|Celebrated Name:||John McVie|
|Real Name/Full Name:||John Graham McVie|
|Age:||78 years old|
|Birth Date:||26 November 1945|
|Birth Place:||Middlesex, United Kingdom|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Julie Anne Rubens|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Molly Elizabeth)|
|Is John McVie Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$60 Million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
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Early Life & Biography
John McVie, popularly known as Mac, was born on the 25th of November 1945 in Ealing, West London, which was then Middlesex in the United Kingdom. The famous musician was brought up alone by Dorothy and Reg McVie. John had a younger sister but did enjoy staying with her as she passed away at a tender age. He attended the Walpole Grammar School.
Music developed in John McVie at the age of 14 when he began playing the trumpet. John developed musically and began playing the guitar with local bands covering popular songs done by the famous rock band, The Shadows. His progress was influenced by his friends, and he began playing lead guitar.
John`s academic progress and results are not stated but trained for about nine months after school at 17 as a tax inspector.
John McVie is a heavy consumer of alcohol. Alcohol addiction is one of his major blockages to his success musically. McVie met Christine in a music occasion where Christine was a lead singer and pianist and later married her. Unfortunately, he divorced his Christine in 1976 following serious conflicts revolving around his non-stop touring and excessive drinking, among many other issues best known by the duo. Christine did some songs about John McVie, such as Dont Stop.
John However married Julie Ann Reubens in April 1978. The couple has one daughter born on the 28th of February 1989. The couple are together to this current date. He quit drinking in 1987 after an alcohol-induced seizure hit him. He was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2013, the information he disclosed on his Facebook channel, and assured fans that he would be undergoing treatment. The colon cancer completely cleared in 2017, as declared by his doctor.
John is a deep lover of sailing. He enjoys sailing in oceans, McVie once got lost in the Pacific while enjoying his sail.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 25 November 1945, John McVie is 78 years old as of today’s date 7th December 2023. His height is 1.78m tall, and his weight is 73 kg.
John McVie began his musical career with John Mayall`s band, Bluesbreakers. McVie was called for auditions by Mayall and soon afterwards began playing the bass guitar for the Bluesbreakers band. He was not a professional musician but still learnt music through listening to other famous musicians that played the bass guitar. McVie worked with the Bluesbreakers band for about four years, during which he was being fired and re-hired several since he was not a professional musician.
McVie joined another band formed by his friend, Peter Green, whom he met at the Bluesbreakers band. Peter Green formed the Fleetwood Mac. Mick Fleetwood was one of the first people to join the band, followed by McVie, who was initially reluctant as he was being paid handsomely with the Bluesbreakers band. McVie, however, joined the new band after he felt that Bluesbreaker’s music was shifting much towards Jazz.
McVie made several hit songs with the Fleetwood Mac band. An album they released in February 1968 was their first major hit in the United Kingdom. The band was famous in Europe and made a move on the continent through playing and doing live blues.
In 1975, Fleetwood Mac, where McVie worked, made a significant success when they recruited the American songwriter, Stevie Nicks, and the singer, Lindsey Buckingham. Even after the success of the band, McVie joined his former and members of the Bluesbreakers in their reunion tour.
McVie is still an active bass guitarist making an impact in the rock-blues music world.
Awards & Achievements
John has one many albums with the Bluesbreakers band and the Fleetwood Mac bands that hit those times when they were released. Adding to his achievements, he has done a solo album, Gotta Band. McVie has written a couple of songs such as Searching For Madge, Station Man, The Purple Dancer, and many other songs.
Net Worth & Salary of John McVie in 2023
As of December 2023, John McVie has an estimated net worth of $60 million. The longtime bassist has worked with one of the famous bands in the United Kingdom, the Bluesbreakers band, as well as the successful Fleetwood Mac band that made a great hit in Europe and other continents such as America.
Many estimates are often made concerning McVie. However, the celebrity`s assets are not much public. He is also listed among the future billionaires alongside his friend John Mayall.
John is an inspirational bassists that influence many musicians, especially of the rock music genre. He is also model to emulate that anybody can quit alcoholism as he did some years ago.