John McVie
John McVie
Real Name/Full Name John Graham McVie
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: John McVie
Birth Place: Ealing, London, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 November 1945
Age/How Old: 78 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 73 Kg
In Pounds – 161 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Reg McVie
Mother – Dorothy McVie
Siblings: N/A
School: Walpole Grammar School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Julie Ann Reubens (m. 1978), Christine McVie (m. 1968–1976)
Kids/Children Name: Molly McVie
Profession: Bass Guitarist
Net Worth: $60 million
Last Updated: April 2024

John McVie is a very successful and popular veteran bass guitarist hailing from Ealing in London. He was famous worldwide for being the guitarist in popular and legendary bands like the Bluesbreakers and the Fleetwood Mac. Over the years, McVie has worked with several famous artists and bands and has established an empire for himself with a lot of hard work and dedication.

Well, how well do you know about John McVie? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about John McVie’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about John McVie to date.

Biography and Early Life

John McVie was born and brought up in Ealing, London, U. K. to father Reg McVie and mother Dorothy McVie; however, there is not much information available about his childhood. When he was very young, he suffered from the loss of his sister. He was interested in music and playing instruments since his early days and used to be inspired by the band called The Shadows.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is John McVie in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, John McVie’s age is 78 years old as of today’s date 13th April 2024 having been born on 26 November 1945. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 161 lbs in Pound and 73 kg in Kilograms.


John McVie completed his high school education at the Walpole Grammar School, where he used to take part in local music concerts and shows. He used to present covers of popular songs by the band The Shadows. Following graduation, he joined a training program to become a tax inspector.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

John McVie got married to a singer and artist named Christine McVie in 1968; however, owing to his alcohol addiction and constant absence in the marriage because of tours and other professional obligations, the couple ended their marriage in 1976. Following this, John McVie got married to Julie Ann Rubens in 1978, and they have been blessed with a daughter named Molly McVie. In 2013, McVie got diagnosed with cancer in the colon and had to undergo treatments and is completely cured as of now.

Is John McVie Gay?

John McVie is not gay. He is currently married to Julie Ann Rubens and has a daughter named Molly McVie. Thus, it can be said that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

John McVie had never acquired any professional training at playing guitar; however, he was very talented and learned everything from his favorite musicians and guitarists just by observing. McVie got the opportunity to enter the Music Industry through his friend John Mayall who hired him to be the guitarist in his band called Bluesbreakers, in which he performed for numerous years. Following this, McVie joined the band Fleetwood Mac alongside Peter Green and Mike Fleetwood. The band used to perform at several concerts all over Europe and gained immense popularity.

Also, their first album together was an instant hit. The band became so popular that singers and songwriters like Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham became its members, making it even more successful. Soon after, McVie went on to reunite with his old group, the Bluesbreakers, in a tour. McVie also launched his single Gotta Band and has even composed popular songs like Station Man, Searching For Madge, The Purple Dancer, etc.


John McVie has done a lot of work with the Bluesbreakers band. He even had many albums with the Fleetwood Mac bands. Those albums were hit and very popular in those days when they were released. He has also done a very famous and loved the solo album, Gotta band. Some of the popular songs written by him are Searching For Madge, Station Man, The Purple Dancer, and similar other songs.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John McVie in 2024

John McVie Net Worth
John McVie Net Worth

As of 2024, John McVie’s net worth is estimated to be around $60 million. All his money comes from his music concerts and DVD sales. He has worked with a few of the greatest known bands of the United Kingdom, like the Bluesbreakers band, even bands like Fleetwood Mac that are popular even outside Europe in other countries like the US.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • McVie had to quit alcohol in the year 1987 when he suffered from a seizure induced by the excess intake of alcohol.
  • McVie is very fond of sailing and loves to take trips in the ocean, even when he was once lost in the Pacific Ocean while he was sailing.

John McVie is considered very influential in the field of music, especially the rock music genre. He has positively touched the lives of many musicians and helped them by inspiring them. He is a very passionate bassist and also very successful in his life. He quit alcohol and chose life and music over getting high. He is definitely an idol for many upcoming musicians.


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