Mark Ronson Biography

Updated On Feb 17, 2019 Published On Nov 20, 2015
Facts of Mark Ronson
Date of Birth: 1975 , September-4
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Mark Ronson
Father Laurence Ronson
Mother Ann Dexter-Jones
Nationality English
Birth Place/City England
Ethnicity White
Profession Musician, DJ, singer,
Net Worth $20 millions
Girlfriend Rashida Jones
Married Yes
Married to Joséphine de La Baume (m. 2011)
Awards Grammy Award
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2008 Grammy Awards winner Mark Ronson is the great musician from the United Kingdom and he is also popular in the world singer, DJ and record producer. He is mainly known from his second album, Version which also earned his first Brit Awards.

Bio: Childhood, Education

Born as Mark Daniel Ronson on September 4, 1975, in St. John's Wood, London, England, the United Kingdom, to Anne (Dexter) and Laurence Ronson, Mark was raised in the higher class family. He is English and is of Austrian, Russian, and Lithuanian descent.

Marriage & Divorce With Wives 

From 2002, Ronson began his love affairs with Rashida Jones. Rashida Jones is an American actress and she is also the great screenwriter. After dating for about a year, they got engaged in 2003 after he proposed her while playing crossword puzzle. They dissolved their engagement in 2004.

French native, Joséphine de La Baume who is an actress and singer was the second wife of Mark Ronson. They got married on the 3rd of September 2011. They are happily married and feels lucky to be each other’s loving spouse. 

Well, although they seemed pretty compatible in their relationship initially, his wife filed for divorce on 16 May 2017. Their divorce was finalized in October 2018.

Career of Mark Daniel Ronson

Ronson received his formal education from Collegiate School. After completing his high school education, he joined New York University. While he was there, he was found regularly in downtown hip hop spots and he became known there as a DJ from the UK.

There he became popular as a diversified DJ artist and began appearing in high profile events. His debut album, Here Comes the Fuzz didn't create any positive impact in his career, however with the release of his second album, Version; he kissed the pinnacle of his success.

What is his net worth?

His net worth is rumored to be around $20 million.

 

Mark Ronson facts on timeline

Born in St John's Wood, London

September 4 , 1975

Born as Mark Daniel Ronson in St. John's Wood, London, England, United Kingdom to Anne (Dexter) and Laurence Ronson, Mark was raised in higher class family. He is English and is of Austrian, Russian, and Lithuanian descent.

Began playing drum

1980

2008 Grammy Awards winner, Mark Ronson childhood dreams was also music. It is said that he began playing drum since he was five years old. After playing drums for about a decade he finally earned his place as a drummer in the musical band. 

Was named DJ on the New York club scene

1993

Ronson received his formal education from Collegiate School. After completing his high school education, he joined New York University. While he was there, he was the found regularly in downtown hip hop spots and he became known there as a DJ from UK.

Released his first album

September 8 , 2003

In New York, he became popular as a diversified DJ artist and began appearing in high profile events. His debut album, Here Comes the Fuzz didn't create any positive impact in his career. 

Released his second album

June 14 , 2007

Though his first album was the commercial failure and it also didn't create any impact in his musical career, he decided to work on his second album. In 2007, he finally released his second album, Version. Afterwards, he kissed the pinnacle of his success.

Began dating Rashida Jones

2002

Rashida Jones is his first girlfriend. He began dating her since the start of 2002. Rashida Jones is an American actress and she is also the great screenwriter. She is also known for being the daughter of Quincy Jones. 

Broke up with Rashida Jones

2004

From 2002, Ronson began his love affairs with actress, screenwriter and author Rashida Jones. After dating for about a year, they got engaged in 2003 after he proposed her while playing crossword puzzle. They dissolved their engagement in 2004.

Married to Joséphine de La Baume

December 3 , 2011

French native, Joséphine de La Baume who is an actress and singer is the present wife of Mark Ronson. They got married on 3rd of September 2011. They are happy married and fells lucky to be each other’s loving spouse.

Won Grammy Awards

2008

One of the major awards in the music world is Grammy Awards and it’s an honor for every singer and musician out there if they win this award. He has also been honored with this award once and that was in 2008 for Record of the Year. 

Won MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)

2015

In 2015, he got his first nomination in MTV Video Music Awards (VMA). That year, he was nominated in this award for Best Direction, Best Pop Video, Best Male Video and many more. He won this award for Best Male Video. 

Won Brit Award

2008

He is mainly known from his second album, Version which also earned his first Brit Awards. He got his first nomination in this award in 2008 for Best Male. He also made a record in this award by winning it without singing on the actual record.

Became neutralized US citizen

2008

Mark Ronson was born in St. John's Wood, London, England to Anne (Dexter) and Laurence Ronson. However, after the death of his father, his mother got married for the second time in his life and then he was eight he moved to New York with his family. He became neutralized U.S citizen in 2008.