Gerry Goffin & Carole King

Carole King and Gerry Goffin
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Carole King and Gerry Goffin  

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Gerry Goffin and Carole King were married for 9 years. They dated for 1 year after getting together in 1958 and married on 30th Aug 1959. 9 years later they divorced in 1969.

They had 2 children, Louise and Sherry.

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American Songwriter Gerry Goffin was born Gerald Goffin on 11th February, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York USA and passed away on 19th Jun 2014 Los Angeles, California aged 75. He is most remembered for He penned seven Billboard Hot 100 chart-toppers, and a total of 59 Top 40 hits. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Carole King is a 76 year old American Songwriter. Born Carol Joan Klein on 9th February, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, USA, she is famous for Carole King has written or co-written over 400 songs that have been recorded by more than 1,000 artists. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

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Relationship Statistics

StatusDurationLength
Dating1958 - 30th Aug 1959 1 year, 8 months
Married30th Aug 1959 - 1969 9 years, 4 months
Total 1958 - 1969 11 years


(30 August 1959 - 1969) (divorced) (2 children)
She and Goffin, who eventually married, began writing under publishers Don Kirshner and Al Nevins in the famed pop songwriting house the Brill Building, where they worked alongside the likes of Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, and countless others. In 1961, Goffin and King scored their first hit with the Shirelles` chart-topping "Will You Love Me Tomorrow"; their next effort, Bobby Vee`s "Take Good Care of My Baby," also hit number one, as did "The Locomotion," recorded by their baby-sitter, Little Eva. Together, the couple wrote over 100 chart hits in a vast range of styles, including the Chiffons` "One Fine Day," the Monkees` "Pleasant Valley Sunday," the Drifters` "Up on the Roof," the Cookies` "Chains" (later covered by the Beatles), Aretha Franklin`s "(You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman," and the Crystals` controversial "He Hit Me (And It Felt Like a Kiss)."
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Relationship Timeline

1969 - Divorce

1968 - Breakup

30th August, 1959 - Marriage

1958 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Name
Gerry Goffin
Carole King
Gerry Goffin
Carole King
Age (at start of relationship)
18
15
Zodiac
Aquarius
Aquarius
Occupation
Songwriter
Songwriter
Hair Color
Black
Blonde
Nationality
American
American
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Children

NameGenderBornAge
LouiseFemale
SherryFemale

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