THE ROLLING STONES are one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most recognizable bands, dominating the industry since 1962.
Guitarist and vocalist Keith Richards has since established himself as a prolific songwriter alongside bandmate Mick Jagger.
Who is Keith Richards’ wife?
Patti Hansen, born March 17, 1956, is a model and actress who married rock star Keith Richards in 1983.
Raised in Staten Island, Patti was discovered at age 14 and signed to Wilhelmina Models shortly thereafter.
Throughout her career Patti has appeared in magazines such as Seventeen, Vogue, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar and Glamour.
She’s landed campaigns with brands like Versace, Revlon, and Calvin Klein.
In the 1980s, Patti took a break from her modeling career to pursue acting.
After starring in films such as They All Laughed (1981) and Hard to Hold (1984), Patti returned to modeling.
When did Keith Richards and Patti Hansen get together?
Keith Richards first met Patti Hansen in 1979.
According to Richards’ memoir Life, he first saw the model while dancing at Studio 54.
“I haven’t seen her for a while, but the vision stayed in my head,” he wrote.
She later attended his 36th birthday party and the two eventually officially met.
“There was life before Patti and life after,” Richards wrote.
On his 40th birthday – December 18, 1983 – the two married.
Together they have two daughters: Theodora and Alexandra.
Her two children are modeled after Patti and have appeared in various fashion campaigns.
In September 2014, Richards and Theodora published a children’s book called Gus and Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar.
The story is inspired by Theodora’s namesake, her great-grandfather Theodore Augustus Dupree.
Was Keith Richards married to anyone else?
From 1967 to 1979 Keith Richards was in a relationship with actress Anita Pallenberg.
The former couple have two children together: Marlon and Angela.
They welcomed a third child, Tara, who tragically died of cot death at just two months old.
Anita and Richards never married.
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