Joan Jett

Rock Singer

Birthday September 22, 1958

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Wynnewood, PA

Age 65 years old

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She rose to fame as the lead singer of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and became considered the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll for hits such as "I Love Rock 'N' Roll."

Before Fame

Born Joan Marie Larkin, she quit guitar lessons when she was 14 years old because she did not want to learn folk songs.


Her band recorded a cover of "Crimson and Clover" and gained fame for their 1980 debut album, Bad Reputation.

Family Life

Her family moved to West Covina, California. She took her mother's maiden name, Jett, after her parents divorced.

Associated With

She toured with Steven Tyler during Aerosmith's 2007 World Tour.


Joan Jett Highlights
Joan Jett Highlights