- Name: Joan Jett
- Born: 09/22/1958 (62 years old)
- Occupation: Singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer, actress
- Website: joanjett.com
Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin, September 22, 1958) is an American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer and occasional actress. Jett is best known for her work as the frontwoman of her band Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and for earlier founding and performing with the Runaways, which recorded and released the hit song “Cherry Bomb”. The Blackhearts’ version of the song “I Love Rock ‘n Roll” was number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks in 1982. Jett’s other notable hit songs include “Bad Reputation”, “Crimson and Clover”, “Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)”, “Light of Day”, “I Hate Myself for Loving You” and “Dirty Deeds”.
Birth Name: Joan Marie Larkin
Alias: Joan Marie Larkin
Genre: Rock, hard rock, punk rock
Birth Place: Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Joan Jett quotes :
The follow your dreams thing is really important because so many people are railroaded into taking other paths by their family, their friends, people who should be supportive going, 'What are you talking about?' Even just seemingly regular career paths, but if it's not what people expect for you they kind of react funny.Joan Jett
I figured out it was a social thing, what women were allowed to do. At a very young age, I decided I was not going to follow women's rules.Joan Jett
Cutting meat out of your diet is the best thing you can do for animals and your own health.Joan Jett
Factory farming is one of the biggest contributors to the most serious environmental problems. The meat industry causes more greenhouse gas emissions than all the cars, trucks, planes and ships in the world.Joan Jett
The media says that equality for women has arrived, but if you look around, you still don't see girls playing guitars and having success with it.Joan Jett
I do not knowingly kill any living thing - including insects or rodents - and I thank my food for sustaining me.Joan Jett