Ronnie Wood

Born Jun 1, 1947

Ronald David "Ronnie" Wood is an English rock guitarist and bassist best known as a former member of The Jeff Beck Group, Faces, and a member of The Rolling Stones since 1975. He also plays lap and pedal steel guitar. Wood began his career in 1964, when he joined The Birds on guitar. He then joined the mod group The Creation, but only remained with the group for a short time, and appeared on a small number of singles.… Read More

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1947 Birth Born on June 1, 1947.


1964 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Wood began his career in 1964, when he joined The Birds on guitar. … Read More


1967 - 1968 2 More Events
The group split in 1969, and Wood departed along with lead vocalist Rod Stewart to join former Small Faces members Ronnie Lane, Ian McLagan and Kenney Jones in a new group named Faces. The group, although relegated to cult status in the United States, found great success in the UK and mainland Europe. Faces released its debut album, First Step, in 1970. … Read More
1971 24 Years Old Wood has six children. Jesse is his son with his first wife, Krissy (née Findlay), a former model to whom he was married from 1971 to 1978.
1972 25 Years Old In 1972, Wood and Faces bassist Ronnie Lane composed the soundtrack to the film Mahoney's Last Stand; the soundtrack, which was released as an LP in 1976, also features Faces bandmates Ian McLagan and Kenney Jones, along with contributions from Pete Townshend and Ric Grech.
Wood also performed with Townshend, Grech, Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi and Eric Clapton at Clapton's Rainbow Concert in 1973.
As the group began to split, Wood started several solo projects, eventually recording his first solo LP, I've Got My Own Album to Do, in 1974. … Read More
Although still a member of the Faces, he toured North America with the Rolling Stones in 1975; the Faces announced its break-up in December of that year, and Wood was officially declared a member of the Rolling Stones in February 1976. … Read More


1981 34 Years Old Throughout the 1980s, Wood played as an official member of the Rolling Stones; continued his solo career, releasing the album 1234 in 1981; painted; and collaborated with a number of other artists, including Prince, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, Bo Diddley, Ringo Starr and Aretha Franklin.
1985 38 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 1985 Live Aid Concert in Philadelphia, Wood along with Keith Richards performed in the penultimate set with Bob Dylan. … Read More


1987 - 1990 2 More Events
1992 45 Years Old In addition, Wood released his seventh solo album, Slide on This, in 1992; he toured to promote this album in North America and Japan.
1993 46 Years Old His appearance in 1993 with former bandmate Rod Stewart on MTV Unplugged resulted in a hit album titled Unplugged and Seated; the concert album that Wood released in 1993 from his own tour was called Slide on Live: Plugged in and Standing.
1996 49 Years Old Wood also contributed to Bo Diddley's 1996 album, A Man Amongst Men, playing slide guitar on the tracks "Hey Baby," "A Man Amongst Men" and "Oops! … Read More


2001 - 2002 2 More Events
2004 57 Years Old Both of his older brothers, Art and Ted, were graphic artists as well as musicians. Ted Wood died in 2004, and Art Wood in 2006.
2005 58 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, however, Wood was again busy with the Rolling Stones as the band recorded its A Bigger Bang album. … Read More
2006 59 Years Old In November 2006, during a break in the Rolling Stones' A Bigger Bang tour, Wood played guitar on three tracks for British soul artist Beverley Knight's album Music City Soul, released in 2007.


2008 61 Years Old By July 2008, ITN reported that Wood had checked himself into rehab a total of six times, the last time being before the wedding of his daughter, Leah. … Read More
On 9 May 2009, Wood along with Red Hot Chili Peppers members Anthony Kiedis, Michael "Flea" Balzary, Chad Smith and musician Ivan Neville performed under the name, "the Insects" at the fifth annual MusiCares event honouring Kiedis.
2012 65 Years Old 1 More Event
On 30 October 2012, Wood's spokesman confirmed, he was to marry his girlfriend of six months, Sally Humphreys (born 9 January 1978), the owner of a theatre production company, 31 years his junior.
2015 68 Years Old On 7 December 2015, Wood and Humphreys announced that they are expecting twins, due in June 2016.
2016 69 Years Old The twin girls, named Gracie Jane and Alice Rose, were born on Monday 30 May 2016, just before Ronnie Wood's 69th birthday on 1 June 2016.
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