Joan Baez Bio

(Singer, Songwriter, Activist)

Relationship Statistics of Joan Baez

What is Joan Baez marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Joan Baez have ? (name):One (Gabriel Harris)
Is Joan Baez having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Joan Baez lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Joan Baez’s current relationship status is possibly single.

Previously, she was in a relationship with Steve Jobs. They first met in 1982 via her sister, Mimi. The accidentally met friends turned out to be passionate lovers with the time.

They parted their ways as a lover, however, he always remained close as friends. Jobs even visited her before his death.

Prior to this, Joan was married to David Harris. He is a Journalist by profession. The wedding took place on the 26th of March 1968. However, they parted their ways via divorce on the 15th of February 1973.

Together, they have a son, Gabriel Harris (born 2nd of December 1969).

Joan was also in a relationship with the singer and songwriter, Bob Dylan. They first met in April 1961 at the Gerde’s Folk City.

Who is Joan Baez?

American Joan Baez is a life achievement award-winning singer and songwriter. She is renowned for Folk and County singing style.

She is also a social and political activist.

Joan Baez- Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings

Joan Baez was born on the 9th of January 1941 in Staten Island, New York. Her birth name is Joan Chandos Baez.

Her father, Lt. Albert Baez is a physicist and mother, Lt. Hoan Chandos Baez was descended of Dukes of Chandos. Albert was one of the co-inventor of the X-ray Microscope.

She has two sisters, Lt. Pauline Marden and Lt. Mimi Farina. Both of them were singers and activists. They were of Scottish-Mexican ethnicity.

While growing up, she faced various discriminations due to her Mexican heritage. Due to this reason, she was involved in social causes as an activist.

Educational Background

Talking about educational background, in 1958, she graduated from Palo Alto High School. After that, she joined the Boston University. However, she attended the University for six weeks only.

Joan Baez- Professional Life, Career

Music Journey

Joan Baez always had a deep attachment to music since her childhood. However, she professionally started singing during High School. At the time, she used to perform in clubs. After graduation from High School, she gave her first concert in Club 47.

In 1960, she launched her self-titled debut album with 13 traditional tracks. The album peaked at the 15th position in the US Billboard also the album earned Gold certification by RIAA.

Moving forwards, she released the albums like Blessed Are…, Speaking of Dreams, and Diamonds and Rust. Last, in 2018, she launched the 25th and the final studio album, Whistle Down the Wind. 

Social & Political Activist

During High School days, she has a great impact on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speech about civil rights and social rights. Moving forwards, they became friends and participated in the various movement together.

The singer has actively participated in events like Civil movements and always raised the voice for the Civil rights, LGBT Rights, and Human Rights via her songs and active participation in the protests too.

Awards & Nominations

  • 2007- Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards.
  • 2015- Ambassador of Conscience Award.
  • 2019, 2009, 1972- Nominated for Grammy Awards.

Joan Baez: Net Worth, Salary

Through her career, she has made a net worth of $11 million. Her earnings as a singer are in the range of $21k t0 $2101k. Besides that, she makes in the range of $25k to $126k as a songwriter.

Apart from that, she also earns through the royalties of her albums too.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Joan Baez has brown eyes with light hair. Her height is 5 feet 5 inches and has a decent weight.

Joan Baez- Controversy, Rumors

As of now, she has managed to be far from any sort of controversy that created headlines in the media. Similarly, there are no rumors related to him.

Social Media

Joan has over 43k followers on Twitter and over 637.4k on Facebook. She is not active on Instagram.

On Twitter, she is following the personalities like Greta Thunberg, Tom Morello, and Jackson Browne.


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