Tom Petty

Tom Petty
1950 - 2017

Tom Petty  American Musician


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Tom Petty was previously married to Dana York (2001 - 2017) and Jane Benyo (1974 - 1996).


American Musician Tom Petty was born Thomas Earl Petty on 20th October, 1950 in Gainesville, Florida and passed away on 2nd Oct 2017 Santa Monica, California, USA aged 66. He is most remembered for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Tom Petty is a member of the following lists: American rock singers, American singer-songwriters and Grammy Award winners.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 22 years, 6 months 19 years, 5 months 16 years, 4 months
Total2 22 years, 6 months 19 years, 5 months 16 years, 4 months


First Name Thomas
Middle Name Earl
Last Name Petty
Full Name at Birth Thomas Earl Petty
Alternative Name Charlie T. Wilbury Jr., Muddy Wilbury, Tom Petty
Age 66 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th October, 1950
Birthplace Gainesville, Florida
Died 2nd October, 2017
Place of Death Santa Monica, California, USA
Cause of Death Cardiac arrest (caused by an accidental drug overdose)
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Weight 170lbs (77 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Other
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Gainesville High School, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Guitarist, Actor, Producer
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Music Genre (Text) Rock, Hard Rock, Rock And Roll, Roots Rock, Heartland rock, country rock, blues rock, Southern rock
Music Genre Rock, Pop/Rock, Clinical
Origin Gainesville, Florida, United States
Year(s) Active 1976–2017, 1969–2017, 1968–2017
Music Style Album Rock, Heartland Rock, Rock & Roll, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Bar Band, Hard Rock
Music Mood Wry, Earthy, Organic, Rousing, Energetic, Cynical/Sarcastic, Rollicking, Fun, Rowdy, Playful, Self-Conscious, Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Rebellious, Melancholy, Party/Celebratory, Literate, Humorous, Clinical, Refined/Mannered
Instrument Guitar, Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Harmonica, Drums, piano, bass guitar
Record Label Shelter, Backstreet, Warner Bros., American, Reprise, MCA
Associated Acts Mudcrutch, Tom Petty, Traveling Wilburys, Dwight Twilley, Stevie Nicks, Jeff Lynne, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Dave Grohl, The Blue Stingrays, The Stooges, Blue Stingrays, Epics, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, George Harrison, Grateful Dead, Roy Orbison, Bonnie Raitt, Sam Smith, Eric Clapton, Phil Seymour
Brand Endorsement Rickenbacker 660/12, Vox Mark III, Gibson Dove, Fender Stratocaster, Rickenbacker Rose Morris 1965, Rickenbacker Rose Morris 1993, Rickenbacker Rose Morris 1987, Rickenbacker 360/12, Rickenbacken 1989 660/12 TP, Fender Telecaster, Gibson Firebird, Gretsch Tennessean, C. F. Martin HD-40, Gibson J-200, Guild D25 12-string acoustic, Fender Vibro-King 60
Clothes Size 8
Shoe Size 11
Official Websites,
Brother Bruce Petty
Family Member Adria Petty (daughter) (film director), Kimberly Violette Petty (daughter) (artist), Dylan (step son)
Associated People Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, Jim Keltner, Dhani Harrison, Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench, Ron Blair, Scott Thurston, Steve Ferrone, Stan Lynch, Howie Epstein, Tom Leadon, Randall Marsh, Jim Lenahan, Danny Roberts, Charlie Souza, Dwight Twilley, Don Felder, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Johnny Depp, Matt LeBlanc, Rick Rubin, Johnny Cash, Eddie Vedder, Lenny Kravitz, Tony Dimitriades, Greg Kinnear, Kevin Costner, Iggy Pop
Favorite People Elvis Presley
Favorite Bands Beatles, Rolling Stones
Favorite Songs Follow That Dream
Favorite Places Gainesville, New York, Los Angeles, Malibu, Miami
Favorite Colors Black, White, Green, Grey, Silver, Blue
Favorite Accessories Sunglasses, Hats, Scarfs

Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor. He was the lead vocalist and guitarist of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, formed in 1976. He previously led the band Mudcrutch, and was also a member of the late 1980s supergroup the Traveling Wilburys.

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Tom Petty66 LibraMusician
Dana York64 CancerSpouse
Jane Benyo-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
AdriaFemaleJane Benyo
KimberlyFemaleJane Benyo
DylanMaleDana York


The Drew Carson Show2015GuestTV Show
The Postman1997Bridge City MayorMovie
King of the Hill1997Lucky, Mud DobberTV Show
The Larry Sanders Show1992Tom PettyTV Show
The Simpsons1989Tom PettyTV Show
Made in Heaven1987StankyMovie
It's Garry Shandling's Show.1986Tom PettyTV Show


Posted commentsView all comments (10)

machieshmachieshSep 1, 2018

outlawkttyoutlawkttyOct 2, 2017

And yet there is no official word of his passing from any reliable news source

R honda LesselDec 26, 2014

I love tom petty I wish I can be his woman ill take care care of him

rosechickrosechickJan 16, 2013

Tom is the Greatest. I just love this man.

American AmberApr 25, 2011

He must have nome nice songs, huh?

Marilyn WestbrookMar 3, 2010

Looking for you Jane Benyo Petty-its been a long time-Marilyn

dffdJun 27, 2007

Jane Benyo 197?-1996 maried to tom petty

dffdJun 27, 2007

Jane Benyo 197?-1996

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