When a celebrity meets someone with whom they want to spend the rest of their lives, it is often somebody who is also famous. Not only will they mix in similar circles which gives them the opportunity to meet, there are also many other factors that make them a perfect match. For example, they will both understand the pressures of life in the limelight, they will often earn similar amounts of money, they may have similar aspirations in life, and they will potentially share similar interests as they have both chosen to work in the entertainment industry. While actors will often date other actors and musicians may date someone else in the music industry, there are many occasions when a celebrity will date someone who is also famous but in a different field within the entertainment industry. One example of this is rock stars who date supermodels. Here are 20 rock stars who married a supermodel.
20. Gene Simmons
Gene Simmons is a singer, songwriter, musician, television personality, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. He is also known by his stage persona ‘The Demon. Gene Simmons is best-known as the co-lead singer and lead guitarist of the rock band ‘Kiss’. He co-founded this band in 1970 with Paul Stanley, a rhythm guitarist. He is married to Sharon Tweed, a model, former Playboy Playmate, and actress. The couple dated for 28 years before they finally married on October 1, 2011. The couple has two children together. Their son Nick was born in 1989 and their daughter Sophie was born in 1992.
19. John Legend
John Legend is a singer, songwriter, and musician who was born in Ohio on December 28, 1978. Although he is now best-known as a solo artist who sings predominantly in the genres of soul, pop, and R&B, he formerly collaborated with other artists in a variety of genres, including rock. As a solo artist, he earned a Billboard Hot 100 with his single ‘All of Me’ in 2013. He wrote the song ‘Glory’ for the film ‘Selma’ and this won him an Academy Award for the best original song. In terms of his personal life, he married model Chrissy Teigen in 2013 after they had become engaged in 2011 following four years of dating. Through IVF, the couple had a daughter, Luna Simone, who was born in April 2016.
18. Royston Langdon
Best-known as the lead singer of glam rock band ‘Spacehog’, Royston Langdon is a singer and bassist who was born in Leeds, England, on May 1, 1972. Langdon is also known for marrying Liv Tyler, who is the daughter of Aerosmith’s lead singer Steven Tyler and Bebe Buell. Live Tyler is a former model who has also established a career in acting. Some of her films include ‘Empire Records’, ‘Stealing Beauty’, ‘Cookie’s Fortune’, ‘Heavy’, ‘Silent Fall’ and ‘That Thing You Do’. Langdon and Tyler were married from 2003 until 2008 and had one son together. In 2014, Tyler began a relationship with entertainment manager David Gardener and they have a son and a daughter together.
Seal is a singer and songwriter whose real name is Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel. He was born in London on February 19, 1963. This highly successful star has sold more than 20 million records worldwide. One of his best-known tracks is the 1995 single ‘Kiss from a Rose’ which was also used as the soundtrack to ‘Batman Forever’. In 1994, he began dating German supermodel Heidi Klum. She was pregnant with a child fathered by Formula One Team manager Flavio Briatore at the time. Klum’s daughter, Helene ‘Leni’, was born several months later and Seal brought her up as his own. Klum and Seal went on to have three more children together after they married in May 2005. Their first son, Henry Gunther Adeola Dashtu was born in September 2005. Their second son, Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo, followed in 2006. Finally, they had their daughter, Lou Sulola, in 2009. Sadly, Seal and Klum separated in 2012 and their divorce was finalized in 2014. However, the two remain close friends.
16. Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr, whose real name is Richard Starkey, was the drummer of the British rock and pop band the ‘Beatles’. This band is widely considered the most successful and influential band of all-time. Ringo Starr first married Maureen Cox who was a hairdresser who he met when she watched the band at the Cavern Club in Liverpool where they played. They married in 1965 and had three sons together before divorcing in 1975. Starr then met model and actress Barbara Bach in 1980 on the set of ‘Cavemen’. Bach is well-known as one of the Bond girls. They married in 1981 and are still married to this day. Starr and Bach have homes in London, Surrey, Los Angeles, and Monte Carlo.
15. Axl Rose
Axl Rose is a singer, songwriter, record producer, and musician who is the lead singer of rock band ‘Guns N’ Roses’. He is also the lead singer of AC/DC. He was born in Indiana on February 6, 1962. Rose’s love life has been very unstable, and this is possibly due to his constant touring and the lifestyle he leads. However, he was briefly married during the 1990s. He met and married model Erin Everley in 1990 but the couple separated the following year. Axl Rose also had a high-profile relationship during the early 1990s with supermodel Stephanie Seymour.
