Just when you thought you couldn’t be any more shocked, there are 25 more Mick Jagger facts to blow your mind! The legend was born Michael Phillip Jagger on July 26, 1943, in Dartford, England. Young Jagger aspired to be a politician, and ballet helps him keep his moves.
Jagger has undoubtedly done things most people wouldn’t dream of. He once bought a mansion on an island, ditched Angelina Jolie on a date and even punched a horse in the face! Not surprisingly, he is going strong at 75!
The frontman of the Rolling Stones definitely made sure to experience all life has to offer. Prestigious schools, selling out arenas, being on the Hell’s Angels hit-list, and becoming a great-grandfather.
Sex, drugs and rock’n’roll are just a few of the things that Jagger has blown our minds with. So check out these 25 Mick Jagger Facts that will blow your mind too!
If It Wasn't Going To Be Music, It Would Have Been Ballet
The Logo For The Rolling Stones Logo Was Inspired By Hindu Goddess Kali
The Rolling Stones Loved Tequila Sunrise
A Lock Of Jagger's Hair Cost $6,000
You Could Stay At Mick Jagger's Beachfront Property On the Island Of Mustique
Located in the West Indies, this multimillion dollar home is called “Stargroves.” Jagger rents this 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms home weekly. The lowest rate for this weekly rental is $16,500. Thinking about taking your family for Christmas vacation? There is a maximum of 10 guests and prices sore to $45,000.
The Rolling Stones Sold 63,000 Tickets For No Filter Tour In 2017
Jagger was 73 years old when the Rolling Stones went on their No Filter Tour in 2017. Each ticket for the tour cost around $159. Which means they made 10 million per show! They’ve come a long way since playing covers!
Punched in the Face in Amsterdam
1984 Jagger and Keith Richards return to their hotel after a night of partying. Jagger calls Charlie Watts around 5 am, even though Richards told him it was not a good idea. When Watts answered the phone Jagger says “Where’s my drummer?” Just a few moments later Watts in knocking on the hotel door. When the door opened he punched Jagger in the face and said: “never call me your drummer again.”
Jagger Writes Some Expensive Love Letters
In 1969 Jagger wrote then-girlfriend, Marsha Hunt, a few love letters. Hunt was Jagger’s inspiration for the song Brown Sugar. In 2012 Hunt sold the love letters at an auction. Hunt sold the letters for $300,000.
There Was Probably An Affair With David Bowie
Ruined His Chances With Angelina Jolie
They met in 1997 when Jolie made an appearance in a Rolling Stones video. After weeks of trying to convince Jolie to go out with him, she finally gave in. While Jagger and Jolie were at a party, someone else caught his eye. Jagger ditched Jolie when someone else caught his eye, Farah Fawcett, reportedly for a one night stand.
There Is An Unpublished Autobiography
He Took LSD Everyday For A Year
Jagger Tried To Seduce His Psychiatrist
Jagger had such a bad sex addiction Jerry Hall, then wife, begged him to go to therapy. That backfired when he ended up trying to seduce the psychiatrist.
Jagger Was Almost A Politician
Originally Jagger had planned on being a politician. He graduated from the London School of Economics in 1961. Lucky for us, he would drop out to focus on his band.
A Bite Through His Tongue Is To Thank For Jagger's Raspy Voice
When Jagger was a child he bit through his tongue and swallowed a piece of it during a basketball game. This accident is what gave Jagger that rough yet refined voice.
He Paid For The Sex Pistols Legal Fees
Jagger Is A Lover
Jagger has an estimated 4,000 partners. A few suspected to be on this list are Carla Bruni, Angelina Jolie, Uma Thurman, and Carly Simon.
You Probably Think 'You're So Vain' Is About Jagger
It was rumored “You’re So Vain” was written about Jagger. Carly Simon, who wrote the song, denied those rumors. However, Jagger does, however, sing back up vocals on the track and was not credited.
The Youngest of Jaggers Eight Kids Has a Great-Niece Older Than Him
Suicide Seems to Follow Him Around
Chrissy Shrimpton and Marianne Faithfull, two of Jagger’s exes, almost overdosed on pills. Sadly in 2014, L’Wren Scott committed suicide.
The Hell's Angels Attempted to Assassinate Jagger
Jagger blamed the Hell’s Angels for the murder at the Altamont Speedway Free Festival saying that they didn’t provide proper security. For that, the Hell’s Angels plotted to kill Jagger. They tracked him to a summer home in Long Island. The Hell’s Angels may have been successful if their boat didn’t capsize in a sudden storm.
Someone Was Murdered During A Performance
1969 Altamont Speedway Free Festival. From the Rolling Stones arrived, everything started going south. Jagger was punched in the face by a fan as soon as he arrived. When the band got on the stage the crowd erupted in violence. Security, which was Hell’s Angels, stabbed a man to death just feet from the stage. The band was unaware of this event until after their performance.
Jagger Auditioned for The Rocky Horror Picture Show
The Mayor of Boston Bailed Jagger Out of Prison
He Punched A Horse In the Face
Jagger didn’t think twice when he jumped on the horses back. The horse reportedly “reared and roared like a Ferarri” Which probably should have been expected when he leaped onto the stallions back. Jagger wasn’t sure how to calm the animal down since he had never ridden a horse before, so he punched the horse in between the eyes.