Joan Jett Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Joan Jett

Biography / Wiki

With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable, this line is very well proved by Joan Jett who is an American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer, and actress.

Moreover, she is prominently known as the frontwoman of her band ‘Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’. Apart from that, she is also considered The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, The Godmother of Punk, and The Original Riot Grrrl.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 22 September 1958, this renowned personality has turned 64 years old. This lady has a good height of 165 Centimetres and is 5’5” in Feet & Inches. Her light brown eyes and shiny black hair enhance her beauty.

She seems fit with a weight of 56 in kilograms and 123 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 34 inches breast, 33 inches waist, and 34 inches hips. Her dress size is 4 (US) while her shoe size is 8 (US).

Net Worth

Joan has achieved a handsome amount of net worth through her music career. According to the sources, her estimated net worth is $10 million approximately.

Education / Family

Born and growing up in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, USA, Joan belongs to mixed ethnicity. She was born to James Francis Larkin (father) who was an insurance agent and Dorothy Jett Larkin (mother) who worked as a secretary.

Apart from that, she is the eldest of three children in her family. She grew up with two siblings named James Albert Larkin (brother) and Anne Elizabeth Larkin (mother). As for her education, she completed her schooling at Randolph Junior High school. Joan further studied at Wheaton High School.


Joan Jett

Nick Name Joan
Birth Place Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of birth 22 September 1958
Age 65 Years
Height In feet & inches: 5’5”

In centimeters: 165 cm

Weight In kilograms: 56 kg

In pounds: 123 lbs

Eye color Light Brown
Hair color Black
Profession Actor, Singer, and Producer
Sexual orientation Bisexual
School Randolph Junior High school, Wheaton High School
College Not Known
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, USA
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Fathers name James Francis Larkin


Joan Jett with her father
Joan Jett with her father

Mothers name Dorothy Jett Larkin


Joan Jett with her mother
Joan Jett with her mother

Brothers James Albert Larkin
Sisters Anne Elizabeth Larkin

Career / Fashion and Style

Moving towards her career, Joan took her first step towards her career as a teenager, forming her first serious band, the Runaways with a few of her female friends. Later in 1976, the Runaways got huge popularity by releasing their first self-titled album. The song “Cherry Bomb”.

Furthermore, in 1977 the band also released its sophomore effort, the album ‘Queens of Noise’. In 1979, Jett was in England where she met Paul Cook and Steve Jones, former members of the groundbreaking rock band ‘Sex Pistols. She recorded three songs there with them.

Later in the year 1981, after her collaboration with Kenny,’ Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ came into the existence and Joan’s debut album was re-released as ‘Bad Reputation’. the band released another superhit album, ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’ in early 1982.

Furthermore, Joan and Laguna released Flashback, a compilation of various songs on their own Blackheart Records in 1993. Apart from that, she also made her acting debut in 1987, co-starring with Gena Rowlands and Michael J. Fox in the film ‘Light of Day’.

Moreover, she also made her appearance on the sitcom Ellen, in the episode “Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah”, performing the title song in 1997. Later, she also featured in various movies and TV series like Repo! The Genetic Opera, By Hook or by Crook, Big Driver, etc.

In the year 2004, she narrated a short film, Godly Boyish, about two teenagers who share suicidal fantasies. Later in the year 2013, She released her album, titled ‘Unvarnished’, which has been her last album to date.

Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More

At present Joan is single. Although she is not married, she had been dated various personalities including Stephanie Adams (2003), Chuck Zito (2001), Pleasant Gehman (1977), Kira Roessler, and Lisa Curland. Apart from that, she was rumored to have hooked up with Carmen Electra (2006 – 2007).

Boyfriend Stephanie Adams,


Stephanie Adams
Stephanie Adams

Chuck Zito,

Joan Jett with her ex-boyfriend Chuck
Joan Jett with her ex-boyfriend Chuck

Pleasant Gehman,

Kira Roessler,

Joan Jett with her ex-girlfriend Kira
Joan Jett with her ex-girlfriend Kira

Lisa Curland,

Joan Jett with her ex-girlfriend Lisa
Joan Jett with her ex-girlfriend Lisa

Carmen Electra

Joan Jett with her ex-girlfriend Carmen
Joan Jett with her ex-girlfriend Carmen

Marital status Single
Husband None
Children None

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actor Not Known
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Favorite Destination Not Known
Favorite Musical instrument Not Known
Favorite singer Not Known
Favorite food Not Known
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Joan Jett

Some Interesting Facts About Joan Jett

  • Her Zodiac sign is Virgo.
  • She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.
  • Joan is also very active on Instagram having more than 348K followers.
  • Joan received her first award for the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in the year 2006.
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