John Mayer

John Mayer

Rock Singer

John Clayton Mayer is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Born and raised in Fairfield County, Connecticut, Mayer attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, but left and moved to Atlanta in 1997 with Clay Cook. Together, they formed a short-lived two-man band called Lo-Fi Masters.

Full Name
John Clayton Mayer
Oct 16, 1977
6′ 3″
Net Worth


John Clayton Mayer was born on October 16, 1977, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. His zodiac sign is Libra. He is the son of Margaret and Richard Mayer, who were both teachers. He grew up playing classical music and jazz before becoming a singer-songwriter in his teens. He graduated from Berklee College of Music in 1997 and moved to Atlanta to pursue a career in music.

Mayer released his first album, Room for Squares, in 2001. The album became an instant hit, spawning hits such as "Your Body Is A Wonderland" and "No Such Thing", which earned him two Grammy Awards for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance and Song of the Year for "Daughters". Mayer followed this success with more albums such as Heavier Things (2003) and Continuum (2006), which earned him several more nominations at the Grammys and won him Best Pop Vocal Album for Continuum in 2007.

In addition to recording music, Mayer also made appearances on television shows such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Saturday Night Live. Mayer has also acted in films like The Bucket List (2007) and provided voice work for the animated film Monsters University (2013). 

Mayer has also collaborated with other artists including Alicia Keys, Taylor Swift, B.B King, Herbie Hancock, Kanye West, and many others. In 2013 he formed Dead & Company with former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir and Mickey Hart along with Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti. The band continues to tour throughout the United States today.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1977</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">John Mayer is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 16, 1977, John Mayer is born in Bridgeport, Connecticut.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1998</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his debut studio album Room for Squares.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Grammy Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Wins his first of seven Grammy Awards for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Headlining Tours Begin</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Begins headlining tours, performing at sold out arenas across the United States and Europe.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Continuum</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his third studio album Continuum to critical and commercial acclaim.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">John Mayer Trio Tour</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Forms a jazz blues trio with bassist Pino Palladino and drummer Steve Jordan and embarks on the John Mayer Trio Tour.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases The Search for Everything</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his seventh studio album The Search for Everything.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Amazing Musician</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">John Mayer is an amazing musician. He has a unique style and sound that is instantly recognizable. He is also an incredible guitarist, blending blues, rock, and pop into his music to create a truly original sound.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Passion for Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">John Mayer has a deep passion for music which shines through in his performances. He puts his all into every performance, providing a genuine experience for the audience.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He is a Great Live Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">John Mayer is an incredible live performer. He performs with energy and enthusiasm that captivates audiences of all ages. He also loves to interact with fans during performances, making it an even more memorable experience.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> One of the Best Selling Artists</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">John Mayer is one of the best selling music artists of all time, with over 40 million albums sold worldwide.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Grammy Award Winner</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">John Mayer has won seven Grammy Awards, including Best Pop Vocal Album for “Continuum” and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for “Waiting on the World to Change.”</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> First Band at 14 Years Old</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At age 14, John Mayer formed his first band called Villanova Junction, which was named after a Jimi Hendrix tune.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Influenced by Eric Clapton</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">John Mayer was greatly influenced by legendary guitarist Eric Clapton, so much so that he created his own version of Clapton's "Layla" called "Your Body Is a Wonderland."</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Acting Debut in 2007</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">John Mayer made his acting debut in 2007's The Bucket List alongside Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman.</p></div>


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