Rod Stewart is a popular British singer-songwriter. He has gained a lot of name and fame due to his hard work. Till date, he has sold more than 120 million albums worldwide. All these records have made him one of the best- selling musicians in the history. If you want to know more about the net worth and personal life of Rod here are some details below:
Early Life & Bio
Rod Stewart was born on January 10th, 1945. He is the youngest of his sibling and has spent a good childhood. His parents are Robert Stewart and Elsie Gilbart in North London. During his childhood his father was a master builder while his mother was a housewife. He loved football and has been the captain of his school team. Due to some financial issues he left school at the age of 15. While working for the printing field he could earn well. Rod gave his singing audition for the popular producer Joe Meek. In 1961 he wanted to try for music but became unsuccessful. Rod is 76 years old currently while his height is five feet and nine inches.
The singing career of Rod started with the popular single ‘Good Morning Little Schoolgirl’’. In 1964 many singles came out with a big breakthrough. Some of his popular songs include ‘Reason to believe. It reached the number one spot in the UK and Australia alike. Soon after, he became the top star of his time. As he became the record breaking artist his albums started selling well. Throughout his career Rod has released about 11 number one single and 12 number one albums in the UK. You will be surprised to know that he also joined the list of ‘Top 100 Singers of all time. He has sold over 130 million records worldwide. Some of his famous albums and songs include:
- Atlantic Crossing
- Night on the Town
- Foot Loose
- Fancy Free
- Out of order
- Vaggabond heart
- As time goes by the great American Songbook
- Merry Christmas
Rod is a popular musician, singer and a songwriter. His total net worth is $300 million. Throughout his career he has earned a lot of accolades that also helped him earn this amount. He leads a lavish lifestyle and loves to interact with his fans on the social media. In 1986 he purchased a land in England for over $1 million. However he sold this property after some time. He later purchased an 18th century castle that is build on 50 acres.
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Personal Life & Relationships
Rod has an active love life and he is linked to many ladies. You will be surprised to know that he has around 8 children. These kids are from five different women. His first child is Sarah Streeter and she is currently 18 years old. However the couple decided to give the baby for adoption. He got married to Alana Stewart while he has also has a child from his girlfriend Kelly Emberg. His second marriage is with Rachel Hunter and he became the father 7th time. Apart from that he got engaged to Penny Lancaster. They got married in 2007 and his second son Aiden was born.