Quick Facts of Joan Marie Larkin
- Full NameJoan Marie Larkin
- Net Worth$7 Million
- Date of Birth1958 /09 /22
- NicknameJoan Jett
- Marital StatusSingle
- BirthplaceWynnewood, Pennsylvania, U.S.
- EthnicityCaucasian White
- ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Composer, Musician, Record Producer, Actress
- Active Year1975-Present
- Eye colourLight Brown
- Hair colourBlack
- Height5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)
- Weight56Kg (123lbs)
- Body Measurement34-24-34 inches
- EducationWheaton High School
- Online PresenceTwitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube
Joan Jett is an American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer, and also, a cameo actress. Jett is well-known for her work as the lead singer of her band, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Besides, she has three albums that have been certified Platinum and Gold and has been a feminist icon throughout her career.
Joan has an estimated net worth of $7 Million which she earns from her profession. Currently, she is a single, to know more in details about Joan’s career as well as her personal life, net worth, and height, keep scroll down.
Who Is Joan Jett? Her Bio & Wiki
Joan Jett is a popular songwriter, composer, musician, record producer, occasional actress, and also, an American rock singer. She is recognized for her work as the frontwoman of her band, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. She is also notable for her earlier founding and performing with the Runaways, which recorded and released the famous song, Cherry Bomb.
Joan was born as Joan Marie Larkin on 22th of September 1958, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the USA to her parents, James Larkin, a Protestant and Dorothy Jett Larkin, a secretary. Joan is the eldest of three children. After Joan’s parents divorced, she changed her name to Joan Jett, taking her mother’s middle name as her professional and legal name.
Furthermore, Joan has a keen interest in learning folk songs from her childhood. Concerning about Joan Jett’s education, she attended Wheaton High School in Wheaton, Maryland, USA.
Inside Of Joan Jett’s Career
Talking about Joan Jett’s profession, Joan decided to form a band at the age of 15. In the same year, she founded her own band, The Runaways, along with her female friends. The band was fresh and unique in terms of what was famous in the mainstream music scene at that time.
The Runaways relied on heavy rock sounds to make listeners feel the same level of aggression that the young teenagers are experiencing at that time.
In the 70s, disco music had started rocking everybody, while rock music had not yet found a solid voice. The Runaways did not taste success initially, as most people considered them to be amateur youngsters, screaming about sex, drugs, and rebellion. Their costumes were different from the rest. They wore jumpsuits and lingerie on stage, which annoyed the audiences, rather than impressing them.
Furthermore, Joan released her eighth studio album, Notorious which featured the Replacements of Paul Westerberg and former, Billy Idol, and Phil Feit, bass player in 1991. Furthermore, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts released Pure and Simple, which starred tracks written with Babes in Toyland’s Kat Bjelland, L7’s Donita Sparks and Bikini Kill’s Kathleen Hanna in 1994.
Lifetime Accomplishments And Awards
Joan Jett is famous for her deep husky voice, mezzo-soprano vocals, and Gibson melody maker guitar. Joan is one of the accomplished American singers. Later in 2006, she was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame. She has been honored with many prestigious awards and honors in her life.
Earlier in 2012, Joan was honored with Nanci Alexander Activist Award. She got this award that year for her work on behalf of animal welfare. Also, she was honored with the Golden God Award. she obtained this award for the first time in her life in 2014. In the same year, she was honored with AP Icon Award. In the following year, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
How Much Is Joan Jett’s Salary & Net Worth?
Joan Jett has received a lot of prestige and economic benefits in her career. As of 2019, Joan’s net worth is estimated to be $7 Million while her annual revenue isn’t disclosed till date.
Joan Jett’s Social Media
Joan Jett is active on social media. Also, she is followed by a number of fans on her Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Moreover, she has more than 1 Million followers on Facebook. Furthermore, she has 254K followers on Instagram and also, has 230K followers on Twitter as well. Besides, Joan has 230K subscribers on YouTube channel.
Joan Jett’s Body Measurement
Joan Jett has a stunning and a good looking personality with 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m) with the body mass of 56Kg (123lbs). Besides, she possesses a slim body type measuring 34bra-24waist-34hips in inches respectively. Moreover, Joan’s hair color is black and her eye color is light brown.
Who Is Joan Jett’s Boyfriend? Know About Her Relationships Affairs
Coming up to Joan Jett’s personal life, Joan is not married. Besides, the information about her children is revealed yet. Despite, she did have numerous past affairs.
Reportedly, she dated Stephanie Adams (2003), Chuck Zito (2001), Pleasant Gehman (1977), Lisa Curland and Kira Roessler.
Rumors And Controversies With Joan Jett
Talking about Joan Jett’s rumors and controversies, Joan is refused either to confirm or deny that she is lesbian or bisexual. As well as, Joan also addressed the rumors in 2006, that she is an open lesbian by saying,
“I never made any kind of statement about my personal life on any level. I never made any proclamations. So I don’t know where people are getting that from.”