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John Mellencamp Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

John Mellencamp Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth October 7, 1951
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Blue

John Mellencamp is an American singer, songwriter, musician, director, actor, and painter who gained immense popularity with songs like Hurts So Good, Crumblin’ Down, Jack & Diane, Cherry Bomb, R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A., etc. He has more than 2 million followers on Facebook and more than 100k followers on Twitter and Instagram each.

Born Name

John Mellencamp

Nick Name

John Cougar, John Cougar Mellencamp, Johnny Cougar

John Mellencamp as seen performing in 2011
John Mellencamp as seen performing in 2011 (Andrea Sartorati / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Seymour, Indiana, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Director, Actor, Painter

Genre

Rock, Hard Rock, Heartland Rock, Country Rock, Roots Rock, Folk Rock

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar

Labels

  • Warner Records
  • Republic Records
  • Mercury Records
  • Columbia Records
  • Universal South Records
  • MCA Records
  • Riva Records
  • Hear Music
  • Island Records
  • Universal Music Enterprises

Net Worth

John’s net worth was $30 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Mellencamp has dated –

  1. Priscilla Esterline (1968-1981) – Married in May 1970; daughter Michelle Mellencamp (b. December 4, 1970); divorced in 1981
  2. Victoria Granucci (1980-1989) – Married from 1981 until 1989; daughters Teddi Jo Mellencamp (b. July 1, 1981) and Justice Mellencamp (b. August 14, 1985)
  3. Elaine Irwin (1991-2011) – Married on September 5, 1992; sons Hud Mellencamp (b. April 27, 1994) and Speck Mellencamp (b. April 23, 1995); divorced in 2011
  4. Mariel Hemingway (1991)
  5. Meg Ryan (2010-2014; 2017-2019)
  6. Christie Brinkley (2015-2016)
  7. Jamie Sherrill (2020-2021)
  8. Natasha Barrett (2021)

John Mellencamp (right) seen performing at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2007
John Mellencamp (right) seen performing at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2007 (Fred W. Baker III / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of English, French, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, German, Irish, Scottish, Belgian/Flemish, and Welsh descent.

Hair Color

Black

However, he has ‘Gray’ hair due to his advancing age.

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Multiple tattoos

John Mellencamp as seen onstage in Virginia in 2009
John Mellencamp as seen onstage in Virginia in 2009 (Martin Overstrom / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

John Mellencamp Facts

  1. He was born with spina bifida and was successfully operated on in his infancy.
  2. The legendary Johnny Cash considered Mellencamp as among the ’10 Greatest Songwriters Ever’.
  3. His son Hud got his name from Paul Newman’s character Hud Bannon in the 1963 film, Hud.
  4. John became a grandfather at the young age of 37 years after his oldest daughter Michelle gave birth to her daughter Elexis Suzanne Peach in 1989.

Featured Image by Andrea Sartorati / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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