Robert Plant Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Robert Plant Quick Info
Height6 ft 1 in
Weight77 kg
Date of BirthAugust 20, 1948
Zodiac SignLeo
Hair ColorLight Brown

Robert Plant is a British singer, songwriter, and musician who enjoyed phenomenal success from the late 1960s to the end of the 1970s after becoming the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin, delivering numerous hits like Stairway to Heaven in 1971. Even after the musical group broke up, he continued working as a solo artist releasing the critically acclaimed duet album with Alison Krauss titled Raising Sand in 2007 earning the Grammy Awards along with Krauss for the “Pop Collaboration With Vocals” in 2009.

Born Name

Robert Anthony Plant

Nick Name

The Golden God, Percy, Tall Cool One

Robert Plant in February 2020 announcing the date for his live recording for the upcoming season of the Digging Deep podcast
Robert Plant in February 2020 announcing the date for his live recording for the upcoming season of the Digging Deep podcast (Robert Plant / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Austin, Texas, United States

Nationality

British

 

Education

He enrolled in King Edward VI Grammar School for Boys in Stourbridge in his mid-teens to train as a chartered accountant. However, he discontinued after only a couple of weeks of attending college after developing a strong passion for the English Midlands blues scene. He left home at the age of 16 and began his musical education by moving from group to group and learning about the blues and other forms of music that he considered was worth listening to.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Family

  • Father – Robert C. Plant (Civil Engineer who had worked in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War)
  • Mother – Annie Celia Plant née Cain (Romanichal Traveller)

Manager

He is represented by –

  • MBC PR
  • Big Hassle Media

Genre

Rock, Blues, Folk, Country, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal

Instruments

Instruments, Vocals

Labels

  • Atlantic
  • Swan Song
  • Es Paranza
  • Sanctuary
  • Mercury
  • Universal
  • Rounder
  • Nonesuch
Robert Plant in his youth
Robert Plant in his youth (Dina Regine / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

77 kg or 169.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Maureen Wilson (1966-1983) – He met Maureen in 1966 at a Georgie Fame concert. They married on November 9, 1968. They got divorced in August 1983. The couple had a daughter named Carmen Jane (b. November 21, 1968), and 2 sons named Karac Pendragon (1972–1977), and Logan Romero (b. January 21, 1979).
  2. Linda Ronstadt (1976)
  3. Shirley Wilson – He had a relationship with Maureen’s sister Shirley. They had a son named Jesse Lee (b. 1991).
  4. Alannah Myles – He dated the Canadian singer Alannah Myles.
  5. Patty Griffin – He also had a relationship with the American singer-songwriter Patty Griffin.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of English and Irish descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Long hair
  • Thin lips

Brand Endorsements

In the J.C. Penney “American Living” commercials, Plant and Alison Krauss’s song titled Killing the Blues was used.

Robert Plant Favorite Things

  • Supporter Of – Wolverhampton Wanderers
  • Task That Has Helped Him To Get In The Mood Before His Performance – Ironing
  • Biggest InfluencesElvis Presley, Jim Morrison

SourceWikipedia, IMDb

Robert Plant performing in January 2016
Robert Plant performing in January 2016 (Robert Plant / Instagram)

Robert Plant Facts

  1. He developed a keen interest in singing and rock and roll music at an early age. Robert has revealed that when he was 10 years old, he craved to be like Elvis Presley. He would hide behind the curtains at his home during Christmas finding a certain ambience and sound between the drapes and the French windows.
  2. Plant’s blonde mane and robust bare-chested look helped to create the “rock god” archetype.
  3. He was the only member of Led Zeppelin to have a name that did not begin with the letter “J”.
Featured Image by Robert Plant / Instagram

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