Sir Mick Jagger's Biography
Who is Mick Jagger?Michael Phillip Jagger, better known as Mick Jagger, was born on July 26, 1943.
Educated at Dartford Grammar School and the LSE, Mick Jagger helped form the Rolling Stones back in 1962.
Mick Jagger is lead singer of the Rolling Stones, of whom, Tom Wolfe wrote, "the Beatles want to hold you hand. The Stones want to burn your town."
Elton John once said:
"Mick Jagger is the perfect rock star. There's nobody more perfect than Jagger. He's rude, he's ugly-attractive, he's brilliant. The Rolling Stones are the perfect rock group."
Mick Jagger is well known for his large lips and his facial wrinkles, which he described as laughter lines, to which George Melly responded, "surely nothing could be that funny".
In March 2007, the BBC revealed in a news report, Scorsese and Jagger join forces, that Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese are making The Long Play, a film about two friends and their lives in rock music.
Martin Scorsese's documentary film about The Rolling Stones, Shine A Light, was released in 2008.
In March 2008, a BBC radio documentary claimed that Mick Jagger had escaped an assassination attempt by the Hells Angels in 1969.
At the time of his 65th birthday the Daily Mail published a long list of women who have been romantically linked with Mick Jagger.
His father Joe was a sports instructor and passed his love of sport on to Mick Jagger, who supports Arsenal and Kent cricket club.
In June 2013, just a month away from his 70th birthday, Sir Mick Jagger was performing with the Rolling Stones at Glastonbury.
In July 2016, it was revealed that Sir Mick Jagger's girlfriend, 29-year-old American ballerina Melanie Hamrick, was expecting Jagger's eighth child.
She gave birth to a boy in December 2016.
His other children were aged 17 to 45. In 2015 he had become a great-grandfather.
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