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Joan Baez Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Joan Baez Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5½ in
Weight 61 kg
Date of Birth January 9, 1941
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Hazel

Joan Baez is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and activist who found fame with several political songs such as We Shall Overcome, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Diamonds and Rust, Blowin’ in the WindThere But for Fortune, etc.

Born Name

Joan Chandos Baez

Nick Name


Joan Baez performing at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in 2005
Joan Baez performing at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in 2005 (Ron Baker / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Staten Island, New York, United States





Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Activist


  • Father – Albert Báez Valderrama (Scientist)
  • Mother – Joan Bridge
  • Siblings – Mimi Baez (Younger Sister), Pauline Baez (Older Sister)

Net Worth

Joan’s net worth was $11 million according to


Folk, Gospel, Folk Rock, Country Folk, Americana, Latin


Vocals, Piano, Ukulele, Guitar


  • Vanguard Records
  • RCA Records
  • A&M Records
  • Guardian
  • Proper Records
  • Columbia Records
  • Gold Castle Records
  • Virgin Records
  • Razor & Tie
  • Koch Entertainment




5 ft 5½ in or 166.5 cm


61 kg or 134.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Joan has dated –

  1. Michael New
  2. John Lennon
  3. Bob Dylan (1963-1965)
  4. David Harris (1967-1973) – She married David Harris on March 26, 1968, and gave birth to their son Gabriel Harris on December 2, 1969. The couple divorced amicably in 1973.
  5. Kris Kristofferson (1970-1971)
  6. Steve Jobs
  7. Joan adopted a son when she was 18 years old.
Joan Baez seen with Bob Dylan in 1963
Joan Baez seen with Bob Dylan in 1963 (Rowland Scherman / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Hispanic and White)

She has Mexican ancestry on her father’s side and is of English descent on her mother’s side.

Hair Color


However, her hair has turned ‘Gray’ with her advancing age.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Melodious voice

Joan Baez Favorite Things

  • Author As A Child – Albert Payson Terhune

Source –

Joan Baez as seen in 2016
Joan Baez as seen in 2016 (Stilfehler / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Joan Baez Facts

  1. She performed the civil-rights anthem, We Shall Overcome during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963.
  2. In 1999, Joan was included in the list of ‘100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll’ by VH1 at #27.
  3. Since 2011, Amnesty International has presented the ‘Joan Baez Award for Outstanding Inspirational Service in the Global Fight for Human Rights’ annually in honor of Baez’s long-standing humanitarian work.

Featured Image by Ron Baker / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0

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