Jack White’s birthday – July 9, 2022

John Anthony White, born July 9, 1975, is a singer, songwriter, producer, and label owner. He is famously known for his role as the group’s lead singer in the White Stripes. Going by the stage name Jack White, he is credited as one of the great rock conceptualists of this century. At 19, White got his official gig, where he was the drummer for the Goober & Peas, Detroit Country-music -cowpunk band. Jack started The White Stripes at 22, with his former partner Meg. The band achieved enormous success and is credited for reviving rock music. The band released seven much-acclaimed albums, including the breakthrough album “White Blood Cells” (2001), which sold a million copies. White also started the band Raconteurs and the third band The Dead Weather, while the two bands were still active, in 2011, The White Stripes band broke up; however, the success with the band enabled the singer to launch a solo career. We’ll help you celebrate his special day right here.

History of Jack White

Jack White is a household name in rock music and is accredited as one of the rock conceptualists of this century. Jack is known for his role as singer and guitarist of the singing duo band the White Stripes. The singer has a successful career both in bands and a solo career, having won 12 Grammy Awards. Jack White was born John Anthony White on July 9, 1975, in Detroit, Michigan. His Zodiac sign is Cancer, and his ethnicity is half Polish and Scottish. White was raised as a Christian and a member of the Catholic church. His parents worked for the Archdiocese of Detroit; White was raised as an altar boy. White’s musical career at an early age was influenced by his older brothers, who were members of a band and the singer used their abandoned instruments to learn to play. White has had a successful musical career, launching three musical bands, winning 12 Grammy Awards, and owning a record label Third Man Records.

White landed his first public gig at 19 as drummer for the Goober and the Peas. The singer learned how to perform on stage and tour in the band. White frequented the Memphis Smoke restaurant when in senior high school at Cass Technical High School, where she met Megan White. At 22, the duo began the White Stripes, and fans hailed the band as “the future of rock and roll.” The two presented themselves as siblings in public despite being married. Their debut album was released in 1999, becoming number 38 on the Billboard’Independentnt Album Charts. The release of the album “ White Blood Cells” made the band one of the most praised in the US and above. The singer divorced Megan in 2002; however, they continued to perform together in the band till its dissolution in 2011. The White Stripes released a total of seven successful albums. The singer, in collaboration with Brendah Benson, formed the band The Raconteurs in 2005, where the debut album “Broken Boy Soldiers” was nominated for Grammy Awards” as the “Best Rock Album.” In 2009, White formed the group The Dead Weather despite the existence of the other two bands.

White has also enjoyed massive success as a solo artist. He has worked on solo projects and collaborated with other singers. The singer collaborated with Alicia Keys on the song ‘Another Way to Dies,’ which was the theme song for the film “Quantum of Solace” (2008). The singer has also featured in various films, such as “It Might Get Aloud” (2009). The singer, as a solo artist, has released several albums and singles that have been a success, like “Van Lear Rose” (2004), “Love Interruption” (2012), and “Lazaretto” (2014). He owns various musical instruments, although he is a huge lover of vintage guitars. White is known to be private about his family, going to the extent of providing false information. It comes as no surprise the singer has had multiple relationships, just like any other celebrity. He is a father of two children. White has had several controversies, including engaging in an altercation with a fellow artist Jason Stollsteimer in 2003. The singer does philanthropic work like supporting institutions in Detroit.

Jack White timeline

1994
Jack Lands First Professional Gig

Jack was 19 when he lands his first job as the drummer of the band Goober and the Peas.

1997
The White Stripes is Formed

White and Meghan (Ex-wife) form the band group White Stripes and through the band, White has had much success in his music career.

1998
An Independent Record Label

The White Stripes sign up with the “Italy Records,” a garage label in Detroit, and release their first album, “De Stijl,” in 2000.

2001
Critical Acclaim Of “White Blood Cell”

The album “White Blood Cell” is a success, and it receives praise in the U.S. and beyond, topping the Billboard chart of that year.

2005
Establishment of the Band the Raconteurs

In collaboration with Brendan Foster, White is inspired by their song “Steady,” leading them to establish the new band.

2009
White Forms The Dead Weather

Despite the existence of two band groups, White goes ahead and formed the third band, The Dead Weather.

2011
The White Stripes Disbands

After a decade, The White Stripes disband.

2021
Rease of the Track ‘Taking Me Back’

White releases the first solo track since 2018, called ‘Taking Me Back.’

Jack White FAQs

What is the net worth of Jack White?

Jack White is worth $50 million.

What is the profession of Jack white?

Jack White is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and record owner.

Is Jack White married?

Yes, Jack White is married to Olivia Jean. They got married in 2022.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. Formed three bands simultaneously

    White Co-founded the band group The White Stripes with Meghan in 2005; he established the band the Raconteurs in 2005 and The Dead Weather in 2009.

  2. He was raised as an altar boy

    His parents worked at the Archdiocese of Detroit — his father was a building and maintenance Superintendent while his mother worked as a secretary in the cardinal office.

  3. Owns his record label Third Man Records

    Jack has his label, Third Man Records, which he began in 2000.

  4. He bans phones during performances

    The singer prefers fans' faces rather than a flashlight from the fan's phones.

  5. Jack has two children

    White has two children with ex-wife Karen Elson; the two children are Scarlett Theresa and Henry Lee White.

Why We Love Jack White

  1. Jack White is a philanthropist

    White has donated financial support to various institutions in Detroit. In 2009, the singer donated $170 000 to renovate the baseball diamond in southwest Detroit’s Clark Park.

  2. Jack White is original in rock music

    Many fans have acclaimed Jack's originality in his music. He is hailed as one of the greatest rock conceptualists of the 21st century.

  3. Jack White is multi-talented

    The singer is multi-talented. He is a songwriter, producer, actor, and businessman.

Jack White’s birthday dates

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