Joan Jett

Joan Jett

American, Musician
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Joan Jett

Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin, September 22, 1958) is an American singer, guitarist, record producer, and actress. Jett is best known for her work as the frontwoman of her band Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and for earlier founding and performing with the Runaways, which recorded and released the hit song "Cherry Bomb". With The Blackhearts, Jett is known for her rendition of the song "I Love Rock 'n Roll" which was number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks in 1982. Jett's other notable songs include "Bad Reputation", "Light of Day", "I Hate Myself for Loving You" and her covers of "Crimson and Clover", "Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)" and "Dirty Deeds".

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Full name at birth
Joan Marie Larkin
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Claim to fame
being the founding member of an all-female teenage rock band called The Runaways, and also for being the frontwoman of her band called Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
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Date of birth
22 September 1958
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Place of birth
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, USA
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Age
64
Occupation
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Musician, Record Producer, Actress
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Height
5' 5½" (166 cm)
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Weight
124 lbs (56.2 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Thin eyebrows
  • Front bangs short choppy jet black hair
  • Emo look
  • Mostly wears a leather vest and leather pants
  • Deep husky voice
  • Often wears black eyeliner
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Pets
Cats
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
Los Angeles, California, USA
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Net worth
$7,000,000 USD
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High school
  • Randolph Junior High School, Wheaton, Maryland, USA (attended)
  • Wheaton High School, Wheaton, Maryland, USA (attended)
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Talent agency
  • Celebrity Talent International
  • BookingEntertainment.com
  • Blackheart Records Group
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I know who you are, and I am not impressed.
  • Follow Joan Jett on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
  • Visit her official website @ joanjett.com.
  • She later learned of the environmental impacts of intensive animal farming that converted her into an advocate for vegetarian, vegan living and also an animals rights advocate and a supporter of both PETA and Farm Sanctuary.
  • Joan is a pure vegetarian and has remained so for more than 20 years. The reason behind her becoming a vegetarian was her love of animals.
  • In the 2004 elections, Joan was a supporter of Howard Dean because of his opposition to the Iraq War.

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