Howard Jones (English Musician) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Howard Jones Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth February 23, 1955
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Spouse Jan Smith

Howard Jones is a talented English musician, singer, and songwriter. He is known for hit songs like What Is Love?, New Song, Like to Get to Know You Well, No One Is to Blame, and Things Can Only Get Better.

Born Name

John Howard Jones

Nick Name

Howard

Howard Jones during a performance as seen in May 2015
Howard Jones during a performance as seen in May 2015 (Mark Kent / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Creech St Michael, near Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

Howard Jones studied at the Heol Llanishen Fach primary school and Whitchurch Grammar School in South Wales. After that, he attended the Royal Grammar School in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

Little later in the mid-1970s, he attended the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

Occupation

Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Family

  • Siblings – Roy Jones (Younger Brother) (Musician), Martin Jones (Younger Brother) (Musician), Paul Jones (Younger Brother) (Musician)

Manager

Howard Jones is managed by –

  • Rick Shoor for booking in North America, Paradise Artists, New York City, New York, United States
  • Katsuhisa Ogawa for booking in Japan, Spectrum Management, Tokyo, Japan

Genres

Synth-Pop, New Wave

Instruments      

Keyboards, Synthesizer, Vocals, Drums, Piano

Labels  

  • Elektra Recordings
  • East West Recordings

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Howard Jones (Right) and Michael Ball as seen in July 2019
Howard Jones (Right) and Michael Ball as seen in July 2019 (Howard Jones / Twitter)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Howard Jones has dated –

  1. Jan Smith – He is married to Jan Smith.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Howard Jones as seen in June 2019
Howard Jones as seen in June 2019 (Howard Jones / Twitter)

Distinctive Features

Long chin

Religion

Buddhism

Howard Jones Favorite Things

  • Instrument – Piano

Source – HowardJones.com

Howard Jones performing at the Sellersville Theater in July 2008
Howard Jones performing at the Sellersville Theater in July 2008 (Mikesfox / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Howard Jones Facts

  1. At the age of 7, he started taking piano lessons.
  2. During his teenage years, his family moved to Canada.
  3. His first band was a progressive rock group called Warrior.
  4. Bill Bryant, who was a Buddhist practitioner, became a significant influence in his life.
  5. In the late 1970s, he and his brothers had a band called Red Beat.
  6. Before becoming a successful musician, he worked in a cling film factory.
  7. He is a member of the Buddhist movement called Soka Gakkai, where he also oversees one of its choirs, the Glorious Life Chorus.
  8. Howard is a vegetarian.
  9. He started practicing the chanting of “Nam myoho renge kyo” (I devote myself to the Lotus Sutra) in 1991 and stated that it had positively affected his life.
  10. In 1986, Rolling Stone magazine voted him the “Keyboard Player of the Year”.
  11. From all his earliest albums, he is proudest of Hide And Seek as it has the message of hope.

Featured Image by Mark Kent / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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