Ronnie Wood Biography

Updated On Mar 01, 2019 Published On Nov 15, 2015
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Date of Birth: 1947 , June-1
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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Grammy Awards nominee, Ronnie Wood is the famous American rock musician, singer, and songwriter. He is also an artist and a radio personality. He is popular in the world for being one of the members of the English rock band, The Rolling Stones.

Early Life And Education Of Ronnie Wood

Ronnie Wood was born Ronald David Wood on 1 June 1947 and is aged 71 years old (as of early 2019). He was born in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England, the United Kingdom into a family of English-British background.

Ronnie was born in a middle-class background. He is of English nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. He studied at Ealing Art College.

Ronnie Wood's Career

Keen on music since his childhood days, Ronnie Wood began his musical career since 1964. He began his musical career as a guitarist from the R&B band, Birds. A few years later, he joined Jeff Beck Group as a bassist.

In 1969, he joined Small Faces and finally changed the name of this band to Faces. With the start of the 1970s, Faces released several albums. He also released his solo albums throughout the 1970s. With the beginning of the 1980s, he became the official member of The Rolling Stones.

Besides his musical career, he is also an author and has published several books. 

Ronnie Wood's Net Worth

As of early 2019, Ronnie Wood's net worth is reported to be around $90 million. He earned a high figure of salary from his professional musical career.

Back in 2012, the record sales of GRRR! was around $446,667, Shine a Light was $90,000 in 2008, A Bigger Bang was $2,698,000 in 2005, Live Licks in 2004 was $600,000, Forty Licks in 2002 was $5,222,000, and many others.

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Ronnie Wood's Personal Life

While talking about Ronnie Wood's personal life and current relationship status, he is married thrice and divorced twice.

In 1971, Ronnie got married to his first wife Krissy Findlay who is the former model. They also welcomed their first child together in 1976. While he was married to her, he also had romantic love affairs with Pattie Boyd. And this infidelity dissolved her first married life in 1978.

On 2nd of January 1985, he got married to his second wife Jo Wood. She is also the model and television personality. He was happy to have her as his loving spouse. They also became parents twice. However, just like his first married life, his second marriage also came to the end on the 25th of January 2011.

In July 2008, he was dating girlfriend Ekaterina Ivanova. In 2012, he was seen with Sally Humphreys having a romantic relationship with her. After enjoying dating life for a few years, they got married on 21 December 2012.

Sally and Ronnie now enjoy a healthy married life with no rumors of divorce or separation issues. 

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Ronnie Wood facts on timeline

Born in Hillingdon, Middlesex

June 1 , 1947

Born as Ronald David Wood in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom into a family of English "water gypsies", Ronnie was middle class background. He is English and is of white ethnicity. He is five feet and nine inch tall. 

Joined the Birds


His professional musical career began since 1964. He began his musical career as a guitarist from the R&B band, Birds. The Birds released several single within few years, however, despite its popularity it was disbanded in 1967. 

Joined Jeff Beck Group


After the R&B band, Birds got disbanded in 1967; he was seen being one of the members of the project Santa Barbera Machine Head. Few months later, he finally joined Jeff Beck Group as a bassist. 

Recorded the debut album with Jeff Beck


Since 1967, he became associated with the musical group Jeff Beck Group. With them, he also went on a musical tour several times and in 1968, he recorded the debut album of Jeff Beck.  Jeff Beck's debut album was recorded under the name Truth. 

Joined Small Faces


From this time line it shows that he didn't remain with single band for a long time he has been frequently changing the musical bands within a year. After being with Jeff Beck Group for about a year, he joined Small Faces in 1969.

Released their album


In 1969, he joined Small Faces after their original guitarist Steve Marriott left the band and he finally played his part to change its name to Faces. With the start of 1970s, Faces released several albums. He also co wrote several songs in those albums. 

Released his first solo album


With the passage of time, he also joined Mick Jagger and played his part to release Mick's single "It's Only Rock'n Roll (But I Like It)". He also received lots of help from Mick Jagger to release his first solo album and he released it under the name I've Got My Own Album to Do. 

Nominated in Grammy Awards


One of the major awards he has been nominated in is Grammy Awards. In 1984, he got his nomination in this award for his role in the music video, Let's Spend the Night Together. He was nominated for Best Video Album. 

Was named Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


Though he didn't win Grammy award from his nomination in 1984, he was honored with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989. He was honored with this named in 1989 for being one of the member of the The Rolling Stones. 

Married to Krissy Findlay


He was first married to Krissy Findlay. He got married to her in 1971. Krissy Findlay is the former model and she is popular for her appearances in several fashion shows. They also dated each other before being married in 1971. 

First child, Jesse Wood

October 30 , 1976

Great English musician and songwriter, Jesse Wood is his first child. Jesse Wood was born from his first married life with Krissy Findlay. He and Krissy Findlay welcomed Jesse on 30th of October 1976. He is their only child together. 

Divorced with Krissy Findlay


While he was still married with Krissy Findlay, he began dating model, photographer and author, Pattie Boyd. He began dating her since 1976. After Krissy Findlay was informed with these affairs, she filed for divorce and they finally got divorced in 1978. 

Married to Jo Wood

January 2 , 1985

On 2nd of January 1985, he got married to Jo Wood. She is also the model and television personality. He was happy to have her as his loving spouse and they also became parents twice. However, this married life also came to an end on 25th of January 2011.

Married to Sally Humphreys

December 21 , 2012

After ending his second married life in 2011, he began dating Sally Humphreys. Sally Humphreys is the owner of her own theatre company. After few months of love life, they got married on 21 December 2012.

Net Worth


As of early 2019, Ronnie Wood's net worth is reported to be around $90 million.