Sir Paul McCartney is best known for being a former member of the band the Beatles, who rose to popularity in the late 1950s and broke up in 1969-70. He is a songwriter and is known for co-writing many of the Beatles’ hits such as “I Saw Her Standing There,” “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “She Loves You,” “Eleanor Rigby,” and more.
Currently, Paul performs as a solo artist and is on his “Got Back” U.S. Tour.
Birth date: June 18, 1942
Birth place: Liverpool, England
Birth name: Sir James Paul McCartney
Father: Jim McCartney
Mother: Mary McCartney
Marriages: Linda Eastman (m. 1969; died 1998), Heather Mills (m. 2002; div. 2008), Nancy Shevell (m. 2011—)
Children: Heather McCartney, Stella McCartney, Mary McCartney, Beatrice Milly McCartney and James McCartney