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Charlie Watts

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Birthday
2, 1941
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
2, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
London, England

About

Rock and jazz drummer and producer best known as a member of The Rolling Stones. He was voted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2006 for his work with the band.

Before Fame

He taught himself how to play the drums while listening to his favorite albums as a child.

Trivia

In 2016, he was voted 12th in Rolling Stone's list of "100 Greatest Drummers of All Time."

Family Life

He married Shirley Ann Shepherd on October 14, 1964 and they had one daughter together.

Associated With

In the 1980s, he punched bandmate Mick Jagger in the face for calling him "my drummer."