Guitarist, vocalist, and founder of garage band The White Stripes who went on to assemble other groups like The Dead Weather.
He learned about punk music while working an upholstery apprenticeship. He started playing drums when he was six years old.
He is considered #70 on the Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time list.
He married Meg White on September 21, 1996. After their divorce on March 24, 2000, he married Karen Elson on June 1, 2005. He has a son named Henry and a daughter named Scarlett.
He collaborated with Alicia Keys on "Another Way to Die."