Jimmy Page

Clive Davis' 2005 Pre-GRAMMY Awards Party - Arrivals

Page in 2005, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: James Patrick Page

Place of Birth: Brentford, Middlesex, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 9 January, 1944

Ethnicity: English, some Irish

Jimmy Page is an English musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. He is the guitarist for legendary rock band Led Zeppelin. Other members of the group were John Bonham, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant. He has also been a member of the band The Yardbirds, with Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton.

Jimmy is widely considered to be one of the greatest guitarists of all time.

Jimmy is the son of Patricia Elizabeth and James Patrick Page. His daughter is photographer Scarlet Page.

On the internet, there are many rumours about Jimmy having Chinese or Japanese ancestry through a grandmother. These statements are not accurate.

Jimmy’s paternal grandfather was James Ernest Page (the son of James Ernest Page and Jane Burtles). Jimmy’s great-grandfather James was the son of Henry Page.

Jimmy’s paternal grandmother was Emily Holdom (the daughter of Henry Holdom and Emily Mileman). Henry was the son of Charles Henry Holdom and Emma Mansfield.

Jimmy’s maternal grandfather was John Gaffikin (the son of Arthur Chichester Gaffikin and Jean Anna/Anne Morton Kells). John was born in Belfast, Antrim, Ireland. Arthur was the son of John Gaffikin and Mary Jane McCallum.

Jimmy’s maternal grandmother was Edith May Thomas (the daughter of James Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Pick).

Sources: Genealogy of Jimmy Page – http://www.wikitree.com

Marriage record of Jimmy’s parents – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Jimmy Page (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

40 Responses

  1. muricansareallmutts says:


  2. goodymommy says:

    The first time i ever saw Jimi, i knew immediately he was half Asian.

  3. andrew says:

    Her daughter is photographer Scarlet Page:

  4. alexgxo says:

    He looks quite exotic for someone whose just British Isles descent.

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