Neil Young Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Neil Young Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight75 kg
Date of BirthNovember 12, 1945
Zodiac SignScorpio
SpouseDaryl Hannah

Neil Young is a Canadian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, occasional actor, and activist who is counted amongst one of the most influential artists of all time. A former member of the band Buffalo Springfield, his talent has been honored with several awards including Grammy and Juno awards.

Born Name

Neil Percival Young

Nick Name

Bernard Shakey, Don Grungio, The Godfather of Grunge, Young

Neil Young as seen while performing at the Trent FM Arena in Nottingham in June 2009
Neil Young as seen while performing at the Trent FM Arena in Nottingham in June 2009 (6tee-zeven / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Residence

Malibu, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Nationality

Canadian

Education

Neil Young studied at Faulkner Elementary School, Earl Grey Junior High School, and Kelvin High School.

Occupation

Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Director, Actor, Screenwriter, Humanitarian, Entrepreneur, Inventor

Family

  • Father – Scott Alexander Young (Journalist, Sportswriter, Author, Broadcaster)
  • Mother – Edna Blow Ragland “Rassy” Young (A member of the Daughters of the American Revolution)
  • Siblings – Robert “Bob” Young (Older Brother)
  • Others – Astrid Young (Younger Paternal Half-Sister) (Singer, Songwriter)

Manager

Neil Young is represented by ICM Partners, Talent and Literary Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Genre

Rock, Folk Rock, Hard Rock, Country Rock, Proto-Grunge

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Piano

Labels

Warner Bros., Reprise Records, Atco Records, Atlantic, Geffen Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Neil Young as seen in a concert on November 9, 1976, in Austin, Texas
Neil Young as seen in a concert on November 9, 1976, in Austin, Texas (Mark Estabrook / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Neil Young has dated –

  1. Lucinda Williams
  2. Pam Courson – Rumor
  3. Susan Acevedo (1968-1970)
  4. Carrie Snodgress (1970-1975) – Between 1970 and 1975, he dated American actress Carrie Snodgress and the duo has a son named Zeke Young (b. September 8, 1972).
  5. Pegi Young (1976-2014) – He started going out with singer Pegi Young in 1976 and they married in August 1978. They were blessed with 2 children – a son named Ben Young (b. 1978) and a daughter named Amber Jean Young (b. 1984). The duo divorced in 2014.
  6. Daryl Hannah (2014-Present) – Neil Young is married to actress and environmental activist, Daryl Hannah.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Neil Young is of Scottish, English, Irish, Northern Irish, and French Huguenot descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Distinct voice
  • Songs that usually revolved around personal and political themes
Neil Young (Right) and Stephen Stills performing during a 2006 tour
Neil Young (Right) and Stephen Stills performing during a 2006 tour (Matthew Harris / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Neil Young Favorite Things

  • Albums Of His OwnTrans, Everybody’s Rockin’, Tonight’s the Night

SourceIMDb

Neil Young Facts

  1. He is an environmentalist.
  2. Neil Young was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 as a member of Buffalo Springfield.
  3. He has also been a member of the folk-rock supergroup, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
  4. Rolling Stone once named him as the 34th Greatest Artist of all time in Rock ‘n’ Roll.
  5. Some of his musical influences include Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Hank Marvin, The Chantels, The Monotones, Ronnie Self, the Fleetwoods, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash.
  6. Neil Young supports the Canadian charity Artists Against Racism.
  7. He was one of the many victims of the 2018 Woolsey Fire.

Featured Image by 6tee-zeven / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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