John Butler

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Birthday
1, 1975
Birthplace
Torrance, CA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1975 (age 43)
Birthplace
Torrance, CA

About

Frontman for the Australian roots jam band, John Butler Trio, which released three #1 albums, including Sunrise Over Sea.

Before Fame

He started playing the guitar when he was sixteen. Later, he began pursuing a degree in art teaching, but ended up leaving school to become a musician.

Trivia

He considers himself an environmentalist and has been involved in many campaigns, like Save Ningaloo Reef.

Family Life

As the first grandchild of the family, he inherited his grandfather's 1930 Dobro guitar. He married singer-songwriter Danielle Caruana, aka Mama Kin, in 1999. They have a daughter named Banjo and a son named Jahli.

Associated With

He jammed with fellow Australian Keith Urban at the 2007 Australian Recording Industry Association Awards.