Krissy Findlay is model and actress. It became famous for her relationships with most iconic rock stars of the 1970s. She is first wife of Ronnie Wood member of the Rolling Stones and affairs with Eric Clapton. George Harrison John Lennon and Jimmy Page. She talented artist in her own right. She recorded songs, appeared in films and painted portraits. She died tragically in 2005 from accidental overdose leaving behind son Jesse Wood is musician.
Krissy Findlay’s net worth is not publicly known, but it is estimated and she inherited substantial amount of money from her divorce settlement with Ronnie Wood in 1978. She received royalties from the songs she co wrote or sang. Like Mystifies Me and Breathe on Me. She lived lavish lifestyle, traveling the world, buying expensive clothes and jewelry and owning properties in London, New York and Los Angeles. She struggled with drug and alcohol addiction. It may affected her finances. She living in relative poverty at the time of her death, reportedly looking for job in supermarket.
|March 17, 1948
|Ealing, London, England
|June 11, 2005
|Brentford, London, England
|Cause of death
|Accidental Valium overdose
|Model, singer, actress
|Ronnie Wood (1971-1978)
|5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
|121 lbs (55 kg)
Biography Of Krissy Findlay
Krissy Findlay was born into strict Roman Catholic family in Ealing, London on 17 March 1948. She the eldest of four children and brother and two sisters. She attended Gregg Grammar School. She developed love for music and dancing. She is fan of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and the Kinks and often went to see them perform live. She rebellious streak and ran away from home several times.
Krissy Findlay claimed and she lost her virginity to Eric Clapton on her mother’s couch when she was 16 years old. She met him at concert, and was instantly attracted to him. She said he was her first love and they passionate but short lived affair. She dated other musicians, such as Steve Marriott of the Small Faces, and Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones.
She met her future husband, Ronnie Wood, in 1964, when he was the guitarist of the Birds, R&B band. They get casual relationship at first, but became more serious when he joined the Jeff Beck Group in 1967. They moved in together, and married in 1971 in ceremony attended by Rod Stewart, Keith Richards, and Mick Taylor. They get son Jesse in 1976.
Krissy Findlay successful model in the 1970s, appearing in magazines such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Elle. She brief singing career, recording songs with Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, and Ronnie Lane. She co-wrote and sang on “Mystifies Me”, track from Ronnie Wood’s solo album I’ve Got My Own Album to Do. It featured George Harrison and Keith Richards. She sang on “Breathe on Me”, track from Ronnie Wood’s album Now Look, which reached No. 118 on the Billboard chart. She appeared in films, such as Mahoney’s Last Stand, comedy starring Ronnie Wood and Ronnie Lane, and Stardust, musical drama starring David Essex and Adam Faith. Also read Arsenio Hall Net Worth.
Krissy Findlay had close relationship with her son, Jesse Wood, who followed in his parents’ footsteps and became musician. He plays guitar and bass and member of bands such as Reef, the Leah Wood Band, and the Black Swan Effect. He is DJ and model and appeared in campaigns for Calvin Klein, Burberry, and Liam Gallagher’s clothing line. He is married to Fearne Cotton, TV and radio presenter and four children.
Krissy Findlay good relationship with her ex-husband, Ronnie Wood, despite their divorce. They remained friends, and supported each other through their personal and professional challenges. Ronnie Wood paid tribute to her after her death, saying she a wonderful woman and fantastic mother.
Krissy Findlay was notorious for her affairs with some of the most famous rock stars of the 1970s. She keep fling with George Harrison married to Pattie Boyd at the time. They went on holiday to Portugal, with the consent of their spouses. However, Ronnie Wood had an affair with Pattie Boyd, who later left George Harrison for Eric Clapton. Krissy Findlay keep brief romance with John Lennon, who was separated from Yoko Ono at the time. They met at party in Los Angeles, and spent night together. She liaison with Jimmy Page, the guitarist of Led Zeppelin married at the time. She said he was the best lover she ever had and they had spiritual connection.
Personal Life & Other Ventures
Krissy Findlay struggled with drug and alcohol addiction for most of her life. She started using cocaine and heroin in the 1970 and became dependent on them. She abused prescription drugs like Valium and sleeping pills. She tried to quit several times and went to rehab. But always relapsed. She suffered from depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder and attempted suicide on several occasions. She felt lonely insecure and unfulfilled and she looking for love and happiness in the wrong places.
Krissy Findlay passion for art, and painted portraits of her friends and family. She keep natural talent, and received praise from critics and collectors. She had several exhibitions, and sold some of her paintings for thousands of pounds. She donated some of her artworks to charity auctions, and supported causes such as animal rights and environmental protection.
Krissy Findlay beautiful, talented, and charismatic woman. Lived glamorous and adventurous life. She muse and lover to some of the most influential rock stars of the 1970s and mother and friend to many others. She creative and artistic side and expressed herself through music, film, and painting. She died too soon, at the age of 57, from an accidental overdose, leaving behind legacy of love, art and rock ‘n’ roll.
Frequently Asked Questions
When did Krissy Findlay and Ronnie Wood get married and divorced?
Krissy Findlay and Ronnie Wood got married in 1971, and divorced in 1978.
How many children did Krissy Findlay keep and what are their names?
Krissy Findlay had one child son named Jesse Wood.
What were some of the songs Krissy Findlay co-wrote or sang on?
Some of the songs Krissy Findlay co-wrote or sang on were Mystifies Me and Breathe on Me by Ronnie Wood and Just for a Moment and Annie by Ronnie Lane.
How did Krissy Findlay die, and where was she buried?
Krissy Findlay died from an accidental Valium overdose on June 11, 2005, at friend’s house in Brentford, London. She was cremated, and her ashes were scattered in private ceremony.