George Roger Waters
Great Bookham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Roger went to Morley Memorial Junior School in Cambridge and has completed his high school studies from Cambridgeshire High School for Boys.
Later, he attended the University of Westminster.
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Author, and Producer
- Father – Eric Fletcher Waters (School teacher, Communist party member, Lieutenant)
- Mother – Mary
- Siblings – John D. Waters (Older Brother)
- Others – George Henry Waters (Paternal Grandfather), Mary Elizabeth Fletcher (Paternal Grandmother), Robert Whyte (Maternal Grandfather), Beatrix Louisa Roger (Maternal Grandmother)
Mark Fenwick Management (Music Artist Management Company)
Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Art Rock, and Blues Rock
Vocals, Bass guitar, and Guitar
6 ft 3 in or 191 cm
85 kg or 187.5 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Roger Waters has dated –
- Judy Trim (1969-1975) – Judy Trim was a successful potter. Roger married Judy in 1969. They had no children and divorced in 1975. Later, Judy died in 2001.
- Lady Carolyne Christie (1976-1992) – Carolyne is the niece of 3rd Marquess of Zetland. Roger married Carolyne in 1976, and together, they have a son Harry Waters (musician) and a daughter India Waters (model). Roger’s son has played with his touring band starting from 2002. The couple divorced in 1992.
- Priscilla Phillips (1993-2001) – Roger married Priscilla in 1993 and they had a son named Jack Fletcher. They got divorced in 2001.
- Laurie Durning (2004-2015) – Laurie Durning is an actress and a filmmaker. Roger and Laurie started dating and got engaged in 2004. They got married on January 14, 2012. They filed for divorce in September 2015.
- Rula Jebreal (2016) – Rula is a famous Palestinian journalist and author. Roger dated Rula for a while in 2016.
Race / Ethnicity
Roger Waters has English as well as some Scottish ancestry.
Roger had “Dark Brown” hair previously.
But now, they have turned “Leonine White”.
- Wears black clothes more often
- Attractive looks
In June 2007, Roger became the spokesperson for a non-profit organization called “Millennium Promise” that aims at fighting poverty and malaria.
Best Known For
Being a vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the band “Pink Floyd”.
In 1982, Roger has an uncredited role in the animated drama fantasy film Pink Floyd: The Wall. He also wrote the film.
First TV Show
He appeared as himself (Interviewee) in 1966 in the family show The Look of The Week.
In April 1984, Roger released his first solo album The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking.
As a part of the band Pink Floyd, his debut album The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, released in August 1967 in UK.
Roger does cardio, strength and flexibility training to stay fit.
Roger Waters Favorite Things
- Football Club – Arsenal
- Food – Tobasco Sauce
Roger Waters Facts
- In 1996, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
- In June 2013, Roger appeared in a video with many other celebrities showing support for Chelsea Manning.
- He was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005.
- Waters had the 9th widest vocal range according to vintagevinylnews.com. The list included over 150 singers in a 2014 list.
- “The Wall – Live in Berlin” concert of Waters in 1990 has been one of the largest concerts in the history which had an official attendance of 200,000.
- Visit his official site @ rogerwaters.com.
- Follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
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