14. Simon Le Bon
‘Duran Duran’ singer Simon Le Bon was born in Hertfordshire, England on October 27, 1958. This singer, songwriter, musician, and lyricist has enjoyed a hugely successful career with ‘Duran Duran’ and also with its offshoot group ‘Arcadia’. In recognition of his talents, his success, and his contributions to the British music industry, he has won a range of awards. These have included the award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors, and three Ivor Novello Awards. He has been married to model Yasmin Le Bon since 1985 and the couple have three children together. During the 1980s, Yasmin Le Bon was one of the highest paid models.
13. Adam Levine
Adam Levine was born in Los Angeles on March 18, 1979. He began his professional career in the music industry in 1994. The genres of music with which this artist is best-known are pop, alternative rock, funk rock, and pop rock. He is the lead singer of Maroon 5. His albums include ‘Hands All Over’, ‘Songs About Jane’, ‘It Won’t Be Soon Before Long’, ‘Red Pill Blues’, and ‘Overexposed’. In 2012, he met Behati Prinsloo who is a Victoria’s Secret model from Namibia. The couple married in July 2014. Their daughter was born in September 2016. This was not the first time that Adam Levine had dated a model as he had formerly dated Anne Vyalitsyna who was a swimsuit cover model for Sports Illustrated.
12. Ric Ocasek
Ric Ocasek is best-known as the lead singer of the rock band the ‘Cars’. He was part of several different bands during the early years of his career before the ‘Cars’ was formed in 1976. In addition to singing lead vocals and playing rhythm guitar for most of their songs, Ocasek also wrote most of the music they played. Ocasek has had an interesting love life and has been married three times. He married and divorced his first wife at a young age, although they did have two sons together. He met his second wife, Suzanne, in 1971 and also had two sons with her. His third wife is model Pavlina Porizkova and he met her in 1984 while still married to his second wife. Following his divorce, he married the model in 1989. He had another two sons with his third wife.
11. Scott Weiland
Scott Weiland was born on October 27, 1967, in California and began his professional career in the music industry in 1985. He sang in several groups but is best-known as the lead singer of ‘Stone Temple Pilots’ and the supergroups ‘Velvet Revolver’ and ‘Art of Anarchy’. He has also enjoyed a successful solo career and has collaborated with many other artists. At the beginning of his career, his onstage style was mocked by critics. However, he is now considered a talented and versatile vocalist. His personal life has attracted as much attention as his professional career as he was a known user of drugs and he had many high-profile relationships. His first marriage was to Janina Castaneda in 1994, but the couple divorced in 2000. In the same year, he married model Mary Forsberg. Although the couple had a son and a daughter together, they divorced in 2007. Sadly, Weiland was found dead from an accidental overdose on December 3, 2015.
10. Eddie Vedder
Eddie Vedder is the lead singer and one of the three guitarists in the band ‘Pearl Jam’. He has also contributed to the music of many other musical acts and wrote the soundtrack for ‘Into the Wild’, which was his first solo album. In 2017, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Pearl Lam. He met model Jill McCormick in 2001 and they became engaged in 2009. The couple married in 2010 and they have two daughters together.
9. John Mellencamp
Also known as Johnny Cougar, John Mellencamp is a singer, songwriter, musician, and actor who was born on October 7, 1951., in Indiana. He is best-known for performing songs in the heartland rock genre of music and has amassed 22 top 40 hits in the United States. Some of his best singles include ‘Jack & Diane’, ‘Pink Houses’, Hurts So Good’, and ‘Cherry Bomb’. With seven of his tracks hitting the top spot in the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, he holds the record. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008. Mellencamp has been married three times and has five children from these marriages. He was first married to Priscilla Esterline from 1970 to 1981. He then married Victoria Granucci between 1981 and 1989. In 1992, he married model Elaine Irwin. They announced their separation in 2010 and were officially divorced in 2011.
8. Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart is one of the best-selling British music artists of all-time. He was born in London on January 10, 1945, and began his musical career in 1961. In total, he has sold over 100 million records worldwide and was knighted in 2016 for services to music and charity. Rod Stewart has also become well-known for his relationships with women. He has dated many high-profile women and has eight children by five different mothers. Five of his relationships have been with models. Between 1965 and 1967, he dated model Jennie Rylance. His next model girlfriend was Dee Harrington who he dated between 1971 and 1975. Between 1979 and 1990, he dated model Kelly Emberg with whom he had a daughter, Ruby. In 1990, he married model Rachel Hunter and had a son and a daughter. Stewart and Hunter split in 2006. He married his third wife, Penny Lancaster in 2007. She is also a model and the couple are still together to this day. Lancaster and Stewart have two sons together.
