Stones front man.
Birth place: Dartford, England
Birth name: Michael Philip Jagger
Father: Basil “Joe” Jagger, a teacher
Mother: Eva (Scutts) Jagger
Marriages: Jerry Hall (November 21,1990-August 13,1999, annulled); Bianca (Pérez Morena De Macías) Jagger (May 21,1971-November 2,1979, divorced)
Children: with Melanie Hamrick: a son, 2016;with Luciana Gimenez Morad: Lucas, 1999; with Jerry Hall: Gabriel, 1997; Georgia, 1992; James, 1985; Elizabeth, 1984; with Bianca (Pérez Morena De Macías) Jagger: Jade, 1971; with Marsha Hunt: Karis, 1970
Education: Attended the London School of Economics
Other Facts
Plays the harmonica, tambourine, guitar and piano.
Childhood friends with bandmate Keith Richards.
Nominated for 16 Grammy Awards, solo and with The Rolling Stones, and won three.
Once said, “I’d rather be dead than singing ‘Satisfaction’ when I’m 45.”
Timeline
1960 – Lead singer of Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys. Keith Richards later joins the band.
1962-present – Lead singer of The Rolling Stones.
June 6,1965 – “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” is released in the United States. It is #1 for four weeks and is the band’s first gold record.
February 12,1967 – Jagger and Keith Richards are arrested for drug possession. Jagger is sentenced to three months and Richards to one year. Later, the sentences are overturned on appeal.
July 5,1969 – The Rolling Stones give a free concert in London’s Hyde Park. Jagger reads poetry and releases 3,500 butterflies in honor of former band mate Brian Jones who was found dead on July 3.

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