Maureen Starkey

Ringo & Maureen with Patti & George
1946 - 1994

Maureen Starkey  English Other

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Maureen Starkey passed away on 30th Dec 1994 aged 48.


Maureen Starkey was previously married to Isaac Tigrett (1989 - 1994) and Ringo Starr (1965 - 1975).

She had an encounter with George Harrison (1973 - 1974).


English Other Maureen Starkey was born Mary Cox Starkey Tigrett on 4th August, 1946 in Liverpool, England, UK and passed away on 30th Dec 1994 Seattle, Washington, USA aged 48. She is most remembered for Ex Wife of Ringo Starr. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Maureen Starkey was in an on-screen matchup with Ringo Starr in Beatles' Biggest Secrets (2007).

Maureen Starkey is a member of the following lists: Ringo Starr family, Hard Rock Cafe and Cancer deaths in Washington (state).


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 13 years, 5 months 12 years 11 years, 7 months
Encounter1 1 year - -
Total3 13 years, 5 months 8 years, 4 months 1 year


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

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 were playing, when she was a trainee hairdresser in Liverpool. Starr proposed marriage at the Ad-Lib Club in London, on 20 January 1965. They married at the Caxton Hall Register Office, London, in 1965, and divorced in 1975.

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Maureen Starkey48 LeoOther
Isaac Tigrett69Business
George Harrison58 PiscesMusician
Ringo Starr76 CancerMusician


ZakMale13th September, 196551 years old
JasonMale19th August, 196749 years old
Lee ParkinFemale11th November, 197045 years old
Augusta KingFemale4th January, 198729 years old

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Posted commentsView all comments (14)

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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