Maureen Starkey

Ringo & Maureen with Patti & George
1946 - 1994

Maureen Starkey  English Other

Maureen "Mo" Starkey Tigrett, born Mary Cox, (4 August 1946 – 30 December 1994) was a hairdresser from Liverpool, England, best known as the first wife of the Beatles' drummer, Ringo Starr. She met Starr at The Cavern Club, where the Beatles wer...

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship13 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship12 mths
Average Relationship Length8 yrs, 4 mths
First Name Maureen
Last Name Starkey
Maiden Name Cox
Full Name at Birth Mary Cox Starkey Tigrett
Alternative Name Maureen Starkey Tigrett, Mary Cox, Mo, Maureen Cox, Mitch
Age 48 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th August, 1946
Birthplace Liverpool, England, UK
Died 30th December, 1994
Place of Death Seattle, Washington, USA
Cause of Death Leukemia
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Other
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
Occupation Text Hairdresser
Occupation Other
Claim to Fame Ex Wife of Ringo Starr
Father Joseph Cox
Mother Florence Cox
Friend Cynthia Lennon, Jane Asher, Pattie Boyd, Jenny Boyd, Astrid Kirchherr, Mary Hopkin, Janis Joplin, Mia Farrow
Pets Tiger (Dog)
Favorite Bands Beatles,BMTH
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Maureen Starkey48 LeoOther
Isaac Tigrett69Business
George Harrison58 PiscesMusician
Ringo Starr76 CancerMusician


Male13th September, 196550 years old
Male19th August, 196748 years old
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Female11th November, 197045 years old
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Female4th January, 198729 years old

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ericJan 20, 2010

didn`t she had an encounter with john lennon before the beatles were famous.`cos she was a groupie following them around.

Agnes79Aug 20, 2009

Hi Vicky!George was a human and Maureen too.They are dead.Pattie is a human and Eric too.This is the past.Beatles Forever!!!

broodmareJul 29, 2009

The `Beatles-Girl`s, all are gorgeous. (Jane, Yoko, Pattie, Maureen, Linda, Olivia, etc.) in their own way. The most beautiful woman of `my generation`, without doubt is Pattie Boyd. Pattie Boyd is a `Helen-of-Troy`. A face, and body which could launch a thousand ships; and break a thousand hearts.

VickyJun 29, 2009

Hi Agnes, but just think what it must have been like for Pattie to come home and hear them in her bedroom. George cheated on her a lot before she left him for Eric.

AgnesJun 27, 2009

...and Pattie and Eric?Not better!

AgnesJun 26, 2009

Vicky...Patricia and Eric???Pattie isn`t better than Maureen.

VickyApr 3, 2009

Reading Pattie Boyd`s autobiograph and she doesn`t sound very sweet in that. Pity she couldn`t be more discreet about her relationship with George.

Proud_American_GirlOct 2, 2008

She was so sweet. R.I.P. darling!

little_queeniesJun 4, 2008

I`ve created a group called "Wifes, girlfriends and groupies of rock" and I`ve included her! Check it please :)

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