Quick Facts of James Paul McCartney
- Full NameJames Paul McCartney
- Net Worth$1.2 Billion
- Date of Birth1942 /06 /18
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceLiverpool, England
- EthnicityCaucasian white
- ProfessionSinger-Songwriter, Producer, Businessman
- Active Year1957-present
- Eye colourBrown
- Hair colourGray
- SpouseLinda Eastman (m. 1969; died 1998) Heather Mills (m. 2002; div. 2008) Nancy Shevell (m. 2011)
- Height5 feet 11 inches (1.81 m)
- EducationStockton Wood Road Primary School (1947-1949), Joseph Williams Junior School, Liverpool Institute
- Online PresenceInstagram (4M Followers), Twitter (), Facebook ( 6,472,882 followers), YouTube (570,521 subscribers)
- Children Stella McCartney, James McCartney, Beatrice McCartney, Mary McCartney, Heather McCartney
Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer, best known as the bass guitarist and singer for the rock band, the Beatles. McCartney is one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. Throughout his career, he won 18 Grammy Awards and became two-time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
McCartney is a married man as of 2019. He is currently living a happy married life with his third wife. So, does he have any children with his spouses?
Who Is James Paul McCartney? Bio & Wiki
Paul McCartney was born as James Paul McCartney on 18th June 1942, in Walton, Liverpool, England. Moreover, he holds British nationality and belongs to Caucasian white ethnicity. His mother, Mary Patricia Mohin was a midwife and his father, James “Jim” McCartney was a firefighter who fought during World War II.
McCartney attended Stockton Wood Road Primary School located in Speke from 1947 to 1949. Later, he enrolled at the Joseph Williams Junior School in Belle Vale. Further, Paul passed the 11-Plus exam in 1953 with only three other examinees out of ninety. Meanwhile, he was able to join the Liverpool Institute, a grammar school rather than a new high school.
After graduating from school, McCartney met his schoolmate, George Harrison on the bus in 1954. The two soon became friends. Later, he confessed that he was a year older.
Inside Of Paul McCartney’s Career
Paul McCartney started his career as a rhythm guitarist in the British skiffle/rock and roll group, The Quarrymen in 1957. In August 1960, McCartney and his band members adopted the name of the Beatles and recruited drummer, Pete Best shortly before a five-engagement in Hamburg. Together, they wrote and recorded many songs, including Please Please Me, Let It Be, etc.
McCartney made his debut appearance in the British musical comedy film, A Hard Day’s Night where he acted under the direction of Richard Lester in 1964. Furthermore, he directed, wrote and produced British surreal comedy film, Magical Mystery Tour in 1967. McCartney also guests appeared in many TV shows including Ready Steady Go!, The Ed Sullivan Show, etc. In 2018, he featured on The Bruce McMouse Show.
How Much Is Paul McCartney’s Net Worth?
Paul McCartney’s net worth is $1.2 Billion as of 2019. The Beatles’ co-founder McCartney performed 25 solo shows during our scoring era on his Freshen Up tour, grossing an average of $4 Million per stop. He pulled out of four South American shows in $17.8 million, bringing his Latin America solo career to a total of $101 Million.
In 2018, after taking back a cool $47.5 million over one year, McCartney was included in Forbes‘ list of the world’s highest-paid artists. Back in 2015, he purchased a $15.5 Million New York City triplex. The purchase added him to the vast network of rich property holdings of McCartney.
Business Deals & Tours
Since the Rich List began in 1989, McCartney has been the UK’s wealthiest musician, with an estimated fortune of $811,358,500 (£730 Million) in 2015. He earned $44,458,000 (£40 Million) in 2013, which is the highest income in the UK in that year. This rose to $53,905,325 (£48.5 Million) by 2005. McCartney’s 18-date On the Run Tour grossed $41,123,650 (£37 Million) in 2012.
McCartney’s world tour brought him $126 Million. In 2010, his world tour collected $93 Million. Further, he earned $71 Million on an 80-date tour through 20 countries in 2014. McCartney also received $56.5 Million in 2016. Recently, he garnered $54 Million with his 15 city tour in the U.S. and Brazil in 2017.
Vegetarianism & Philanthropy
McCartney spent $3,336,735 (£3,000,000) to ensure Linda McCartney Foods remained free of genetically engineered ingredients in 1999. Furthermore, McCartney and his wife Linda were vegetarians for most of their 29-year marriage.
Apart from this, McCartney participated in several charity recordings and performances, including the Concerts for the People of Kampuchea, Live Aid, and in the record of “Ferry Cross the Mersey.” He donates 10% of his income to the charity funds to help the poor.
What Is The Relationship Status Of Paul McCartney?
McCartney married Nancy Shevell in a civil ceremony at Old Marylebone Town Hall, London, on 9th October 2011. Furthermore, their wedding was a modest event attended by a group of about 30 relatives and friends.
The pair are together since November 2007. Currently, they don’t have any children but may be planning to have kids in the future.
Linda Eastman (McCartney’s First Spouse)
Before his marriage with Nancy, McCartney was married to his first wife, Linda Eastman on 12th March 1969. The couple first met in 1967 at a Georgie Fame concert at The Bag O’Nails club, during her UK assignment to photograph rock musicians in London.
His wife was a musician and photographer. From their marriage, they welcomed four children—Linda’s daughter, Heather (legally adopted by him), Mary, Stella, and James McCartney. Unfortunately, their relationship ended after the death of Linda because of Breast Cancer on 17th April 1998.
Heather Mills (McCartney’s Second Spouse)
McCartney married Heather Mills, a former model, and anti-landmines campaigner on 1st June 2002. From their marriage, the couple welcomed an adorable child, Beatrice Milly (born on 28th October 2003). Unfortunately, they separated on 17th March 2008 citing irreconcilable differences.
McCartney was involved in a relationship with Dot Rhone, whom he met at the Casbah club in 1959, in Liverpool. The lovebirds had a two-and-a-half-year relationship. They later got engaged. Unfortunately, they called off their engagement due to some misunderstandings between them. They also faced a miscarriage problem before their commitment.
After the separation, Paul first met British actress, Jane Asher on 18th April 1963, when a photographer asked them to pose at a Beatles performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The couple had a five-year relationship and further planned to marry.
Unfortunately, Asher called off the engagement after she discovered McCartney was involved in a relationship with Francie Schwartz.