Janis Joplin is an American Singer-songwriter; vey highly influential performer in the 60s
Janis Joplin was born on the 19th day of the year 1943 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is the daughter of Dorothy Bonita and Seth Ward Joplin. She was very wild in her mannerisms while she was alive. Her sexuality has some controversy- she once co-habited with a lesbian; she also has history of dates with men. Her life until death is laced full of controversy.
Her estimated net worth is $5 million dollars.
She has an electrifying presence on stage during her lifetime. Her style was raw; powerful and her singing uninhibited-while it all lasted. Her singles include: Me and Bobby McGee; “Piece of My Heart; “Cry Baby”; “Down on Me”; “Ball ‘n’ Chain”; “Summertime”; and “Mercedes Benz”. Her albums are: Big Brother and the Holding Company; Cheap Thrills; I Got Dem Ol’ Kozmic Blues Again Mama!; Pearl. She is also a painter and dancer.
There is not much to be said about her awards during her brief time in the industry; she was however posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995.
- Occupation: Singer-songwriter
- Age at Death: 27
- Date of Birth: January 19, 1943
- Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
- Date of Death: October 4, 1970
- Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
- Cause of Death: heroin-alcohol overdose
- Gender: Female
- Eye Color: Not disclosed
- Hair Color: Not given
- inft: 5’ 5”
- Weight in kg: Not available (was overweight as a teenager)
- Parents: Dorothy Bonita and Seth Ward Joplin.
- Boy friend /Spouse: Kris Kristofferson (ex)
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: American