Tom Jones is one of the legendary Welsh singers who started his career with a chain of top-ten hit track in the 1960s. He has done several tours throughout his career, and most of his performances were in Las Vegas. He has a unique voice which is why Stephen Thomas describes his voice as a ‘Full throated’ baritone. He performs a wide range of genres such as dance, pop, R&B, soul, Show tunes, and Gospel. He has sold over 100 million records, which is a massive achievement. Some of his most popular songs are ‘What’s New Pussycat’, ‘Kiss’, ‘Sex Bomb’, and the theme song for the famous James Bond movie; Thunderball in the year 1965. He has also tried his hands into acting as he played the lead in the TV film; Pleasure Cove, which was released in 1979. He also played the role of Tim Burton in Mars Attack (1996). In the year 1970, he got the Golden Globe Award for the best actor in a television series. He got this award for the series; ‘This is Tom Jones. He has played different roles in varying films and series.
Tom’s full name is Thomas John Woodward, and he was born on 7th June 1940 in Glamorgan, South Wales. His father’s name is Thomas Woodward, who worked as a coal miner. Her mother’s name is Freda Jones. He started his education from the wood Roads and changed school two times. He was interested in singing since his childhood and used to sing-song in family functions and gatherings. Like other kids of his age, he was not interested in sports as he has dedicated to singing. He was diagnosed with tuberculosis at the age of 12, which forced him to be on bed rest for two years.
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Tom’s career boosted when he become the frontman of Tommy Scott and the Senators in the year 1963. He had a long and successful career through which he got numerous achievements. In 164, he got a contract from Decca with the help of Mills. His first single was’ Chills and Fever which was released in 1964. He has been releasing albums ass through these years and is currently giving performances all over the world.
Tom married Melinda Rose Trenchard, better known as Linda, in March 1957. They have one son named Mark Woodward. Tom one revealed that he had sex with over 250 groupies in a year when he was at the peak of his career. This habit of him made Linda assault him once. Jones had affairs with several popular women in the past, and some of them are Marjorie Wallace, Mary Wilson, Charlotte Laws, etc. Cassandra Peterson revealed in one of his interviews that she lost her virginity to Tom Jones. His wife Linda dies in April 2016 after a short fight with cancer. After the death of his wife, he sold their mansion in Los Angeles, keeping the memories such as photos with him. Currently, he is living in London.
He is one of the most popular and successful artists and has been in the music industry for several decades. His net worth is a whopping $250 million.