Robert Plant

Robert Plant

Rock Singer

Robert Anthony Plant CBE is an English singer and songwriter, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the English rock band Led Zeppelin for all of its existence from 1968 until 1980, when the band broke up following the death of John Bonham, the band's drummer.

Full Name
Robert Anthony Plant
Aug 20, 1948
In a relationship
6′ 1″
Net Worth


Robert Anthony Plant was born on August 20, 1948 in West Bromwich, England. His zodiac sign is Leo and his ethnicity is English. He has four siblings, three sisters and one brother. Plant's father was an engineer and his mother was a housewife. Plant grew up singing in church choirs and local festivals.

At the age of 15, he became interested in blues music after hearing Elvis Presley’s “Heartbreak Hotel” on the radio. He formed his first band with friends and began playing gigs around town, eventually moving to London to pursue his dream of becoming a professional musician. 

In 1968, Plant joined the new wave of British heavy metal band Led Zeppelin, which went on to become one of the greatest rock bands of all time. With Led Zeppelin, Plant established himself as one of the leading vocalists in hard rock and heavy metal music. He had an incredible vocal range and was known for his unique style of screaming while singing lyrics that often dealt with mythology or fantasy themes. 

Plant left Led Zeppelin in 1980 after releasing six successful albums with them and embarked on a solo career that achieved similar success. In 1983 he released the album The Principle Of Moments which featured his biggest hit single “Big Log” which reached number 8 on the charts in the United States. Throughout his solo career he released nine studio albums which achieved varying levels of commercial success but were always praised by critics for their creativity and originality. 

Plant won eight Grammy Awards including two for Album Of The Year for Raising Sand with Alison Krauss (2008) and Band Of Joy (2011). In 2009 he received a Kennedy Center Honor from President Barack Obama for his contributions to American culture through music. In 2020, he was inducted into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame as a member of Led Zeppelin making him one of few artists to be inducted twice into the Hall Of Fame both as a solo artist and as part of a band.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1948</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Robert Plant is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 20, 1948, Robert Plant was born in West Bromwich, England.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1968</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Forms Led Zeppelin</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Plant forms the band Led Zeppelin along with Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1969</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Led Zeppelin's Debut Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Led Zeppelin releases their debut album, Led Zeppelin I.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1973</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Led Zeppelin Reaches No.1 on Billboard 200</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Led Zeppelin's album Houses of the Holy reaches No. 1 on the Billboard 200.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1980</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Led Zeppelin Breaks Up</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The band Led Zeppelin breaks up after the death of drummer John Bonham.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1982</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Forms Solo Career</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Robert Plant begins a solo career releasing his debut album Pictures at Eleven.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Robert Plant is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Led Zeppelin.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He is an Iconic Singer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Robert Plant is a legendary rock singer who was the lead singer of the classic rock band Led Zeppelin. His powerful and unique voice has been an inspiration to many singers, and he continues to be an iconic figure in the music world.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Innovative and Creative</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Robert Plant has always pushed the boundaries of rock music. He has explored different genres such as blues, folk, and country, creating a unique sound that is distinctly his own. His willingness to experiment has led to some of the most iconic songs in rock history.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> His Lyrics are Poetic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Robert Plant's lyrics are full of beautiful imagery and emotion. Many of his lyrics are deeply personal and often explore themes of love and loss. His poetic songwriting has resonated with fans for decades, making him one of the great rock lyricists of all time.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Played in a Band Before Led Zeppelin</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before joining Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant was the lead singer for the band "Band of Joy" with future Led Zeppelin bandmate John Bonham.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Won the 1995 Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Robert Plant won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance for his song "I Believe" from his 1994 album Fate of Nations.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Was a Member of the Supergroup The Honeydrippers</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 1984, Robert Plant and Jeff Beck formed the supergroup The Honeydrippers which released the hit single "Sea of Love".</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Robert Plant was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Led Zeppelin in 1995.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2010, Robert Plant received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to music.</p></div>


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