Jack White

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Date of Birth July 9, 1975
Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan
Age 45 years old
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Jack White

John Anthony White is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the duo The White Stripes, but has also had success in other bands and as a solo artist. White has enjoyed consistent critical and popular success and is widely credited as one of the key artists in the garage rock revival of the 2000s. He has won twelve Grammy Awards, and all three of his solo albums have reached number one on the Billboard charts. Rolling Stone ranked him number 70 on its 2010 list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". David Fricke's 2011 list ranked him at number 17. After moonlighting in several underground Detroit bands as a drummer, White founded The White Stripes with fellow Detroit native and then-wife Meg White in 1997. Their 2001 breakthrough album, White Blood Cells, brought them international fame with the hit single and accompanying music video "Fell in Love with a Girl".

Born: John Anthony Gillis, July 09, 1975, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Education: Cass Technical High School
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, musician, music producer
Children: 2
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About Jack White

Guitarist, vocalist, and founder of garage band The White Stripes who went on to assemble other groups like The Dead Weather.

Before Fame

He learned about punk music while working an upholstery apprenticeship. He started playing drums when he was six years old.

Achievement

He is considered #70 on the Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time list.

Family Life

He married Meg White on September 21, 1996. After their divorce on March 24, 2000, he married Karen Elson on June 1, 2005. He has a son named Henry and a daughter named Scarlett.

Associations

He collaborated with Alicia Keys on "Another Way to Die."

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