Stone Gossard Biography

Updated On Jul 02, 2019 Published On Jun 01, 2016
Facts of Stone Gossard
Date of Birth: 1966 , July-20
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Stone Gossard
Birth Name Stone Carpenter Gossard
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Seattle, Washington, United States
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer, Musician
Net Worth $65 million
Married to Liz Weber
Children Vivian Sparks Gossard
Music Group Pearl Jam, Mother Love Bone (1988 – 1990)
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Lead guitarist and a rhythmic of the American rock band Pearl Jam, Stone Gossard is one of the American great musicians. He is also known for being one of the founding members of Pearl Jam. He is also popular for his contribution with the bands like Brad, Mother Love Bone and Green River.

Early Life & Educational Background

A talented and enthusiastic musician, Stone Gossard was born as Stone Carpenter Gossard on 20 July 1966 in Seattle, Washington, the United States of America to lawyer parents. He also has two lovely sisters and they are named Shelly and Star. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Stones interest in music was since he was in Northwest School. He began pursuing his musical career at a young age.

Professional Life

First, he joined March of Crimes. Though he was their back up member, he got chance to meet several musical artists and got a chance to learn several things.

An American rock band Green River was formed in 1984 and his former bandmate Steve Turner was the founder of this band and he pursued Stone to join them. Tough Steve Turner was the founding member of this band, he left his band before their first EP Come on Down was released in the market. Without Steve, they released their first EP Come on Down in 1985 and their first album Rehab Doll was released in June 1988.

Green River disbanded in 1988 and he formed an American rock band Mother Love Bone in 1988 and their first album Apple was released on 19th of July 1990.

Personal life; Marriage, Wife, Girlfriend

Stone was first married to Liz Weber. They were married for several years. They also had a child: a daughter together and they named her Vivian Sparks. Vivian Sparks was born in 2007. Unfortunately, once a happily married couple is divorced now.

After Stone dissolved his first married life, he was spotted with some other girl having romantic love affairs with her as his girlfriend. They are now married. As a loving husband and wife, they have been parents twice.

Net Worth

In 1990, he joined Ament and McCready and together they formed a band titled Pearl Jam. His net worth is $65 million with a massive salary.

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Born in Seattle, Washington, United States

July 20 , 1966

Talented and enthusiastic musician, Stone Gossard was born as Stone Carpenter Gossard in Seattle, Washington, United States of America to lawyer parents. He also has two lovely sisters and they are named Shelly and Star. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Joined March of Crimes

1984

Stones interest in music was since he was in Northwest School. He began pursuing his musical career since a young age. First he joined March of Crimes. Though he was their back up member, he got chance to meet several musical artist and got a chance to learn several things. 

Joined Green River

1984

An American rock band Green River was formed in 1984 and his former band mate Steve Turner was the founder of this band and he pursued Stone to join them.  Mark Arm was the lead vocalist of this band and Jeff Ament was a bassist. 

Formed the band, Mother Love Bone

1988

With the release of the first album, Green River disbanded in 1988 and then he formed an American rock band Mother Love Bone in 1988 and their first album Apple was released on 19th of July 1990. Their complicated album Mother Love Bone was released in the early 1990s. 

Joined Temple of the Dog

1990

An American band Mother Love Bone disbanded with the release of their first album and then he shared his interest to join Mike McCready. He joined him as well as his former band mate Ament and together they formed Temple of the Dog.

Formed the band, Pearl Jam

1990

He is known for being one of the founding members of Pearl Jam. McCready and Ament are also the other two founding member of this band. Stone Gossard served as the rhythm guitarist, Eddie Vedder served as the lead vocalist and Mike McCready as the lead guitarist. 

Released his first solo album, Bayleaf

September 11 , 2001

Lead guitarist and a rhythmic of the American rock band Pearl Jam, Stone Gossard is one of the American great musician. Besides his involvement in the several musical bands, he is also a solo artist and his first solo album, Bayleaf was released on 11th of September 2001. 

First child, Vivian Sparks

2007

Stone was first married to Liz Weber. They were married for several years. They also had a daughter together and they named her Vivian Sparks. Vivian Sparks was born in 2007. This is their only child together. They are now divorced. 

Second child, Marlow

2013

After Stone dissolved his first married life, he was spotted with some other girl having romantic love affairs with her as his girlfriend. They are now married. As a loving husband and wife, they have been parents twice. His second child Marlow was born in 2013 and his third child was born in 2015.

Was included in The Top 20 New Guitar Gods

2007

In the early 2006, he was not included in the The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time by Rolling Stone but in February 2007, he was listed in its The Top 20 New Guitar Gods and he was also named as four-armed monster.