Rock Stars | Rock Music

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
Ozzy Osbourne
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Ozzy Osbourne also known as the “Prince of Darkness'', is an American artist, actor, singer and songwriter best known for his lead role in the famous heavy metal band Black Sabbath. While his time in Black Sabbath came to an end in the late 1970s due to his alcohol and addiction issues, Ozzy Osbourne continued on to have a successful career as a pop icon. When the 2000s hit, Osbourne became a reality TV show star with MTV in a show called The Osbournes, starring himself and his family and the show became one of MTVs greatest hits. While Ozzy Osbourne was criticized for being a negative influence on the kids, his career reached great heights making him one of the most popular rock icons of all time.

Ozzy Osbourne has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Ozzy Osbourne with height measurements
Ozzy Osbourne also known as the “Prince of Darkness'', is an American artist, actor, singer and songwriter best known for his lead role in the famous heavy metal band Black Sabbath. His time in Black Sabbath came to an end in the late 1970s due to his alcohol and addiction issues.

Ozzy Osbourne has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

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Ozzy Osbourne
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Years Active: 1967-present

Given Name
John Michael Osbourne
Birthday
December 3, 1948

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Bob Dylan
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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).

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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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Years Active: 1961-present

Given Name
Robert Allen Zimmerman
Birthday
May 24, 1941

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Kurt Cobain
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Kurt Cobain is most famously known as lead singer, guitarist and front man for the infamous alternative rock band Nirvana. His dark lyrics, soulful voice, and stage presence quickly made him a member of some of the greatest artists of all time as well as a voice for his generation. With his fame, Kurt Cobain struggled with depression and an addiction to heroin in the last years of his life. Rolling Stone magazine named Cobain one of the greatest songwriters of all time.

Unfortunately, Kurt Cobain became a member of the infamous “27” club, a group of famous artists who all died at the age of 27, in 1994. It’s best to remember Kurt Cobain for the great impact he made in the alternative rock scene, even after his death his music speaks to those of us with some darkness and Cobain had a way of letting us know we are not alone.

Kurt Cobain had a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Kurt Cobain with overall height
Kurt Cobain is most famously known as lead singer, guitarist and front man for the infamous alternative rock band Nirvana. His dark lyrics, soulful voice, and stage presence quickly made him a member of some of the greatest artists of all time as well as a voice for his generation.

Kurt Cobain had a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

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Kurt Cobain
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Years Active: 1982-1994

Death: April 5, 1994 (27)

Given Name
Kurt Donald Cobain
Birthday
February 20, 1967

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Chuck Berry
Height comparison diagram of Chuck Berry compared to other musicians

Chuck Berry, known as the “Father of Rock n Roll”,  is an American singer-songwriter famous for his iconic guitar riffs and will go down in history as one of the first true Rock n’ Roll artists. Classic songs such as Johnny B Good and Roll Over Beethoven are some of the most popular songs of all time. In 1986, Chuck Berry was one of the very first musicians to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame, and rightfully so. Chuck Berry was found dead in his home at the age of 90 due to a heart attack. His songs and his legacy remain influential even after death and his music has been covered by some of the most famous artists to exist such as Elvis Presley, Jimmy Hendrix, and David Bowie.

Chuck Berry had a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Chuck Berry with overall height
Chuck Berry, known as the “Father of Rock n Roll”, is an American singer-songwriter famous for his iconic guitar riffs and will go down in history as one of the first true Rock n’ Roll artists. Classic songs such as Johnny B Good and Roll Over Beethoven are some of the most popular songs ever.

Chuck Berry had a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Chuck Berry with overall height
Chuck Berry
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Years Active: 1953-2017

Death: March 18, 2017 (90)

Given Name
Charles Edward Anderson Berry
Birthday
October 18, 1926

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Amy Winehouse
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Amy Winehouse was an English singer-songwriter that became distinguished for her deep singing vocals and music that blended different musical genres including soul, rhythm, blues, and jazz. Back to Black, released in 2006, went on to become Amy Winehouse’s greatest international success and most well-known album. Amy Winehouse was heavily influenced by the aesthetic of the 1960s girl groups that inspired her iconic beehive hairdo and makeup. Amy Winehouse is credited with paving the way for British women to succeed in the United States and influencing the sounds of other artists like Adele and Duffy. Amy Winehouse died on July 23, 2011. 

Amy Winehouse had a height of 5’3” (1.60 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Amy Winehouse labeled with overall height
Amy Winehouse was an English singer-songwriter that became distinguished for her deep singing vocals and music that blended different musical genres including soul, rhythm, blues, and jazz. Back to Black, released in 2006, went on to become Amy Winehouse’s greatest international success.

Amy Winehouse had a height of 5’3” (1.60 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Amy Winehouse labeled with overall height
Amy Winehouse
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Years Active: 1997-2011
Death: July 23, 2011 (27)

Given Name
Amy Jade Winehouse
Birthday
September 14, 1983

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