Tom Jones (Singer) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Tom Jones Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10.5 in
Weight 91 kg
Date of Birth June 7, 1940
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Blue

Tom Jones is a Welsh singer and actor, whose career started in the mid-1960, and saw the release of 41 studio albums between 1965 and 2015.

Born Name

Thomas John Woodward Jr.

Nick Name

Tiger, The Voice, Tom Jones

Tom Jones during an event as seen in April 2018
Tom Jones during an event as seen in April 2018 (Raph_PH / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Treforest, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

Welsh

 

Education

Tom attended Wood Road Infants School before moving on to Wood Road Junior School in Wales, United Kingdom.

He then enrolled in Pontypridd Central Secondary Modern School in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom.

At the age of 16, Tom dropped out of school and started working as a door-to-door vacuum salesman and builder’s laborer.

Occupation

Singer, Actor

Family

  • Father – Thomas Woodward (Coal Miner)
  • Mother – Freda (Jones) Woodward (Homemaker)
  • Others – James Woodward (Paternal Grandfather), Anne Gane Woodward (Paternal Grandmother), Albert Rhys Jones (Maternal Grandfather), Ada Osman/Osmond Jones (Maternal Grandmother), Richard Woodward (Paternal Great-Grandfather), Mary Holmes (Paternal Great-Grandmother), John Gane (Paternal Great-Grandfather), Elizabeth Ford (Paternal Great-Grandmother), Rees Jones (Maternal Great-Grandfather), Alice Harris (Maternal Great-Grandmother), Henry Osman/Osmond (Maternal Great-Grandfather), Jane Mills (Maternal Great-Grandmother)

Manager

Tom Jones is represented by William Morris Endeavor (WME) Entertainment (Talent Agent) in Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Genre

Pop, R&B, Soul, Gospel, Country

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • Columbia Records
  • Decca Records
  • Epic Records
  • Jive Records
  • Island Records
  • Mercury Records
  • Polydor Records
  • Interscope Records
  • V2 Records
  • S-Curve Records
  • Virgin/EMI Records

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 10.5 in or 179 cm

Weight

91 kg or 200.5 lbs

Tom Jones at Hampton Court Palace in June 2007
Tom Jones at Hampton Court Palace in June 2007 (Georgio / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tom Jones has dated –

  1. Sheila Kennedy – He had an encounter with a 22-year-younger American model, Sheila Kennedy, in the past.
  2. Pamela Des Barres – Tom was briefly connected to the American TV personality Pamela Des Barres in the past.
  3. Cassandra PetersonIn a 2008 interview, Cassandra Peterson, an American actress, revealed that she had lost her v*rginity to Tom.
  4. Melinda “Linda” Rose Trenchard (1956-2016) – After a year of dating, on March 2, 1957, at the age of 16, Tom married his high-school girlfriend of the same age because she got pregnant. On April 11, 1957, they welcomed their son, Mark Woodward, who later became a TV personality, and Tom had to drop out of school and support his family financially. He remained married to Linda until April 10, 2016, when she passed away from cancer. He sold their Los Angeles mansion and all possessions and moved back to London, England, and only took “treasured photos.” Despite being married for nearly 60 years, he admitted to sleeping with more than 250 “groupies” per year at the height of his career.
  5. Mamie Van Doren (1965) – Tom was briefly connected to the American actress, Mamie Van Doren, in 1965.
  6. Mary Wilson (1967-1969) – He had a 2-year relationship with the American singer, Mary Wilson, best known as one of the members of the singing group, The Supremes.
  7. Marjorie Wallace (1973-1974) – Tom dated the well-known TV personality between 1973 and 1974.
  8. Charlotte “Missy” Laws (1978-1981) – For 3 years, Tom and Charlotte, an American anti-revenge p*rn activist, politician, TV host, and actress were in a relationship.
  9. Katherine Berkery (1987) – Tom dated American model Katherine Berkery for a month, from October to November 1987, while he was on a tour in the United States. Katherine got pregnant and gave birth to a son, Jonathan Berkery. She stated that Tom was the father, which was confirmed by a DNA test, and the court ruled in her favor. Tom initially denied those findings but admitted they were true in 2008. He never expressed any desire to meet Jonathan.
  10. Priscilla Presley (2017) – After the death of his wife, Melinda, Tom was observed growing close to Priscilla Presley, an American actress, best known as the ex-wife of the singer Elvis Presley. Paparazzi spotted them together in January 2017.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of English descent on his paternal side and of English and Welsh descent on his maternal side.

Hair Color

Black

Due to advancing age, his hair turned ‘Salt and Pepper’ then ‘Gray.’

Eye Color

Blue

Tom Jones as seen in July 2012
Tom Jones as seen in July 2012 (VMusic2016 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Signature goatee facial hair
  • Piercing blue eyes

Religion

Christianity

Tom Jones as seen in June 2013
Tom Jones as seen in June 2013 (Nick Webb / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Tom Jones Facts

  1. He speaks Welsh fluently.
  2. In 1999, Tom was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire).
  3. Queen Elizabeth II knighted him for his services to music in 2006, thus giving him the title of Sir Thomas John Woodward.
  4. On June 25, 2019, his name was included by The New York Times magazine in the list of hundreds of artists whose material was destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.

Featured Image by Raph_PH / Flickr / CC BY-2.0

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