George Harrison Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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George Harrison Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth February 25, 1943
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Hair Color
Dark Brown

George Harrison was an English musician, singer, songwriter, and producer who gained immense fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. He was ranked at number #11 in the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” list curated by Rolling Stone magazine. Alongside his Beatles bandmates, he was appointed Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in June 1965.

Born Name

George Harrison

Nick Name

Magpie, The Quiet Beatle

George Harrison in the Oval Office during the Ford administration in December 1974
George Harrison in the Oval Office during the Ford administration in December 1974 (Executive Office of the President of the United States / fordlibrarymuseum.gov / Public Domain)

Age

He was born on February 25, 1943.

Died

He passed away due to lung cancer at the age of 58 on November 29, 2001, in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

George Harrison studied at Dovedale Primary School and Liverpool Institute High School for Boys.

Occupation

Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Producer

Family

  • Father – Harold Hargreaves (or Hargrove) Harrison (Bus Conductor)
  • Mother – Louise (née French) (Shop Assistant)
  • Siblings – Louise (Older Sister), Harold (Older Brother), Peter (Older Brother)

Genre

Rock, Pop, Indian Classical

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Sitar, Arp Bass, Violin, Tamboura, Dobro, Tabla, Organ, Piano, Moog Synthesizer, Harmonica, Autoharp, Glockenspiel, Vibraphone, Xylophone, Claves, African Drum, Conga Drum, Tympani, Ukulele, Mandolin, Marimba, Jal-Tarang

Labels

Parlophone, Capitol, Swan, Apple, Vee-Jay, Dark Horse, Gnome

From Left to Right - Ringo Starr, George Harrison, John Lennon, and Paul McCartney as seen during The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour
From Left to Right – Ringo Starr, George Harrison, John Lennon, and Paul McCartney as seen during The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour (Parlophone Music Sweden / mynewsdesk.com / CC BY 3.0)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

George Harrison had dated –

  1. Monika Pricken
  2. Twinkle
  3. Jennifer Brewer (1954)
  4. Iris Caldwell (1957-1958)
  5. Ruth Morrison (1958)
  6. Pauline Behan (1960)
  7. Judith Everly (1960-1961)
  8. Bernardette Farrell (1962-1963)
  9. Ann Guirron (1962)
  10. Estelle Bennett (1964)
  11. Pattie Boyd (1964-1977)
  12. Hayley Mills (1964)
  13. Joey Heatherton (1964) – Rumor
  14. Charlotte Martin (1968-1969)
  15. Krissy Wood (1973)
  16. Maureen Starkey (1973-1974)
  17. Kathy Simmonds (1974)
  18. Lory Del Santo (1991)
  19. Olivia Harrison (1974-2001) – He got married to author and film producer Olivia Trinidad on September 2, 1978, and the duo remained together until his death in 2001. They were also blessed with a son named Dhani Harrison (b. August 1, 1978).

Race / Ethnicity

White

He had Irish, English, Scottish, Manx (Isle of Man), and Welsh roots.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Sported a beard
  • Long hair

Religion

Hinduism

George Harrison as seen while leaving the Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam and signing an album for a fan in February 1977
George Harrison as seen while leaving the Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam and signing an album for a fan in February 1977 (Koen Suyk (ANEFO) / GaHetNa (Nationaal Archief NL) / Public Domain)

George Harrison Facts

  1. He collaborated with the Indian “Sitar maestro” Ravi Shankar on his album titled Chants of India and also wrote the introduction to a biography.
  2. Some of George Harrison’s musical influences included George Formby, Cab Calloway, Django Reinhardt, Hoagy Carmichael, Carl Perkins, and Lonnie Donegan.
  3. He studied meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Rishikesh, a city located in northern India.
  4. In February 2015, he was posthumously honored with The Recording Academy’s Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammy Awards.

Featured Image by Executive Office of the President of the United States / fordlibrarymuseum.gov / Public Domain

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