Jay Kay

Born Dec 30, 1969

Jason Luís "Jay Kay" Cheetham is a Grammy Award-winning English musician, best known as the lead singer of the band Jamiroquai.

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1969 Birth Kay was born in Stretford, Lancashire, on 30 December 1969. … Read More


1992 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Jamiroquai has sold over thirty million albums, and has spent a collective 162 weeks on the UK singles chart between 1992 and 2006, with Kay's personal wealth said to be around £40 million. … Read More
1998 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Kay is anti-religious. From 1998 to 2001, he dated Denise van Outen. They were engaged and reported to be on the verge of marriage, but split up in 2001; Jamiroquai's album A Funk Odyssey is mostly about their break-up. … Read More


2002 32 Years Old …  Royal had stated in his 2002 interview in News of the World that he never married Karen Kay, but still regards Kay as his stepson. … Read More
2004 34 Years Old He appeared in court in Scotland to face charges for speeding, after being clocked at in a Mercedes-Benz G-Class, on 26 February 2004. … Read More
2007 37 Years Old 1 More Event
The relationship with Sony ended in 2007.


2010 40 Years Old 1 More Event
After Kay's identical twin, David, died some weeks after they were born, Kay's mother raised him largely alone, which gave him "an itinerant childhood; half of it living in rural Suffolk and rural Devon", according to his 2010 Daily Telegraph interview and his 1990s television interviews.
2012 42 Years Old Kay also competed in the Celebrity Challenge race at the 2012 Silverstone Classic, finishing third behind Brian Johnson and Kelvin Fletcher. … Read More
2014 44 Years Old At the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Kay showed off his bright green Ferrari LaFerrari, which is currently the only one of its colour in the world.
2016 46 Years Old In August 2016, a photo appeared on a Jamiroquai fan page on Facebook indicating that Jay and his Russian girlfriend, Masha, had a daughter named Rufina … Read More
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