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 47)
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

John Anthony Gillis (born July 9, 1975) 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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