John Paul Young

#73724
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
21, 1950
Birthplace
Scotland
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Scotland

About

Famous for his 1970s international hit single "Love Is in the Air," Young was also responsible for the South African chart-topping singles "I Hate the Music," "Standing in the Rain," and "Yesterday's Hero."

Before Fame

In the late 1960s, he and several high school classmates started a band called Elm Tree. Shortly after beginning his solo career, he released the Australian hit single "Pasadena."

Trivia

In the late 1980s, he abandoned his music career to become a disc jockey. However, after "Love Is in the Air" was featured on the soundtrack of the movie Strictly Ballroom, he returned to singing, eventually performing at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Family Life

He spent the first eleven years of his life in Glasgow, Scotland, and the remainder of his childhood in Sydney, Australia.

Associated With

He frequently worked with music producers George Young and Harry Vanda.

John Paul Young Popularity