Ronnie Wood or Ron Wood is a musician and artist who worked with several bands like Faces and Jeff Beck Group. But mostly, he is known for being the lead guitarist of Rolling Stones.
Ronnie wood is born on the 1st of June 1947 in West London. He started his music career in the early sixties. He joined the Birds as a lead guitarist at first. He even co-wrote some of the songs that the band released. Though Birds only had singles at that point.
Wood released his first two albums Truth and Beck-Ola, with the Jeff Beck Group, whom he joined in 1967.
The group has five US tours before Wood left the band to join Faces.
In 1969, the band Small Faced changed to Faces with the members like Ian Mclagan, Ronnie Lane, and Ronnie Wood in guitar. In the early seventies, the Faces released four studio albums along with the highest-grossing live act. Ronnie wood also co-wrote his bandmate Rod Stewart’s songs like Every picture tells a story.
In 1974 wood released his first solo album, I’ve Got My Own Album To Do. Mick Jagger, Mick Taylor, and Keith Richards contributed to his album as well.
Wood started working with the members of Rolling Stones after Mick Taylor left the band. In 1975,
Faces was officially broke up, and Wood became the official Member of the Rolling Stones in 1976.
Wood played slide guitar, pedal steel guitar like his predecessors in the band. He also played the bass in some of the songs. He co-wrote some of the songs like dance, to the body, etc.
In 1975 wood released his second album, Now Look, and in 1979 he released Gimme Some Neck as his third solo album. Wood continued his career as a member of Rolling Stones and a solo artist in the eighties.
In the nineties, Rolling Stones released three studios and four concert albums with several tours. Wood collaborated with several other people like Rod Stewart, Beverley Knights, Red Chilli Peppers, etc.
In 2005 Ronnie Wood launched his first recording company, Wooden Records. Later, Wood started working on drawing and painting, and prints. He is also the owner of the Scream, an art gallery in London.
Wood has almost eleven studio albums with the Rolling Stones like Emotional Rescue and A Bigger Bang. He has seven live albums with the band, including Love You Live. Their song Respectable was in the no 2 and 1 in UK and USA chart. The title track of the Emotional Rescue reached no—3 in the USA.
Right now, the net worth of the musician is considered two hundred million dollars. He owned several properties in London. But among them, the most interesting house on the list was his London Townhouse, listed for almost five million dollars.
The place is situated in the Notting Hill neighborhood with five bedrooms and an art studio. The house comes with a roof, garden, snooker room, and double reception rooms. The home was first listed in the year 2017.
Now let’s jump to Ron Woods Hertfordshire cottage studio. A nineteenth-century stone cottage and the artist’s studio. The place is close to the artist’s heart, and the dining room reflects the musician’s mood. The artist even designs glass windows. A lot of the interior is directed by the artist, and this is where he spends most of his time with his family.
Most importantly, the Rolling Stones members still hang out in this place. The musician worked on several portraits of his bandmates, and he also had successful exhibitions in the UK.