Roger Daltrey
Roger Daltrey
Real Name/Full Name Roger Daltrey
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Roger Daltrey
Birth Place: East Acton, London, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 1 March 1944
Age/How Old: 80 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’6”
Weight: In Kilograms – 60 kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Slat and pepper
Parents Name: Father – Harry Daltrey
Mother – Irene Daltrey
Siblings: Yes (Gillian Daltrey and Carol Daltrey)
School: Acton County Grammar School
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Heather Taylor (m. 1971), Jaquelin Rickman (m. 1964-1968)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Simon Daltrey, Rosie Lea Daltrey, Willow Amber Daltrey, Mathias Daltrey, Jamie Daltrey)
Profession: Singer-songwriter, vocalist, actor, and producer
Net Worth: $100 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Roger Daltrey was born on 1st March 1944 in East Acton, London, the United Kingdom, to Harry Daltrey and Irene Daltrey. Roger Daltrey is a very famous singer of the United Kingdom. He sometimes does the work of songwriting too. He is the founder of the band named ‘The Who’. He created that band way back in 1961. He is the lead singer of the band, and there are few other members in it. He also has a very successful solo career which he started in 1973. He made the guitar by himself during the initial days. Later his father bought him one.

Well, how well do you know about Roger Daltrey? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Roger Daltrey’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 Roger Daltrey to date.

Biography and Early Life

Roger Daltrey was born and raised in East Acton, London, United Kingdom. He used to live with his father and two siblings. However, his father had to go as he was called by the Army to take part in World War II. Roger was just three months old when his father left him. He was later taken to a farm in Scotland for safety reasons. He was a bright student, and he has performed exceptionally well in his school. He was pretty passionate about music; that’s the reason why he made his first guitar all by himself in 1957.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Roger Daltrey in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Roger Daltrey’s age is 80 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024 having been born on 1 March 1944. Though, he is 5’6” in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 132 lbs in Pound and 60 kg in Kilograms.


Roger was first admitted to Victoria Primary School, and he has performed exceptionally there. Because of his good grades in the examination, he went to Acton County Grammar School. He studied for a long time there, and he started his musical journey as a singer from his school. However, he was later dismissed from that band and from the school too because of tobacco smoking.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Roger Daltrey With Wife Heather Taylor
Roger Daltrey With Wife Heather Taylor

Roger Daltrey has a vast list of relationships. He was first married to Jaquelin Rickman in 1964. They became parents the very same year. However, his marriage hasn’t lasted long, as they decided to take divorce in 1968. Just before their divorce, in 1967, Roger became the father of his second child from his girlfriend named Elisabeth Aronsson.

Later in 1968, Roger met with a girl named Heather Taylor. She was a model, and she resides in the UK with her grandmother. They married with other in 1971 and from that time they are living together with a joyful life. They later became the parents of three children together. Roger, by that time, was the father of five children.

Their life was going good, but on his 50th birthday, he received a letter from a woman claiming to be his daughter. Later he received two more notes with the same thing written on them. Although after knowing all that, his wife happily accepted all three women like her daughter. Roger also hasn’t had any problem with them. They used to go on vacations together. He has a massive family of eight children. However, the three woman’s later find their biological father.

Roger Daltrey has had many health complications. He has done laser treatment for his throat as there was the possibility of growing cancerous cells in his throat. However, his treatment went successful and currently, he is doing good. Although he still goes to the hospital for a regular check-up. He is allergic to cannabis, and it is strictly prohibited for him. Even if someone smokes and he just the passive smoke, it creates pain in his throat.

Is Roger Daltrey Gay?

Roger Daltrey is a married man. Ge has married two times in his life, and he also had been in many affairs and other relationships. Roger is the father of five children, and with them, he is enjoying his life’s every moment. He is currently married to Heather Taylor since 1971. So from the above data, we can say that Roger Daltrey is not gay.

Professional Career

Roger Daltrey had started his career by joining a band when he was in school. In 1957, he joined the school band, and for that, he created a guitar by himself. Later he was expelled from the band because of smoking tobacco. After he was bought a guitar by his father, he made his own band with his schoolmates in 1961. The band was named The Who. The name of the band was suggested by his fellow band member.

They released their first album in 1965, called I Can’t Explain. It became quite a huge success, and later they released many more albums. Some of his most famous songs with the band are; My Generation, Pinball Wizard, You Better You Bet, and many others. He has been exceptional with his band, and as a result, their band was rated as the most influential band of the 20th century.

In 1973, Roger started his solo career, but he never left the band. He has done a total of ten studio albums as a solo artist, five compilation albums and few live ones.

Roger has also been part of any advertisement, movies and television shows as an actor. He had performed well as an actor, too, working in many films and television shows.


Roger Daltrey has received numerous milestones in his career, and he also is the recipient of many awards and accolades. His name is listed in the UK Music Hall of Fame because of his exceptional performance with his band. Roger, with his partner Townsend, had won the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors. He has also been named with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Grammy Foundation and also by the British Phonographic Industry. he has plenty more, but mentioning all of them is not possible here.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Roger Daltrey in 2024

Roger Daltrey Net Worth
Roger Daltrey Net Worth

As of 2024, Roger Daltrey has a massive net worth of $100 million. He has earned most of his wealth by being the lead singer and founder of his band named The Who. He has done some exceptional work with the band. Roger Daltrey has had a very bright solo career. He had released many albums and songs, which has been an enormous success. He has also taken part in many television shows and movies. As an actor too, he has a very successful career.

As to conclude things here, we can say that Roger Daltrey is a phenomenal person who has received almost everything in his life. He has been an exceptional musician, actor, singer and songwriter. He has a glittering career, and he has won many hearts with his phenomenal performance with his band and also as a solo artist. He has done a lot of outstanding work, which made his name even more significant.


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