Tom Jones
Tom Jones
Celebrated Name: Tom Jones
Real Name/Full Name: Sir Thomas John Woodward OBE
Gender: Male
Age: 80 years old
Birth Date: 7 June 1940
Birth Place: Treforest, Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Nationality: American, welsh
Height: 1.77 m
Weight: 90 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Melinda Trenchard (m. 1957–2016)
Children: Yes (Jonathan Berkery, Mark Woodward)
Dating/Girlfriend
(Name):
N/A
Profession: Singer
Net Worth in 2020: $300 million
Last Updated: September 2020

Tom Jones is a famous Welsh singer who is one of the most well-known singers and has been entertaining the audiences since 1960. He is into numerous genres of music including, pop, rock, R&B, etc.

Maybe you know about Tom Jones very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Tom Jones’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Sir Thomas John Woodward, commonly known by his stage name ‘Tom Jones’, was born on June 7, 1940, in Treforest, Pontypridd in Glamorgan, Wales. His father, Tomas Woodward, was a coal miner, and his mother was Freda Jones.

Tom Jones had a passion for music from a very early age. He always signed at the family gatherings, weddings, and even school choirs. Tom Jones never enjoyed sports and was never interested in playing one. It was his singing talent, which gave him the confidence to stand among the crowd. He loved American soul music and was mostly inspired by legendary blues and R&B singers like Little Richard, Solomon Burke, Elvis Presley, etc.

Tom Jones attended Wood Road Infant School and later did his schooling from Wood Road Junior School. For further studies, he joined Pontypridd Central Secondary Modern School. At the age of 12, he was diagnosed with tuberculosis and was in bed for almost two years recovering from it.

Personal Life

Tom Jones married his longtime girlfriend from high school, Linda Trenchard. When Tom & Linda were 16, Linda was expecting a child, so the couple decided to tie a knot a few days later, after the news of their baby. Being a musician, he also had his share of affairs. He was involved in many extra-marital affairs, especially with famous ladies like Mary Wilson and Marjorie Wallace, the former Miss World. Tom has also had a romantic fling with Katherine Berkery, and together they have a son.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 7 June 1940, Tom Jones is 80 years old as of today’s date 24th September 2020. His height is 1.77 m tall, and his weight is 90 kg.

Career

Tom’s music career started when he joined the band ‘Tommy Scott and the Senators’. The band became successful on the local level, and Tom’s performance was applauded by the local crowd. One of the breakthroughs of his life came when a London based music industry manager, Gordon Mills, recognized his talent and invited him to visit London.

Tom Jones, then went to London to meet David Mills, where he signed a contract with Decca Record. It was David Mills who changed his name to ‘Tom Jones’ and soon with his new onstage identity, Tom released his debut single ‘Chills and Fever’. The song was not a commercial hit and also didn’t make an impact on the people. But Tom didn’t give and set himself to record another single.

Tom’s following single ‘It’s Not Usual’ became an instant hit. The song grabbed the attention of numerous music lovers, and Tom’s musical talent was praised and appreciated by a lot of audiences. He gained a status of celebrity and was soon invited to ‘The Ed Sullivan Show.’ His work in music was getting better every time, and after releasing a couple of his music, Tom decided to begin a new adventure.

Tom Jones started his own television show called ‘This is Tom Jones’ which aired on TV for two years. After the TV show, he started touring the world and released few singles like ‘She’s a Lady,’ ‘Till,’ and ‘The Young New Mexican Puppeteer.’ But sadly, it was a bad era for him, as his music was not getting popularity, and the commercial earning was very minimal.

With a disappointing streak, Tom decided to sign a contract with the ‘Interscope Records’ and immediately released an album ‘The Lead and How to Swing It.’ Tom was back in business as his new album received a lot of positive critics and was much appreciated by a lot of music lovers. His other album ‘Praise & Blame’ is supposed to be his best music work till now. Tom has also appeared as a judge in the reality television series ‘The Voice of UK.’

Awards & Achievements

Tom Jones has been on the list of many nominations and has also got few awards to his name. His biggest achievement would be winning the ‘Grammy Award.’ Tom has also received a start on ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame.’ He is also the winner of the ‘Brit Award’ and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to the music.

Net Worth & Salary of Tom Jones in 2020

Tom Jones Net Worth
Tom Jones Net Worth

As of September 2020, The estimated net worth of Tom Jones is approximately $300 million. Most of his net worth is the result of his talented contribution to the world of music.

Tom Jones is one of the most talented singers, and his success can be seen by his net worth. Tom has achieved everything in his life; he ever dreamed of it. In 2016, Tom lost his wife Linda Trenchard, whom he was married for almost 59 years. She died of lung cancer. Tom is still recovering from his loss.

3 COMMENTS

  1. Sir Tom Jones · Thomas John Woodward is NOT divorced❗ The Man is widowed! I would suggest whom ever is “proof reading” this information. Do So❗For Anyone to not know that Jones is a stage name. Is not a fan or simply not paying attention.
    Yes, Tom has two children. Put Mark “Woodard” first. Have respect❗The Man deserves every bit. I always enjoy reading about Sir Tom. The least you as a “information” provider could do is fact check. BTW the Man has Gray eyes. Not Blue. Not Green. Even more so, in the months of March and April. Two of the most difficult Months for Sir in recent years. Simply due to Sir Toms World Wide celebrity should Not land him with a “bullseye” on his back! We have seen to often how false of intrusive “chatter” centered around “celebrities” has definitely had Dire consequences, to include, Death. Sir Tom Jones · Mr. Thomas John Woodward is First a Human being. A “MAN” who is Loved, Admired, Revered for his Stunning Vocal ability. His Jaw Dropping Good Looks and SEX Appeal – even nearing 80 Yrs of age. LOVE or “hate” the Man. That is a personal choice. For the “reasons of “your” choice. Respect is EARNED. Tom has EARNED the Respect due him.
    Yes, I take this personal! Why?? Simple!!! That’s My Choice

  2. I totally agree with every word of the above contributor. Respect is definitely due to Tom Jones, especially Ms. Evans’ comments about his exceedingly long marriage for someone in the entertainment field and your obligation to recognize that Jones is a widower by virtue of his wife’s death.

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