Zak Starkey

Born Sep 13, 1965
Age 49
Hometown Hammersmith and F...
Genres Post-punk + Hard ...
Performed With The Icicle Works ...
Record Label Geffen Records
Other Names Starkey, Zak

Zak Starkey is an English rock drummer. He is the son of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and Starr's first wife Maureen Starkey Tigrett. He is also well known for his unofficial membership in the English rock band The Who, with whom he has performed and recorded since 1996. He is also the third drummer to have appeared with English rock band Oasis.… Read More

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  • Sharna Liguz
    Dated 2006
  • Sarah Menedikes
    Married 1983 - 2006


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  • Jason Starkey
    Jason Starkey
    Brother, Age 47

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  • The Who Review: Long Live Rock
    San Francisco Chronicle - Feb 03, 2013
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    Yahoo News - Jul 20, 2012
  • The Who Hit Replay On "Quadrophenia" For New Tour
    Yahoo News - Jul 18, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Zak Starkey.


1965 Birth Born on September 13, 1965.


1985 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In the early 1980s Starkey appeared with a re-formed Spencer Davis Group. and on 22 January 1985 Starkey married Sarah Menikides. … Read More


1989 23 Years Old Starkey replaced Chris Sharrock as the drummer in The Icicle Works in 1989, leaving the band the next year without appearing on any recordings with them. … Read More
1994 28 Years Old Starkey worked with John Entwistle with Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band and on Entwistle's album The Rock,. He then joined two members of the Who, Roger Daltrey and John Entwistle on a tour entitled Daltrey Sings Townshend, in 1994. … Read More


1996 - 2000 2 More Events
2001 35 Years Old On 14 April 2001 he featured in both of the backing bands for the Steve Marriott Tribute Concert, appearing with others including Humble Pie, Rick Wills, Rabbit Bundrick, Bobby Tench, Noel Gallagher and Paul Weller.
2004 38 Years Old During 2004 Starkey joined the Britpop band Oasis and was featured on two tracks included on the Who's biographic album, The Who: Then and Now.
2005 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2005, Noel Gallagher revealed to the BBC that Starkey had participated in the recording sessions for Don't Believe the Truth. … Read More


2006 40 Years Old He was available for the subsequent tour in support of the album however; The Who Tour 2006-2007, during which they appeared at Glastonbury Festival in 2007. … Read More
On 14 February 2007, Starkey appeared with Oasis when they received the BRIT Award for Outstanding contribution to music.
On 7 February 2010, Starkey appeared with The Who during the half time show of Super Bowl XLIV at the Sun Life Stadium, Miami, Florida.
2012 46 Years Old On 12 August 2012, he played with The Who at the finale of the closing ceremony for the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games.
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