John Mellencamp is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter famous for releasing such hit singles as Jack & Diane, Pink Houses, Hurts So Good and Paper in Fire. In 2008, he was honored with an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
After divorcing his first wife Priscilla Esterline in 1981, he got married to Victoria Granucci. He and Victoria were married from 1981 to 1989. His third marriage was to former model Elaine Irwin in 1992. The marriage also ended in divorce in 2011. He fathered five children from these marriages.
He became a grandfather when he was only 37 years old when his daughter Michelle mothered a child at the age of 19.
He was one of the first celebrities to strongly oppose the Iraq War.
Do I think it's OK to fight authority as long as you're only talking about the high school teacher? No.John Mellencamp
I don't want to be a politician. I don't like politics. It's petty it fights dirty.John Mellencamp
I want to sell to people my own age, because that's the way I write songs.John Mellencamp
You cannot expect the guy who drove the car into the ditch to navigate it out of the ditch. You have to put a new driver in the seat. I'm not saying the new driver is going to be any better, but we need a new driver. Kerry is the only choice.John Mellencamp
is a famous American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor,
who was born on
October 7, 1951. As a person born on this date, John Mellencamp is listed in our database as the 13th
most popular celebrity for the day (October 7) and the 36th most popular for the year (1951).
People born on October 7
fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales.
John Mellencamp is the 364th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to John Mellencamp's birthday, John Mellencamp is the 2480th most famous American.
In general, John Mellencamp ranks as the 4399th
most popular famous person, and the 468th most popular singer of all time.
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