Yoko Ono Biography

Yoko Ono

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Birth Name: Yoko Ono
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Birth Country: Japan
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Sign: aquarius
Age:   85 Years
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Singer, Yoko Ono is a winner of 2001 Grammy Awards. She is a multi talented person form Japan. Besides her singing career, she is also an artist and peace activist. She is popular in the world from her own album, Double Fantasy. Yoko Ono was from the upper class family born in Tokyo, Japan to Isoko Ono (Ono Isoko) and Eisuke Ono (Ono Eisuke). She is Japanese and she is of Japanese descent.

Yoko Ono is a widow of John Lennon after his death at the end of 1980. Before she got married to John Lennon, she was married twice. She was first married with Toshi Ichiyanagi. Toshi Ichiyanagi is a great Japanese composer. They got married in 1956 and finally dissolved their marriage in 1962. It seems like her extra martial affairs was the main reason for her divorce with her first husband as she was soon married with Anthony Cox. But this married life was annulled less than a year. This happened because her divorce was not finalized with Toshi Ichiyanagi. After this divorce was finalized, she then again married Anthony Cox. She also has a child with him. She began her musical career since 1961. From her singing career, she earned huge amount of salary. Her net worth is rumored to be around $500 million dollars.

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Born in Tokyo, Japan

1933 18th of February

Yoko Ono was from the upper class family born in Tokyo, Japan to Isoko Ono (Ono Isoko) and Eisuke Ono (Ono Eisuke). She is Japanese and she is of Japanese descent. She is of average height and that is of five feet and two inch tall. 


Began playing piano


Yoko Ono had a deep interest in music since her childhood days. It is said that she began playing piano since her childhood days. She took her first piano classes when she was just four years old. She was trained by several renowned Japanese musicians. 


Married to Toshi Ichiyanagi


While she was in her college days, she fell in love with Toshi Ichiyanagi. They began dating since then. Toshi Ichiyanagi is a great Japanese composer. After dating each other for few years, they decided to get married. 


Began her singing career


Yoko Ono had a deep interest in singing since her childhood days. Her childhood days, was full of sorrow and hardship. She got her chance to make her first singing performance only in 1961. She gave her first musical performance in Chambers Street.


Divorced with Toshi Ichiyanagi


She left her college and eloped with Toshi Ichiyanagi without saying a word to her parents. They got married in 1956 but after being married for about half a decade, they decided to dissolve their married life. 


Married to Anthony Cox

1962 28th of November

She was not that happy to end her married life with Toshi Ichiyanagi. She went on a depression for several months after that. Later that year, she got married with Anthony Cox. His full name is Anthony D. "Tony" Cox and he is one of the famous American filmmakers. 


First child, Kyoko Chan Cox

1963 8th of August

She became mother for the first time in her life in 1963 after being married second time with Anthony Cox. She gave birth to her first child, a sweet little baby girl on 8th of August, 1963. She was in good health when she was born. 


Divorced with Anthony Cox

1969 2nd of February

Though she married with Anthony Cox for the second time in her life, her married life with him was not that fruitful. Soon after being married with him, they went on dispute. But they remained together for the sake of their career. 


Married to John Lennon

1969 20th of March

After she ended her second married life, she soon got married with John Lennon. While she was still bonded in married life with Anthony Cox, she was developing her affairs with John Lennon as she married life was falling apart.


Second child, Sean Lennon

1975 9th of October

Sean Lennon full name Sean Taro Ono Lennon who is popular in the world for being the great musician and composer from United States is the second child of Yoko Ono. John Lennon was his father. 


John Lennon died

1980 8th of December

Yoko Ono is a widow of John Lennon after his death at the end of 1980. She was having the fruitful married life with John Lennon. As he was also one great American signer, they both were in their pinnacle of success together but on 8th of December he was murdered. 


Honored by VH1


Besides being nominated in lots of prestigious awards and being honored with them, she has also been honored by several organizations. She was once listed in the VH1's list of 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll. She was ranked 84th is this listings. 


Won Grammy Awards


Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the singing world and everyone really fells honored if they win this award. She has also been honored with this award once in her life and that was in 2001 for Best Long Form Music Video. 

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