Timeline of Tom Jones
|Date of Birth:||1940 , June-7|
|Birth Nation:||United Kingdom|
|Height:||5 Feet 10 Inch|
|Birth Name||Sir Thomas John Woodward|
|Birth Place/City||Pontypridd, Wales|
|Profession||Actor and Singer|
|Working For||Rock and soul singer|
|Net Worth||$300 million|
|Famous for||Delilah and other songs|
|Married to||Melinda Trenchard (from 1957-2016)|
|Children||Mark Woodward, Jonathan Berkery|
|Divorce||Melinda Trenchard (Div.2016)|
|Online Presence||Twitter, Facebook, Instagram|
|Movies||What's New Pussycat?|
|TV Show||The Simpsons|
|Albums||Along Came Jones, It's Not Unusual, What's New Pussycat?|
Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, widely known for his on-stage name Tom Jones, is a renowned singer from the United Kingdom. Jones has sold over 100 million records and has thirty-six Top 40 in the U.K. and nineteen in the U.S.A which includes It's Not Unusual, What's New Pussycat, Green, Green Grass of Home, She's a Lady, and many others as well.
Tom Jones was born on June 7, 1940, at 57 Kingsland Terrace, Treforest, Pontypridd, in Glamorgan, South Wales as Thomas John Woodward. His father Thomas Woodward was a coal miner, and his mother Freda Jones was a housewife. He joined Wood Road Infants School, Pontypridd Central Secondary Modern School, and Wood Road Junior School.
Jones started his singing career at an early age. During his childhood, he would regularly sing at family gatherings, weddings, and in his school choir. When he was 12 years old, he was diagnosed with Tuberculosis. Later he said that: "I spent two years in bed recovering".
His singing career was inspired by soul music, along with his influence by R&B singers Little Richard, Solomon Burke, Jackie Wilson, and Brook Benton, as well as Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis.
The 78 years old Tom Jones began his singing career in 1963 and he became the main singer for Tommy Scott and the Senators, a Welsh beat group. After working with this music group, he came into limelight and released his first single, Chills and Fever. He also sang a title song in an American comedy movie, What's New Pussycat?.
To talk about his recent songs, Tom Jones has had his last song released in 2012. During 2012, he released a total of six songs with three of the songs coming under his album, Spirit in the Room.
After his successful career as a singer, Tom Jones appeared in a television movie, Pleasure Cove, which was directed by Bruce Bilson along with co-stars Constance Forslund and Melody Anderson. He also appeared in numerous movies and television shows including, The Simpsons, Mars Attacks!, Duck Dodgers, and Superheroes Unite for BBC Children in Need.
Tom Jones is a Welsh by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. He was married to his wife Linda Trenchard, until Linda's death on 10 April 2016. They got married at the age of 16, on the 2nd of March, 1957.
In their decade-long married life, the couple became parents once. Melinda gave birth to Tom's child, Mark Woodward, a month following their marriage. Tom has been infidel with her several times and he has also claimed that he had slept with 250 women a year.
Besides this one, he was also found to having romantic love affairs with Mary Wilson, Charlotte Laws, and Marjorie Wallace. He was also in a relationship with model Katherine Barkery with whom he had his second child, Jonathan Berkery.
As of 2018, Tom Jones is reported to be dating Priscilla Presley, the former wife of American singer Elvis Presley. The duos are seen together in public often and are alleged to be together since 2017.
After the death of his wife, Tom Jones put his LA mansion on sale in April 2017, and the property which he bought for £6.5million was sold in January 2018, for £4 million. Fond of his luxury Rolls Royce, Jones' net worth in 2018 is estimated to be in the range of $300 million.
Tom Jones facts on timeline
Born in WelshJune 7 , 1940
Jones was born at 57 Kingsland Terrace, Treforest, Pontypridd, in Glamorgan, South Wales as Thomas John Woodward. He joined Wood Road Infants School, Pontypridd Central Secondary Modern School, and Wood Road Junior School.
Married to Linda TrenchardMarch 2 , 1957
Tom Jones married his longtime girlfriend, Melinda Trenchard, after dating her for sometimes. From this long married life, the couple blessed with a son Mark Woodward.
Began his singing career1963
Jones began his singing career in 1963 and he became the main singer for Tommy Scott and the Senators, a Welsh beat group. After working with this music group he came into limelight and released his first single, Chills and Fever.
Won Grammy Awards1966
Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the singing world and everyone really feels honored if they win this award. He has also been honored with these awards once in this life and that was in 1966 for Best New Artist.
Won Walk of Fame1989
He has been nominated for lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. He has been honored with the Star on the Walk of Fame once in his life and that was in 1989. He won this award for Recording.
Released his first single1964
With the start of his musical career, he released his first single in 1964. His first single was titled Chills and Fever. This single was not that popular but the following year, he also released his next single under the title, It's Not Unusual. He rose to prominence after releasing this single.
Won Brit Award2003
He has also been honored with Brit Award. He won this award in 2003 and that was for his Outstanding Contribution in the musical world. He also received some other prestigious honors that year.
Received British New Year's Honours2006
Tom Jones full name Sir Thomas Jones Woodward is the renowned singer from United Kingdom. She is popular in every forms of music. For his continuous contribution in the musical world he received British New Year's Honours.
First child, Mark Woodward1957
He became father for the first time in his life in 1957 after being married with his wife Linda Trenchard. She gave birth to their only child together the same year they got married and they named him Mark Woodward. He was in good health when he was born.
Began dating Katherine Berkery1987
Besides his married life, he was also found to having romantic love affairs with Mary Wilson, Charlotte Laws and Marjorie Wallace. He was also seen with Katherine Berkery. From these love affairs she also became pregnant.
His second child was born1987
He also became father for the second time in his life in 1987. He is a great singer and that year he was in musical tour in United States. During this tour he had romantic relationship with Katherine Berkery and she became pregnant with this child and she finally gave birth to a child in October of the same year but he denied it was the result of their sex life.
Tom's wife Melinda Trenchard diedApril 10 , 2016
Tom Jones is never divorced. After 59 years of marriage, Jone's wife died on April 10, 2016.
Began dating Priscilla Presley2017
In 2017, it was revealed that Jones was dating Priscilla Presely, the forner wife of American singer Elvis Presely.
Jones Net worth is $300 million2018
Back in 2014, Jones' net worth was reported to be $250 million and by 2018, it is estimated to be around $300 million.