Ian Anderson

United Kingdom

Ian Anderson Bio

Who is Ian Anderson

Ian Anderson is a British singer, songwriter, musician and multi-instrumentalist. He is known for his role as the lead vocalist, flutist and acoustic guitarist of British rock band Jethro Tull.

Early Life (Childhood)

Ian Anderson was born on 10 August 1947, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, UK. He is the youngest among his three siblings and James Anderson is their father.

Interesting Facts

Multi-instrumentalist and businessman Ian Anderson is estimated to have the net worth of $20 million dollars. He along with his wife are the owner of several salmon farms in the UK.

Personal Life

Ian Anderson married Jennie Franks in February 1970 and after four years they got separated. later he married Shona Learoyd in April 1976 and they have two children.


Anderson was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2008 New Year Honours. He also has two honors in 2006: the Ivor Novello Award for International Achievement and an honorary Doctorate of Literature at Heriot-Watt University.