Paul McCartney (The Beatles) - A Short Biography

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Sir James Paul McCartney is a British singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He gained global fame as the bass guitarist of the Beatles.

DOB & Age

McCartney was born on June 18, 1942. He is currently 80 years old.


McCartney was born to James ("Jim") McCartney and Mary Patricia (Mohin).

Height & Weight

Paul McCartney is 5 feet, 11 inches (180 cm) tall & weighs around 154 lbs (70 kg).


McCartney attended the Liverpool Institute High School for Boys, where he studied English, art, & music. He did not receive any formal education.


In 1957, McCartney started his career by joining John Lennon's skiffle group, the Quarrymen, which later became the Beatles.

He became the de facto leader of the band during 1967, & some of his most notable covers of Beatles songs include "Yesterday", "Eleanor Rigby", "And I Love Her," & "Blackbird."

After the split of the Beatles, Paul McCartney started his solo career and also formed the band "Wings", with his wife Linda.

In his solo career, he released 26 studio albums, 37 video albums, 79 music videos, 9 live albums, and 111 singles.


McCartney has been married three times. 1st he married Linda Eastman (1969), 2nd with Heather Mills (2002), & 3rd with Nancy Shevell (2011).


McCartney is the father of 4 daughters & a son. Heather McCartney (1962), Mary McCartney (1969), Stella McCartney (1971), James McCartney (1977), & Beatrice McCartney (2003).

Net Worth

With a net worth of $1.2 billion, Paul McCartney is one of the richest musicians in the world. (As per CNW)

Major Awards

8 Brit Awards, 18 Grammy Awards, 1 MTV Video Music Award, 2 American Music Awards, & 1 Primetime Emmy Award.

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