Kevin Rowland Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Kevin Rowland Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight67 kg
Date of BirthAugust 17, 1953
Zodiac SignLeo
Eye ColorHazel

Kevin Rowland is an English singer and songwriter who is best known for the several songs and albums that he has contributed his vocals too as the frontman of the pop band Dexys Midnight Runners also known as Dexys. A few of his most notable hits with the group are Geno and Come On Eileen.

Born Name

Kevin Rowland

Nick Name

Kevin

Kevin Rowland as seen in a picture that was uploaded to his Twitter profile on August 10, 2018
Kevin Rowland as seen in a picture that was uploaded to his Twitter profile on August 10, 2018 (Kevin Rowland / Twitter)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Wednesfield, Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

Kevin studied at Snow Hills’ St Mary and St John’s Catholic Primary. After that, he attended a school in London until the age of 15.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter

Manager

As a member of Dexys, he is represented by Red Light Management.

Genre

Punk Rock, New Wave, Soul, Pop

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar

Labels

As a member of Dexys, he has released his music with Mercury Records and Creation Records Ltd.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

67 kg or 148 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Though there is not much information available on his personal life, Kevin has a daughter named AJ.

Kevin Rowland as seen in a picture taken on September 11, 2012
Kevin Rowland as seen in a picture taken on September 11, 2012 (Egghead06 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Irish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He sports an imperial beard.
  • Bony nose
  • His idiosyncratic voice

Kevin Rowland Favorite Things

  • Emerging Artist – Lisa O’Neill

SourceThe Guardian

Kevin Rowland as seen in a picture taken during a live performance
Kevin Rowland as seen in a picture taken during a live performance (Kevin Rowland / Twitter)

Kevin Rowland Facts

  1. His parents belonged to Crossmolina, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
  2. Kevin resided in Ireland for 3 years between the age of 1 and 4. After that, he relocated back to Wolverhampton along with his family.
  3. He was 11 years old when his parents and he moved to Harrow and by the age of 15 Kevin had given up school.
  4. Kevin worked as a hairdresser prior to having begun his career as a musician.
  5. The first group that he joined was called Lucy & the Lovers, which derived its inspiration from the rock band Roxy Music. However, the band was defunct shortly after its beginning.
  6. Kevin joined the punk rock band the Killjoys where he met now Dexys guitarist Kevin Archer and together they started the band Dexys Midnight Runners. However, the band went on to get disbanded in 1987. Later, the group re-grouped in 2012 and released their album titled One Day I’m Going to Soar.
  7. Kevin released his first solo album titled The Wanderer in 1988, but the album failed to pick up and turned out to be a commercial failure.
  8. The band’s songs are mostly inspired by Kevin’s Irish ancestry.

Featured Image By Kevin Rowland / Twitter

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