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Rod Stewart

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Net worth 2018: $235 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Highgate
Country: British
BirthDay: 10 January 1945
Sigh: Aquarius
Height: 1.78 m
Education: Fortismere School, Highgate Primary School

Rod Stewart was bornon 10 January 1945 in Highgate, British, is Singer-songwriter. Rod Stewart is a renowned British singer-songwriter, largely popular in the US and the UK. After having brief stints with various bands, he got his first slice of success with the Jeff Beck Group and eventually rose to prominence with the band, Faces, introducing the blues-rock genre. Along with a group career, he launched his solo career and released albums that infused rock, R&B, soul music and folk music. Some of his best-selling albums included ‘Every Picture Tells a Story’, ‘Never a Dull Moment’, ‘Blondes Have More Fun’, ‘Tonight I’m Yours’, ‘Atlantic Crossing’, and ‘Great American Songbook’ series. He became a household name with some of his chart-topping singles, such as ‘Maggie May’, ‘Tonight’s the Night’, ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?’, ‘Have I Told You Lately’, and ‘Downtown Train’, with his signature raspy singing voice. During his over five-decade career, he became a superstar in the rock and pop genre, giving numerous solo hit singles across the world, especially in the UK and the US. With over 130 million records sold worldwide, he is regarded as one of the best-selling British singers of all time. He has been honored with several awards for his services to music


$235 Million


He published his autobiography ‘Rod: The Autobiography’ in 2012, following which he released his Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart topper ‘Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!’


In 2010, he recorded a fifth edition of the Great American Songbook series – ‘Fly Me to the Moon’


The couple married in 2007 and had another son, Aiden Patrick Stewart, in 2011


He recorded four volumes of ‘The Great American Songbook’ series – ‘It Had To Be You’ (2002), ‘As Time Goes By’ (2003), ‘Stardust’ (2004), and ‘Thanks for the Memory’ (2005), with remakes of the classic songs of 1930s and 1940s


He was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2000 and underwent successful surgery soon after


He started dating covergirl-turned-photographer Penny Lancaster in 1999 and had a son, Alastair Wallace Stewart, in 2005


His other albums included ‘A Spanner in the Works’ (1995), ‘If We Fall in Love Tonight’ (1996), ‘When We Were the New Boys’ (1998), and ‘The Story So Far: The Very Best of Rod Stewart’ (2001)


He recorded an MTV Unplugged concert, with Ronnie Wood, in 1993, which resulted in the top-selling album ‘Unplugged… and Seated’, featuring the hit single ‘Have I Told You Lately’


He married model Rachel Hunter in 1990 and had two children – daughter Renee Cecili Stewart (1992) and son Liam McAlister Stewart (1994)


He bounced back with his 1988 album ‘Out of Order’ with its entire singles hitting the Billboard Hot 100, while his single ‘Downtown Train’ from ‘Storyteller’ (1989) reached No


He fathered a daughter, Ruby Stewart (1987), from his model girlfriend Kelly Emberg, whom he romanced during 1983-1990


His 1981 platinum album ‘Tonight I’m Yours’ included elements of new wave and snythpop, after which his career started slowing down


He had two children from his first marriage to Alana Hamilton in 1979 – daughter Kimberley Alana Stewart (1979) and son Sean Roderick Stewart (1980)


His 1978 album ‘Blondes Have More Fun’ blended disco with his music formula, evident from his smash hit single ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?, which sold over 4 million albums and topped the Billboard album charts


In 1975, he released his chartbuster album ‘Atlantic Crossing’, featuring the top UK hit single ‘Sailing’, which remains his best-selling single in the UK till date


In 1973, the band recorded their final album ‘Ooh La La’, after which they embarked a world tour and broke-up in 1975


His thriving solo career aroused tensions within the band which continued while touring in 1972


In 1971, his third solo album ‘Every Picture Tells a Story’, featuring the single ‘Maggie May’, made him a superstar overnight with both the album and single topping the charts in the US and the UK


Soon after, he joined the English band, Faces, and released its debut album ‘First Step’ in 1970


He launched his solo career with his debut album ‘An Old Raincoat Won’t Let You Down’ in 1969, followed by ‘Gasoline Alley’ in 1970


In 1968, the heavy blues-rock group rose to popularity with their first album ‘Truth’, which reached No


He joined Jeff Back Group in 1967 as a vocalist and got his first dose of success


In 1962, he had a brief affair with London art student, Suzannah Boffey, which ended after the birth of their daughter, Sarah Streeter, in 1963, who was put up for adoption


Starting 1961, he worked with different bands, namely, Jimmy Powell & the Five Dimensions, Hoochie Coochie Men, Steampacket, and Shotgun Express, and had his share of flop releases


Roderick David Stewart was born on January 10, 1945, in Highgate, North London, to Scottish father Robert Stewart and English mother Elsie Gilbart

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