Jack White: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)


We already brought you part one of our list of 15 things you probably did not know about Jack White, and now we’re back with part two! Check out eight more fascinating facts about the singer and frontman of The White Stripes that you definitely (probably) did not know below. You might be surprised by what you find out!

Number Eight: He Has Two Children. White was married to Karen Elson for six years, and the two have two children together. Their names are Scarlett and Henry, and they are both interested in music like their father.

Number Seven: He Has a Connection to “Danger! High Voltage.” In fact, White may have sung the chorus for the Electric Six song. Both Electric Six and White denied accusations that White sang the chorus for the song at first; however, several years later, the band revealed that it was White who sang it.

Number Six: He Wrote and Recorded His First Solo Single in 10 Minutes. White wrote and recorded “Fly Farm Blues” – his first solo single – in just 10 minutes! It’s almost impossible to fathom that a feat like this is even possible.

Number Five: His Roommate Didn’t Like “Seven Nation Army.” When White first played the riff for “Seven Nation Army” to his roommate, his roommate reportedly was not impressed. Thankfully, White had faith in himself and continued on with the song.

Number Four: He’s Gotten Into Fights. White once beat up the Von Bondies guitarist after a feud started when the Von Bondies didn’t properly credit White for helping to produce their album. While at a bar, White beat up Von Bondies guitarist Jason Stollsteimer so badly that his face was nearly unrecognizable.

Number Three: He Was Interviewed by Buzz Aldrin. It’s true! Aldrin interviewed White after White requested Aldrin interview him for a feature with Interview Magazine. Aldrin agreed.

Number Two: He Collaborated With Astrophysicists. White collaborated with Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan for a special “cosmos coloured vinyl” White did with his label.

Number One: He Wants His Records Played in Outer Space. In the interview with Buzz Aldrin mentioned above, White reveals that he would like to organize the very first vinyl record played in outer space.