Is Robert Plant married? No, he isn’t. Regarding his marital status, he is a divorced man. Previously, he tied his knot with Maureen Wilson on 9 November 1968. From their conjugal life, the duo welcomed three children named Carmen Jane (daughter), Karac Pendragon and Logan Romero born in 1968, 1972 and 1979 respectively.
Despite having a successful wedded life for over a decade, they started encountering relationship issues that led them to end their romantic love life in 1983. Plant has always been in the highlight for his personal facts where he has been linked with many beautiful girls in the past. He is also a father to a child named Jesse Lee (born 1991) with his ex-wife’s sister named Shirley Wilson. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Plant:
Who is Robert Plant?
Born as Robert Anthony Plant, he landed the planet on 20 August 1948, which makes his age be 72 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is an English singer, musician and songwriter as well. Among his multiple credits, he is most noted for his contribution to a rock band called Led Zeppelin as its lead singer and lyricist.
No doubt, Plant is mentioned in the list of the top greatest vocalist from the rock music history. He was at the top of his career during the 1970s with Led Zeppelin. This man has already been in the music industry for over a half-decade and was listed in the 100 best singers of all time at number 15 by Rolling Stone editors in 2008. He was ranked as the greatest of all lead singers in 2011 by Rolling Stone readers. A poll was conducted in 2009 by Planet Rock which made him voted as “the greatest voice in rock.”
Early Life and Education
Robert Plant was born in 1948 and his place of birth is in Staffordshire, England. He was born to the parents named father Robert C. Plant and mother Annie Celia Plant (née Cain). Talking more about his family, his father was a qualified civil engineer and is recognized for serving the Royal Air Force of his country during the Second World War.
Similarly, his mother was a Romanichal woman. Plant grew up in Kidderminster, Worcestershire and developed his interest in singing from his early days. He was enrolled at the King Edward VI Grammar School for Boys and was inspired by Elvis Presley to have a successful career in the music industry. He was a fan of blues and its artists like Robert Johnson, Willie Dixon and Bukka White.
Career and Professional Life
Before pursuing his music career, Plant has done multiple jobs including his appointment in the major British construction company Wimpey in Birmingham. He also served at British company Woolworth’s in Halesowen town. Later, he grabbed some singing opportunities and also contributed to Crawling King Snakes. Plant met guitarist Jimmy Page who was in search of a lead singer in 1968.
He sang in front of Page singing Jefferson Airplane’s “Somebody to Love.” Together, Plant and Page developed a deep relationship and started working in collaboration for old blues songs. The band Led Zeppelin was formed in 1968 in London. The band’s first album was released on 12 January 1969 where Plant didn’t receive any songwriting credits. They were assisted by musician John Paul Jones and John Bonham as the drummer.
The band released their second studio album called Led Zeppelin II on 31 October 1969, by Atlantic Records. Some of the popular tracks from the albums are What Is and What Should Never Be, Whole Lotta Love, Thank You, Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman), Heartbreaker and much more. In October 1970, the band released its third studio album which is produced by Jimmy Page. The following year, Led Zeppelin released their fourth album which was followed by their fifth studio album released in 1973.
The same year, the band released their next album named Physical Graffiti. The English rock band released their seventh studio album called Presence which was released on 31 March 1976, by Swan Song Records. Led Zeppelin’s eighth and final studio album called In Through the Out Door was released on 15 August 1979. It includes tracks like All My Love, Carouselambra, Fool in the Rain, In the Evening, South Bound Saurez and so on.
Regarding his solo career, his first album was released in 1982 which was named Pictures at Eleven. His second studio album was titled The Principle of Moments which was released in 1983. Continuing his solo musical journey, he released his third studio album named Shaken ‘n’ Stirred in 1985. Subsequently, Plant released his albums named Now and Zen, Manic Nirvana, Fate of Nations and Dreamland released in 1988, 1990, 1993 and 2002 respectively. His eighth studio album called Mighty ReArranger was released on 25 April 2005.
The album includes a popular single named Shine It All Around. On 13 September 2010, Plant released his next album entitled Band of Joy which includes the tracks like Cindy, I’ll Marry You Someday, Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down and much more. His tenth studio album was titled Lullaby and the Ceaseless Roar released on Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records in September 2014. On 13 October 2017, he released his eleventh solo studio album called Carry Fire on Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records.
With Jimmy Page, he has released two collaborative albums named Walking into Clarksdale and No Quarter (Unledded). Also, the album named The Honeydrippers: Volume One was formed in collaboration with Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck as well. In 2007, Plant released Raising Sand in collaboration with Alison Krauss which was able to earn the Grammy award.
Robert Plant is a divorced man. He married Maureen Wilson in 1968. Their first child was born in 1968 as a daughter who was later married to Charlie Jones. The couple welcomed their second child as a son named Karac Pendragon in 1972 who died later in 1977 while Robert was in Led Zeppelin’s US tour. As per the reports, the song entitled All My Love was a tribute to Robert’s son Karac. Plant became the father to a newborn child in 1979 as a son named Logan Romero. Robert and his wife Maureen divorced in 1983, As of now, Robert is residing near Bewdley at Shatterford in Worcestershire.
English rock singer Robert Plant has a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch. This tall appealing height has made perfect for live and stage performances. He is blessed with light brown eyes and blue eyes. He has maintained his physique and has been able to balance his weight by following a strict diet and workout plans. Plant with his long curly hair looks much younger in age and it’s hard to believe that the rockstar is already in his 70s.
Salary and Net worth
English music rock singer Robert Plant has an estimated net worth of 170 million USD. He has been in the industry for more than 50 years which in return has given him a huge amount of financial income. Being interested in Welsh history, Plant has properly utilized his net worth by donating for the creation of the bronze statue of Owain Glyndŵr (the Welsh Prince) at Pennal Church in Wales. He was also appointed as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Wiki and Facts
Most of the popular wiki sites including IMDb and Wikipedia have provided the biography of Robert Plant’s bio. He is also active on Instagram @robertplantofficial with over 377k followers now. Similarly, he is also available on Twitter @RobertPlant where he is being followed by over 254k followers now. His Facebook Page is reachable @robertplant.