John Paul Jones (Musician) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

John Paul Jones Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight67 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 3, 1946
Zodiac SignCapricorn
SpouseMaureen Jones

John Paul Jones is an English musician, songwriter, arranger, actor, and record producer who is best known for being the bassist and keyboardist for the rock band Led Zeppelin. After embarking on a career as a solo artist, he became a member of the supergroup Them Crooked Vultures alongside Josh Homme and Dave Grohl.

Born Name

John Baldwin

Nick Name

John Paul Jones, JPJ, Jonesy, John Richard Baldwin

John Paul Jones as seen while performing with Them Crooked Vultures at Festival Hall Melbourne in January 2010
John Paul Jones as seen while performing with Them Crooked Vultures at Festival Hall Melbourne in January 2010 (Lara (Larissa) Clifford / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Sidcup, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Residence

West London, London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

John Paul Jones attended Christ’s College in Blackheath, London and studied music.

Occupation

Musician, Songwriter, Arranger, Film Composer, Producer, Actor

Family

  • Father – Joe Baldwin (Pianist, Arranger)

Manager

John Paul Jones is represented by Opium Arts Management, Ltd., Music Artist Management Company, London, England, United Kingdom.

Genre

Rock

Instruments

Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Mandolin, Guitar

Labels

Discipline Global Mobile, Atlantic, Swan Song

Build

Slim

John Paul Jones performing in October 2009
John Paul Jones performing in October 2009 (Craig / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

67 kg or 147.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

John Paul Jones has dated –

  1. Morgana Welch (1971-1972)
  2. Maxine Entwistle (2006)
  3. Maureen Jones (1965-Present) – After seeing one another for a while, John Paul Jones and Maureen married in 1967 and parent 3 daughters named Tamara, Jacinda, and Kiera.

Race / Ethnicity

White

John Paul Jones is of English descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • His use of Fender Bass Guitars
  • Inspiring performances
John Paul Jones as seen while playing mandolin in May 2007
John Paul Jones as seen while playing mandolin in May 2007 (Jeffturner / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

John Paul Jones Facts

  1. With Led Zeppelin, he released the band’s eponymous debut album on January 12, 1969, and it peaked at number #6 on the UK Albums Chart, at number #10 on the US Billboard 200 chart, and at number #11 on the Canadian RPM Top 100 Chart.
  2. John Paul Jones co-starred in the 1976 concert film, The Song Remains the Same, based on Led Zeppelin alongside his bandmates John Bonham, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant. The movie also featured his wife and daughters.
  3. As a member of Led Zeppelin, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995.
  4. Some of his musical influences included blues singer Big Bill Broonzy, jazz double bassist Charles Mingus, and pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff.
  5. For his outstanding contribution to Britain’s music and entertainment industry, the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors honored John Paul Jones with a “Gold Badge Award” in October 2010.
  6. In 2011, Them Crooked Vultures won the Grammy Award for “Best Hard Rock Performance” for the band’s first single titled New Fang.
  7. He topped the “20 Most Underrated Bass Guitarists” list curated by Paste magazine in 2014.

Featured Image by Lara (Larissa) Clifford / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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