7. Billy Joel
Billy Joel is the third best-selling solo artist and the sixth best-selling recording artist in the United States. He was born in the Bronx, New York City, on May 9, 1949. He has been induced into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He is now in his sixth decade as a performer as he began his career in 1965. Joel has been married four times. His first wife was Elizabeth Weber Small, who was married to his music partner Jon Small when their relationship began. They were married from 1973 until 1982. His second wife was supermodel Christie Brinkley. They married in 1985 and had a daughter, Alexa Ray, together. They divorced in 1994. His third wife was Katie Lee who was just 23 when they married in 2004. Sadly, they separated in 2009 and he met his fourth wife in the same year. He married Alexis Roderick in 2015 and they have two daughters together.
6. Keith Richards
Keith Richards is best-known as one of the founding members and the guitarist of ‘Rolling Stones’. He was ranked the 4th best guitarist of all time by ‘Rolling Stones’ magazine. In addition to being a guitarist, he has also provided lead vocals for many ‘Rolling Stones’ tracks. On his 40th birthday, December 18, 1983, he married model Patti Henson at the Finsterra Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The couple have two daughters, Theodora and Alexandra. The family live in Weston, Connecticut.
5. Jack White
Jack White is a singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and record producer. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, on July 9, 1975. He began his career in the music industry in 1987 and is best-known as the lead singer and guitarist of ‘The White Stripes’. He has also founded ‘The Dead Weather’ and ‘The Raconteurs’. He first married his co-founder of ‘The White Stripes’ Meg White in 1996 and they were married until 2000. He then married Karen Elson, who is a model, singer, and guitarist, in 2005. The couple had a son and a daughter together before divorcing in 2013.
4. Caleb Followill
Caleb Followill was born in Nashville and is the lead vocalist and guitarist of Kings of Leon. The other members of the band are his cousin, Matthew Followill, and his brothers Nathan and Jared. The and originally played southern rock but expanded their repertoire to include alternative rock and garage rock revival music. In 2007, Caleb Followill met model Lily Aldridge at the Bonaroo Music Festival. The couple got engaged in 2010 and then married in 2011. Their daughter, Dixie Pearl, was born in 2012.
3. Jamie Hince
Jamie Hince has been a member of several rock bands but he is best-known as the lead singer of the indie rock duo ‘The Kills’. He was born in Buckinghamshire on December 19, 1968, and began his career in the music industry during the mid-1990s. Hince met Kate Moss and they got engaged during a trip to Amsterdam together in 2008. When Hince proposed, the couple were reportedly in bed and he gave her a vintage 1920s ring worth approximately £10,000. Moss already had a daughter, Lila Grace, from her relationship with editor Jefferson Hack. Moss and Hince got married in 2011 but things soon started to go wrong. In 2015, Moss and Hince announced their separation and their divorce was finalized in 2016. Moss has since had a relationship with Count Nikolai von Bismarck.
2. David Bowie
David Bowie was born in London on January 8, 1947, and began his career in the music industry in 1962. This English, singer, songwriter, and actor, became one of the leading figured in British music and critics admired his innovative approach to performing. Over a career that spanned six decades, he sold over 140 million records. In the UK, he was awarded eight silver album certifications, eleven gold, and nine platinum. He released eleven number one hits and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. David Bowie was married twice on both occasions his wife was a model. His first wife was American model Angie Barnett and she took a lot of the credit for the costumes Bowie became known for at the height of his career. They were married between 1970 and 1980. He then met model Iman and they were married in 1992. They remained married until Bowie’s death from liver cancer on January 10, 2016.
1. Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger is one of the most famous British rock stars and he is best-known as the lead singer of the ‘Rolling Stones’. He was born in Kent on July 26, 1943, and became a professional performer in 1960. He is known both for his voice and his performance style. In 1989, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and then into the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2004. Just like his bandmate Keith Richards, Jagger was also famous for his complicated love life. Although he has only officially been married once, he has eight children with five women. His only official wife was Bianca De Macias with whom he had one daughter and was to between 1971 and 1978. Their relationship ended when he had an affair with Playboy Playmate and model Bebe Buell. In 1977, he began dating model Jerry Hall. It was widely believed they were married because they had a wedding ceremony in Bali, Indonesia, and went on to have four children together. While they were married, Jagger had an affair with model Carla Bruni. Hall and Jagger’s marriage was later announced null and void because the ceremony was invalid and unlawful. Following his relationship with Hall, Jagger dated model Sophie Dahl, fashion designer L’Wren Scott, and ballet dancer Melanie Hamrick.