Jeff Beck Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jeff Beck Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9½ in
Weight 73 kg
Date of Birth June 24, 1944
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Spouse Sandra Cash

Jeff Beck is one of the noted English rock guitarists. He has won many Grammys, the first being 1986’s “Best Rock Instrumental Performance” for Escape from the album Flash. Jeff was also honored with the “British Academy’s Ivor Novello Award” for outstanding contribution to British Music in 2014. He is the one among the few famous guitarists along with Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page to have played with The Yardbirds. In the 1960s, Beck played in succession of groups including the Savages and Screaming Lord Sutch.

Jeff was ranked 5th in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” and appeared thrice on the cover of the same magazine as one of the most influential lead guitarists in rock.

Born Name

Geoffrey Arnold Beck

Nick Name

Jeff, The Guv’nor

Jeff Beck performing Live at Chelsea, Royal Chelsea Hospital in June 2018
Jeff Beck performing Live at Chelsea, Royal Chelsea Hospital in June 2018 (Egghead06 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Wallington, Surrey, England, UK

Residence

Wadhurst, East Sussex, England, UK

Nationality

British

Education

Beck pursued his schooling from Sutton Manor School and Sutton East County Secondary Modern School in Sutton Manor.

After leaving his school, Beck joined Wimbledon College of Art.

Occupation

Musician, Songwriter, Actor

Family

  • Father – Arnold Beck
  • Mother – Ethel Beck
  • Siblings – Annetta Beck (Sister)

Manager

Jeff Beck is managed by Harvey Goldsmith CBE.

Build

Slim

Genre

Blues-rock, Instrumental rock, Psychedelic rock, Jazz fusion, Hard rock, Electronica, Progressive rock

Instruments

Guitar

Labels

EMI, Epic Records

Jeff Beck and Narada Michael Walden performing in May 2011
Jeff Beck and Narada Michael Walden performing in May 2011 (Craig ONeal / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 9½ in or 176.5 cm

Weight

73 kg or 161 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jeff Beck has dated –

  1. Patricia Brown (1962-1967) – Jeff Beck and Patricia Brown dated for a year in 1962 and got married in 1963. The couple parted ways after 4 years of togetherness on 16th November 1967.
  2. Mary Hughes (1965) – Jeff was also romantically linked with American actress Mary Hughes. During his stint with The Yardbirds, she was mentioned twice in the song Psycho Daisies.
  3. Celia Hammond (1968-1992) – Jeff dated former English model Celia Hammond from 1968 to 1992.
  4. Lucy Offerall (1969)
  5. Sabel Starr (1974)
  6. Lori Mattox (1979)
  7. Sandra Cash (2005–Present) – Sandra and Beck tied the knot in 2005.
  8. Heather Daltrey
  9. Wendy Moore
  10. Dee Dee Keel
  11. Jenni Dean
Jeff Beck at the Enmore Theatre Sydney, Australia in 2009
Jeff Beck at the Enmore Theatre Sydney, Australia in 2009 (Mandy Hall / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has German and English ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Baby Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Slender body
  • Long black lustrous hair

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in a TV commercial for Renault Scenic cars.

Jeff Beck performing live at Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in February 2001
Jeff Beck performing live at Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in February 2001 (ultomatt / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Jeff Beck Facts

  1. Beck used to sing in the church choir at the age of 10 and learned how to play the borrowed guitar in his teens. He also made many attempts to build his own instruments.
  2. At the age of 6, Beck heard Les Paul playing How High the Moon on an electric guitar on the radio, and he got very impressed. Along with Les Paul, Cliff Gallup, Gene Vincent, and Blue Caps were his early influences, followed by Steve Cropper and B.B. King.
  3. Soon after joining Wimbledon College of Art, Beck was employed as a groundsman on a golf course, a car paint-sprayer, and a decorator, and a painter.
  4. Beck and Jimmy Page know each other from their teen years. Beck’s sister Annetta introduced them.
  5. Jeff along with Troy Andrews, Gary Clark Jr., B.B. King, and Derek Trucks performed at White House in 2012. The former president Barack Obama also sang along with them on stage.
  6. He once had started writing his autobiography but later he stopped as he wanted others to dig about him after his death.
  7. He has also been featured in a documentary about his life, Still on the Run: The Jeff Beck Story.
  8. Back when he started playing, Jeff’s neighbors would complain that he played too loud.

Featured Image by Egghead06 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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