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A rock star describes a musician who writes and performs rock music. Rock music is defined by its use of the electric guitar, bass and drums. Rock stars often perform as a rock group, but can also be solo artists. Although rock music can vary, it is usually a heavy sound, with catchy riffs and lyrics. Rock stars have a reputation for being wild. They trash their hotel rooms and throw televisions out of the window. A famous rock star is Mick Jagger, the frontman of The Rolling Stones. Mick Jagger once bought a million dollar mansion whilst high on LSD.

What is rock and roll music?

Rock and roll music is the genre of music that originated and evolved within the United States in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The music genre did not formally obtain its name until 1954. It is made up of the music style that is internationally known as rock.

Who invented rock and roll?

Rock and roll was invented by Chuck Berry, who has been nicknamed the ‘Father of Rock and Roll’. He became a pioneer of rock and roll that helped refine and develop the rhythms that make rock and roll so distinctive and recognizable. Other pioneers of rock and roll are Little Richard, Fats Domino, and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Who is the richest rock star?

The richest rock star in the world is Paul McCartney who gained mainstream media and popularity as a member of the rock band, The Beatles. Along with his solo work, he has achieved numerous successes and become the richest rock star. Paul McCartney has been a part of the music industry since the 1960s.

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5’3” | 1.60 m
September 14, 1983
Amy Winehouse
160.000
1983.00
207000
3D
Amy Winehouse
Bob Dylan
333000
5’7” | 1.70 m
May 24, 1941
Bob Dylan
170.000
1941.00
333000
3D
Bob Dylan
5’7” | 1.70 m
February 6, 1945
Bob Marley
170.000
1945.00
207000
3D
Bob Marley
Bono
74000
5’6” | 1.68 m
May 10, 1960
Bono
168.000
1960.00
74000
3D
Bono
5’10” | 1.78 m
September 23, 1949
Bruce Springsteen
178.000
1949.00
222000
3D
Bruce Springsteen
6’1” | 1.85 m
March 2, 1977
Chris Martin
185.000
1977.00
89000
3D
Chris Martin
6’1” | 1.85 m
October 18, 1926
Chuck Berry
185.000
1926.00
103000
3D
Chuck Berry
6’0” | 1.83 m
January 14, 1969
Dave Grohl
183.000
1969.00
150000
3D
Dave Grohl
5’10” | 1.78 m
September 5, 1946
Freddie Mercury
178.000
1946.00
1360000
3D
Freddie Mercury
5’11” | 1.80 m
December 8, 1943
Jim Morrison
180.000
1943.00
158000
3D
Jim Morrison
5’11” | 1.80 m
November 27, 1942
Jimi Hendrix
180.000
1942.00
247000
3D
Jimi Hendrix
5’9” | 1.75 m
December 18, 1943
Keith Richards
175.000
1943.00
163000
3D
Keith Richards
5’9” | 1.75 m
February 20, 1967
Kurt Cobain
175.000
1967.00
362000
3D
Kurt Cobain
6’1” | 1.85 m
January 5, 1969
Marilyn Manson
185.000
1969.00
327000
3D
Marilyn Manson
5’10” | 1.78 m
July 26, 1943
Mick Jagger
178.000
1943.00
302000
3D
Mick Jagger
5’10” | 1.78 m
December 3, 1948
Ozzy Osbourne
178.000
1948.00
452000
3D
Ozzy Osbourne
Freddie Mercury
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Freddie Mercury in relation to other musicians

Freddie Mercury was the famous frontman for the band Queen, known for his theatrical performances, flamboyant attire, and incredible voice its no wonder Mercury became one of the most beloved and influential artists of our time. One of Mercury’s most noticeable qualities was his teeth. They were incredibly unique to look at due to him having four extra teeth in his upper jaw. Mercury related his incredible vocal range to these extra teeth and therefore never took them out. Sadly, Freddie Mercury died at 45 due to complications with AIDS. His funeral was small and attended by close family and friends including the members of Queen and Elton John.

Freddie Mercury had a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

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Freddie Mercury was the famous frontman for the band Queen, known for his theatrical performances, flamboyant attire, and incredible voice its no wonder Mercury became one of the most beloved and influential artists of our time. One of Mercury’s most noticeable qualities was his teeth.

