Johnny Rotten
Johnny Rotten
Celebrated Name: Johnny Rotten
Real Name/Full Name: John Joseph Lydon
Gender: Male
Age: 68 years old
Birth Date: 31st January 1956
Birth Place: Holloway  London
Nationality: British
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse: Nora Forster
Children/Kids: NA
Dating/Girlfriend: N/A
Is Johnny Rotten Gay?: Straight
Profession: Singer, TV personality
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $2 million
Last Updated: February 2024

John Joseph was born on 31st January 1956 in London he is known as an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He is famously known for being the lead singer of the late 1970s British punk band, the Sex Pistols, which lasted from until 1978. He is also known as the lead singer of the band post-punk Public Image.

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Early Life & Biography

John Joseph was born in London on 31st January 1956. He is the son of John Christopher Lydon and Eileen Lydia. He spent summer holidays in his mother’s native County Cork, where he suffered name-recalling for having an English accent a prejudice he claims he travels under an Irish passport. John was the firstborn among his four brothers and was therefore obligated to looking after his siblings due to his mother’s regular illness. As a child, he belonged to a local gang of neighborhood children and would often end up in fights with other groups,

He would poo in his pants. He was too scared to ask the teacher to leave the class. Lydon contracted spinal meningitis at the age of seven, and he spent a year in St Ann’s Hospital in Haringey, London the entire experience gave him hallucinations and a severe memory loss that lasted for four years.

The treatment he administered by the nurses involved drawing fluid out of his spine with a needle. He got his first job at the age of 10 as a minicab dispatcher for one year as the family was going through financial difficulty. He completed his o-levels at school he got into a row with his father who disliked Lydon’s long hair he did not cut it lather he dyed it bright green. He was kicked out of school at the age of fourteen after a run-in with a teacher and went to attend Hacky collage.

Personal Life

Lydon married Nora Forrester, a publishing heiress from Germany in 1979. He became an American citizen in 2013 in addition to his British and Irish citizenship. Lydon’s parents raised their sons as Roman Catholics, and Lydon calls himself a catholic. He stated that he never had any godlike epiphanies or thought that God had anything to do with this dismal occurrence called life. He is also a visual artist his drawing, paintings, and other related works have featured prominently in the works of  Pil and his solo career throughout the years.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 31st January 1956, Johnny Rotten is 68 years old as of 28th February 2024. His height is 1.75mtall, and his weight is 77kg.


Lydon’s first autobiography was titled; Rotten Noirish, No Black No dogs. He was aided by Kent Zimmerman and Keith, and it featured contributions from figures like Paul Cook, Billy Idol Chrissie Hynde, and Letts. He described his book as a real look into the reality of life.

All the people listed in the book were actually there, and this book is not only my point of view, but it is theirs too. He said he was working on a second autobiography to cover the Pil years. The show was initially developed as a radio vehicle for Gimarc’s book, Punk Diary 1970-1979. After bringing Lydon onboard, it was expanded to cover notable events from most of the second half of the 20th century.

Lydon was directed to play the position of King Herod as he was perfectly fit to take that role. He was to play the role starting 9 June through 17 August. Mr. Lydon’s songbook was published in 2017. The limited-edition book includes the words to every song he wrote during his entire career.

Awards & Achievements

He is the founder of Public Image he says we go through a lot of troubles to make sure our sound quality is of the maximum the industry lets us down so to keep up the promises we have to finance that gap. He became popular for being a successful Rock Singer.

Net Worth & Salary of Johnny Rotten in 2024

Johnny Rotten Net Worth
Johnny Rotten Net Worth

John Lydon is a British television presenter and songwriter from 1975 through 1978. he served as the lead singer of the sex pistols punk rock band. In addition to being the founder, he is also the lead singer of Public Image. Although Public Image was not as successful as Pistol, it has released a total of eight albums. He is also a presenter of many TV shows in Belgium, the United Kingdom, and the United States. As of February 2024, His net worth is $2 Million.

Lydon received his American citizen in 2013, in addition to his Irish and British citizenship. He later revealed that he could never have considered becoming a US citizen during the Bush years, because of the horrible way America presented itself abroad, but the Obama presidency had changed his mind. He was asked how he feels to be an American citizen he says it’s a fantastic country they have great openness to new things which you don’t get in many countries.


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