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Ages of Rock Stars  

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Do you know the ages of rock stars you listen to? Well, here you have them: the ages of top rock stars listed by fame and notability. While it may seem like a nominal piece of information, it's always fun finding out the age of your favorite musicians. You may learn they're much older than you thought or, better yet, they may be younger and still touring! While age is simply a number when it comes to music, as both young and old artists are out there doing their thing, old age can have quite the effect on a singer's voice or their ability to play an instrument. Considering this, you'll find old and retired musicians from some of the best rock bands ever, as well as more recent faces of music still jamming in the studio and touring the world.  

Featuring both famous old rock stars and popular young musicians, the list of rock stars and their ages below encompasses some serious talent from over the years. While there are plenty of famous rock stars over 60 (and even older), these aging rockers aren't the only ones with notoriety. Sure, Mick Jagger may be one of the most famous frontmen of rock, but then you have singers like Axl Rose who's nearly 20 years younger and very well known. Whether you're looking for how old aged rock stars are or that of more youthful singers from today's top modern rock bands, like Jared Leto and Mark Hoppus, you'll likely find them here. 

Though there's a long list of famous rock stars and singers throughout music, this ages of rock stars list features the most popular musicians of the '60s, '70s, '80s and more, ordered loosely by fame and age. So, how old are your favorite musicians? Read on below to find out. 

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Robert Plant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 70
Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin. Plant enjoyed great success ...more
Mick Jagger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 75
Sir Michael Philip Jagger (born 26 July 1943) is an English singer, songwriter, actor, and film producer who gained worldwide fame as the lead singer and one of the founder members of the ...more
Ozzy Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 70
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, actor and reality television star who rose to prominence during the 1970s as the lead vocalist of ...more
Roger Daltrey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 75
Roger Harry Daltrey (born 1 March 1944) is an English singer and actor. He is a founder, member, and lead singer of the rock band the Who. Daltrey is known for his powerful voice and energetic ...more
Steven Tyler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 70
Steven Tyler (born Steven Victor Tallarico; March 26, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and former television panelist. He is best known as the lead singer of the Boston-based rock ...more
Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 57
W. Axl Rose (born William Bruce Rose Jr.; raised as William Bruce Bailey; born February 6, 1962) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and musician. He is the lead vocalist of the ...more
David Lee Roth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 64
David Lee Roth (born October 10, 1954) is an American rock vocalist, musician, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality. Roth is best known as the original (1974–1985) and current ...more
Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 76
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, composer, and record and film producer who gained worldwide fame as bass player for the Beatles. His ...more
Bono is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 58
Paul David Hewson, KBE OL (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono (), is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best known as ...more
James Hetfield is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 55
James Alan Hetfield (born August 3, 1963) is an American musician and songwriter best known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy ...more
Alice Cooper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 71
Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over 50 years. With his distinctive raspy voice and a stage show that ...more
Dave Grohl is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 50
David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and director. He is the founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and primary songwriter of the rock band Foo ...more
Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 69
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949), nicknamed "The Boss", is an American singer-songwriter who is a solo artist and is the leader of the E Street Band. ...more
Stevie Nicks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 70
Stephanie Lynn Nicks (born May 26, 1948) is an American singer and songwriter. Nicks is best known for her work as a songwriter and vocalist with Fleetwood Mac, and also for her chart-topping ...more
Eddie Vedder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 54
Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Severson III; December 23, 1964) is an American musician, multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and one of three guitarists ...more
Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 73
Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 30 March 1945) is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo ...more
Jon Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 56
John Francis Bongiovi Jr. (born March 2, 1962), known professionally as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor. Bon Jovi is best known as the ...more
Steve Perry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 70
Stephen Ray Perry (born January 22, 1949) is an American singer and songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer of the rock band Journey during their most commercially successful periods ...more
Brian Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 71
Brian Francis Johnson (born 5 October 1947) is an English singer and songwriter. In 1980, he became the third lead singer of the Australian rock band AC/DC, after the death of their second lead ...more
John Fogerty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 73
John Cameron Fogerty (born May 28, 1945) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Together with Doug Clifford, Stu Cook, and his brother Tom Fogerty, he founded the band Creedence ...more
Bruce Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 60
Paul Bruce Dickinson (born 7 August 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, airline pilot, entrepreneur, author, and broadcaster. He is known for his work as the lead singer of the ...more
Roger Waters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 75
George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is an English songwriter, singer, bassist, and composer. In 1965, he co-founded the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. Waters initially served solely ...more
Debbie Harry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 73
Deborah Ann Harry (born Angela Tremble, July 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, model and actress, known as the lead singer of the new wave band Blondie. Her recordings with the band ...more
Sting is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 67
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English musician and actor. He was the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the new wave rock band the ...more
David Gilmour is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Ages of Rock Stars
age 72
David Jon Gilmour ( GHIL-mor; born 6 March 1946) is an English multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter who was a member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. He joined the group as ...more