Tom Jones (singer)

Welsh singer

Sir Thomas John Woodward OBE (born 7 June 1940), known professionally as Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer.[1] He has won Grammy Awards. Jones is particularly noted for his powerful voice.[2] He released his first album Along Came Jones in 1965. He has released thirty-nine studio albums since then. He released his most recent album Spirit in the Room in 2012.

Tom Jones
Jones at The Queen's Birthday Party in 2018
Background information
Birth nameThomas John Woodward
Born (1940-06-07) 7 June 1940 (age 82)
Treforest, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
Years active1963–present

Early lifeEdit

He was born at 57, Kingsland Terrace, Treforest, Pontypridd, South Wales.

Personal lifeEdit

Jones was married to Linda from 1957 until she died of cancer in 2016. He has a son (born 1957) by Linda. He has a son (born 1988) by another woman.

Other websitesEdit


  1. "Tom Jones Biography". Ltd. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. "Tom Jones biography part one". BBC. Retrieved 20 February 2016.