Jim Kerr Rank
About Jim Kerr
He is a Scottish singer-songwriter who is popularly known for his membership with the Scottish rock band, "Simple Minds" which was founded in 1977. The band is known for their success in the music industry – they boast of five UK Number 1 albums as of June of 2020. In 1989, their single, "Belfast Child" made its way to the UK's number 1 spot.
Jim Kerr is noted to have dropped his first solo album tagged, "Lostboy! AKA Jim Kerr" in 2010, which was after his departure from “Simple Minds”. Some of his personal works include; "Shadowland", "Refugee", "She Fell In Love With Silence" (2010).
He was born to mother, Irene Kerr. His siblings are Paul and Mark Kerr. He got married to American singer and song-writing, Chrissie Hynde 1984. And in 1990, the two were no longer together.
He got married to Patsy Kensit in 1992 and they both divorced in 1996. His daughter is British actress, Yasmin Kerr. He has another child named James.
Being a member of "Simple Minds", Kerr won the "Best Live Act" and "Q Inspiration Award" at the 1991 Q Awards.
His band earned the award for "Outstanding Song Collection" at the 2016 Ivor Novello Awards.
Kerr together with his bandmates were nominated for the "Favorite Pop/Rock Video Band/Duo/Group" at the 1986 American Music Awards.
They got nominated for the "Best Art Direction" and "Best Direction" at the 1985 MTV Video Music Awards. The following year, they picked up a nomination for the "Best British Group" at the Brit Awards.
He stammered during his early years.
He is a fan of Celtic Football Club.
Jim Kerr Rank
Jim Kerr's Popularity
Jim Kerr is a famous Scottish singer-songwriter and keyboard player, who was born on July 9, 1959. As a person born on this date, Jim Kerr is listed in our database as the 111th most popular celebrity for the day (July 9) and the 277th most popular for the year (1959).
People born on July 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Jim Kerr is the 3143rd most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Jim Kerr's birthday, Jim Kerr is the 200th most famous Scottish and ranks 36th in famous people born in Glasgow, Scotland.
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