Birth Name: Roderick David Stewart
Place of Birth: Edmonton, Middlesex, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 10 January, 1945
Rod Stewart is a British singer and songwriter. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide.
Rod is the son of Elsie Rebecca (Gilbart) and Robert Joseph Stewart. His father was Scottish, and was a master builder in Leith, Edinburgh. His mother was English, and grew up in Upper Holloway in North London.
Rod’s daughter, television personality Kimberly Stewart, has a daughter with actor Benicio Del Toro.
Rod’s paternal grandparents were Robert Smith Stewart (the son of Joseph Stewart and Charlotte Smith) and Elisabeth Walker. Joseph was the son of Robert Stewart and Janet Ross.
Rod’s maternal grandparents were Bertram Hughes Gilbart (the son of Arthur Edward Gilbart and Harriet Hopton) and Sarah Rebecca Bryan Martin.
Source: Genealogy of Rod Stewart – http://www.geni.com
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