Cynthia Lennon

Cynthia Lennon - Biography Magazine Pictorial [Russia] (1 December 2011)
1939 - 2015

Cynthia Lennon  English Artist


Cynthia Lennon (née Powell; 10 September 1939 – 1 April 2015) was the first wife of English musician John Lennon, and mother of Julian Lennon. She grew up in the middle-class section of Hoylake, on the Wirral Peninsula in North West England. At the a...

Confirmed Relationships5
Longest Relationship17 yrs
Shortest Relationship3 yrs, 10 mths
Average Relationship Length10 yrs, 8 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Cynthia
Middle Name Lillian
Last Name Lennon
Maiden Name Powell
Full Name at Birth Cynthia Lillian Powell
Alternative Name Cyn, Cynthia Powell Lennon, Cynthia Charles
Age 75 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th September, 1939
Birthplace Blackpool, England
Died 1st April, 2015
Place of Death Mallorca, Spain
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
University Liverpool College of Art (1960)
Occupation Text Author, writer, restaurant owner
Occupation Artist
Claim to Fame John Lennon's 1st wife
Official Websites,,
Father Charles Edwin (died when she was 17)
Mother Lillian
Brother Tony (older brother), Charles (older brother)
Family Member Julian Lennon (son)
Friend Astrid Kirchherr, Maureen Starkey, Pattie Boyd, Jenny Boyd, Jane Asher, May Pang, Cilla Black
Pets Bernard (Dog - a present of John in early 1968)
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Cynthia Lennon75 VirgoArtist
Noel Charles73Business
Jim Christie-Other
John Twist77 CancerBusiness
Roberto Bassanini53Business
Magic Alex74 TaurusOther
John Lennon40 LibraMusician


John Charles Julian
Male8th April, 196353 years old

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little_queeniesApr 10, 2015

rest in peace, beloved Cynthia xoxo

PaulinaMcCartneyJun 10, 2011

She was an incredible mother... John loved her so much

MicheleMar 8, 2011

I just finish reading her book about John. I do agree that she and john did make a beautiful couple. but somehow I think that when he left with yoko I'm sure it seem that he was a bitter man. but I could be wrong.

KKassulkeJun 21, 2010

Cynthia never ever dated Magic Alex . John asked him to get with her so, it would look like it was her who was the one cheating in the relationship, but meanwhile John was off with Yoko.

VickyApr 28, 2010

Pete, what a nasty thing to say. And it`s she not he.

PeteApr 16, 2010

he married a jiggaboo? John must be turning in his grave.

ChristineJul 20, 2009

John n Cyn were meant for each other. Shame on u Yoko for breaking up a family. But Cyn did a great job raising Julian on her own!

OliviaMay 7, 2009

She did not date Magic Alex - it was a set up by John to discredit her.

LillieApr 27, 2009

She did not date Magic Alex, - read her book `John.`

VickyApr 23, 2009

Just noticed that my comment saying I admire Cynthia has gone. Would someone like to tell me what was wrong with it?

VickyApr 23, 2009

The dates are wrong - in her book John, Cynthia says after a few years of being on her own she got together with Jim Christie in 1982.

Deanna HayesJan 9, 2009

Cynthia Powell seemed more Ringo Starr`s speed than any of his two wives.Why I just seem to think so.

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