Joan Jett is a famous American rock singer, composer, producer, musician, and actress. Joan Jett is well recognized as the frontman of the popular band, “Joan Jett & the Blackhearts”.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Joan Jett was born Joan Marie Larkin on 22nd September 1958. She stepped into this world in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States. With this, she is currently 63 years old and she holds American citizenship. Moreover, she is a Christian and her birth sign is Virgo.
Moving on to her family members, she was born to her father James Larkin, and her mother Dorothy Jett Larkin. Her father was an insurance agent while her mother worked as a secretary. Joan was the eldest child of her parents and had two siblings. After her parents got separated, she considered her mother a role model. After she moved to Maryland, she started gaining interest in rock music.
In terms of her educational qualifications, she first joined Randolph Junior High School and then joined Wheaton High School. She wanted to learn music professionally. For this, her mother arranged a music teacher. But, she quit it soon.
Professional Life and Career
She met Paul Cook and Steve Jones, former members of the seminal rock band ‘Sex Pistols,’ in England. Likewise, she subsequently returned to the United States and worked as a music producer for the ‘Germs,’ a punk rock band from the United States. She began work on her debut solo album but had a difficult time finding a record label to sign her to. According to reports, she was rejected by 23 record labels, prompting her to form ‘Blackheart Records,’ a label she co-founded with producer Kenny Laguna. As a result, Joan became the first woman to run a record company in the history of American music. In 1980, she launched her self-titled solo album.
Joan has made a pretty satisfactory amount of wealth being a professional musician. As for the resources, she currently owns an estimated net worth of $10 million US dollars.
Joan Jett’s sexuality has long been a source of controversy among her followers. She has always provided mixed messages when asked. Furthermore, she has never married or dated a man, leading to further suspicion about her sexual orientation. According to certain claims, she is homosexual, however, she has categorically rejected this.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Enhancing her body measurements, she is an attractive girl and has an amazing personality. Talking of her height and weight, she is 5 feet 5 inches or 1.66 meters tall and weighs around 55 kg or 121 pounds. Likewise, her actual body measurements (Chest-Waist-Hip) are 33-24-33 inches. In addition, the singer has black hair and a pair of grey eyes.
When it comes to her social media availability, she is pretty available on them. Her Facebook profile has 19k followers while her band’s Facebook has a huge 1.3 million followers. Moving on, her Instagram handle has 474k followers and her Twitter handle has over 274k followers. LAstly, her band Joan Jett and the Blackhearts have a YouTube channel that has more than 438k followers.