26 July 1943 (79)
Sir Michael Jagger is an English singer, songwriter, actor, and film producer who has achieved international fame as the lead vocalist and one of the founder members of the Rolling Stones. His songwriting partnership with Keith Richards is one of the most successful in history. Jagger’s career has spanned over six decades, and he has been described as “one of the most popular and influential frontmen in the history of rock & roll”. His distinctive voice and energetic live performances, along with Richards’ guitar style, have been the Rolling Stones’s trademark throughout the band’s career. Jagger gained press notoriety for his romantic involvements and was often portrayed as a countercultural figure.