Jack White, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Jack White

American musician and record producer

Date of Birth: 09-Jul-1975

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Profession: actor, composer, singer, record producer, drummer, pianist, singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, mandolinist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Jack White

  • John Anthony White (nĂ© Gillis; born July 9, 1975) 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".
  • This recognition provided White opportunities to collaborate with famous artists, including Loretta Lynn and Bob Dylan.
  • In 2005, White founded The Raconteurs with Brendan Benson, and in 2009 founded The Dead Weather with Alison Mosshart of The Kills.
  • In 2008 he recorded "Another Way to Die" (the title song for the 2008 James Bond film Quantum of Solace) along with Alicia Keys making them the only duet to perform a Bond song.
  • On April 24, 2012, White released his debut solo album, Blunderbuss.
  • His second studio album, Lazaretto, was released on June 10, 2014.
  • His third studio album, Boarding House Reach, was released on March 23, 2018.
  • All three records received wide commercial and critical success. White is a board member of the Library of Congress' National Recording Preservation Foundation.
  • His record label and studio Third Man Records releases vinyl recordings of his own work as well as that of other artists and local school children.
  • Lazaretto holds the record for most first-week vinyl sales since 1991.
  • White has an extensive collection of guitars and other instruments and has a preference for vintage items that often have connections to famous blues artists.
  • He is a vocal advocate for analog technology and recording techniques. White values his privacy and has been known to create misdirection about his personal life.
  • He and Meg White married in 1996, but divorced in 2000 before the height of the band's fame.
  • They then began calling themselves siblings.
  • He was later married to model and singer Karen Elson from 2005 to 2013; they have a son and daughter.
  • He currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

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