A Short Biography of Charlie Watts (The Rolling Stones)

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Charles Robert Watts, Professionally known as Charlie Watts, was an English musician & the drummer of the rock band "The Rolling Stones."

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DOB & Age

Born on June 2, 1941, Charlie Watts was 80 years old at the time of his death.


Charlie Watts parents were Charles Richard Watts and Lillian Charlotte.

Height & Weight

Charlie Watts was 5 feet, 8 inches (174 cm) tall and weighed around 158 pounds (72 kg).


Charlie Watts completed his primary education at Tylers Croft Secondary Modern School. Later, he attended the Harrow Art School until 1960.


Charlie Watts started his career as a graphic designer. At that time, he used to play drums for local bands occasionally.

He joined the Rolling Stones in 1963 and remained with the band until his death in 2021.

In 1970, Charlie also joined the boogie-woogie band "Rocket 88". In 1985, he formed a band called "the Charlie Watts Orchestra."

Apart from the Stones, he also released 5 solo studio albums and 6 live albums during his career.

On October 14, 1964, Charlie Watts married Shirley Ann Shepherd.


Charlie Watts was the father of one child, a daughter named "Seraphina Watts", who was born on 18 March, 1968.


Charlie Watts had a successful music career & made a fortune of around $250 Million.

Net Worth

Charlie Watts was suffering from throat cancer, and he died on August 24, 2021, at the age of 80.


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