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Full Name John Watts
Date of Birth December 27, 1954
Age 69 years, 2 months, 17 days
Birthplace Frimley
Birth City Frimley
Country United Kingdom
Horoscope Aquarius

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John Watts Biography

John Watts is one of the most popular and richest Musician who was born on December 27, 1954 in Frimley, Frimley, United Kingdom. John Watts is a British musician and multimedia artist. He was born into a family of singers on 27 December 1954 in Frimley, Surrey. Watts began his career as a mental health worker having studied clinical psychology before finding success as a musician with his band Fischer-Z. He currently lives and works in Brighton, UK.

His first solo album, One More Twist, was released in 1982 along with the debut solo single, One Voice, and was followed in 1983 by The Iceberg Model (1983). This project incorporated Dexys Midnight Runners’ brass section, strings, improvisations and experimental techniques usually associated with modern classical music. The Quick Quick Slow album (1984) followed, which he released as The Cry.

A second album in this series, Fish’s Head, arrived a year later (1989). Including the single “Say No”. In this period Watts performed to 167,000 people at a Peace Festival in East Berlin along with James Brown. He was interviewed about Thatcherism on German national news. After a change of record companies, Watts combined two different sets of recordings to produce the Destination Paradise album (1992). The title track was a chart single and it once again demonstrated Watts’ acute observation of political events. Will You Be There? was another chart single and was adopted by the fans as a firm live favourite. Watts’ next project was the Kamikaze Shirt album (1994). The single “Human Beings”, was a harrowing indictment of the low value of human life in many parts of the world. “Protection”, the first single from his next album Stream (1995), also dealt with the dark area of child exploitation.

1997 saw the release of one of Thirteen Stories High (1997). Until then, Watts had worked with a variety of musicians and band line-ups. Instruments had been arranged around his song structures. From this point in his career he was to turn this method on its head. Bigbeatpoetry (1999) and the Spiritual Headcase Remixes (2000) signalled a much more radical approach to making music. This, Watts’ thirteenth album, combined his poetry, prose and song lyrics with Ingo Worner’s DJ beats, audio collages and dance floor rhythms. The title track, Bigbeatpoetry, was a substantial ‘Beat’ style poem half-spoken over a simple hip-hop beat.

The second album, entitled Going Deaf for a Living (1980), reinforced Watts’ trademark insightful and humorous view of the world set against strong melodies. It included the track, “So Long”, his first chart hit single across Europe and in Australia. The band toured extensively throughout Europe and also made their first trip to America. European success was growing fast and the demand for a new album brought Watts back with the powerfully atmospheric Red Skies Over Paradise (1981). A performance at Pinkpop Festival that summer followed and also a performance on the bill with Bob Marley on his final European festival tour.

NameJohn Watts
First NameJohn
Last NameWatts
OccupationMusician
BirthdayDecember 27
Birth Year1954
Place of BirthFrimley
Home TownFrimley
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Birth SignAquarius
Full/Birth Name
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MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
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Ethnicity, religion & political views

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His next Morethanmusic (2011) reinforces his reputation as “an artist in music and words.” Instead of releasing singles, Watts made exhibitions of artifacts and wrote customised songs.

John Watts Net Worth

John Watts is one of the richest Musician from United Kingdom. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, John Watts's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

Having played the punk and new wave circuit through the early 1970s, Watts formed the band Fischer-Z with Steve Skolnik at Brunel University in 1976. Arriving at a point where punk, art wave, and reggae crossed over, they secured a record deal with UA in 1978 alongside the Buzzcocks, The Stranglers, and Dr. Feelgood.

Their first album, Word Salad, was released in 1979 and was a cult success in the UK (John Peel supported the single “Remember Russia”), but an even bigger critical success and commercial start across continental Europe. There were substantial appearances on The Old Grey Whistle Test and a first Top of the Pops with “The Worker” single.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeMusician
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
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World Go Round (2013 – present), Watts new project, entitled World Go Round, is a multimedia combination of a play entitled The Last Picasso, an album called World Go Round and poetry book called The Grand National Lobotomy. Watts is performing the play at the Edinburgh Festival alongside a world tour incorporating different local musicians at each venue and with a variety of musical styles.

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His next album, Real Life Is Good Enough (2004), was recorded spontaneously in a raw ‘back to basics’ fashion. This was organic multimedia in a different form, the CD accompanied by a 60-page book of related poetry and short stories. It Has To Be (2006) was the album that followed as a sequel to Real Life Is Good Enough. Again, Watts travelled and explored, with the intention of collecting strangers’ ‘real-life stories’, filmed by Sarah Vermeersch.

Who is John Watts Dating?

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Facts & Trivia

John Ranked on the list of most popular Musician. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United Kingdom. John Watts celebrates birthday on December 27 of every year.

What is John Watts known for?

John Watts is a memoirist and writer. He is known for his memoirs The Rollin ’80’s: Drugs, Money, Politics and Reality and Power of the V, written under the pseudonym “John Boy”.

How old is John Watts?

40 years (June 28, 1981)

What else has Jon Watts directed?

  • Known For. Cop Car Director (2015)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming Director (2017)
  • The Onion News Network Director (2011)
  • Sexy Beast Additional Crew (2000)
  • Director. Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
  • Peter’s To-Do List (2019)
  • Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Where did John Watts live?

Born in St Dunstan in the East, London, England on 1530 to John Watts GFEab and Alice GATE. Sir John Watts married Margarett Hawes and had 10 children. He passed away on 5 Sep 1616 in Upleadon, Gloucestershire, England.

How did John Watts get Spider-Man?

Kennedy Airport in late June when he got a phone call that changed everything: Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios were hiring him to direct the next film in the Spider-Man franchise. Watts was asked not to tell anyone until the official announcement the next day.