Roderick David Stewart was born on 10th January 1945
He was born in Highgate, North London.
He has had 62 UK hit singles, including 31 Top 10 and 6 number ones.
- Before reaching success in music, he once worked as gravedigger.
- He's a lifelong supporter of Glasgow Celtic Football Club; although he was born in England he has Scottish blood and prefers to be considered a Scotsman.
- Rod was the original lead singer of the Jeff Beck Group, but quit the night before the band played Woodstock, as his best friend Ron Wood was kicked out.
- He underwent surgery for thyroid cancer in July 2000.
- Voted sexiest male spectacles wearer in a 2004 poll by Supersavers.
- He has six children.
- He proposed to Penny Lancaster at the top of the Eiffel Tower on March 9th, 2005.