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Tom Jones

Welsh singer
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Net worth 2018: $250 Million
Industry: Singers
Country: British
BirthDay: 7 June 1940
Sigh: Cancer
Height: 1.77 m

Tom Jones was bornon 7 June 1940 in British, is Welsh singer. One of the most well-known singers of today’s generation, Tom Jones is a Welsh singer who has been entertaining the audiences since the 1960s. A musical genius, he has sung and excelled in several genres of music which include pop, rock, R&B, show tunes, country, dance, soul and gospel. Many of his albums and songs have been immensely successful and have sold millions of copies. As he rose to stardom, he was offered several films, which, he declined and went on to say that “I've been asked to do things – films and that – in the past, but they were always too cheesy, and always musicals”. Today, his success is nearly unparalleled, while, keeping in mind the fact that he is 73 and is still able to perform in the same manner as he used to during his younger days. Even after winning several awards and being bestowed with the most prestigious of honors including knighthood by the Queen, Jones shows no signs of slowing down. His enthusiasm and the burning passion for music are ceaseless! He is an artiste at heart and continues to perform at several important and prestigious events, all over the world. Learn more about his life and career in the article below.


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In 2012, he was invited to judge the immensely popular reality singing competition, ‘The Voice UK’ along with other judges including, Jessie J, will


He released another album ‘Praise & Blame’ to rave reviews in 2010


In 2008, he released ‘24 Hours’, from which the single, ‘If He Should Ever Leave You’ was a huge hit


In 2007, he was invited to perform at the ‘Concert for Diana’ organized at the Wembley Stadium, along with several world famous artists


In 2000, he was invited by President Bill Clinton on New Year's Eve to perform in Washington D


In 1993, he signed a contract with the ‘Interscope Records’ and released the album, ‘The Lead And How To Swing It’ from which the single, ‘If I Only Knew’ became a huge hit


In 1989, after a long legal battle it was confirmed that he is the father of a son born to model Katherine Berkery, with whom he had a brief affair


Though he failed to make a mark with his singles during the early 80s, he hit the singles chart with another single ‘A Boy From Nowhere’, released in 1987


In 1971, ‘She's a Lady’, another single by the artist, which catapulted his fame to great heights


By 1968, he had released a number of hit songs and in 1969 began his own TV show, ‘This Is Tom Jones’, which ran till 1971


In 1966, he sang ‘Green, Green Grass of Home’ a song originally by Johnny Darrell


The song could not make an impact, but its follow-up, 'It's Not Unusual', released in 1965, went on to become a great success


His first single ‘Chills and Fever’ was released in 1964


In 1963, he joined the band ‘Tommy Scott and the Senators’ which became extremely popular with the local crowd


This famous Welsh singer, who became popular from the mid-1960s, has insured his chest hair for $7 million!


Jones married Linda Trenchard in 1957 and they have a son Mark Woodward, who was born the same year

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