Tom Jones, the Welsh wonder, has been belting out hits since the swinging 60s and shows no signs of slowing down!
Born Thomas John Woodward, but known to the world as Tom Jones, he’s sold over 100 million records and has had a whopping 55 Top 40 hits in both the UK and US. From classics like It’s Not Unusual and What’s New Pussycat to more recent bangers like Sex Bomb and Kiss, Jones has been a constant presence on the music scene. He’s even lent his voice to the theme for the 1965 Bond film, Thunderball, and collaborated with a long list of artists including Robbie Williams, Paul Weller, Joe Perry, the Cardigans, and Natalie Imbruglia.
Jones has received numerous accolades for his contributions to music, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1989, an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1999, and a knighthood in 2006. Sir Tom Jones has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it?
In recent years, Jones has taken on a new role as a coach on the BBC talent show The Voice UK, where he’s been charming audiences alongside will.i.am since 2012. It seems like there’s nothing this man can’t do!
What is the nationality of Tom Jones?
Born in Pontypridd, Wales, Jones is proud of his Welsh nationality, and the Welsh are, quite rightly, proud of him.
How tall is Tom Jones and how much does he weigh?
Jones is approximately 5’10” and weighs around 200lbs.
Is Tom Jones married or single?
Jones was married to Melinda Rose Trenchard in March 1957, and their son, Mark, was born later that year. Sadly, though, Linda died in April 2016 after a short battle with cancer, but despite the widely reported infidelities – once leading Linda to assault the singer, the couple remained together.
How Old is Tom Jones
Jones was born on the 7th June 1940, making him an extroverted Gemini! He is now 83 years old.
How much is Tom Jones’s net worth?
From starting out as the poor son of a coal miner, Jones is now worth an approximate $300 million dollars.
How many kids does Tom Jones have?
Jones and his late wife Linda had one son, Mark, born in 1957; however, as the result of an affair, another son, Jonathan, was born 1987. Jones strenuously denied that the boy was his, until DNA testing proved it, but it wasn’t until 2008 that he publicly admitted to being Jonathan’s father. He has shown no interest in meeting his younger son.