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(Singer-Songwriter, Actress)

Singer Marianne Faithfull is a mother of one.

Relationship Facts of Marianne Faithfull

Marianne Faithfull is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Marianne Faithfull?

Marianne Faithfull is currently single.

However, she has been married thrice before but all of them ended in divorce.

On May 6, 1965, she married her first husband, John Dunbar. Faithfull gave birth to their child, Nicholas Dunbar on November 10, 1965. They separated in 1966.

Her second marriage was with Ben Brierly. He was a member of the band, the Vibrators. The couple married on 8th July 1979. They then got divorced in 1986.

In 1988, she married for the third time. She exchanged wedding vows with writer and actor Giorgio Della Terza. The couple got divorced in 1991.

Her most famous relationship was with the English singer, Mick Jagger in 1966. The couple had a wild lifestyle smoking marijuana, doing drugs, and partying extensively. Their relationship ended in 1970.

She also dated Howard Tose, who was mentally ill and suffering from drug addiction. Tose committed suicide on the 14th floor of the flat they shared.

Relationship History With?

Marianne Faithfull was previously married to

  •  Giorgio Della Terza (1988 – 1991)
  • Ben Brierly (1979 – 1986)
  • John Dunbar (1965 – 1966)

Marianne Faithfull has been in relationships with 

  • François Ravard (1994 – 2009)
  • Jean De Breteuil (1971)
  • David Bowie (1971 – 1972)
  • William Warner Westenra
  • 7th Baron Rossmore (1970)
  • Mick Jagger (1966 – 1970)
  • Gene Pitney (1964)
  • Stash Klossowski

Marianne Faithfull has had encounters with

  •  Howard Tose (1985)
  • Eric Clapton (1971)
  • Keith Richards (1967)
  • Brian Jones

Relationship Timeline

TypeTotalTime Duration
Married311 years
Dating715 years

Marianne Faithfull: Biography in Details

Who is Marianne Faithfull?

Marianne Faithfull is an English singer-songwriter and actress. She rose to fame in the 60s with her single, As Tears Go By.

She was one of the leading female artists during the British Invasion in the US. In 2009, she received the World Lifetime Achievement Award at the Women’s World Awards.

Marianne Faithfull: Age, Parents, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity

Marianne Faithfull was born Marianne Evelyn Gabriel Faithfull on 29th December 1946, in Hampstead, London, England.

As of 2022, her age is 74. She was born to parents, Robert Glynn Faithfull(father) and Eva von Sacher-Masoch, BaronessErisso(mother).

Marianne Faithfull
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Her father was a Major and a British intelligence officer. He was also a professor of Italian Literature at Bedford College of London University.

Her mother, Eva was the daughter of Artur Wolfgang, Ritter von Sacher-Masoch, an Austro-Hungarian nobleman. Her mother was a Ballerina during her early years.

They got divorced when she was just six and Marianne lived with her mom in Milman Road, Reading. Her childhood was not an easy one as she suffered from tuberculosis.

Her ethnicity is British and Austro-Hungarian.

Marianne Faithfull tested positive for Coronavirus

In April 2020, she was tested positive for the Coronavirus. The 60s icon was hospitalized after being tested positive for the pandemic.

Her manager, Francois Rivard said that she is recovering and doing well.

Other Health Problems

In 2004, she was hospitalized for exhaustion. In September 2006, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Less than two months after the announcement of her diagnosis, she revealed that she had fought off the disease and was free of cancer.

In October 2007, she announced that she was suffering from hepatitis C. She has also suffered from a broken hip.

Education: School/College, University

Talking about her education, she completed her primary schooling in Brixton. After that, she attended St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Convent School, Reading.

She was a member of the Progress Theatre group during her school days.

Marianne Faithfull: Net Worth, Salary

Marianne Faithfull has an estimated net worth of around $15 million. Her main source of income is her career as a singer-songwriter and actor.

Moreover, three books have been published about her, too. So, Faithfull has several sources of income.

Marianne Faithfull: Professional Life, Career

Marianne Faithfull started her singing career in 1964 as a folk music performer in coffeehouses. The same year, at a Rolling Stones launch party, she was discovered by Andrew Loog Oldham which changed her life.

She released the single, ‘As Tears Go By’ which became a chartbuster. The song was written and composed by Mike Jagger, Keith Richards, and Oldham.

In 1967, she started her career as an actress with her debut theatre appearance as Irina in Chekhov’s ‘Three Sisters’ at London’s Royal Court Theatre. The same year, she was seen in the movie, ‘I’ll Never Forget What’s’isname’ and ‘Made in the U.S.A’.

Moreover, she also did some French productions including TV films, ‘Anna’, ‘La Motocyclette’ and the 1969 film, ‘Lucifer Rising.’

Moreover, she also released a number of hit singles including ‘Summer Nights’, ‘This Little Bird’, and ‘Come and Stay with Me’. She was, however, struggling with her personal life and was homeless in the 70s.

She released ‘Dreamin My Dreams’ in 1975 and it reached No.1 on the Irish Albums Chart. Faithfull made her come back in 1979 with the album ‘Broken English’. In 1981, she released the album, ‘Dangerous Acquaintances’.

In 1985, she released ‘Rich Kid Blues’ and in 87, she released her album ‘Strange Weather’. This album was widely known as the album of the decade.

In 2018, she released her most recent album, ‘Negative Capability.

Drug Addiction and Suicide Attempt

She started smoking marijuana in 1966. She and Mike Jagger were a part of the Swinging London scene.

By 1968, she was addicted to cocaine and had miscarried a daughter. In her autobiography, she revealed she was homeless and battling heroin addiction at some point.

In May 1970, she ended her relationship with Jagger and lost custody of her son the same year. This made her attempt suicide.

Marianne lived on London’s Soho streets for a couple of years suffering from anorexia nervosa and heroin addiction. Some of her friends intervened and made her join an NHS drug program from which she could get her daily prescription from a chemist.

However, she failed at controlling her addiction. She finally got clean but had severe laryngitis and her drug abuse permanently altered her voice, leaving it cracked and lower in pitch.

She was also arrested in Norway for marijuana possession.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Faithfull stands at a height of around 5 feet 4 inches. She weighs around 52 kg.

She has blonde hair and green eyes. There is no information about her body measurements for breasts, waist, and hips.

Similarly, she has not revealed her shot size, bra size, dress size, etc.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Faithfull is active on social media sites.

She has around 39.4k followers on Instagram and around 185k followers on Facebook. Similarly, she has around 14.2k followers on Twitter.

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