Freddie Mercury had a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

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Freddie Mercury
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Years Active: 1969-1991

Death: November 24, 1991 (45)

Given Name
Farrokh Bulsara
Birthday
September 5, 1946

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Mick Jagger
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Mick Jagger is most famously known as the frontman and lead singer for one of the most popular bands  in rock history, the Rolling Stones. Along with being in the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger is also an actor and film producer. Aside from his successful music career, Mick Jagger is a supporter of music schools, a fan of playing Cricket, and an advocate for the environment. In 2002, the Queen knighted Jagger for his services to popular music making him officially, Sir Michael Phillip Jagger. Interestingly, Jaggers performances have been studied by college students who specialize in sexuality and gender studies for his controversial stage performances.

Mick Jagger has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Mick Jagger with overall height
Mick Jagger is most famously known as the frontman and lead singer for one of the most popular bands in rock history, the Rolling Stones. Along with being in the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger is also an actor and film producer. In 2002, the Queen knighted Jagger for his services to popular music.

Mick Jagger has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Mick Jagger with overall height
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Years Active: 1960-present

Given Name
Michael Philip Jagger
Birthday
July 26, 1943

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Bob Dylan
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Bob Dylan in relation to other musicians

Bob Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman, is highly regarded as one of the greatest American singer-songwriters of all time. Bob Dylan’s more than 50-year career began in the early 1960s with breakthrough songs such as “Blowin’ in the Wind”, and “The Times They Are a-Changin.’” Dylan’s politically charged lyrics spoke to the counter culture during the Civil Rights movement and challenged the mainstream Pop genre, creating a voice for the people.

Dylan has sold over 100 million records and is known as one of the best-selling artists to have existed. Along with his music career, Bob Dylan has released 8 books of paintings and drawings since 1994, which have been displayed in major art galleries around the world.

Bob Dylan has a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Bob Dylan labeled with overall height
Bob Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman, is highly regarded as one of the greatest American singer-songwriters of all time. Bob Dylan’s more than 50-year career began in the early 1960s with breakthrough songs such as “Blowin’ in the Wind”, and “The Times They Are a-Changin."

Bob Dylan has a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

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Bob Dylan
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Years Active: 1961-present

Given Name
Robert Allen Zimmerman
Birthday
May 24, 1941

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Bob Dylan elevations (assorted), performing

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Bruce Springsteen
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Bruce Springsteen in relation to other musicians

Bruce Springsteen, famously nicknamed “The Boss”, is an American singer-songwriter admired for his lengthy and passionate stage performances as well as his advocacy of America’s working class. In 1975, he received international fame with the release of the album Born to Run. Bruce Springsteen’s most successful record, Born in the USA, was released in 1984 with 7 of its tracks reaching the billboards top 10. Having sold over 164 million records worldwide, Springsteen has also won 20 Grammy’s, an Academy Award, and two Golden Globes and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999 by famous U2 singer Bono.

Bruce Springsteen has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Bruce Springsteen labeled with overall height
Bruce Springsteen, famously nicknamed “The Boss”, is an American singer-songwriter admired for his lengthy and passionate stage performances as well as his advocacy of America’s working class. In 1975, he received international fame with the release of the album Born to Run.

Bruce Springsteen has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Bruce Springsteen labeled with overall height
Bruce Springsteen
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Years Active: 1964-present

Given Name
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen
Birthday
September 23, 1949

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Bob Marley
Height comparison diagram of Bob Marley compared to other musicians

Bob Marley is a famous Jamaican musician and one of the greatest pioneers of Reggae music. Known as a Rasta icon, Bob Marley’s career began in the early 1960s with his music group “Bob Marley and the Whalers”. In the early 1970s, the group hit the road on tour after landing a contract with Island Records. In his short lifetime, Bob Marley sold over 20 million records and became the first internationally famous musician to come from a 3rd world country.

Unfortunately, Bob Marley developed cancer in 1977 and died at the age of 36. He was buried in a Chapel in Jamaica with his guitar. His final words to his son were, “Money can’t buy life”. Bob Marley fused spirituality into his music and spoke of peace and oneness, inspiring generations to come long after his death.

Bob Marley had a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Bob Marley with overall height
Bob Marley is a famous Jamaican musician and one of the greatest pioneers of Reggae music. Known as a Rasta icon, Bob Marley’s career began in the early 1960s with his music group “Bob Marley and the Whalers”. In the early 1970s, the group hit the road on tour after a contract with Island Records.

Bob Marley had a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Bob Marley with overall height
Bob Marley
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Years Active: 1962-1981

Death: May 11, 1981 (36)

Given Name
Robert Nesta Marley
Birthday
February 6, 1945

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Bob Marley elevations (assorted), performing

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