Mick Jagger

Rock Musician + Actor + Songwriter
Born Jul 26, 1943

Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger, is an English musician, singer, and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist and a founding member of The Rolling Stones. Jagger gained much press notoriety for admitted drug use and romantic involvements, and was often portrayed as a counterculture figure. In the late 1960s Jagger began acting in films, to mixed reception. In 1985, Jagger released his first solo album, She's the Boss, and was knighted in 2003.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mick Jagger.


1943 Birth Born on July 26, 1943.
1950 6 Years Old In September 1950, Keith Richards and Jagger were classmates at Wentworth Primary School, Dartford, Kent.
1954 10 Years Old In 1954, Jagger passed the eleven-plus and went to Dartford Grammar School, which now has the Mick Jagger Centre installed within the school's site, named after its most famous alumnus.


1960 16 Years Old Jagger and Richards lost contact with each other when they went to different schools, but after a chance encounter at Dartford Station in July 1960, resumed their friendship and discovered their shared love of rhythm and blues, which for Jagger had begun with Little Richard.
1961 17 Years Old Jagger left school in 1961 after obtaining seven O-levels and three A-levels. … Read More
1963 19 Years Old By autumn 1963 Jagger had left the London School of Economics in favour of his promising musical career with the Rolling Stones. … Read More


1966 - 1969 3 More Events
In 1970 Jagger bought "Stargroves", a manor house and estate in Hampshire. … Read More
1971 27 Years Old 1 More Event
After Jones's death and their move in 1971 to the south of France as tax exiles, Jagger and the rest of the band changed their look and style as the 1970s progressed. … Read More
1972 28 Years Old A variety of celebrities attended a lavish party at New York's St. Regis Hotel to celebrate Jagger's 29th birthday and the end of the band's 1972 American tour. … Read More
1973 29 Years Old Jagger was allegedly a contender for the anonymous subject of Carly Simon's 1973 hit song "You're So Vain", in which he sings backing vocals. … Read More


1977 33 Years Old They separated in 1977, and in May 1978 she filed for divorce on the grounds of his adultery. In late 1977 Jagger began seeing model Jerry Hall; they moved in together and had four children. They attended an unofficial private marriage ceremony in Bali, Indonesia, on 21 November 1990, and lived at Downe House in Richmond, London. The marriage and the marriage ceremony were declared invalid, unlawful, and null and void by the High Court of England and Wales in London in 1999.


1984 40 Years Old …  According to Norman, even Elvis Presley at his most scandalous had not exerted a "power so wholly and disturbingly physical": "Presley", he wrote in 1984, "while he made girls scream, did not have Jagger's ability to make men feel uncomfortable." … Read More
1985 41 Years Old 1 More Event
While continuing to tour and release albums with the Rolling Stones, Jagger began a solo career. In 1985 he released his first solo album She's the Boss, produced by Nile Rodgers and Bill Laswell, and featuring Herbie Hancock, Jeff Beck, Jan Hammer, Pete Townshend and the Compass Point All Stars. … Read More
1987 43 Years Old In 1987 he released his second solo album, Primitive Cool. … Read More
1988 44 Years Old In 1988 he produced the songs "Glamour Boys" and "Which Way to America" on Living Colour's album Vivid. … Read More
1992 48 Years Old Following the successful comeback of the Rolling Stones' Steel Wheels (1989), which saw the end of Jagger and Richards' well-publicised feud, after acquiring Rick Rubin as co-producer in January 1992 Jagger began recording the album in Los Angeles over seven months until September 1992, recording simultaneously as Richards was making Main Offender. … Read More


2001 57 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2001 Jagger released Goddess in the Doorway spawning the hit single "Visions of Paradise". … Read More
2002 58 Years Old Jagger was honoured with a knighthood for services to popular music in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2002 and on 12 December 2003 he received the accolade by The Prince of Wales. … Read More


2006 - 2009 3 More Events
2010 66 Years Old …  On 15 October 2010, the Associated Press published an article stating that Richards refers to Jagger as "unbearable" in the book and notes that their relationship has been strained "for decades."
2011 67 Years Old 1 More Event
On 20 May 2011 Jagger announced the formation of a new supergroup, SuperHeavy, which includes Dave Stewart, Joss Stone, Damian Marley and A.R. Rahman.
On 21 February 2012 Mick Jagger, B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Jeff Beck, along with a blues ensemble, performed at the White House concert series before President Barack Obama. … Read More
2013 69 Years Old In 2013 Mick Jagger teamed up with his brother Chris Jagger for two new duets to mark the 40th anniversary of Chris' debut album.
…  He also co-produced the 2014 James Brown biopic, Get On Up. … Read More
2015 71 Years Old 1 More Event
Richards' opinion had softened by 2015, still calling Jagger a "snob" (and giving supporting evidence from Jagger's daughter), but adding "I still love him dearly... your friends don't have to be perfect." … Read More
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