Jim Corr Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jim Corr Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthJuly 31, 1964
Zodiac SignLeo
Eye ColorBlue

Jim Corr is an Irish musician, singer, songwriter, and DJ who has gained acclaim for being the oldest member of the Irish pop-rock band named The Corrs which he co-founded alongside his sisters Andrea, Sharon, and Caroline. As a member of The Corrs, he has been a part of various musical projects such as Forgiven, Not ForgottenBorrowed HeavenTalk on CornersIn BluesJupiter Calling, and White Light.

Born Name

James Steven Ignatius Corr

Nick Name

Jim

Jim Corr pictured in June 2016
Jim Corr pictured in June 2016 (Tibor Pallerman / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland

Residence

Ireland

Nationality

Irish

Education

Jim Corr got enrolled at music college.

Occupation

Musician, Singer, Songwriter, DJ

Family

  • Father – Patrick Gerard “Gerry” Corr (Musician)
  • Mother – Jean (Bell) (Musician)
  • SiblingsAndrea Corr (Younger Sister) (Musician, Songwriter, Actress), Caroline Corr (Younger Sister) (Singer, Drummer), Sharon Corr (Younger Sister) (Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Television Personality)
  • Others – James Corr (Paternal Grandfather), Alice McNally (Paternal Grandmother), William Bell (Maternal Grandfather), Elizabeth “Lizzie” Blee (Maternal Grandmother), Jean Desmond (Niece), Brett Desmond Jr. (Nephew), Jake Gerard Woods (Nephew), Georgina Woods (Niece), Rihann Andrea Woods (Niece), Cathal (“Cal”) Robert Gerard (Nephew), Flori Jean Elizabeth (Niece)

Manager

As a member of The Corrs, Jim Corr is represented by MBC PR, Public Relations Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.

Genre

Pop, Rock, Celtic, Alternative Rock, Celtic Fusion, Folk Rock, Pop Rock

Instruments

Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Mandolin, Accordion, Vocals

Labels

143 Records, Lava Records, Atlantic, Eastwest

Build

Slim

The Corrs performing during an event in 2004
The Corrs performing during an event in 2004 (Desiree Onievas Lopez / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jim Corr has dated –

  1. Andrea Roche
  2. Gayle Williamson (2005-2006) – Jim was previously in a relationship with former Miss Northern Ireland Gayle Williamson and the duo even got engaged before finally deciding to split up. They parent a son named Brandon Corr.
  3. Marisa Mackle (2006-2007)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Jim Corr is of Irish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Receding hairline
  • Deep-set eyes

Religion

He was raised in a Catholic household.

Jim Corr as seen while performing in Vienna in June 2016
Jim Corr as seen while performing in Vienna in June 2016 (Tibor Pallerman / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Jim Corr Facts

  1. He started learning the piano and the guitar at a very young age and by the time he was 15 years old, he started performing along with his parents in Dundalk’s bars and clubs.
  2. Along with his sisters, Jim Corr received an MBE in 2005 by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of both their musical contributions and their charitable work which included raising money for Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne.
  3. With The Corrs, he released the band’s first studio album, Forgiven, Not Forgotten, on September 26, 1995, through Atlantic Records. The album was certified ’13× Platinum’ by Ireland (IRMA) and ‘9× Platinum’ by Australia (ARIA).
  4. Jim Corr is a licensed helicopter pilot.
  5. He is a vegetarian as well as a pro-life advocate who endorsed a No vote in the 2018 Irish abortion referendum.
  6. He has been a member of the 9/11 Truth Movement which includes conspiracy theorists who dispute the mainstream account of the September 11 attacks of 2001.
  7. Jim Corr breeds budgerigars, the long-tailed, seed-eating parrot also known as the parakeet.
  8. Over the years, he has been involved in many charitable projects and also performed at Nelson Mandela‘s 46664 concert in South Africa in order to raise awareness of the growing AIDS epidemic in Africa.

Featured Image by Tibor Pallerman / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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