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Paul McCartney

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Birthday
18, 1942
Birthplace
Liverpool, England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1942 (age 75)
Birthplace
Liverpool, England

About

Singer and multi-intstrumentalist of The Beatles who wrote such hit songs for the band as "Penny Lane," "Blackbird" and "Eleanor Rigby." After his time with The Beatles he formed the band Wings and embarked upon a solo career. He has earned 21 Grammy Awards across his career. 

Before Fame

He met George Harrison on his school bus as a child and he joined John Lennon's skiffle group The Quarrymen when he was fifteen. After Harrison joined the band as well, they changed their name to The Beatles. 

Trivia

The Beatles won an Academy Award for Best Music, Original Song Score for their 1970 Let It Be documentary. Paul also received an Academy Award nomination for his song "Live and Let Die," which was the theme song for the 1973 James Bond film of the same name. 

Family Life

He married Linda McCartney on March 12, 1969, then wed Heather Mills on June 11, 2002, and finally exchanged wedding bands with Nancy Shevell on October 9, 2011. He has four daughters named Heather, Stella, Mary and Beatrice and a son named James.

Associated With

He sang a duet with Stevie Wonder on the #1 hit "Ebony & Ivory" in 1982.

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