Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty (born October 20, 1950) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and was a founding member of the late 1980s supergroup Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch. He has also performed under the pseudonyms of Charlie T. Wilbury, Jr. and Muddy Wilbury. He has recorded a number of hit singles with the Heartbreakers and as a solo artist, many of which remain heavily played on adult contemporary and classic rock radio. His music, notably his hits, has become popular among younger generations as he continues to host sold-out shows. Throughout his career, Petty and his collaborators have sold 60 million albums.
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Born 1950-10-20 (69 years ago) in Gainesville, Florida, U.S..
Height 176 centimeters.
|Billboard Music Century Award||2005 Billboard Music Awards||2005|
|Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance (You Don't Know How It Feels)||38th Annual Grammy Awards||1995||You Don't Know How It Feels|
|MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award||1994 MTV Video Music Awards||1994|
|Grammy Award for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance (Saving Grace)||49th Annual Grammy Awards||2006||Saving Grace|
|Grammy Award for Best Rock Album (Highway Companion)||49th Annual Grammy Awards||2006||Highway Companion|
|Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media (Square One)||48th Annual Grammy Awards||2005||Square One|
|Grammy Award for Best Rock Song (Room at the Top)||42nd Annual Grammy Awards||1999||Room at the Top|
|Grammy Award for Best Rock Album (Wildflowers)||38th Annual Grammy Awards||1995||Wildflowers|
|Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal (My Back Pages)||36th Annual Grammy Awards||1993||My Back Pages|
|MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video (Into The Great Wide Open)||1992 MTV Video Music Awards||1992||Into The Great Wide Open|
|Grammy Award for Best Rock Song (Learning to Fly)||34th Annual Grammy Awards||1991||Learning to Fly|
|Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance (Free Fallin’)||32nd Annual Grammy Awards||1989||Free Fallin’|
|Grammy Award for Album of the Year (Full Moon Fever)||32nd Annual Grammy Awards||1989||Full Moon Fever|
|Dana York(Gifta: 2001-06-03–)||2001-06-03||Gifta|
|Jane Benyo(Gifta: 1974-03-31–1996-09-09)||1974-03-31||1996-09-09||Gifta|
Adria Petty, Kimberly Violette Petty