|Celebrated Name:||Mick Jones|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Michael Leslie Jones|
|Age:||76 years old|
|Birth Date:||December 27, 1944|
|Birth Place:||Portsmouth, Hampshire|
|Height:||5 ft 8 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Ann Dexter-Jones|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Annabelle and Alexander Dexter-Jones)|
|Is Mick Jones Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer, Musician, Songwriter, and Actor|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$12 Million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Michael Leslie Jones, also professionally called Mick Jones, is an American musician, songwriter, record producer, and singer. Mick is known to be the only founding member of the British-US rock band named “Foreigner.” He has also been associated with the music band, “Spooky Tooth.” Mick is the lead guitarist of the band and often combines open chords, lead runs, riffs, and staccato playing techniques in his musical creations. This shows that he is a highly talented person that has plenty of skills to teach ambitious punk guitarists.
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Early Life & Biography
Mick Jones was born and brought up in Portsmouth, England. From a young age, he was interested in music. He started playing guitar from his school days, and also planned to pursue a career in the field of music.
Michael Jones was brought up by his grandmother. He got associated with proto-punk bands that include MC5, and the New York Dolls. Inspired by groundbreaking artists, he began to learn guitar and made his way into numerous bands.
While he was in London, he met Paul Simonon. They became friends, and it led them to lay the foundation of the band “Clash” in the year 1976. They released their first gig backing the Sex Pistols in that same year. Soon, he released a series of music albums.
Mick Jones got married to Ann Dexter-Jones, who is writer/socialite. She has three children from her previous marriage, namely, Samantha, Charlotte, and Mark Ronson. Mick and Ann have given birth to two children, named Alexander Dexter-Jones, and Annabelle.
After being married for around for twenty-five years, the couple Jones divorced in the year 2007. However, they married again in 2017. Mick has two sons from his earlier relations, namely, Christopher and Roman Jones.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on December 27, 1944, Mick Jones is 76 years old as of today’s date 15th January 2021. His height is 5’8 inches tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
Mick Jones began his professional musical career in the 1960s by associating with the rock band Nero and the Gladiators. In 1961, the band scored two British hit singles. Later, he worked as a session musician and songwriter for several artists that includes Sylvie Vartan, Johnny Hallyday, and Françoise Hardy for whom he has written several songs that include “À tout casser,” and “Je Suis né Dans la rue.”
In 1971, Jones partnered with Gary Wright to form Wonderwheel. In 1972, they reformed the band “Spooky Tooth.” Later, Jones started working for the Leslie West Band. He played guitar on the music album, Wind of Change (in 1972), and Dark Horse (in 1974).
In 1976, Jones set up the band “Foreigner” and co-produced all his band’s albums and co-wrote a majority of his songs with Gramm. He wrote the most successful single of the band as “I Want to Know What Love Is.”
He co-wrote w the song “Bad Love” with Eric Clapton and co-wrote the song “On Her Mind” in 2002 with Duncan Sheik.
Awards & Achievements
Mick Jones has made a remarkable career in music. He has several notable recordings in his name. Being a part of the Clash, he has recorded several songs that have become popular as the “defining anthems” of the fast-moving rock music era.
Some of the well-known classics of the band include “Should I Stay or Should I Go,” “London Calling,” “White Riot,” and “Rock the Casbah.” “I’m So Bored with the USA” is the pack of his most popular songs that has been greatly appreciated by music fans all over Britain and the world too.
For his commendable performance, he became a member of the” Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” in 2003.
Net Worth & Salary of Mick Jones in 2021
Mick Jones has earned a majority of his income as a British guitarist, songwriter, and singer. Mick has made an estimated net worth of $12 million as of January 2021. With his association with the rock group named “The Clash,” he has released several best-selling music albums. Three of his biggest songs have been Should I Stay or Should I Go, Rock the Casbah, and London Calling.
He has founded numerous other music bands through his years of operation in this field. Some of the popular bands include General Public and Big Audio Dynamite.
He has performed with other groups like Carbon/Silicon, The Justice Tonight Band, Hard-Fi, and The Wallflowers and Gorillaz.
Mick has also served as a producer with noted celebrities such as Ellen Foley, Theatre of Hate, The Libertines, and Ian Hunter.
Mick has also written the score for the film “Dice Life—the Random Mind of Luke Rhinehart.”
Mick Jones is seen to be one of the highly interesting and talented punk players to artists, especially guitarists. Besides guitar, his vast knowledge of various musical instruments such as bass, drums, harmonica, and keyboards makes him an effective learning resource to all aspiring music artists.