John Mayer is a singer-songwriter, guitarist as well as a producer. His full name is John Clayton Mayer and belongs to the American nationality. He had won the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for the single “Your Body Is a Wonderland” in 2003. He had even won Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.
Furthermore, he had begun work on a follow-up album, called Born and Raised, that would draw inspiration from the 1970s pop music of Laurel Canyon.
John Mayer: childhood, family
John was born on October 16, 1977, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the U.S. He belongs to the American nationality and his ethnicity is Jewish as well as Judaism.
He is the son of Richard(father) and Margaret Mayer(mother). His father worked as a high school principal and his mother was a middle-school English teacher. He has two siblings named Carl(older brother) and Ben(younger brother). His childhood friend is James Blake, and they often played Nintendo together after school when he was a middle school student.
Furthermore, he had attended Berklee College of Music in Boston but disenrolled. He had even attended the Center for Global Studies at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk for his junior year.
John Mayer: career, awards
He had started his career performing throughout Georgia and nearby states along with his friend LaBruyere. He had even coincided with the then-nascent internet music market, Mayer benefited from an online following. In 2002, he had received general praise critically, and Mayer drew comparisons to Dave Matthews. The next year, (in 2003) he had won a Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for “Your Body Is a Wonderland”. In 2004, he had again recorded live concerts across seven nights of his U.S. tour.
Subsequently, he had formed the John Mayer Trio with Pino Palladino and Steve Jordan whom he had met through studio sessions in 2005. The same year, he began announced that he was “closing up shop on acoustic sensitivity”. The next year, he was nominated for five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year. This year(in 2006) he had two: Best Pop Song with Vocal for “Waiting on the World to Change” and Best Pop Album for Continuum. In 2007, he had was selected by the editors of Time magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2007, listed among artists and entertainers.
Then John had announced that he was finishing work on his sixth album, Paradise Valley in 2013. A year later he released a studio version of the song on his SoundCloud account which was made available for digital download by Columbia Records. Then he had released “Love on the Weekend” as the lead single from his EP The Search for Everything: Wave One in 2017.
Furthermore, he had won Song of the Year in 2005, Best Male Pop Vocal Performance in 2003, and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance in 2007-2009.
Being a famous singer, he pockets a massive amount of money from his profession. Currently, he has a net worth of $70 million.
John Mayer: rumor, controversy
Once there was a rumor that he was a sexual, racially charged playboy when he had tried to explain why ‘black people’ loved him.
John has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 82 kg. Moreover, he has a pair of attractive hazel eyes and dark brown hair. Apart from that, his chest measures 40 inches, his arms 14.5 inches, and his waist 33 inches.
Social media profile
John is active over social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
He has more than 1.45 million followers on Twitter and over 6 million followers on Facebook. In addition, he is also active on Instagram and has 3 million followers.