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About Tom Jones
He is a Welsh singer who was born Sir. Thomas Woodward but he is known by his stage name, "Tom Jones". He rose to fame during the mid-19960s when she achieved top ten hits back to back.
His fame and unique vocal cuts across Britain, USA and the diaspora. In 1963, he was named the frontman of a Welsh beat group, "Tommy Scott and the Senators".
Within a short while, they earned some popularity within South Wales.
His vocal ranges include country, show tunes, R&B, dance, gospel, pop and soul. The New York Times in 2008 described him as a musical "shape shifter", as he could swiftly deviate from any genre at any given time.
He is noted to have sold over 100 million records worldwide. His songs include; "Delilah" (1968), "It's Not Unusual" (1965), "Sexbomb" (1999), and more.
He was by father, Thomas Woodward, who was a coal miner. His mother was Freda Jones. He is noted to have a sister named Shelia Woodward.
He got married to his high school sweetheart, Melinda Trenchard in 1957 and they both stayed married for about 59 years till her death in 2016. His children include Welsh manager, Mark Woodward and singer, Katherine Berkery.
Jones won the "Best New Artist" at the Grammy Awards in 1966.
He was honored with a "Lifetime Achievement" award at the 2017 Bambi Awards.
He earned a "Breakthrough Video" award at the 1989 VMA Awards.
Jones also got nominated for the "Best TV Actor - Comedy or Musical" at the 1979 Golden Globe Awards.
He was diagnosed with tuberculosis at age 12.
He and his wife got married at age 16.
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F.A.Q. about Tom Jones
When is his birthday?
Tom Jones' birthday is on June 7, 1940.
In how many days is his birthday?
Tom's birthday is in 253 days
How old is he?
He is 82 years old.
Where is Tom from?
He was born in Treforest, Pontypridd, United Kingdom.