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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 5 October 1947Dunston, Gateshead, England, UK
Nickname Jonna
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Brian Johnson was born on October 5, 1947 in Dunston, Gateshead, England. He is married to Brenda. He was previously married to Carol.

Spouse (2)

Carol (1968 - ?) (divorced) (2 children)
Brenda (? - present)

Trade Mark (2)

Cap and raw-edged vocals
Flat Cap pulled down to his eyes and unique voice

Trivia (6)

In early 1970s, sang in a rock band called Geordie. Bon Scott (Bon Scott) (AC/DC)'s original singer who had not yet joined the group) supported Geordie and was very impressed by Brian's singing.
Lead vocalist of the famous hard rock group AC/DC since 1980.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of AC/DC) on 10 March 2003.
Is half Italian. His mother was from Frascati, Italy (near Rome).
Lives in Sarasota, Florida.
He has two daughters with his first wife, Carol: Joanne (born 1968), and Kala (born 1973).

Personal Quotes (5)

I used to have the Range Rover LR3, which I loved very, very much.
Where I lived, it was a cold mining place, a village called Dunston. The only time you saw a Rolls-Royce was when somebody died.
People are famous for being famous and for nothing else. And good luck to them, because it lasts about a year and then they're nothing again.
When I was in school, I used to look out the window and see the big red double-deck buses driving by. It just looked so free.
I have my 1973 Citroen DS 23 Pallas. I drive it all the time. It's still the most beautiful shape in the world.

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