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(Songwriter, composer, musician, record producer, occasional actress,American rock singer)

Joan Jett is an American singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer, and actress. She is possibly single.

Relationship Facts of Joan Jett

Joan Jett is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Joan Jett?

Joan Jett is possibly single (as of 2020). She wants to focus on her career to get success and achievement in her life. she seems happy living a single life.

Who is Joan Jett?

Joan Jett is a popular songwriter, composer, musician, record producer, occasional actress, and an American rock singer who is best known for her work as the frontwoman of her band, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.

She is also known for her earlier founding and performing with the Runaways, which recorded and released the hit song “Cherry Bomb”.

Besides, she has some nicknames also The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, The Godmother of Punk, and The Original Riot Grrrl.

Joan Jett: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

The popular songwriter was born on September 22, 1958, to James Larkin and Dorothy Jett Larkin in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Her mother was a secretary and her father was a Protestant. She is the eldest of three children of James Larkin and Dorothy Jett Larkin.

After her parents divorced, she changed her name to Joan Jett, taking her mother’s maiden name as her professional and legal name. The family attend church but were not particularly religious.

She has a keen interest in learning folk songs since her childhood.

In which school did Joan Jett attend?

She attended Wheaton High School, Wheaton, Maryland, USA.

Joan Jett: Profession, Career

Joan Jett started her career by founding a member of the Runaways, alongside drummer Sandy West. Later  Jackie Fox, Lita Ford, and Cherie Currie soon joined up to complete the band, creating the classic lineup.

Jett first heard the song “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” when she saw Arrows perform it on their weekly UK television series Arrows in 1976. From 1975 until they disbanded in the spring of 1979, they produced five albums.

Jett was in England pursuing a solo career in 1979, where she recorded three songs there with the Sex Pistols’ Paul Cook, and Steve Jones. Jett formed the Blackhearts with Laguna’s assistance Laguna recounted, “I told Joanie to forget the band and support herself on the advance money. The band was able to keep touring solely due to Laguna drawing on advances from outside projects throughout 1980.

A concert at the Palladium in New York City proved to be a turning point. The band had a song on the Days of Thunder soundtrack, “Long Live the Night”, written by Jett with Randy Cantor and Michael Caruso in 1990.

Jett released Notorious, which featured the Replacements’ Paul Westerberg and former Billy Idol bass player Phil Feit in 1991.

Moreover, Blackhearts released the well-received Pure and Simple, which featured tracks written with Babes in Toyland’s Kat Bjelland, L7’s Donita Sparks, and Bikini Kill’s Kathleen Hanna in 1994.

Achievement, Awards

she was Long Island Music Hall of Fame of the class of 2006. On behalf of animal farewell, she got Nanci Alexander Activist Award in 2012. In 2014, she was awarded the AP Icon Award.

Besides that, she has got the 2014 Golden God Award and was Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee class of 2015.

Joan Jett: Controversy, Rumor

She is refused either to confirm or deny rumors that she is lesbian or bisexual.

As well as she also addressed the rumors in 2006, that she is an open lesbian by saying, “I never made any kind of statement about my personal life on any level. I never made any proclamations”

Joan Jett: Salary, Net Worth

She earns a huge amount of money from her profession but has not disclosed it to the media or the public. Her estimated net worth is about $10 Million which she earns from her profession as of 2022.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Joan Jett is good-looking with black hair and with brown light eyes.

Besides, she possesses a slim body type with body statistics of  34-24-34  inches. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall with a body mass of 56Kg.

Is Joan Jett active on social media?

She is active on  Instagram with more than 236k followers, Twitter with 229k followers, and Facebook with more than 1m followers.


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