Jack White (born John Anthony Gillis, July 9, 1975 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American singer, guitarist, composer and actor. He is best known as one half of The White Stripes with his ex-wife Meg White.
Jack White performing with the Dead Weather at the Ottawa Bluesfest 2009.
|Birth name||John Anthony Gillis|
|Born||July 9, 1975|
Detroit, Michigan, USA
|Genres||Rock, alternative rock, garage rock, blues rock, punk blues|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, actor|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, piano, organ, bass, drums, marimba, mandolin, xylophone, clavioline|
|Labels||Warner Bros., V2, Third Man, Sub Pop, Sympathy for the Record Industry, XL, Italy|
|Associated acts||Meg White, The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, The Dead Weather, Stephen Colbert, The Upholsterers, The Go, Loretta Lynn, Beck, Holly Golightly, Soledad Brothers, Alicia Keys, Wanda Jackson, The Black Belles, The Rolling Stones, Black Milk, Lanie Lane, Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three, Karen Elson, Norah Jones, Bob Dylan, Danger Mouse, Daniele Luppi|
Because of his successful career with The White Stripes, he has gotten the chance to work many other famous musicians, including Bob Dylan and Loretta Lynn. He has performed many different genres of music, including blues music, folk music, alternative rock, garage rock, and indie music, among other music, in his songs.