Tom Jones (singer)

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Tom Jones
Jones at The Queen's Birthday Party in 2018
Background information
Birth nameThomas John Woodward
Born (1940-06-07) 7 June 1940 (age 81)
Treforest, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1963–present
Labels
Websitewww.tomjones.com

Sir Thomas John Woodward OBE (born 7 June 1940), known professionally as Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer.[1] He has won Grammy Awards. Jones is particularly noted for his powerful voice.[2] He released his first album Along Came Jones in 1965. He has released thirty-nine studio albums since then. He released his most recent album Spirit in the Room in 2012.

Early life[change | change source]

He was born at 57, Kingsland Terrace, Treforest, Pontypridd, South Wales.

Personal life[change | change source]

Jones was married to Linda from 1957 until she died of cancer in 2016. He has a son (born 1957) by Linda. He has a son (born 1988) by another woman.

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tom Jones Biography". Contactmusic.com Ltd. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. "Tom Jones biography part one". BBC. Retrieved 20 February 2016.