Jack White

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Jack White
Jack White performing with the Dead Weather at the Ottawa Bluesfest 2009.
Jack White performing with the Dead Weather at the Ottawa Bluesfest 2009.
Background information
Birth nameJohn Anthony Gillis
Born (1975-07-09) July 9, 1975 (age 46)
Detroit, Michigan, USA
GenresRock, alternative rock, garage rock, blues rock, punk blues
Occupation(s)Musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, actor
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano, organ, bass, drums, marimba, mandolin, xylophone, clavioline
Years active1990–present
LabelsWarner Bros., V2, Third Man, Sub Pop, Sympathy for the Record Industry, XL, Italy
Associated actsMeg White, The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, The Dead Weather, Stephen Colbert, The Upholsterers, The Go, Loretta Lynn, Beck, Holly Golightly, Soledad Brothers, Alicia Keys, Wanda Jackson, The Black Belles, The Rolling Stones, Black Milk, Lanie Lane, Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three, Karen Elson, Norah Jones, Bob Dylan, Danger Mouse, Daniele Luppi

Jack White (born John Anthony Gillis, July 9, 1975 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American singer, guitarist, composer and actor. He is best known as one half of The White Stripes with his ex-wife Meg White.

Because of his successful career with The White Stripes, he has gotten the chance to work many other famous musicians, including Bob Dylan and Loretta Lynn. He has performed many different genres of music, including blues music, folk music, alternative rock, garage rock, and indie music, among other music, in his songs.

He married model Karen Elson in 2005. They currently have two children, Scarlett Teresa White and Henry Lee White. As of today, they live in Nashville, Tennessee.

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