- Name: Jon English
- Age at Death: 66 years old
- Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: Musician
- Net Worth: Pending
- Status: Deceased
Jon English was an Australian singer, songwriter and actor. He was born to parents Sydney and Sheila English on March 26, 1949 in Hampstead, London. He had three siblings, Janet, Jeremy and Jill. English and his family moved to Australia in 1961. He was 12 years old at the time. There he attended Cabramatta High School.
During high school English played in his first band, Zenith (1965). He joined the Sebastian Hardie Blues Band in 1967 where he played the rhythm guitar and supplied vocals. The group covered songs from the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Otis Redding and many others.
In 1972, English was offered a role in the stage musical, Jesus Christ Superstar. He was cast as “Judas Iscariot” from 1972–1974 and again in 1975 & 1978. Other stage performances include ‘The Pirates of Penzance’, ‘Rasputin’, ‘Big River’ and ‘H.M.S. Pinafore’. English also played early television roles in shows like Matlock Police, Homicide, and Chopper Squad. He starred as “Bobby Rivers” in the sitcom, All Together Now, from 1990-1993.
As a solo artist, English released his debut album, Wine Dark Sea, in March 1973. The album featured the singles “Handbags and Gladrags” and “Close Every Door”. Other notable albums include ‘Against the Wind’, ‘Calm Before the Storm’ and ‘InRoads’. Popular singles from English include “Turn the Page”, “Words are Not Enough” and “Six Ribbons”. He’s a three time winner of the ‘Mo Award’ for entertainer of the year (1983, 1984, 1985).
Jon English passed away on March 9, 2016 at the age of 66. His reported cause of death was complications from surgery for an aortic aneurysm. English was married to “Carmen Sora” from 1969 to 2006. He’s survived by partner, Corelea Cameron, and his four children, Jessamin, Josephine, Jonnie and Julian. Jon English was 6ft 2in tall.
Jon English Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Jonathan James English
- Birthday: March 26, 1949
- Place of Birth: Hampstead, London, England
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Actor
- Years Active: 1968-2016
- Net Worth 2017:
- Marriage(s): Carmen Sora
- Death-O-Meter: Dead
- Died: March 9, 2016
- Cause of Death: Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
- Place of Death:
- Official Site: jonenglish.com.au